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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Breeder’s Digest: xmas lies, friendship and tearjerkers

Breeder's Digest parenting podcast hosts Bec Whitley and Jane Yee peek out from either side of a Christmas tree in a jovial manner

This week on Breeder’s Digest we gather round the Christmas tree to contemplate life, love, laughter and parenting. Actually, just parenting. Join us as we babble about: – Xmas Lies: What happens when the Santa story turns into deceit and betrayal – Friendship after kids: Can we afford to be fussy? – Hey! That’s my kid: Parental milestones robbed from us […]

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Breeder’s Digest: Haughty Hairdresser, School Prizegiving and Hospital Bag Lols

This week on Breeder’s Digest, we’re diving into the washing pile to bring you crucial chat from the other side of the delivery  suite, including: – Haughty Hairdresser: An Auckland hair salon turns away one of its young clients – School Prizegiving: How do they affect the confidence of our kids? – Hospital Bag Lols: What did you pack for labour […]

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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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