To keep your beauty routine really hygienic, you need to be organised. Make-up brushes tossed in a drawer together with loads of other cosmetics just won’t do it…  The solution? The right storage units. In my view, you need at least three. The minimum criteria: practical, pretty (fun, or funky) & easy to clean! Take your […]

Cherry Clafouti {recipe}

Cherries are fantastic little fruit. For some reason, just seeing them, puts a smile on my face. Yum! Well, recently I found this recipe by none other than Julie Child from & it is a winner. You’ll need quite a bit of prep time, but the baking part is quick-quick. Here goes: Julia Child’s Cherry […]


  a BIG thank you to everyone who entered the competition & thanx to LééfSPA for the wonderful prize of a 60 minute full body massage. I loved reading all the entries in response to the question: “What makes you feel beloved?” What I realized was that it’s the small things in life that make […]

butternut, feta & chickpea salad

If you’re bored with the same-old-same-old green side salad or you’ve had enough of sarnies if your lunch box, then this one is for you. It’s easy (only four ingredients!) & lasts for a few days in an air tight container in the fridge. You can either serve it luke warm or cold. Adjust the […]

LééfSPA – Linden {a zesty review} & WIN!!!

Where? LééfSPA, 77 Malibongwe Drive, Linden Ext What? “Beautiful Beloved” treatment (R850, 3 hours). I specifically chose this signature treatment to get the unique & full spa experience. It includes a feet washing ritual… …exfoliating body polish, full body massage, express facial, muffin & tea/coffee. You can also spend time in the quiet room and/or steam room. […]