What Is Your Favourite Afrikaans Word?

Today is Afrikaanse Taaldag, so I’m taking a break from chatting about beauty, reviews & food for a moment. Instead, I am going to share some of my favourite words from our epic language, Afrikaans, with you. Enjoy! Tameletjie – sticking point Giggel – giggles Padkos – food that you eat on the road or road […]

Two Hours In The Presence Of a Michelin Star Chef

A while ago I told you about the Good Food & Wine Show. And now I cannot wait to share more about the Chef’s Table that I attended at The Maslow Hotel on 28 July 2017. It was the most awesome & unbelievably inspiring two hours spent in the presence of the one & only Jan Hendrik […]

You have to go for dinner at Glenda’s, Hyde Square

Let me first offer a word of caution: once you’re hooked on Glenda’s amazing food & baked goodies you won’t even be able to think or talk about it without salivating! As I’m typing this, I cannot stop thinking about when I can get to Glenda’s next. Last week marked my third visit to Glenda’s & it […]

When last did you show up for someone?

I was recently reading this post by Chereen from For The Beauty Of It blog & it reminded me of the importance of showing up. For friends, family & acquaintances. Sure, we can’t be all things to all people. Plus not all of us have the same personalities or gifting. You might not always be in an […]

Win Double Tickets to The 2017 Good Food & Wine Show in Johannesburg [CLOSED]

**This competition is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Portia Monyebodi.** I’m not one for massive shows & exhibitions with thousands of people around. But next weekend I am making an exception for the Good Food & Wine Show (#GFW2017) that will be on at the Ticketpro Dome from Friday 28 July until Sunday 30 July. There will […]

Jozi Must-Do: Sip Artisan Yswara Tea at Satyagraha House

A couple of years ago, I took a friend & her Dutch husband to Constitutional Hill. We wanted to spend time together & explore some of the history of South Africa. It was fascinating but also sobering & very intense. It was good & necessary for us all to see, of course, but I found […]

How to get flawless work-from-home style

Pre-motherhood & before I became a freelancer, I enjoyed getting dressed for work so much! I can still remember how hard it was for me to transition from heals & fabulous outfits for the office every day to a way more casual style. It took me about two years to get my head around my […]

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