WIN: A R1000 gift voucher from Edgars!

Over the past few months I’ve been lucky enough to spend some time in various Edgars stores in order to select a few items to write blog posts about, namely: How to wear a plaid shirt How to wear a denim jacket How to wear a polka dot top How to wear a leather biker […]

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African Adventures: Traveling to Zanzibar!

You may recall that I blogged about an upcoming trip to the Spice Island of Zanzibar in early November and then might have caught some of my Instagram pics during the few days we spent there, but now, finally, I am getting around to going through my pics and writing about my time in this […]

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My Vespa Experience!

A few months ago I was invited by Vespa at the Waterfront to pop in to experience their concept store and to actually get onto a Vespa scooter and learn how to ride one! I’ve only ever been on the BACK of a scooter once in my life when we hired one to explore the […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for December

So I missed my usual deadline for this post – usually the last day of the month – due to the holidays…. but I really enjoyed taking some time out from blogging daily that I hope you will forgive the tardiness of this post! Now that the school holidays are FINALLY over – YAY!! I’m […]

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What I…Shaney from You, Baby and I

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing mommy blogger Shaney from You, Baby and I. This 24 year-old mama has a 2 year-old little girl and has been blogging for just over a year during which time her blog has grown amazingly! Read on to find out more about Shan…   What I… Know: Life […]

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Timeless Travels: Matjiesfontein

I love Matjiesfontein, a little one road town located just off the N1 highway in the Karoo. On our journey back from our Karoo for Kids experience at Samara we had a quick pitstop here and I snapped a few pics of this picturesque place… As you can see this little town (quite possibly the […]

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Bedouin Cafe & Deli has a new home!

Bedouin Café & Deli first opened its doors in May of 2013 in Woodstock and I visited the little corner “cafe” to do a review in a few months back. When my husband and I drove past the spot just last month we were disappointed to see it had closed it’s doors. That is until […]

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School holiday sanity saver for over-stretched moms!

So it’s the last stretch of the school holidays and if you’re anything like me the first day of school can’t come soon enough! Is it just me or are these school holidays much longer than usual??? January is feeling endless! At least one saving grace for over-stretched moms at this time of the holidays […]

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What I… Robynne from Lopville Living

Another amazing blogger for you to meet today! This time I’m interviewing Robynne from Lopville Living, a lifestyle blog about life in Cape Town covering good drinks, good food, good friends, good sounds, good vibes! Read on to find out more about Robynne… What I…. Know I know that love, friendship and family are my […]

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WIN a R2500 Dis-chem voucher from Multiply

Last week I wrote a bit about my New Year’s resolution for 2015… to become more financially astute…. after I recently became aware of my woeful lack of financial savvy! (You can read about it here.) In fact I was so taken aback by the recent financial wellness survey I took that I decided my […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Muratie Wine Farm

A few weekends ago we spent a few hours in Stellenbosch. A last minute detour saw us enjoying a late lunch under the ancient oaks at Muratie Wine Farm. And it was blissful! This little hidden gem of a wine farm is well worth a visit. The stories behind each wine are lovely (each wine […]

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Interview with a Boutique Owner

I love my Women at Work series. I find it fascinating to meet women who over a period of time have discovered exactly where they wish to be when it comes to work and are now “making work, work for them” Discovering the journey they have taken to get to where they are is always […]

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What I… Cara Fay

I recently came across a quirky, fun blog named after the author, Cara Fay – a graphic designer living in Cape Town. Her blog covers a variety of topics including beauty, DIY, How to’s, YouTube videos, travel and typography. It’s a really pretty, girly space so pop on over and pay her a visit. But […]

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How Financially Fit are you?

Over the past few weeks my husband and I have had a bit of a wake-up call when it comes to all things financial. After a recent meeting he had with a financial planner he came home with the news that we were not saving nearly enough for a comfortable retirement and that scared us […]

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Weekend Wanderings – Mooiberge Strawberry Farm

A few weeks back we paid a visit to Mooiberge Strawberry Farm just outside Stellenbosch. Unfortunately the strawberry picking season had not yet started and we missed it by a week but we still had great fun exploring the brightly coloured sculptures that are in abundance on the farm…. You might like to know that […]

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Interview with a Baker

I was recently delivered a little parcel of Love & Spoon Me cupcakes from Cupcake Richard…. They were made with such care that I thought it would be interesting to interview Wida, the lady behind the business, and find out what it takes to become a entrepreneurial baker (or confectioner if you want to get […]

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Weekend Wanderings: The Waterfront’s NEW Watershed

A few weeks ago the gorgeous new hub of South African design, The Watershed, opened in the Waterfront and I managed to pop in recently to snap a few pics. Situated on the site of the old Blue Shed, The Watershed has been wonderfully revamped to become a bright and airy space filled with all […]

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What I…. Kelly from Imageology

Another awesome blogger for you to meet today… I spoil you, right?? This week is the turn of fashion (& beauty) blogger Kelly who actually runs a professional image consulting company in Joburg, of which her blog, Imageology, is an extension of! Read on to find out more about Kelly… What I…. Know: That life […]

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Top 10 Pool Safety Tips

As school holidays are here and this means we as South Africans are spending a lot more time around the swimming pool I thought it might be useful to write a post about something we don’t like to think about but one which is critically important – the issue of Pool Safety for kids! Parents […]

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Spanx® are now available in South Africa!

A few weeks ago I attended the launch of Spanx® in South Africa. Yes, finally this wonder product that we have heard spoken about by the likes of Oprah, Ellen and Michelle Obama is here in SA! And I couldn’t be more excited about it! Sara Blakely sparked an undergarment revolution in the USA 11 […]

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Top 10 Gifts that give back this Christmas

In the run up to Christmas, people are on the hunt for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. But, what do you buy for the people in your life who are almost impossible to buy for because they already have everything they want? Instead of buying unnecessary material things which may end up in […]

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WIN with Aromatic Apothecary

One of my favourite things is aromatherapy. After being introduced to it through a friend who is an amazing aromatherapist I now can’t get enough of it. I’ve got a comprehensive collection of essential oils in my bathroom that I use in my baths, I own 2 vapourisers that help to scent my living space […]

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Make some family magic with M-net Movies Family Channel!

It’s the summer school holidays which, for families with small kids, means lots of fun in the sun enjoying the pool or beach, but sometimes you just need to head indoors away from the heat and veg out a bit… And this is where the new daily family movie from M-net comes in to play! […]

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Top 10 Family-friendly restaurants in Cape Town – Northern Suburbs & West Coast

Over the past 2 weeks I’ve shared lists of my Top 10 family-friendly restaurants in both the City Bowl & Atlantic Seaboard as well as the Southern Suburbs and South Peninsula and today is the turn of the North! Yes, I’m sharing a list of the Top 10 Family-friendly restaurants in Cape Town – Northern […]

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What I… Megan Kelly Botha from Beauty Blog & Baby Blog

Today’s blogger writes not one but TWO blogs namely Beauty Blog and The Baby Blog! Plus she is mom to a small boy too! Megan Kelly Botha is really one of those woman of whom you say “I don’t know how she does it”!! Across both her blogs Megan loves to share her discoveries, be […]

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