easy easter craft idea with egg boxes

I’ve been collecting egg boxes for a while now, with the intention of making paper mache piggy banks for our nieces. I never got that far, but luckily I had the boxes all piled up & ready to make something for Easter. Here’s an easy project using egg boxes & white chocolate eggs. Half-A-Dozen Easter […]

{a zesty test – beauty basics} – dry shampoos

Over the past few years, dry shampoo has become one of my beauty staples. It’s certainly a must have if you have a baby! My criteria for a good dry shampoo? It must get rid of the oil, but without excessive flakiness. The dandruff-look is out! Any other benefits are a bonus. These were the […]

inglot nr 223 & 266 {nail colour of the week}

A recent post on ‘Office-appropriate nail art’ on The Zoe Report inspired this look. So…this is the Zoe Report Look…  (The colours used for this look are: Honk If You Love OPI (OPI) & Good As Gold Nail Polish (Essie) …& this is mine: This was my first go at Inglot nail colours & I […]

honey tea cake

This recipe has done its rounds in our family for some time now. It was passed on to me by my aunt (who first received it from my mom) in a stack of copied & stapled recipes. This was just before or after our wedding – can’t remember exactly. All of the recipes in this […]

shopping tips from a professional shopper

I’m no fashionista & no stylist, but I love getting dressed up (like most girls) & usually I loove shopping. Unfortunately I’ve been in a bit of a wardrobe rut lately…. Luckily, the lovely Nicole & Jacqueline of Hermanna Rush hosted Janine Carley-James (a professional shopper & personal stylist from Restyle You) to share her best shopping tips & tricks!   […]

easy peasy pomegranate & pear snack

It’s pomegranate season & a friend gave me a bowl full (yay!), so I was eager to find & try new recipes. So, here is my variation on a simple Martha Stewart recipe. Mini goats cheese & pear sarnies with pomegranate rubies, serves 2 8 slices of melba toast (or four slices of ciabatta if […]

bio-effect cellular facial treatment at placecol cresta {a zesty review}

Where? Placecol Cresta Shopping Centre, Jozi What? The BIOEFFECT Cellular Facial Treatment with CEYA® (R620) What makes it fabulous? The focus of this facial & of the BIOEFFECT serum is to activate your skin’s natural ability to renew, which makes it fantastic for ageing. The serum is packed with growth factors. Think of them as little […]

all white now by morgan taylor {nail colour of the week}

Morgan Taylor is a brand new range of nail colours stocked by Sorbet. So this past week (or should I rather say only for two days) I was sporting the All White Now nail colour from this range. I really love this look (even though I can hear my dad ask why I have Tip […]

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