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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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