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 […]

A morning at Bamboo Lifestyle Centre, Melville

Since we’ve arrived back in Joburg, one of my favourite things to do is to explore little streets or hidden shopping centres & stores. The Bamboo Lifestyle Centre in Melville is an old favourite rediscovered. The selection of stores – albeit small – gives me such joy! I love it as a solo outing on […]

The one beauty trend to embrace right now

Masks, masks, masks. They are still a thing. A big thing. A huge thing actually. In fact, “Masks” was also the most googled beauty topic in America, Japan & France over the past year according to the Google Skin Care Trends of 2017. The South Africa figures are not available, but judging by the influx of […]