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CheekyChinos Cafe, South Melbourne

Finally, a stylish new cafe catering especially for young families in Melbourne.  CheekyChinos is here!  No more pram issues, no more anxiety over split drinks and toddler tantrums and no more worrying about your toddler while you enjoy your meal, finish that business report,…

April 5, 2012
Melbourne

Fleurage Perfume Atelier, Melbourne

Last weekend my husband and I celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary. We spent a lovely weekend down at the beach and enjoyed the last of summer’s rays. On our anniversary, my beautiful husband presented me with a stunning bottle of Fleurage perfume. Fleurage handcraft…

April 2, 2012
Melbourne

The Abbotsford Club

Tucked down in the industrial side streets of Abbotsford and next to the IKEA distribution warehouse, is The Abbotsford Club – a cafe venture between Elaine So (Servery & Spoon & My Sister Says) and coffee wholesaler, Coffee Supreme. The cafe specialises in Coffee…

March 23, 2012
Melbourne

The Collingwood Farmers Market

Today we met with our friends at the Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers Market. This market is one of  the four community-owned farmers markets in Melbourne. It’s held monthly on the grounds of the Collingwood Children’s Farm in Collingwood.  The farm is nestled by the…

March 10, 2012
Melbourne Weddings

A Chic Beach Wedding

Last weekend I attended the wedding of friends, Natalie & Benjamin. They were married at Sandbar Beach Cafe, a lovely seaside cafe situated in Middle Park. Natalie asked me to help style the cafe for her wedding.  She wasn’t sure of a theme for…

March 8, 2012
Melbourne

The World’s Longest Lunch, Melbourne

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival kicked off last Thursday with a huge program of events.  I launched into my first event at the IGA World’s Longest Lunch.  We nervously watched the weather forecast leading up to the event, but Melbourne turned on the…

March 5, 2012
Melbourne

Finders Keepers Market: Melbourne

I was very excited to receive my eNewsletter from Finders Keepers last night.  The next FK Autumn/Winter Melbourne market dates have been set for Friday 20 & Saturday 21 April 2012.  The Finders Keepers Markets are a free bi-annual event that showcases the work…

February 29, 2012
Cocktails Melbourne

New Zealand in a Glass

Last week I joined my friends, Peter & Suzanne for the New Zealand in a Glass wine tasting.  Sixty wineries (25 new wineries) showcased over 400 wines at the tasting, in Melbourne. We got to meet the winery representatives, hear their stories, taste some…

February 28, 2012
Gourmet Kitchen Melbourne

Caribbean Cooking with Boss Man Food

My friend, Rashmitha and I attended a Caribbean cooking class over the weekend.. The class was conducted by Jamaican-born, Roderick Grant from Boss Man Food.  I was so excited and didn’t really know what to expect, having not experienced Caribbean cuisine before the class. …

February 21, 2012
Melbourne

Better Homes & Gardens LIVE Show

If you love your home and your garden then you will want to visit Better Homes and Gardens LIVE on 24th – 26th February 2012 at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.   This fabulous LIVE event brings together household names from the Better Homes and…

January 25, 2012