Natskin

If you mention Natskin to women around the eastern suburbs it will no doubt be followed by the exclamation ‘the best’. ‘Oh, the best massage I have ever had’ or ‘I have not had a treatment better since visiting Natskin’ or ‘I love that place, they are the best’. So it is with great confidence … More Natskin

Nogo Sauces

Are you time poor, love condiments and sauces and fructose intolerant or following the FODMAP diet?  Read on.  I have discovered award winning salsas, sauces and chutneys that will blow your taste-buds away.  Best of all they are made right here in the Yarra Valley! Introducing Nogo Sauces: Made from locally sourced ingredients (where possible) … More Nogo Sauces

Tea Leaves

Question:  What woman doesn’t want to earn a living while sitting back, drinking a cup of tea and reading her favourite magazine? Meet Teri, who decided that retirement was not for her and wanted to sell tea from a stall while reading her favourite gossip magazine.  Little did she know that 25 years later Tea … More Tea Leaves

Beautiful Room Workshop

Whenever I walk into Beautiful Room I see perfection. Styled, deliberate and stunning perfection.  So when the invitation was extended to Yarra Valley Life to participate in a Styling workshop with founder and Head Interior Designer Maree Howley I knew it was the perfect opportunity to learn how I too could achieve such ‘beautiful rooms’ … More Beautiful Room Workshop

Yarra Valley Tea Co.

When I think of tea I think of decadence and class, sophistication and petits fours.  I mean, when you really think about the beverage world, tea represents long conversations with delicacy and poise.  While it’s rival ‘coffee’ stands for all things modern and fast paced.  The very act of pouring tea is one that must … More Yarra Valley Tea Co.

Coombe Yarra Valley

There has always been mystery surrounding the property on the corner of Maroondah Highway and the Melba Highway. As a child I remember looking out the car window and wondering ‘what could be behind that beautiful hedge?’ Being a child of the 80’s I had no idea who Dame Nellie Melba was, and if I … More Coombe Yarra Valley