A One Minute Workout You Can Do Sitting Down

So are you sitting down? This is so awesome – even couch potatoes will love it! In one minute per day, you can get a (face & skin) workout. Apart from wearing sunscreen, this is probably the easiest anti-aging trick ever. If you do the Gym Beauté by PAYOT daily for three weeks, your skin will […]

Do you consider yourself a foodie?

I recently met a lovely women’s magazine food editor at a function. The conversation started with the usual chit-chat: introducing ourselves, talking about what we do etc. I mentioned that I am a super keen cook. She replied promptly: “Thank goodness that you don’t call yourself a chef – these days every second person considers […]

Currently Coveting: A Black Kitchen

Confession: I have a new little pass time & it is actually a bit silly because it will very likely not amount to anything. Or maybe it will. Anyway. Here goes: I daydream of how I’m going to bash out walls & completely redo the place that we stay in now. I spend lots of time […]

My Black, White & Gold Home Office

I had lots of fun with the décor in our first grown-up home, Something that I always keep in mind when decorating our home is to consider the rest of our household. Naturally, a home needs to be practical & a happy space for all those living in it. In our home, for instance, I doubt […]

Finding Friends In Your 30’s {Part 2}

In August 2015 I wrote Part 1 of Finding Friends in your 30’s. Only now can I tell you that I was really sad & depressed back then. It was mid-winter, so I was often cold & sick, plus I felt so terribly lonely. We relocated in April of 2015, so by August 2015 I […]

5 Reasons To Plant A Food Garden

I need to begin by saying that this is not a gardening blog & if I start dishing out gardening advice, then something might be seriously wrong here. But please stick with me & read a bit further. You will see where I’m going with this post. In our grown-up home, I experienced the joy […]