Blogs Bloggers Read: Leigh from Lipgloss is my life

One of the best beauty bloggers in the biz is Leigh from Lipgloss is my life… she is passionate about beauty and really knows her stuff. I love reading her blog for it’s useful info and sarky humour so obviously I had to find out which blogs feature highly on her recommended list! And here […]

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Inspiring Interiors: A morning at Isabelina

A few weeks ago I was invited to enjoy breakfast in a rather unusual space… albeit a very beautiful one… the new Isabelina store in Cavendish Square! Isabelina, meaning “Queen of all butterflies”, epitomizes luxury and exclusivity. I’ve often popped in to this pretty shop when passing, but this time I was able to spend […]

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What I… Nicole from Fab Forecast

Just when I think there can’t possibly be any more bloggers to feature in my What I… blogger interview series I stumbled across a whole host via Chereen’s awesome Blogging Beauties Facebook group… Today’s interviewee is Nicole from Fab Forecast – a site all about fashion, beauty and entertainment plus a whole lot of fun quizzes.   […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Joostenberg Bisto, Stellenbosch

As a family we love exploring the winelands… and that’s not just because of the wine (although that helps!) In fact, the reason we head out of Cape Town once a month in the direction of Stellenbosch and the surrounding vineyards is that there is just so much to do that keeps us ALL happy! One of […]

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Inspiring Interiors: Kick-ass Kitchens

As I mentioned yesterday in my Life Lately update, we are about to embark on a renovation of sorts… well, we haven’t quite worked out which parts of our renovation we are starting with due to endless budget adjustments, but we are doing some work and it’s the very first time we’ve done anything like […]

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Life Lately – April 2016

Overwhelmed. In a work, that is my life lately… I don’t know what has happened but lately my life is spinning… out of control, off it’s axis. I’m trying so hard to keep it all together but failing dismally at most. I suppose that is the way of the modern mom. Trying. Balancing. Juggling. Failing. […]

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What I… Kerry from Guesswhatgirls

Kerry is a Durban writer who blog over at Guesswhatgirls about her personal musings, simple living and books! Her posts are quirky and honest and she started her blog in order to practice her writing and to help her learn about the art of writing. By day she is a fashion merchandiser and the rest […]

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Blogs Bloggers Read: Nadia from Nadia van der Mescht

Another week, another inspiring post! Well let’s hope you think that way! Today’s is certainly inspiring… Nadia writes under her name over at nadiavdmescht.co.za where she shares all sorts of lovely things that buzz around in her very creative mind! She not only blogs, but also runs interesting creative workshops and consults for small creative […]

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What I… Melissa from Pretty Messy Mellon

Pretty Messy Mellon is a beauty and parenting blog written by Melissa de la Croix, a 27 year old mom of one (and mommy-to-be of another one!) who lives in George in the southern Cape. Find out more about Melissa here –>   What I… Know, I Know that I never stop learning, From being a wife, […]

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WIN: 2 VIP tickets to see Mariah Carey in Johannesburg

So last week I was the lucky winner of 2 VIP tickets to see Mariah Carey in concert… and I was super excited until I discovered that they are only valid for Johannesburg! Bummer But the good news is that I’m feeling extra generous today and have decided to share the love with my Joburg […]

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Blogs Bloggers Read: Emmy from Rouge Beauty

All bloggers started out as blog readers… where else would they have found the inspiration to start documenting their own lives and loves? With that in mind I started this new series –> Blogs Bloggers Read I wanted to find out exactly which blogs other awesome bloggers read and enjoy often. The places they escape […]

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Movie Review: The Jungle Book

On Wednesday I took my son off for a special mid-week “mommy date”… The preview of Disney’s new live action adaptation of the classic animation, The Jungle Book. Certainly my most beloved childhood movie, in our household we have watched our favourite animated DVD again, and again, and again, and sung along to all the […]

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Battle of the Body Oils

As winter slowly creeps it’s way into our lives it’s time to shift our focus from summer skin to winter skin… and with winter comes one common skin complaint: Dry Skin! Many of us morph into reptile versions of ourselves in the drier winter months which is where Body Oils come into their own! While […]

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What I… Kelly from Lovely Pretty

Kelly from Lovely Pretty is a wedding blogger and coordinator who has learnt a few tricks about how to plan weddings efficiently and uses her blog to share pretty inspiration and lots of helpful wedding planning tips… Today she shares my space and opens up about what she knows, loves, reads, wants, wears and needs.   What I… Know that […]

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An #UnexpectedTwist picnic with Krone

Summer is fast receeding in the southern hemisphere but fortunately there are still some sunny days to be had and this past Sunday was a pretty perfect day by all accounts… Just last week the kind people over at Krone had contacted me to find out if I would like to sample a bottle or two of […]

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