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Candy assortment by The Red Balloon Candy Artisans
Children Melbourne

The Red Balloon Candy Artisans

I recently came across this awesome little store The Red Balloon Candy Artisans in Prahran.  I was on Instagram searching for inspiration for a wedding I was working on and I came across their profile.  I was so excited to find this store in Australia…let…

April 8, 2014
Bathroom Renovations at Chez Bonbon

Bathroom Renovations at Chez Bonbon

I’m officially on blogger vacation, but I really wanted to share our bathroom renovation at Chez Bonbon. I personally redesigned the new look bathroom – which was a tonne of fun. It took about a month of planning the design.  Once we had our design…

October 29, 2013
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
Earth Sea Fire Dinner | MFWF

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Event

Last month I attended a fun Melbourne Food and Wine Festivalevent.  It was an Earth Sea and Fire dinner hosted by Gary Mehigan (Masterchef TV Host) and prepared by Executive Chef, Dan Javier Szwarc.  I was invited to join some friends at Fenix for this festival event.…

April 1, 2013
orldsLongestLunch-1 | Madame_Bonbon

World’s Longest Lunch

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…

March 6, 2013
Melbourne Fireworks | Madame Bonbon
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
Christmas wreath | Madame Bonbon
Flowers Holidays

Christmas Wreath Workshop at Flower Temple

I love a beautiful fresh floral wreath at Christmas. So last Saturday I popped into Christmas wreath workshop at Flower Temple in the city. Originally I was looking to purchase a wreath for home this year, but when I saw this workshop being offered, I…

December 18, 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

A Night at the Regent Theatre

Last Friday night I attended a gala ball at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre. The event was held in their grand Plaza Ballroom. I was particularly excited about this event, as I did a site visit of the ballroom about five years ago and thought it was…

July 23, 2012