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 […]

Lamb Stew Soup {recipe}

This soup is winter in a bowl for me – thick & full of delicious lamb meat. I discovered it last winter in a Sarie Kos magazine dating back to 2012. Lamb Stew Soup, serves 6 The original recipe calls for lamb shanks, but I have used both lamb & beef stewing meat for this […]

WIN with Love Milo [Closed]

**This competition is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Debbie Halliday.** Love Milo is one of those gorgeous South African brands that you just have to take note of. Their products are made with such care resulting in gorgeous, quality proudly local ceramics, hand-crafted plates, fabrics & even living wall frames. Plus they are committed to job […]

What does your ultimate romantic break look like?

Our 10 year anniversary is coming up in January. I can’t believe it has almost been a decade! Phew. Well done us! So, we’ve been chatting a bit about how we should celebrate & what type of getaway or holiday we should have. My first thought is that we should go to an island! We’ve […]

Internet Inspo #20 {Setting up for the perfect nap, a Rainbow Unicorn Party & more}

Hallo lovelies. Here are some great bits that I collected from around the web for you: A mouthwatering green bean recipe. Check out this awesome (affordable) day-time date spot in Cape Town. Thanx for sharing Natalie. Love this little Woodstock apartment.   A rainbow sparkle unicorn party. How gorgeous! A fun read.  For moms of tots: why age […]

Take an Instawalk of #DesignJoburg (now on!)

A visually appealing space is like food for my soul. There is something about a uniquely designed room that just appeals to me. And yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Design Joburg featuring Rooms On View. It is a feast for the senses for anyone in need of aesthetic inspiration. I’m about to take you […]

A peek inside… our first grown up home

Warning: this is a longer post than usual, so make up cup of tea, pull up a chair & enjoy! Living in your first own ‘real’ home is quite something. We discovered this just over two years ago when we bought our home. Until then we were happy apartment dwellers. Suddenly you feel all responsible […]

WIN: A Lipidol hamper worth R1200 [CLOSED]

** This competition is now closed. Congrats to the winner Vidal Thaver. ** My love for beauty oils runs pretty deep – I use it during or after a bath or shower, I rub it on my tummy, apply a layer onto my face before bedtime, apply to the ends of on my hair, rub […]

35 things I’ve learnt in 35 years

Even though it is not my birthday month, I’ve been thinking about birthdays & age a lot lately as we’re planning Oli’s 4th birthday. In his four years on earth he learnt to walk, talk, eat (sometimes), jump, brush his own teeth, sing, sleep in his own bed, wee in the loo, feed himself, share […]

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