A Magical Massage at Mangwanani

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting the NEW Mangwanani Spa located at The Cullinan Hotel on the Foreshore in Cape Town. The perfect place to leave the city behind and indulge in a range of therapeutic African wellness experiences. Many moons ago I visited their spa located at Zewenwacht Wine Estate and still […]

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Oh wow, Oh-lief is lovely!

Given the choice I would surely choose to use natural and organic products on myself and my children always. It’s a personal preference and not one that I’m religious about as sometimes I do revert to “normal” products for ease of use or cost reasons, plus I get sent a variety of products to review […]

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What I… Sarah Laurence from Sarah Evelyn

Happy Wednesday to you all! This morning we get to meet another fabulous Cape Town blogger… Sarah blogs about her adventures and style over at Sarah Evelyn. Read on to find out more about her… What I… Know: Very few facts, unfortunately! They seem to leave as soon as they arrive. But all the best […]

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Top 10 ways parents can combat Cyberbullying

I recently came across an interesting infographic all about Cyberbullying and thought it was a topic worth chatting about over here as it is a growing area of concern in today’s technological age. For the moment I have yet to encounter this issue with my kids as they are still under 10 but I know […]

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Weekend Wanderings: An Anniversary at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate

Today is my Wedding Anniversary… 13 years and going strong! What a happy milestone (despite the number!!) To celebrate my husband and I planned to spend a day this past weekend out in the winelands and as Franschhoek is one of my all-time favourite small towns and the place where we have celebrated this special […]

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Women at Work: An interview with Lawyer & Author Dominique Malherbe plus WIN

Today I’m interviewing an inspiring woman called Dominique Malherbe, a mom of 4 and a lawyer who has also somehow found the time to write a book!!! From Courtrooms to Cupcakes is her take on the career/ mother struggle and a fascinating read. Read on to find out more about her… Tell me more about […]

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Why we all need to #ChooseBeautiful everyday!

Last Friday I attended a lovely event hosted by Dove at the Cellars Hohenort Hotel in Constantia. You would be right in assuming it was a luxurious morning spent indulging in a delicious brunch alongside a bunch of beautiful women…. BUT what made this morning unique was the important message that we were there to […]

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What I… Katelyn from The Kate Tin

Today’s blogger interview is a delicious treat… you get to meet the very sweet Katelyn from The Kate Tin! Katelyn is passionate about food and in fact her day job also revolves around food as she is the food content planner for early morning TV show, Expresso! Read on to find out more about this […]

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My morning at Mona Lisa Skin and Body Bar in Clifton

I won’t lie… I love being a blogger. Little did I realise when I started this hobby over 4 years ago that there would be so many amazing opportunities and treats available to me down the line! I am truly grateful for each and every one, but today’s post is one of my favourites…. An […]

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Top 10 Things Leaders Do Differently

My name is Kathryn and I’m a series-a-holic…. Probably NOT what you would image a post about leadership to begin with but it will make sense in a sentence or two…. This past week my series addiction has brought me back to Suits… Hello Harvey!! And while watching it I’ve been seriously considering a new […]

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Top 10 Reasons you need to do a First Aid Course plus WIN

Earlier in March I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a First Aid course run by Vanessa Pickford from Safe-Med at Constantiaberg Medi-clinic. Now I have had some very basic First Aid training in the past (think Brownies and Ante-natal classes) so I figured I had some idea of what to do in […]

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Currently Coveting: Jinger Jack Leather Handbags

Last week I attended an exclusive media preview of the new range from Jinger Jack – local leather handbag and accessories designer. On seeing their offering I immediately fell in love! They have a lovely large selection of ladies leather handbags in a variety of exclusive designs and colours. From functional to frivolous the designs […]

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What I… Ishay from Food and the Fabulous

This week I’m once again interviewing a wonderful South African travel blogger who is really making a name for herself in the world of food and travel blogging. Ishay Govender writes over at Food and the Fabulous all about her world of food and travel. She left her life in commercial law for one of […]

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Top 10 Tips for Better Sleep

I know many moms really struggle with getting a good night’s sleep – and often it’s not even the usual suspects (aka your kids). After years of broken sleep, you finally get them all sleeping through the night (this happens eventually right??) and then you may find that your own body no longer knows how […]

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How to Help: Our visit to Beautiful Gate Children’s Home

Last week I shared a blog post all about my kids Cape Town Cycle Tour experience. In it I mentioned that they rode the race for Beautiful Gate – getting sponsors to donate towards their efforts so they can give back to those less fortunate. Then I realised that some of you may not be […]

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WIN Sleepwear from Cotton On KIDS

Kids all around South Africa will be jumping into bed with joy this autumn, with Cotton On KIDS new and improved sleepwear range. With colourful, playful and on-trend designs, such as classic polka dots, florals and love hearts for girls and motorbikes and dinosaurs for boys, the range is sure to be a hit with […]

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High tea at The Taj

Every so often I’m blown away by an experience, and my recent visit to enjoy High Tea at The Taj Hotel in Cape Town was one such experience! I arrived at The Taj with one of my closest friends for a good girly Saturday afternoon catch up, all set to enjoy a couple of sweet […]

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What I… Tamara Metrowich

This week I’m interviewing a fairly new blogger on the scene, Tamara Metrowich blogs under her own name all about fashion, beauty and her life in Cape Town. Read on to find out more about this up-and-coming blogger… What I…. Know, I know without a shadow of a doubt that there is greatness in each […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for March 2015

It’s the last day of March which means it’s time for my latest Favourite Finds post… 1. Avène Thermal Water Mist & Moisturiser I was recently sent a press pack containing two products from the French phamaceutical brand Avène as the product is now available in South Africa in select Clicks stores. Never having heard […]

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Weekend Wanderings: The Junior Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015

Over the weekend of 8 & 9th March we participated in our first ever cycle race… well my kids did! They took part in the Junior Cape Town Cycle Tour!! It was a really great family fun day out – albeit a bit longer than I anticipated!! I had planned to be there from 7:30 […]

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Currently Coveting: Old Khaki & Poetry Winter 2015 Fashion Collections!

A few weeks back I popped in to the sneak peek preview event for two of my favourite fashion brands…. Old Khaki & Poetry The event was a showcase of all the upcoming winter fashion trends we can look forward to in stores for Winter 2015 and it was a feast for both the eyes […]

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The Longest Ride – a NEW Nicholas Sparks movie!!

I’m an unashamed romantic movie lover and Nicholas Sparks movies are my weakness. Even tho I’ve never read any of his books, my DVD of The Notebook has earned it’s worth back many times! So it’s with great excitement that I await the latest movie based on one of his books…. The Longest Ride directed […]

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Beauty Buzz – A Nimue Review!

The number of skin care products that pass over my desk make it impossible for me to try every one so occasionally I pass on a range to a friend who might be able to use and review it sooner than I would get a chance to. And today’s post is exactly that…. a guest […]

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What I… Sarah Duff from Duff’s Suitcase

This week I’m thrilled to be featuring yet another fabulous travel blogger, one of the very best, Sarah Duff of Duff’s Suitcase. A well-known and highly regarded travel writer and photographer who previously worked for Getaway magazine, Sarah is currently on a year-long trip through North and South America and is blogging all about it […]

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Top 10 Rest Stops for a Road Trip around SA

School holidays are around the corner which, for many South African families, means long drives and road trips to see friends and family around the country. Our family loves a good road trip especially because being on the road is a good way to see more of our beautiful country and we love driving new […]

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