Everything is awesome with LEGO (& DUPLO)

When Oliver was still a tiny baby, we were given our very first set of DUPLO (which is basically LEGO for tiny tots aged 1,5 – 5 years). I thought yay another lovely gift. But I had no idea how amazing it really is. I never played with LEGO as a child, so I honestly […]

The What, Who & Why of sipping wine right now

I love a cup of tea, but perhaps more than that I love a good glass of wine, so I recently caught up with Kevin Swart (owner Black Elephant Vintners) to chat about what is hip, hot & happening on the local wine scene. The days of only sipping wine around fancy dinner tables are […]

The magic that is RIALHEIM

As we pulled into Clairvaux farm – the home of Rialheim ceramic studio in Robertson in the Western Cape – a few months ago, I could immediately sense the magic.  It wasn’t a long visit, but the inspiration that I got still lingers. Rialheim (previously known as Ceramic Factory) has been around for more than four years already. […]

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 […]

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