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Happy New Year from Madame Bonbon

February 18, 2014
Melbourne Fireworks NYE | Monsieur Bonbon

Happy New Year, friend!  I hope you enjoyed a wonderful festive season wherever you are in the world.

In case you didn’t know, I have been on an extended blogger vacation for a few months.  I have now returned to blogger world after an incredibly refreshing and busy break.  My world has been full of home designs (we’re renovating our little city apartment), corporate events, weddings, parties, oh and quick trip to the UK over the festive season (sigh). I’ve created a few fun events and now I want to share my little projects with you.

In the meantime, here are a few shots from my life over the past few months.

Image above:  We had a magical Christmas in the UK. We also stopped over
in Dubai for the weekend. What an amazing city to visit. We’ll be back.


Image above: A few party craft projects that I am going to share with you later.
Image above: I made a few new delicious cocktails over the break.
Image: Valentine’s Day party crafts from a fun Valentine’s Day party
that I decorated recently.
Glamping on the Great Ocean Road

Glamping on the Great Ocean Road

We’ve just returned from a long weekend of glamping on the Great Ocean Road.  Glamping [glamorous camping] is just a term for camping in comfort.  You know, air mattresses, cotton sheets, chai lattes etc. It was the only way I was going to be…

April 8, 2013
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
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
Bits and Bobs Travel

Taking a Break from Winter

Hello there!  I’m on holidays in sunny Queensland at the moment and having a terrific time. I’ll be back on Thursday, August 9th with a blog update on the holiday and some happy snaps to share. Image: My day at Moffat Beach on the…

August 6, 2012
Holidays Travel

Christmas in Cairns, Queensland

The family and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Cairns, Queensland.  We celebrated Christmas Day with my family in Cairns. The day was a balmy 33 degrees (celsius) and humid, but thankfully the swimming pool and Christmas punch kept us all…

December 29, 2011

The Sydney Picnic Co.

My family and friends love a good picnic in the outdoors, whether it be by the beach, the local park or creek. This generally involves us searching through the cupboards or running to the markets to pick up the picnic essentials before we all…

October 19, 2011
Bits and Bobs Travel

The Drybar, California

I have been reading a few articles about a venue called Drybar in California and thought that  it must be the latest happening bar in town. I was a little surprised to find out that it was a hair salon, but not just any old hair salon.  Drybar is a blow dry…

July 30, 2011

A Break in Far North Queensland

We are travelling to beautiful Cairns, in far north Queensland, for a family wedding this week.  I’m looking forward to visiting the beaches, Rusty’s markets, snorkelling on Green Island, taking the skyrail from Kuranda to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park, and seeing my family…phew! …

July 13, 2011

Happy Easter!

Just a note to wish you and your family a lovely break over the Easter holidays.   We are visiting my family in Queensland for the week.   I’m looking forward to the beach, lunch at the local pub, our family Easter Egg hunt and traditional…

April 21, 2011