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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Women at Work – Yvette from Artesense

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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Weekend Wanderings – The West Coast

Over the weekend we were lucky enough to spend 2 days enjoying a last minute getaway on the West Coast. We love retreating to this beautiful beach and are lucky enough to have access to it fairly often – it’s just that with our busy social schedules, rugby matches, church commitments and kids birthday parties […]

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Makeover Magic – The winner of my photo shoot with Abigail K

A few months back I ran a competition along with Abigail K Photography to win a makeover & photo shoot and finally the day has arrived when I can share a few of the photo’s of the winner’s gorgeous shoot! Lisa Georgiades was the lucky lady so I asked her to share a bit more […]

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Jessica Alba’s Bedroom Makeover

Recently I came across a few pictures of my Celebrity BFF’s bedroom makeover over at Domaine and they were just so gorgeous and colourful that I wanted to share them with you here – I’m certainly feeling inspired to include a bit more colour to my home. I usually opt for soft blues and pinks […]

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What I… Lisa from Lipstick Lifestyle

Another Wednesday, another What I… blogger interview! This time we’re getting to know Lisa from Lipstick Lifestyle – and as the name might suggest she is a beauty blogger primarily but also touches on fashion too. Find out more about Lisa here… What I …. Know I know in this life you can’t just sit […]

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My Hair Heroes

Recently I taped a video featuring my Hair Heroes – my favourite hair products and styling tools – for Mumspiration and thought I would share it with you today over here: To summarise I have listed all the tools and products I shared in the video below plus a few extras that I’ve started using […]

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Scrub, Rub & Glow Spa Treatment from Mio at The Spa at The 12 Apostles

One of my favourite brands is Mio (previously Mama Mio) and I’ve been lucky enough to try quite a few of their amazing products over the past few years. I always love adding a new product to my collection, but although I’ve heard so much about their spa treatments, until recently I was yet to […]

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Missibaba Colour Block Collection

A few weeks back I popped in at the Missibaba COLOUR BLOCK Collection launch but didn’t get around to sharing some of the gorgeous, glamorous pictures until now… This sixties inspired capsule collection uses autumnal inspired leathers sourced on South American travels and adds a pop of retro glamour to the dreary winter months. Missibaba […]

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How to Help: POWA campaign

Yesterday you might have noticed a bit of buzz on the social media networks regarding various celebrities suddenly announcing they were ‘single’ in their Facebook status. There was plenty of speculation about whether it was Facebook bug or a campaign or just that nobody wanted to be tied down for summer – and now finally […]

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My Make-up Lesson with Cindy Horton

Recently I was treated to a few hours with professional makeup artist Cindy Horton. Cindy approached me a few weeks back with an idea of giving me a make-up lesson and as luck would have it I was due to be attending a black tie fundraiser event so the timing couldn’t have been better! Who […]

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What I… Lotte from Clara’s Concept

I recently came across Lotte’s blog Clara’s Concept after she was a frequent commenter on my Facebook book page and when I paid it a visit I knew she was a perfect candidate for my What I… blogger interview series. Her blog is a fashion and lifestyle blog where she loves to express her fashion […]

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My Top 10 Happy Places

Last week was my birthday and to celebrate I decided to spend some time seeing a few of my favourite people in some of my favourite places as spending time in my My Happy Places makes me very happy indeed! While I was thinking along these lines I decided to write down a list of […]

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Timeless Travels: Kruger for Kids – Day 4 @ nDzuti Safari Camp

Today I am sharing my last installment in my Kruger for Kids series. Sob! I’ve loved reliving our amazing holiday by writing my diary for each day we spent in the bush. I hope you have enjoyed reading about our travels too! Day 4 of our trip saw us waking up to the most spectacular […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for July

It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time for me to share My 5 Favourite Finds for the month. So without wasting any more time here are my top 5 finds for July… 1. Kelso Basics range of 100% cotton t-shirts At the start of winter I did a bit of a […]

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Cape Town Fashion Week 2014: Michelle Ludek / TART

Friday evening saw me attending Cape Town Fashion Week 2014 for a look at the latest designs by Michelle Ludek and TART. I always love this little fashion-focused night out as it’s a world I’m not usually privvy to. It usually makes for an entertaining and educational evening and it’s not often that a fashion […]

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What I… Siki Msuseni from All Things Intruiging

Today I’m so pleased to be introducing you to the effervescent Siki Msuseni from All Things Intruiging. I’ve crossed paths with this livewire at a few different events over the past few months and I’ve loved discovering her blog. As a stylist her blog is predominantly about fashion but she also covers topics such as […]

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