TENIELLE CRAWLEY, Valley Eyewear

TENIELLE CRAWLEY, Valley Eyewear

Valley Eyewear seems to be the future of fashionable frames, and behind this booming brand, are a married Gold Coast couple, raising their 4 and 2 year old children, Dash and Seylah.

These handmade, high-end frames, have found international stardom on the likes of fashion savvy celebrities walking the streets of Paris and New York.

This story starts in an almost fairytale manner. Michael was made redundant from his position with an Australian surf label. His wife Tenielle’s redundancy came 8 months later. On their kitchen bench, armed with a lead pencil and ruler, Michael drafted his first pair of Valley sunglasses.

Just months later Tenielle was negotiating sales as she was wheeled into a hospital ward to give birth.

Lunch with Liz caught up with Tenielle at popular Gold Coast restaurant, Fishhouse, ahead of Valley’s launch of its new custom prescription optical range.
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TIM DORMER, Reality TV Star

TIM DORMER, Reality TV Star

Lets be honest, even our most successful reality TV stars have a tendency to drop off the face of the earth. Some win, a couple make headlines, others grace the pages of our weekly glossy magazines, most become yesterday’s news all too quickly.

However, a handful forge a media career long past 15 minutes. Tim Dormer is one of the lucky ones – although there’s an old saying ‘if you want more luck take more chances’. Tim took a chance joining the Big Brother House, 101 days later he would walk out $250,000 richer, but that wasn’t the end for him. Regular appearances on The Today Show, a YouTube channel with over 15,000 followers, documentaries such as The Graceland Happiness Project (airs on ABC, Oct 8th during Mental Health Week) and he stars as a member of this season’s cast of Celebrity Apprentice, on telly tonight! Lunch with Liz caught up with Tim ahead of a very special trip to Botswana, just over the border at a restaurant we’re claiming as our own, Three Blue Ducks, The Farm, Byron Bay.
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TEN BEAUTY PRODUCTS I SWEAR BY

TEN BEAUTY PRODUCTS I SWEAR BY

This is non-paid and non-sponsored!

Over the ten years I’ve worked as a TV Presenter I’ve trailed and tested so many beauty products. When your hair or skin is playing up or troublesome, it can really knock the spring out of your step – and I’ll definitely admit to feeling like that at times in the path, when I’ve had a breakout, or my hair’s in a dry frizzy phase. It’s not so much about focusing on vanity, but the self-confidence that comes with feeling you’re at your best.

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ROMANCE AT THE ONE & ONLY, MEXICO

ROMANCE AT THE ONE & ONLY, MEXICO

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY FOR A MR & MRS

An adults only pool. Have I got your attention? I’ve been lucky enough to travel to so many beautiful locations and to stay in some of the world’s best hotels and when it comes to romance, the One & Only is hard to beat…

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