2017 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

By now you know what joy I get from cooking, eating, getting together with people & giving a space some character. So if I had to be in charge of putting together a fair of sorts it would look exactly like The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair. Yup, I feel like this fair was created just […]

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 […]

WIN with Love Milo [Closed]

**This competition is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Debbie Halliday.** Love Milo is one of those gorgeous South African brands that you just have to take note of. Their products are made with such care resulting in gorgeous, quality proudly local ceramics, hand-crafted plates, fabrics & even living wall frames. Plus they are committed to job […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]