chicken potjie with mrs balls chutney

We spent the last week of May in The Kruger Park with temperatures in the late 20’s & even early 30’s. Pure bliss! Although it feels like months ago already, the memories still linger. One of the highlights on the Kruger calendar is always the hoenderpotjie! My dear husband is no cook when we’re home, […]

CND VINYLUX® Weekly Polish {nail colour of the week}

A dark, dramatic colour seems in order for these cold, cold days, so I tried out the CND VINYLUX® Weekly Polish for the first time. This polish dries very quickly, is said to last last for up to seven days & is applied without a base coat. There are 71 colour options in the range, with this one being called Dark […]

i’m back

Long time no see, right?! Well, hopefully I’m back in business now… Where have I been…? Let’s just say that a week away in lovely sunny, summery weather is bliss, but returning to icy Jozi & load shedding, is not fun. Top that with a few nights in the peadiatric ward with our little one […]

mastering the art of combining scents

I bumped into Grace Mantjiu, health & beauty editor at Essentials Magazine recently & before I knew it I was blabbering: “What fragrance are you wearing?” To my surprise (& subsequent inspiration) she replied that it was a combination of perfumes. I thought: Wow, how innovative! I wanted to try it straight away. But did […]