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INTERNET INSPO #11

Here are a list of favourite links from around the web. Enjoy. Some reminders for those that have been married for a while (& even newly weds). We should all be feminists. A dad who recreates his daughter’s selfies. (Eek! You’ll want to laugh, cry & cringe at the same time.) I’m making this Thai Green […]

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Dear Insomnia, it’s not me it’s you

I have an insomnia problem. It’s an on-&-off thing that is certainly not so easy to shake! But we’re breaking up. We have to. This is such a silly topic & I’m rather embarrassed to write about it. But it is real. For me, at least. Allow me to explain. This post has been a month […]

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BODYOGRAPHY HOSTS PROFESSIONAL MAKE-UP WORKSHOPS IN CT {PLUS WIN!}

The Bodyography makeup range contains two of my all time favourite makeup products (the Beauty Blender & the Clear Veil Foundation Primer). And after attending their latest launch a while ago (more about that later), my list of must have items has grown substantially. But what use will all the products in the world be […]

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3 TIPS FOR DRINKING MORE WATER

If you know me well, then you’ll also know that I love my water. (I’m also a mouth breather, which is probably a contributing factor to why I get thirsty more often… arb fact, I know. *blush*). Moving along. I also love my tea & coffee & wine… which means that I’m probably not always […]

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#LIFEWITHATODDLER

Sometimes I have  a nervous chuckle by myself when I think about (my) life with a toddler. Yup, having a tot makes you look & feel like a lunatic at the best of times! A clever paediatrician, Dr Harvey Karp (who wrote The Happiest Toddler on the Block), said that if babies are angels, then toddlers are […]

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CHANEL BEAUTY TALKS – EPISODE #1: FREE YOUR GLOW

You might know by now that I am a huge CHANEL fan, so I am super excited to be sharing the very first CHANEL BEAUTY TALK with you today! These talks are essentially a web series of spontaneous conversations about beauty between Lucia Pica, Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer for CHANEL & extraordinary women. In […]

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THREE CHEESE PAPTERT {RECIPE}

My sister makes the best paptert (a starch side dish made of mieliepap & other ingredients) out there. So, when Easter weekend was upon us & we hosted a braai, I decided that it was time for a paptert! I didn’t want to attempt to duplicate her recipe because I knew I would fail dismally. I […]

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fancourt spa, george, garden route {a zesty review}

Where? Fancourt golf & leisure resort Montagu Street, Blanco George, 6529, South Africa +27 (044) 804 0013 spa@fancourt.co.za What? Theravine muscle release treatment (Full Body Exfoliation, Hydrotheraphy Bath, Body Wrap & Full Body Massage). A while ago, I was in desperate need of some me time, so I decided to book myself in for some […]

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A DASHING DINNER AT DASH, CAPE TOWN

Looking for a really big dinner treat in Cape Town, then dash off to DASH restaurant at the Queen Victoria Hotel at the V&A. DASH ticks all the boxes: Location, location, location? Tick. Intimate & stylish setting? Tick. Awesome service? Tick. Beautifully plated food? Tick. Mouth watering dishes? Tick. Wow wine list? Tick. Lovely ambience? Tick. […]

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