The Little Market Bunch

Monsieur Bonbon sent me the sweetest bunch of flowers with a gorgeous soy candle recently.  It was delivered by this unique little store,  The Little Market Bunch in Melbourne. Each day the team at TLMB source fresh flowers from the local flower markets in Melbourne. They create these beautiful ‘bouquets of the day’, which you [...]

The Red Balloon Candy Artisans

If you’re looking for some unique candy options for your celebrations, then you should visit The Red Balloon Candy Artisans in Prahran.  Some of their creations include; vegan friendly jelly cubes, moustache and red lip lollipops, candy rock skulls and these fantastic Printa Pops. I popped into their store last week and picked up a [...]

Floral Headpieces by K is for Kani

I’m attending a wedding in the States next month and so went on the lookout for a beautiful floral headpiece to add to my collection.  I found Melbourne-based Etsy store –  K is for Kani and fell in love with their designs.  Connie Cao is the designer and she creates headpieces that are unique and one-of-a-kind [...]

Bathroom Update Chez Bonbon

I’m officially on blog vacation but I have so much to share!  First up is our recent ensuite bathroom renovation. We gutted our entire ensuite bathroom and redesigned a more modern and fresh space. I had a lot of fun designing the space and choosing all of the  fancy appliances and features.  We hired Pepper [...]

Madame Bonbon’s Garden Party – Part 2

So continuing on from my first article on our birthday garden party, I’ve posted a few more images from the day. (Click HERE to visit the first post of this series.) After arrival cocktails on the front lawn, guests moved to the private dining room of Gardens House for a semi-formal luncheon, where a delicious three-course menu [...]

Madame Bonbon’s Garden Party – Part 1

Wow! What a crazy couple of months it’s been. Monsieur Bonbon and I celebrated our joint birthday party with a garden party at Gardens House in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Being city dwellers we utilise the botanic gardens like it’s our backyard.  We’ve spent many weekends having parties, picnics and photographic walks through the beautiful gardens [...]

Glamping on the Great Ocean Road

We’ve just returned from a long weekend of glamping [glamorous camping] at Anglesea on the Great Ocean Road. Anglesea is a sleepy seaside village with a lovely swimming beach and lots of family fun activities and attractions. The beachside holiday park, where we camped, is a little hideaway with the camping sites mere metres from [...]

Earth, Sea & Fire Dinner

During the Melbourne Food & Wine festival (held during March) I was invited to join some friends at Fenix restaurant for an Earth, Sea & Fire dinner – a feast cooked over open flames.  The dinner was hosted by Gary Mehigan and prepared by Executive Chef, Dan Javier Szwarc.  It was an outdoor/indoor affair and [...]

World’s Longest Lunch – MFWF

Last Friday I had the pleasure of joining my husband and friends at the World’s Longest Lunch. The lunch is the first of many events held during the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The festival is held annually and takes place all over Melbourne (and Victoria) with some 200 events – it’s a food lovers paradise! [...]

Australian Open 2013 with Jacob’s Creek

I love when the Australian Open tennis tournament comes to town. Our city is filled with tennis fans from all over Australia and the world. This year almost 700,000* people visited the Australian Open. I was thrilled to be invited to this year’s Australian Open by Jacob’s Creek [Associate Sponsor and Official Wine Supplier]. They [...]

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