Overcoming my fear of exercise

Jane Yee does dead lift exercise at The Active Lifestyle

Hello, my name is Jane Yee and I have a fear of exercise. No, really. Recently I was approached by The Active Lifestyle, a fitness studio in Mt Eden Auckland, to see if I’d be interested in giving their workouts a go. As I read the message I could feel my stomach starting to turn. […]

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Christina Tosi’s Confetti Cookies

Until recently, I didn’t have a clue that Confetti Cookies existed. I have a few quirks. One of the weirdest has to be my occasional compulsion to attempt recipes that I simply don’t have the patience and/or skills for. More often than not the inspiration comes from a movie or TV show, or even a […]

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Perfect Hot Cross Buns

Last year I made some bread rolls and people started asking for my recipe, making my recipe and sharing my recipe. “Jane Yee’s bread rolls” became a weird sort of thing on Snapchat and Instagram and now, well, now it’s Easter. With Easter comes Hot Cross Buns, and there’s nothing like seasonal bread product to […]

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Recipe – Super Easy Naan

Naan bread is bloody delicious and this recipe is so super easy you’d have a hard time screwing it up. You just sort of chuck everything together, knead it, rest it, roll it out and cook it in fry pan. Just like the bread rolls, I made these on Snapchat a while back and have […]

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My favourite Twin-Life products

I distinctly remember the moment we found out we were having twins. Hardly surprising really, I mean it’s not something you forget. The ultrasound tech must’ve only had the wand on my stomach for two seconds before she whipped it away and said “just at a glance, you’re having twins,” casual AF. No big deal […]

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“I’m too puffed”

“I’m too puffed” When Victor uttered these words as we hurried towards his classroom in the pouring rain I knew trouble was brewing. He was lying – he wasn’t puffed. He was using that as an excuse to stop, even though the bell had rung and we were running late for the second day in […]

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Lessons from the dojo

Yesterday the biggest of my little mates had a karate lesson. It was only his third lesson, and he’s a shy kinda guy with these things – likes to hang back and watch, needs lots of encouragement from me to get involved (even though you can tell just by looking at him that he’s fanging […]

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