Top 10 Salad Recipes

"You don't win friends with salad!"Remember that episode of The Simpsons where they sang that line in conga-like fashion? Well, I never thought I'd say this, but... The Simpsons were wrong.As a former salad loather, I'm fast becoming a salad lover. I even order it in restaurants now. And … [Read more...]

Easy Weekday Dinners

5 easy weekday dinners |

Thinking of what to have for dinner is one of life's most mundane tasks, don't you think?Day after day, week after week.It's hard work trying to constantly think of new meals to keep dinnertime interesting.So I've done the rounds of some of my favourite blogs (including this one!) to … [Read more...]

5 Wines You Should Be Drinking This Summer

5 wines you should be drinking this Summer |

Hi I’m Mrs Wine Please, a friend of Sonia’s and a lover of all things wine.My job is to sample and source amazing wines and so I’m here to share with you some of my current favourites.With Spring finally having arrived it’s time to think about what wines we’ll be enjoying with dinner on the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Bliss Ball Recipes

Top 10 Bliss Ball Recipes |

I'm not one to deny myself a treat.No, sir.Especially not after dinner when I'm sitting down with a cup of herbal tea, ready for the latest trainwreck episode of The Bachelor.I like to keep those treats as healthy as possible, but I'm not willing to give up deliciousness as a … [Read more...]

11 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

11 Father's Day Gift Ideas |

Father's Day will be upon us here in Australia on Sunday 6 September.A day where we can celebrate the good men of this world by not giving them another pair of undies or socks, but instead giving them an extra tight hug, a beer or glass of red and a rad gift to let them know just how much they … [Read more...]

Healthy Chocolate Pudding Recipe + Giveaway

Healthy Chocolate Pudding Recipe | #food | SONIASTYLING.COM

My absolute favourite dessert in the whole wide world is chocolate pudding.Warm and decadent, ooey, gooey, chocolatey goodness. YUM!You can imagine my devastation when the results of my food intolerance tests meant I had to say goodbye to dairy, eggs and gluten.So long, chocolate … [Read more...]

How to Cure Novinophobia

How to cure Novinophobia | SONIASTYLING.COM

In the interests of health and wellbeing, there’s a condition I’d like to alert you to… Novinophobia …the fear of running out of wine.OK, so it may not be an actual medically recognised phobia, but it’s real and I’ve experienced it.Picture it if you will: it’s Friday evening. It’s been a … [Read more...]

A Weekend in the Hunter Valley

A weekend in the Hunter Valley | SONIASTYLING.COM

There's something so awesome about a weekend away in a wine region, don't you think?After my trip to Sydney, the husband and I were lucky enough to be treated to a weekend in a wine region we hadn't had a chance to visit before - the Hunter Valley.Truth be told, I didn't know much about the … [Read more...]

How to Host a High Tea at Home + Salt&Pepper Giveaway

Have you ever hosted a high tea at home?I haven't, but I've always wanted to.So what's a girl to do before attempting to host such a soiree? Research, of course!In today's post, I've enlisted the advice of 4 expert entertainers, asking them what they think are the key ingredients for … [Read more...]

A Day in the Barossa Valley

There have been some seriously cool happenings on our social calendar recently, but I think last Sunday takes the cake. In the morning, we dropped Amalfi off at his girlfriend, Disko's place for a sleepover and then hit the road and headed north to the Barossa Valley...{Did someone say … [Read more...]

Midweek Dinner Idea: Chilli Tuna Pasta

Midweek Dinner Idea: Chilli Tuna Pasta | SONIASTYLING.COM

We seem to have inadvertently defaulted to the same Monday night dinner...What began as a kitchen experiment to throw a quick dinner together using whatever ingredients we had in the cupboard and fridge - anyone else do that? - ended up becoming a firm favourite meal of ours, so I thought I'd … [Read more...]

Celebrating Our 2nd Wedding Anniversary

Our 2nd Wedding Anniversary: Lunch at 2KW Adelaide | SONIASTYLING.COM

The traditional gift for a 2nd wedding anniversary might be cotton, but last weekend we decided to celebrate with a long, leisurely Sunday lunch instead.That's just how we roll!We'd both been dying to try a new rooftop bar and restaurant called 2KW located in the heart of Adelaide and as … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Advance warning: Valentine's Day is next Saturday.If you're not a lover of all things love, now might be the time to click away. Go on, I won't mind (today).Right, now that it's just us mushy types left, let's talk about the most romantic day of the year.I'm a bit of a hopeless romantic, … [Read more...]

How to Make the Perfect Platter

One of my highlights of the holidays happened at the end of the first week.The weather was a bit funny, so we decided to head for the Adelaide hills and visit a winery or two. While the husband drove, I read out a list of wineries that were open. We both decided on one neither of us had visited … [Read more...]