What I… Tony Gum

I met the lovely Tony Gum at a recent event and after visiting her blog knew I needed to feature her in my blogger interview series. Tony has been blogging for the past 3 years – since she was 15! She writes about her love of local fashion and features stunning photos and videos of […]

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Winter at The Clubhouse

About a year ago I reviewed a new local eatery called The Clubhouse and since then the restaurant has grown hugely in popularity. When they invited us back to try their new Winter Menu I was very quick to confirm as I knew from our past experience to expect good things! The Clubhouse is located […]

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Timeless Travels: Kruger for Kids – Day 2 @ Africa on Foot

Last week Monday I shared with you Day 1 of our Kruger for Kids diary and today I’m pleased to be sharing a bit more of our amazing trip. There are no lie-ins in the bush! As someone who loves a lie-in, I totally surprised myself on this holiday… once again I was up before […]

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How to Wear… Leather Biker Jackets

When it comes to fashion, an item I have been hankering after for quite some time is a leather biker jacket. I take quite a few tips about what looks good and which items to add to my wardrobe by following some of my fave celebs, especially those that are also moms, and after seeing […]

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What I… Laura from Harassed Mom

Today I’m sharing my space with mommy blogger Laura who writes over at Harassed Mom about her life as a mom of 4 kids! WOW You can find out more about her here…. or read on! What I… Know Having children is the hardest job in the world, having two close friends is sometimes more […]

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Weekend Wanderings… Creation Wine Estate

A few weeks back we spent a lovely weekend at the beautiful Mosaic Private Sanctuary and on our way home from Stanford we decided to take a detour just after Hermanus and turned off at the rather aptly named Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (meaning “Heaven on Earth” in Afrikaans for my international readers ) Once you take […]

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Timeless Travels: Kruger for Kids – Day 1 @ Africa on Foot

Recently life has seemed pretty mundane… although I love my life, my family, my work, a lack of adventure and excitement has been getting me down. I adore traveling – exploring and discovering new people and places makes me feel alive…. but as with most other parents on the planet, since kids have arrived on […]

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I struck GOLD: My ghd review

It’s not often I get complimented on my hair. Yes, it’s thick and there is lots of it, but those kind of comments are NOT compliments when what they really mean is “Holy cow how am I going to blow dry all of this” OR “You look like a yeti”…. So, when you get not […]

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Top 10 Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Today I’m handing over my blog once again to my sister, Emma, who is a mom of 2 kiddies and currently in the throes of nappies, dummies and pureed food all over again…. There comes a time in one’s life when no longer is your calendar filled with friend’s birthday parties but with baby showers! […]

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A Pretty House in Spain

I haven’t posted pictures of a pretty house in a while and when I came across this one online I knew it was just my style and had to be shared! (and it really reminded me of my friend Sue too!) How sweet is this home? I love the painted furniture, floral prints, splashes of […]

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Win a QMS facial (Jhb or CT)

I received a few products from QMS Medicosmetics a few months back and never got around to posting the review so thought I would share a few of my thoughts with you about the QMS products in this great Limited Edition Sports Set – and even if the set is no longer available, the products […]

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The Dames of Downton Abbey

I’m such a huge fan of Downton Abbey and waiting for the start of the 5th series has been torture, but the good news is that I finally have something to tide me over…. a stunning photo shoot featuring the beautiful Dames of Downton. Be still my beating heart!! The photoshoot was shot for the […]

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Becoming you Reader Survey

So I’ve got something very exciting I want to share with you (if you haven’t already seen it on Facebook!) Yes, I’m running my very first Becoming you reader survey to find out a bit more about who YOU are – the readers of Becoming you. It consists of 25 questions (mostly multiple choice so […]

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How to Help: Good Hope FM’s Soup Heroes

The annual Good Hope FM Keep Cape Town Warm campaign kicked off on Monday, 12 May and the radio station has been collecting clothing, blankets and non-perishable food for those less fortunate people in the greater Cape Town area. Last week Tuesday I popped in at the Pick n Pay kitchen in Kenilworth to join […]

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Timeless Travels: My First (& Only) Safari Experience

A while back I entered a competition whereby I shared My First (& Only) Safari which I thought I would share with you here… As a child growing up in South Africa you would think that an intimate knowledge of the African bush would be second nature, and it should be…. except that sometimes it […]

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What I… Belinda from Making Mountains

I recently came across a lovely blog written by Belinda Mountain called Making Mountains and invited her to take part in this blogger interview series… Belinda lives in Joburg with her 2 kids and co-owns a copywriting and content generation business. Her blog is a space to record her thoughts as she spends her days […]

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Dermaceutic Milk Peel at Chelsea Aesthetic Clinic

Last week I experienced a Dermaceutic Milk Peel - my first. I was a bit apprehensive upon arrival as I wasn’t too sure what to expect and had heard a few horror stories about peels gone wrong. However, I am not one to pass up an opportunity and after hearing from another blogger how awesome the […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for June 2014

Yes I’m actually on time with this post considering it’s the last day of the month, probably because I am so excited about my latest favourite finds that I couldn’t wait a moment longer to share them with you… So, here we go…. My 5 Favourite Finds for June 2014 are 1. My Timex watch […]

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Get Fit Skin for Life with Mio Skincare

One of my very favourite brands, Mama Mio, recently rebranded themselves and have now formed two brands under the same umbrella. The idea is that now they still have Mama Mio – primarily aimed at pregnant women but now they also have Mio – aimed at all other women who want to be able to […]

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My Smart Kid Review

A few weeks back I received a press pack for My Smart Kid, a new product for babies and young kids and it looked very interesting, but as I am a bit past the small baby phase I thought I would ask the next best person to review it for me (and you!)… My sister […]

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How to Help: The Princess Project

One of the ways I like to use my blog platform is to draw attention to amazing charities and initiatives in order to encourage my readers to get involved and find ways in which they can help! Recently Skip contacted me to let me know about a new (& very easy) way that you can […]

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Win 4 tickets to Disney on Ice this July!

Yesterday I put together a list of Things to Do in Cape Town with kids during the School Holidays and one of the events I mentioned is a once-a-year special treat event that is a firm favourite of our family… Yes, Disney on Ice is once again coming to South Africa during July 2014 and […]

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What to do with kids in Cape Town during the School Holidays!

Soon will see the arrival of the most hated three weeks of the year (well, by parents anyway) The Winter School Holidays! But never fear parents of Cape Town, I hear your cry of “How can I keep kids entertained for three weeks of wet, wintery weather?” Here are a few ideas of…. What to […]

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Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminars

Babies = So. Much. Love. BUT So. Much. Hard Work. Those first few months of motherhood are such a blur of questions, dummies, self-doubt, nappies, guilt, baby books, tears, bottles, pureed food, early wakings and too many endless dark hours of the night spent rocking and shushing and soothing and crying… No other time in […]

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Say Hello to delicious chocolate from Lindt & Woolworths

Over the weekend I popped down to the V&A Waterfront to visit the LINDT activation for their new range of DELICIOUS chocolates – The LINDT HELLO range available exclusively at Woolworths While I was there I had to obviously do you a HUGE favour and sample each one of the flavours on offer to be able […]

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