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

Soumah

Italy is at the top of my bucket list and is yet to be discovered by my pasta obsessed taste buds and view driven eyes.  I long to experience the Italian way of life and journey along the Amalfi coast stopping in each town to appreciate their traditions and taste their wares.  So to be … More Soumah

September Planner

All Month Long: TarraWarra Museum Exhibition – TarraWarra Biennial 2016: Endless Circulation Dates of Exhibition 19 Aug – 6 November Click here for more details on TarraWarra Museum Weekly Happenings: Wednesday The Independent Gembrook $32 per head for a two course set menu Drinks are additional. Bookings: 03  5968 1110 Thursday The Farm Yarra Valley … More September Planner

Fathers Day

Have you booked Father’s Day yet?  Well, here are a few options from the Yarra Valley and Dandenonge Ranges. Don’t miss out and remember to book. Click on photos for Yarra Valley Life write up.   Coonara Springs (New and a must try) $75 per person for 2 courses $95 per person for 3 courses … More Fathers Day

August Planner

August Planner:  Take a look at these dates and make sure you book ahead to avoid disappointment. 1st of Aug – 31st of Aug Yarra Valley Chocolaterie Hot Chocolate Festival $18 for Tasting Sessions 31 hot chocolate flavours over 31 days. http://www.yvic.com.au Friday 5th of Aug Herd One year Birthday Party! Starts 7.00pm                  $50 per … More August Planner

Cherry Tree

Steeped in history, Healesville has cemented itself as a must visit when wandering the Yarra Valley.  It is evident that this sleepy town was once a hub for socialites and revellers.  In the 1920’s the guesthouses were booked out and the flappers were out in force.  The Cherry Tree has referenced this party era that … More Cherry Tree

De Bortoli Wines

With my blog hitting the one year mark this month and my parents taking the trip of a lifetime to Europe, it is only fitting that I took the drive to De Bortoli last week.  You should all know by now from reading my first blog piece (What Am I Doing and Why Am I … More De Bortoli Wines

Gumboot Season 2016

It’s ‘Gumboot Season’ in the Yarra Valley.  You will find specials behind many a Cellar Door, as you discover this wet yet beautiful region throughout July.  Your gumboots will earn you the following:   Boat O’Craigo  458 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville 15% off wine at Cellar Door. Coombe Yarra Valley:  673-675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream  15% discount … More Gumboot Season 2016