Currently Coveting: A Black Kitchen

Confession: I have a new little pass time & it is actually a bit silly because it will very likely not amount to anything. Or maybe it will. Anyway. Here goes: I daydream of how I’m going to bash out walls & completely redo the place that we stay in now. I spend lots of time […]

Epic Five Ingredient Pizza With All Gold Tomato Sauce

Whenever we eat at a casual eatery, Ernie will always ask for All Gold – aka tomato sauce. And beware the waiter who brings anything other than actual All Gold Tomato Sauce. Or even worse: if the bottle arrives & it has been refilled with some other nasty red sauce. Needless to say: All Gold […]

Dinner At The Pop Luck Club, Maboneng, Jozi

Last week we finally got to The Pop Luck Club in Maboneng. I originally made a booking for a month earlier, but then life… so I was delighted to finally have this limited edition dining experience! Let’s start at the beginning: The Pop Luck Club is the pop-up Jozi version of the famous Pot Luck […]

What it is like to be a Xennial

My 16-year old niece recently asked me how & when I saw my high-school boyfriend & how we communicated. It got me thinking about how way different things were in the 90’s… Those good ol’ days I still remember the boxes (!) full of hand written love letters. Yup, no WhatsApp. No social media. Whispering […]

My Black, White & Gold Home Office

I had lots of fun with the décor in our first grown-up home, Something that I always keep in mind when decorating our home is to consider the rest of our household. Naturally, a home needs to be practical & a happy space for all those living in it. In our home, for instance, I doubt […]

My Easy Chicken Stroganoff

A while ago I had the opportunity to share my Easy Chicken Stroganoff recipe on the lovely local blog called Date Nights by Bianca Rael. Here are my 5 reasons to try this recipe: 1.The ingredients are easy to find. You might even have all of it in your kitchen right at this moment. 2. It goes […]

Two Nights at The Benjamin Boutique Hotel, Durban

Once you become a mother, things like sleeping in, having your bed entirely to yourself, bathing by candle light, or browsing Pinterest for hours, seem like very distant memories. Just imagine my excitement when I could recently book a quick solo trip to Durban to get some business & leisure ‘to do’s’ ticked off my […]

I tried UCOOK & this is what I think

Food is quite a thing around here & unless I’ve eaten a good home-cooked meal, I feel a bit sad. It doesn’t need to be fancy. Just hearty & healthy. Whenever we are away from home without the option to cook our own food, I even start craving cottage pie & broccoli (aka simple home-made […]

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