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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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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African Adventures: Zanzibar – A Spice Tour on the “Spice” Island

On our very last morning in Zanzibar we woke up to tropical rain, which means large droplets and puddles pooling all over the resort. We walked to breakfast huddled under an umbrella but that did little stop us getting soaked! At some points along the path our ankles were covered in water… thank goodness for […]

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Currently Coveting: Michelle Ludek SAFW 2015 Collection

Last night Michelle Ludek, an amazing South African designer showcased her latest collection at the SAFW 2015 in Joburg. As we overlap at the school gate often and our daughters are best friends I’ve watched the run up to this event with interest and what is truly amazing about Michelle is not once does she […]

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WIN a 2 night stay for 4 at De Hoop Collection!

I don’t know about you but at the moment my weekends seem to be full until the end of April – school commitments, sports matches, church duties, birthday parties – all these things result in a crazy busy life that never allows for a lazy day lolling around doing NOTHING! It’s not a very healthy […]

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What I.. Sara Essop from In Africa and Beyond

Today I am interviewing travel blogger Sara Essop who types over at  In Africa and Beyond and writes her travel stories for many print publications too! In Africa and Beyond is a blog about travel, events and experiences in Africa, and the rest of the world. Sara says her love of travel started as a […]

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Top 10 Tips to regain your Financial Wellness

It’s a monthly occurrence looking through the month’s bank statement and being instantly hit by a sense of dread. It’s amazing how quickly spending can spiral out of control with a simple over-indulgence here and there. But how do we get out of this downward spiral? What habits can we adopt to help reign in […]

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African Adventures: Our Second Honeymoon at Melia Zanzibar

If you’ve been following along in my African Adventures: Zanzibar series then today’s post marks my last day spent at Melia Hotel… After a few days of exploring and adventuring, we chose to spend our last day relaxing. Hopping between lazing by the pool, reading our books in the shade of a tropical tree on […]

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An at-home mani with The Fox Box

Just before I headed out on my African Adventure to Zanzibar I booked an at-home manicure from The Fox Box as a little pre-holiday treat. I was so impressed by this nifty little service. My Russian manicurist arrived bang on time with an awesome little wheelie box filled with everything she needed to give me […]

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WIN with Style Bar, Constantia

Last week Monday I popped into my new favourite hair salon, Style Bar in Constantia Village Courtyard. After an almost 2 month break it really was time to get my highlights redone and after the previous week of travel and illness, a morning of zoning out of the world and into a bubble of pampering […]

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What I… Leigh Geary from The Mom Diaries

I recently discovered The Mom Diaries, a blog written by Leigh Geary all about her trials and tribulations on this journey called motherhood. I love it. I’m not sure how I have not stumbled across it before now but I’m so glad I have now! Leigh lives in Cape Town, is married and mama to […]

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Currently Coveting: New Prong Collection by Kirsten Goss

I recently ran a competition for one lucky lady to win a covetable item from Kirsten Goss’s Urban Edge collection. Unfortunately the competition is now closed and I have announced the winner over here, but, if you weren’t the winner you might like to know about her NEW collection of jewellery. In celebration of one […]

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African Adventures: Scuba Diving in Zanzibar

In this next post of our African Adventures in Zanzibar, I’m sharing the story of my very first scuba-diving experience…. It’s a story I’ve shared a few times with my friends as it was probably the most memorable experience of our trip to Zanzibar – due to the extreme emotions experienced! After spending a day […]

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WIN 2 tickets to One Direction in Cape Town with Edgars!

Yes you read that right!!! Today I’m super excited to announce that I have a pair of the hottest and most covetable tickets in town to give away. Yes you can WIN 2 seated tickets to see One Direction in concert in Cape Town on 1 April 2015. How insane is that!!! You, yes YOU […]

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Starting over my relationship with money…

At the beginning of this year I made a decision that I would become more financially savvy with my money, instead of taking a “head in the sand” approach to our credit card debt or the mounting bills to pay each month, this year was going to be different! And 3 months in I can […]

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What I… Rushda from RuBe’s Closet

This week I’m interview Rushda from RuBe’s Closet. A financier by trade, she writes her fashion blog as a hobby as she takes great joy in sharing her fashion finds with like-minded fashionistas. Read on to find out more about what makes Rushda tick…   What I….    Know,  Tomorrow will come, and whatever happened today […]

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A few fun events happening in Cape Town during March!

So today I thought I’d share with you a few fun family friendly events happening in Cape Town during March! Enjoy planning your calendar this March! The Cape Town City Ballet Open Day – 14 March The Cape Town City Ballet’s popular annual Open Day will be celebrating its 21st Birthday on Saturday 14 March […]

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Taking time out at Sanctuary Signature Spa, V&A Waterfront

Amidst the craziness of year end I totally forgot to write up a review about my experience at the lovely little secret spot located in a quite corner of the V&A Waterfront… Sanctuary Signature Spa! Nestled in between the Queen Victoria Hotel and Dock House up above the busy hub of the V&A Waterfront, this […]

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African Adventures: Zanzibar Beach Bliss

My Zanzibar diary continues today with our first full day spent on the island… After a crazy busy day exploring Stone Town and arriving at Melia the previous day, we woke up from a wonderful, deep sleep a little bit later than normal, but also not too late as we didn’t want to miss out […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for February 2015

It’s the last working day of Feb which means it’s time for me to share with you my 5 Favourite Finds for the month… During the course of the month I do often share other products or places that I love, so these are not the ONLY favourite things I have discovered this month, but […]

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