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Madame Bonbon Is Back!

March 29, 2015
Madame Bonbon: where have you been?

A thousand apologies to you, my friend.  I have been missing in action, but I am back! I took a small break in 2014 and then I had to take another extended break after that! It was mostly down to personal health reasons. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and later with fibromyalgia. These conditions were incredibly painful at the beginning and made life quite uncomfortable until my diagnosis and medication were under control.  I can happily say that I am feeling almost normal again.

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Bits and Bobs Holidays

Happy New Year from Madame Bonbon

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful festive season with your family and friends. We spent New Year’s Eve in Melbourne on our apartment balcony in the city.  After dining on fresh seafood and champagne, we tucked Mlle. Belle into bed and…

January 9, 2013
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Madame Bonbon is back!

Wow!  What a busy couple of weeks I’ve had. I must apologise for missing a couple of weeks’ postings. Our days have been full of birthdays, a wedding, parties and events to plan, not mention the travel.  I’m back on track now and have…

December 2, 2012
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DIY Menu Stand

I found this gorgeous vintage frame at my local op shop (charity store) a couple of weeks ago.  I thought it would make a wonderful menu stand.  So I bought it (for $2) and took it home to clean up. Inside the frame was…

November 12, 2012
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My Month on Instagram (September)

Hellooo! Here’s a round-up of my favourite Instagram happy snaps from the month of September. Read on below for the background to the images. Oh and  you can follow me on Instagram at @madame_bonbon  Click on the image to visit my feed on Followgram…

October 11, 2012
Bits and Bobs Travel

I’m on Holiday!

A little courtesy note to let you know that I am on holiday in tropical north Queensland. I’ll be back online in about a week with some photos of the birthday celebration that I am coordinating.  I’ve had sooo much fun putting it all…

September 24, 2012
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My Month on Instagram [August]

Whilst I was going through my library of images on Instagram, I noticed that most of my photos were quite dark or grey.  It’s probably safe to say that August was a cold and wet month in Melbourne.  We were all waiting for the warmer…

September 10, 2012
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My Month on Instagram [July]

I’m a little behind with my monthly Instagram updates – my apologies for that.  I’ve been trying to catch up since returning from holidays. It’s all go-go-go around chez Bonbon. Anyway, here is a collection of my favourite Instagram happy snaps from the month…

August 27, 2012
Bits and Bobs Travel

Holiday in Sunny Queensland

My daughter and I recently snuck away for a sunshine break in beautiful Queensland [whilst M. Bonbon was overseas]. We spent our time with my family in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast. We visited the West End Markets, where we shopped and ate…

August 13, 2012