WIN 1 of 5 toy hampers worth R800 ea

So it’s one month ’til Christmas Eve! Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? To be honest I haven’t even thought about it yet… eeeek! Well, if you’re like me, never fear!! Parents, Grandparents, Aunties and Uncles…. you’ll be pleased to know I have the most amazing competition for you today! Well, technically not for […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Panthera Africa near Stanford

Something we never expected to encounter in Stanford was a tiger… nor for that matter 5 white lion, a leopard, a black leopard and a couple of caracal!! But that is exactly what we got when we visited the newly opened Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary located just outside the village of Stanford among farmlands […]

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Prettiness at Poetry

I popped in to the Summer fashion preview for Poetry recently. Although I’ve been a long time fan of the brand (they are my “go to” for pretty summer dresses), I was blown away by the gorgeous items that will be gracing their rails this summer. Expect to see some pretty prints and patterns in a palette of […]

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What I… Lindiwe Mncube from Kasi Fit Chick

Lindiwe Mncube is the original Kasi Fit Chick (which translates as “township fit girl”). She loves to workout and feed herself whole, healthy food, indulging in her love for cheesecake, biscuits and burgers occasionally too! She co-owner of an integrated communications agency called Middleman Communications and through her work and her blog she wishes to show other people like […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Klein River Cheese Farm near Stanford

One of the must visit family-friendly spots on a visit to Stanford is the Klein Rivier Cheese Farm. In summer time you can order picnic baskets and spread out over the large grassed area for a lovely lunch while your kids enjoy the neighbouring playground or petting the farm animals… However we were here in […]

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Date Night at The Galileo Open Air Cinema 

On Wednesday last week we headed off for a date night with a difference… to watch a movie at The Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch Gardens. It was the opening event of the season and we struck gold with a pearler of an evening – windless and warm – perfect for watching Tom Cruise […]

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Picky eaters – what parents should know

As a parent there is nothing more frustrating that spending my very limited time preparing food for my children only to have it thrown back in my face – literally! Fortunately I’ve passed the food throwing phase now but I still get the all too often whine about how they don’t like the food in front of them but […]

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What I… Sam from Life Retreat

This week I’m interviewing the gorgeous Sam from Life Retreat – a lifestyle website that covers topics such as entertainment, health & beauty – around the slogan Live, embrace, love, cherish. Scroll down to find out more about Sam… What I… Know…. Don’t be afraid! We are all a little afraid, of everything and everyone […]

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Weekend Wanderings: A Saturday strolling around Stanford

Recently we were lucky enough to escape to the country with a weekend away in Stanford. Now, we’ve driven past and through this small village but never really spent any time staying in the town and exploring it in depth… Two days staying right in the  heart of the town allowed us plenty of time to […]

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