Earthchild’s Revamped Waterfront Store plus Summer Collection 2014

Two weeks ago I was invited to the launch of Earthchild’s recently revamped Waterfront store. I loved the new look and especially the concept where as far as possible the store had used recycled and eco-friendly material to create their new look! South Africa’s first recycled concept store! For a greener approach, the Earthchild V&A […]

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What I… Liezel from Baked in the Cape

Baked in the Cape is a baking inspired food blog written by Liezel. I recently sat next to her at a Whirlpool media event and got chatting, turns out we had met previously when I was interviewed for Blogger Online Radio but probably due to my nerves at the time I don’t remember too much […]

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WIN: A night for 2 at Old Mac Daddy

Over the past few weeks I have been sharing a few posts about my amazing #SecretSunday spent in the Elgin Valley with a group of talented bloggers and influencers. Click these links to read more about the delicious lunch at Fresh on the Paul Cluver Wine Estate, the Cap Classique Wine Tasting at Charles Fox as well […]

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Poetry Spring/ Summer Collection 2014

Recently I attended the launch of Poetry’s Spring/ Summer 2014 Collection. The theme was a Secret Garden which meant it was such a pretty affair, I just had to whip out my camera and capture the loveliness! In keeping with the theme Poetry’s summer collection is full of florals and feminine details in an array […]

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A #SecretSunday spent at Old Mac Daddy

A few weeks ago I was invited to join a group of bloggers and spend a #SecretSunday in the Elgin Valley. I shared a bit about my lovely lunch at Fresh on the Paul Cluver Wine Estate and our Cap Classique Wine Tasting outing to Charles Fox so today I’m sharing another post about my […]

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WIN: It’s time for Maaji Mania!

Have you met the magic that is Maaji yet? If you have I know you’ll be super stoked to see a few pics of their latest Chimeric Wayfarer range for Summer 2014 and if you haven’t yet then behold the awesomeness that is this super stylish swimwear range…. Maaji Swimwear is eclectic & unconventional. It […]

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How to Wear: Striped Tops

My How to Wear series has really become one of my favourites. I have been having so much fun selecting a new item each month and then finding out more about how to wear it. In researching each item I really have been learning so much about style and styling outfits myself and I hope […]

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What I… Julie from Off the Rails

I met Julie when she came along to very first Blog Boot Camp workshop which I host along with Lana from Lanaloustyle. Since then her fashion blog, Off the Rails, has grown and she’s become a face I see often at various fashion events around Cape Town. Her blog is in fact a part of […]

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Forever21 is coming to SA!

So some exciting news for the fashion lovers of SA is that Forever21 is opening it’s doors in SA this week! The affordable US fashion brand is great to get your hands on current trends at budget prices – the American equivalent of Mr Price. I will be attending the launch at Canal Walk tomorrow […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Cap Classique Tasting at Charles Fox

Last week I shared with you a little bit about my #SecretSunday night away in the Elgin Valley when I featured the photos of my lovely lunch at Fresh on the Paul Cluver Wine Estate. Today I’m continuing my exploration of Elgin…. After our amazing lunch we headed off to check in at Old Mac […]

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How to Help: The Share Hope Campaign

My How to Help series is one of my ways of sharing a bit of love to all the amazing charities and organizations around SA that make our world a better place. Today I am sharing a bit more about Share Hope – a campaign running for the duration of September whereby Tony Ferguson Weightloss, […]

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Lovers of LEGO listen up!

Are you or a member of your family a lover of LEGO? Then listen up! Some exciting news is that Expo24, specialists in global travelling exhibitions, will be bringing the world-renowned LEGO® art exhibit, The Art of The Brick, to South Africa at the brand new Watershed Exhibition Centre at the V&A Waterfront in December, […]

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Dune Shoes Spring/ Summer 2014

A few months back I attended the launch of the Dune London Spring Summer 2014 collection and then over the weekend noticed that a few of the new shoes were in store which reminded me that I should share some pics of the collection…. Dune is a lovely shoe and bag brand and I am […]

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What I… Meg from Mind the Curves

One of my readers, Meg, has recently started a blog and it’s such a fab new take on a fashion blog that I felt it was really worth sharing! Her blog is called Mind the Curves and as I’ve mentioned it is a fashion and lifestyle blog but with a twist – this one is […]

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Delicious Daily Dish Delivers plus a chance to WIN!

A few weeks back I was very excited to receive an email from Daily Dish offering for me to trial their weekly supper delivery service. Obviously this was an opportunity I wasn’t going to miss! I mean how many moms wouldn’t want to avoid the hassle of planning what to make for supper every night […]

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Weekend Wanderings: A lovely lunch at Fresh Restaurant, Paul Cluver Wine Estate

Last Sunday I was invited to join a group of bloggers for a press trip to experience Old Mac Daddy’s new #SecretSunday Special. To make the most of our trip to this beautiful part of the world the team who arranged the trip planned for each blogger to experience a little bit more about the […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for August

It’s the last day of August (how did that happen??) and as usual that means I’m sharing my 5 Favourite Finds for the month today… And this month they all happen to be beauty products of one sort or another! Let’s get started…. 1. REN Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial with Vitamin C This product […]

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Interview with an Online Shop Owner

Today I’m sharing another Women at Work interview. I’m going through a few changes “behind the scenes” in this department so I’m always interested to find out how other moms are managing their manic lives. This month we are meeting Yvette who is a mom of 2 little girls. She is based in Durban where […]

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NEW 6.5 kg Spindel

The life-changing Spindel laundry dryer is something I’ve mentioned on this blog a few times aver the past few years and so it’s only fitting that I share some exciting news with you: a NEW Spindel. Yes, the Spindel is now available is a bigger size – a 6.5kg capacity. Plus there are a few […]

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WIN: A R1000 gift voucher from Ackermans

It’s almost the end August which means it’s nearly Spring – great news for those of you who love sunshine! I’m a real summer baby and love soaking up the sun, and I also find it far easier dressing in sunny weather. Last summer one of my aims was to buy a few more dresses […]

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The #LipstickEffect

Whether we admit it or not most of us women love getting compliments, we may not know how to respond to them graciously but underneath our blushes we all love a little bit of love… Unfortunately compliments seem to be harder to come by as we get older…. and once there is a baby on […]

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The 5…. Jeans

I’m going to level with you here – yes this is a “fashion” blog post but truth be told I’m not very fashion forward, to be honest I really don’t consider myself fashionable AT ALL, but, I thought I would start a new fashion series aimed at moms like me who get intimidated by trendy […]

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The Benefits of…. Hair Oils

Hair oils are really having a moment in the hair world – they are really the most amazing product to have arrived on our beauty radar in recent years when it comes to hair care. But hair oils are far from new – in fact they have been a beauty staple for women in the […]

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What I… Tyler from Polished Tickles

Today in my South African blogger interview series I’m featuring Tyler from Polished Tickles & Beauty – a beauty blog with a focus on nails, nail polish and nail art! Tyler’s blog is new to me as she was the first blogger who responded to an urgent request for a blog to feature in today’s […]

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WIN: An extraOrdinary Eye Gel from The Ordinary Skincare Co

A few months ago I shared about one of my exciting new skincare discoveries – The Ordinary Skincare Company – and today I’m pleased to tell you that they have recently launched a new product to their range – an eye gel. I’ve been using the product for the last few weeks and it’s a […]

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