Dining

Breakfast at Short Straw, Hawthorn

Popping along to Short Straw in Hawthorn one early Sunday morning, I was pleasantly surprised to find a space that was full of light. This is great for me as it means I'll be able to get some great photos ha! However it also creates a beautiful ambience, perfect for  brunching, chatting and laughing with… Continue reading Breakfast at Short Straw, Hawthorn

Business in Focus

Meet the Makers – Micaela from Holistic Make Up

I met Micaela late last year when she invited me to meet with her and to have my make up done by herself. Micaela reached out as our values are aligned with a non-toxic lifestyle, clean beauty and cruelty free products. Micaela is a professional make up artist based in Melbourne and uses Jane Iredale… Continue reading Meet the Makers – Micaela from Holistic Make Up

Dining

Breakfast at Turning Point, Ripponlea

Turning Point in Ripponlea has one of the most insta-grammable (not a word, I made it up!) dishes out of all the cafes in Melbourne - the Point of No Return. Of course, I will touch more on this dish further, but I will say it is incredible the amount of creativity that has gone… Continue reading Breakfast at Turning Point, Ripponlea

Haircare

Hair Treatment at FicceCode

The wonderful team at FicceCode invited me to visit their newest store in the heart of Melbourne to experience one of their treatments and have my scalp analysed. FicceCode has been developed with a scientific thinking, with two Melbourne uni students analysing what ingredients actually make hair healthier and smoother. The store in Swanston Street, Melbourne… Continue reading Hair Treatment at FicceCode

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Meet the Makers – Ewelina Kwit-Betlej from Resibo

I was lucky to review a gorgeous range of skincare products from Polish brand, Resibo back in December. You can find the review here. Today we are lucky to be speaking with the founder, Ewelina Kwit-Betlej and learning a little more about the skincare brand that marks their products at 96% or higher organic and… Continue reading Meet the Makers – Ewelina Kwit-Betlej from Resibo

Dining

Brunch at Collective Espresso, Camberwell

Collective Espresso is fast becoming one of my favourite cafes to visit when I am in the Camberwell area - good food and great coffee have me coming back and time and time again! Next to the Camberwell train station, this makes it an extremely accessible cafe to visit - plenty of street parking too if… Continue reading Brunch at Collective Espresso, Camberwell

Dining

Lunch at Bowls Baby, Essendon

When the guys from Bowls Baby invite you along to join the party and visit their new dining experience in Essendon, it was always going to be a strong yes from me! The newest venture of the Carusos (think Pinkie, No.19 Society and St Rose), Bowls Baby offers a relaxing dining experience where there are minimal tables but plenty… Continue reading Lunch at Bowls Baby, Essendon

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Meet the Makers – Bader from Big Island Organics

So while I was in the beautiful island of Kauai, my friend Allie introduced me to her favourite drink called "Gingerade". Now I'm not normally a fan of ginger, I find it super strong, however the moment I tried it the Big Island Organics Gingerade, I immediately became a ginger fan ha! I must also… Continue reading Meet the Makers – Bader from Big Island Organics

Dining

Dinner at Lemongrass Thai Restaurant, Carlton

So, I can honestly say that Thai food is one of my favourite cuisines. You can't go wrong with a classic Pad Thai, with the yummy tofu and peanuts. However when you pop along to the 2017 No.2 Thai Restaurant in the WHOLE of Australia, among the many awards they have been given, you are in… Continue reading Dinner at Lemongrass Thai Restaurant, Carlton

Business in Focus

Meet the Makers – Chef Russell and Chef Lydell from 3660 on the Rise, Honolulu

Welcome to Meet the Makers 2019, where we will meet all sorts of Makers from all industries. Hospitality, beauty, arts and more! I'm so excited for this year, as I just love bringing another side of the maker to you all. Today, we are chatting with Chef Russell and Chef Lydell from 3660 on the… Continue reading Meet the Makers – Chef Russell and Chef Lydell from 3660 on the Rise, Honolulu