For those asking: “When is baby nr 2 coming?”

Firstly, how rude. Since when is it ok to badger someone about such a personal topic? Of all the topics* that a person can choose to discuss at a party / baby shower / at dinner / at an office, this is the topic they choose. Have these people ever considered that things like infertility […]

Trend Alert: Botanicals

In case you haven’t noticed: botanicals are having a really big moment & I love love love it. This was also the theme at the POETRYSS17 Launch event that I attended a while ago. What is great about this trend is that it is easy to incorporate – on a small scale or in a […]

Internet Inspo #15 {Beauty hacks for busy gals, men’s grooming 101 & dancing in NYC}

Hallo. Here are some of my latest favourite finds from the Interwebs… Fantastic post about Home Staging (I honestly didn’t know this). For parents: check out this lovely post on Having a non-girly little tomboy-ish girl. Roast leg of lamb with figs & pomegranate.  Have to try this soon. Very handy beauty hacks for busy women. Family […]

Easy style tips from a fashion guru

Today I am really stoked to welcome Antoinette Chorlton to the blog. Our paths crossed in a very interesting manner. In a way, I don’t know her from a bar of soap; but then again she slept in my bed & stayed in my house. So, we’re a bit like sisters I suppose. (In case […]

Internet Inspo #14 {how to’s, laughs & more}

Boy oh boy. Who can believe we are a week into October already? Grab a cuppa & check out these links that I love: How to email. Have to try this Tray-baked Chicken With Tomato & Olives. Is this old French apartment not the most amazing ever. Thanx Miss Lucky Pony. About gifts: DIY floral gift […]

Gorgeous recycled glass goodies to drool over {#GiftIdeas}

How did you do with your glass recycling the last month? I hope well. Just in case you missed that September was glass recycling month, have a look over here at my 10 Steps to glass recycling success. Recycled glass can be so gorgeous & make for wonderful gifts (for yourself even?). Here are some of […]

How about a ‘No Thanx’ gift list?

I agree. One should not look a gift horse in the mouth. But consider this: wouldn’t it be lovely to always get what you really need or want – even if it is just a tiny little something? Or, wouldn’t it be better to save someone some money (that they could use for a good […]

INTERNET INSPO #13 {RECIPES, GIGGLES & MORE}

How to clean your computer – once & for all. (Via Cupcakes & Cashmere) I saw this on Instagram originally – thanx Tina. Instagram accounts to unfollow. How about some Earl Grey Milk Tart anyone? 10 Struggles That Are Too Real For People With Long Nails. So funny. I love love love this interview with an beauty editor. Quotes: […]

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