Weekend Wanderings: Asara Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

A glorious summer’s day on a wine farm outside Stellenbosch, wine tasting in a cellar, gin tasting in the biggest gin bar in Africa, lunching by a lake on a Salmon platter of perfection all the while surrounded by vineyards and mountains of blue… Our visit to Asara was a very pleasant way to spend […]

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Beauty Review: Healing Earth’s Pinotage Face Polish

Another post from Cara Fay for my Beauty Babes series of product reviews…   pinotage noun a variety of red wine grape grown in South Africa, produced by crossing Pinot Noir and other varieties. red wine made from the pinotage grape.   Pinotage is not only a proudly South African ingredient it also just makes […]

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Inspiring Interiors: Moroccan Warehouse

During the planning stages of our home renovation I fell in love with all things Morocco. The affair started with the desire to install patterned tiles on the floor of my bathroom and when I finally discovered the best spot to find these sorts of tiles, I fell hard for them… and everything else in […]

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Restaurant Review: Dalliance Restaurant, V&A Waterfront

Date nights don’t feature as often as they should in our house. Scheduling in Date Nights when you have kids (who also have a social life) is pretty tricky. OK it’s slightly easier than the baby stage when you physically have to be there to feed your child. But it doesn’t seem to get easier. […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Camps Bay Beach

The beauty of my home town does not go unnoticed… but it does often get taken forgranted so when I arrived early for a media lunch on the Camps Bay strip recently I decided to be a tourist in my home town (for half an hour!) The day was a brilliant blue – the overarching […]

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Beauty Review: Dr Dermal Texture Corrective Pads

Rayne gives us her feedback (the good, the bad and the ugly) on the Dr Dermal texture corrective pads… I have wanted to write up this post for weeks and weeks, but I wanted to wait until I had used these corrective face pads for a full month before writing up a proper review. I was […]

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Restaurant Review: La Parada Del Mar, Camps Bay

Last week I popped in to enjoy lunch at the newest La Parada restaurant in Camps Bay. It was a glorious day made better by the fact that I had a few minutes to spare soaking up the sunshine while strolling alongside the beach and snapping a few photos like a tourist! And then I strolled across […]

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WIN: A Nak hair hamper from Retail Box worth R550

After a long, hot summer holiday of hair abuse – think chlorine, salt water, too much sun – most of us are experiencing hair that’s crying out for some moisture! To help you get your hair looking lovely this Valentine’s Day I’ve partnered up with Retail Box to give away a Nak Hydrate Duo Pack worth R550 […]

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African Adventures: Inhaca Island, Mozambique

The original plan for our 2nd day exploring Mozambique had been to enjoy an excursion across to the lighthouse on neighbouring Inhaca Island. Unfortunately, this excursion was cancelled the night before and I went into a bit of a flap, worrying that I now wouldn’t have the opportunity to see the “real” Mozambique and capture […]

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Beauty Review: Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid lip colours

Another brilliant beauty review from my Beauty Babes team. This one from makeup artists extraordinaire Kirsten Murphy Rossiter  I’ve been wanting to try these for a while now so I was very excited when I saw that these Maybelline beauties were in my lovely box of surprises from Kath! There are 10 vibrant colours to choose from, they […]

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Renovation Diary: The Magic of Moroccan Tiles

Ever since I started dreaming about our home renovations, I knew exactly what bathroom floor I wanted…. A Pinterest-worthy patterned black & white tiled one! When I started planning our dream home I pinned up a storm of the prettiest pictures I could find online. To be honest I didn’t actually realise that was the […]

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WIN: A Valentine’s Day hamper worth R1000 from Woolworths

It’s February – the Month of Love! Yes, Valentines Day is upon us again and everywhere you turn there is red hearted romance on display. Basically, the day is torture if you’re anything other than a teenager in the first flush of love (whom I kidding, being a teenager is torture too!) To be honest […]

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