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 […]

Welcome to aZestyLife {a big round of applause}

Welcome to aZestyLife! February has always been a very exciting month for me. Mostly because it’s my birthday month. But, the excitement has just gotten even more, will the official launch of aZestyLife. Join me as we walk through everyday life and add bits that create a more inspired, beautiful life. Whether it has to […]

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