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Through the Eyes of a New Resident in Yarra Glen


March 18, 2015   Are you thinking of moving to Yarra Glen?  As a new resident of Yarra Glen, here are some reasons why I think it is a good move… My family moved to Yarra Glen three years ago, and to be honest, it already feels like home.  The reason for this is probably because I have a very social 4 year old daughter, who  is a little cute and who likes to chat to everybody.  She has made our job of getting to know people much easier.   As new parents and moving to Yarra Glen, we knew nobody, but it didn’t take long to get to know the residents.  We were wrapped to discover that our new neighborhood were warm and welcoming. As a new mum I hit the pavements around Yarra Glen walking my daughter in her   pram and found it so refreshing to pass all of the other parents and families doing the same.  Motherhood is a wonderful thing but it can be isolating at times, especially when you move to a new town, but with Yarr...


Country Living with Integrity


March 6, 2015   Country living is a lifestyle that truly allows us to be ourselves.  In my younger years, I grew up in a small township nestled in  the Snowy Mountains. Surrounded by fertile orchards of apples, nectarines, cherries, rolling hills and glorious views. Camping, fishing, bushwalking, horse riding and catching tadpoles were  just some of the everyday experiences I enjoyed. My upbringing was a simple life, but a way of life that held so much richness, a richness that I now search for and try to recapture every day. Not only do I search for this lifestyle for myself, but even more so now that I am a mother. I want the beauty, simplicity and purity of the country lifestyle for my family. As a child I felt like I had place and purpose growing up in the country. I manned the centre field on the hockey team, I was the one with the ‘mean arm’ in softball, and had a dig on the volleyball court that always went deep. I could walk home from trainin...