Internet Inspo #34 – Age, Ageing & Wisdom

Ageing is such a tricky thing -, especially amongst women. We will all inevitably age, yet some are trying everything, not to (look like they) age. At varsity, my friend Lize & I used to joke that we don’t want to look like tannies meaning that we don’t want to dress & act old before our time. […]

5 Food Trends That Will Be Everywhere in 2018

As I was reading up on & researching the food trends for this year,  I wasn’t exactly shocked that the world is going back to basics. Healthy, natural, seasonal food. Something that can actually be controlled & helps simplify life. The last few years have seen food trends like cronuts, Unicorn food, cruffins (muffin made of croissant […]

Expert Marriage Advice From An Intimacy Coach

At a recent kids party, a friend joked & said that in our phase of life, kitchen teas & baby showers will soon be replaced by divorce parties. Wowzers! There were some nervous giggles, but actually, none of us were really shocked though because the divorce rate is sadly still on the rise in South Africa & […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 STEPS TO GLASS RECYCLING SUCCESS

I’m slightly embarrassed to write this post. Because… I am guilty. You see I haven’t been doing my bit when it comes to recycling. I (or let me put the blame on us – makes me feel slightly less guilty) have either not done recycling at all or we did it half-heartedly. Really embarrassing. My […]

MAKING 2016’s PANTONE COLOURS YOUR OWN

Pantone, the colour authority worldwide never ceases to amaze. Just like last year with Marsala – the deep wine red – they had a surprise (make that two) for us when the new colour was announced early in December 2015. Yes, for 2016 Pantone named two colours of the year: Serenity & Rose Quartz. WHAT DOES THIS […]