fun with washi tape {crafts}

Washi tape might be old news to some, as it has been on Pinterest & in craft blogs & magazines for the past couple of years already. But, I still love it! Here are some interesting bits about washi tape… If you call ‘washi tape’ ‘wasabi tape’ by accident (or just for fun), you’re not […]

jamie’s moreish cauliflower cheese bake

This is a fantastic rainy day recipe – if you’re a cauliflower fan, off course. It’s easy, quick & extremely moreish! (I can even remember waking up in the middle of the night once, craving this…) Macaroni Cauliflower Cheese Bake, serves 4 – 6 Taken from the “Quick Pasta” section of Jamie’s Ministry of Food ½ […]

bikini so teeny by essie {nail colour of the week}

Not that anyone around here would be wearing a tiny bikini with the crazy rainy weather that we’ve been having. But hey, who said you can’t wear a ‘blue bikini’ on your nails!? I decided to do just that with the stunning “Bikini so teeny” (nr 800) nail colour by Essie.  Have I mentioned than I’m […]

facial wipes {a zesty test – beauty basics}

I’m on a mission to get my beauty basics in place. Off course we all need fashion colours for our lips, eyes & nails, fragrance & anti-ageing potions & lotions… But, to me, it’s very important to have your beauty basics in place & review them every now & then. Obviously beauty basics are not […]

a bubbly treat for oscar night

As usual, I’m super excited for the Oscars. The dresses, red carpet interviews & suspense… Off course I’m also very happy that Ellen will be hosting the awards this year! Yay! If you live in sunny South-Africa (like me!) then you can either wake up at 3am to watch live or wait until the next […]

oven roasted rosa tomato side

I just love tomatoes.  They are such versatile fruits (or is it a veg? – see below*). Either way, it’s one of the easiest ways to tick off one veg a day.  Eat them hot or cold, on their own or mixed with lots of other ingredients for salads or stews, in hot or cold […]

OPI’s Strawberry Margarita {nail colour of the week}

    “one strawberry margarita, please!” Fancy a cocktail on a scorching day? Me too, which is why I’m loving OPI’s Strawberry Margarita during the hot, summer Jozi months. Yay for pretty pink summer nails! Nails done at Gloss Nail & Beauty (@GlossNail) is based in Birdhaven, Jozi. Contact them on: 011 447 9273. Their manicurists […]

14 fab fragrances for feb

There are only a few things that can make a girl feel instantly sexier and a fab fragrance is one of them. Before the month of February is over, I’d like to share 14 fab scents that I’ve tried, tested & picked over the past few weeks: PERSONAL FAVOURITES 1. Mysterious & appealing. That is […]

valentine’s treat: strawberry & coconut biscuits

Home-made biscuits make me feel really warm & fuzzy. Maybe it’s the smell that fills your home or the satisfaction of having tea with biscuits that you made by hand…. Anyway… Here is my latest favourite biscuit recipe: Coconut & jam hearts, makes 24 Recipe taken from the Donna Hay magazine (December 2012) 250g butter […]

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