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Currently Coveting: Stocking fillers from Kirsten Goss

Aaaaah Kirsten Goss… there’s literally nothing she designs that I don’t covet immediately! Take this little line up of the prettiest stocking fillers around… A veritable treasure trove of wonderful things I would LOVE to receive in my Christmas stocking (hint, hint husband!) I’m especially keen on the gorgeous matrix earrings, the rainbow-hued stone boa […]

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Top 10 Tips for choosing a flattering swimsuit (for Moms & those over 35!)

Summer = swimsuit season. Something that strikes fear in the heart of every mom, everywhere! Fortunately I recently found a pretty decent swimming costume for a pretty decent price at Pick n Pay clothing. It’s a full piece in navy with underwire cups for extra (much needed) support!! What do you think?? Say nice things […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for October 2016

Oh dear it’s the end of October (How did that happen?) and unfortunately this series has fallen drastically behind since I started renovating and went travelling for almost 3 weeks back in August. I’m so sorry about that. It’s not intentional. It’s just life. I’ve been living out of suitcases and boxes for over 3 months […]

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Enjoy a laid back summer with Old Khaki Spring/ Summer 2017

I’m so excited that summer is on it’s way… a few sunny days and I’m all smiles and sandals!! I looooove summer and can’t wait to start being able to wear dresses again (It’s still a bit too chilly for that here in Cape Town!) Dressing in summer is so much easier thanks to dresses. They […]

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Poetry’s pretty new collection for Spring/ Summer 2017

I’m such a huge fan of Poetry. I alway try to attend their launches but unfortunately I missed the most recent one due to our family trip up the coast last week and that means I’ve had to settle for sharing some of their supplied photos (instead of my own), BUT I think you won’t mind when […]

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How to Accessorize with Earrings {video}

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a video tutorial each Friday, all created a while back but not shared in this space. Today I’m sharing another video in my series – this one has a slant towards fashion as I share some tips on which earrings every girl needs in her jewelery box! […]

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How to Choose and Wear Perfume {video}

Ok so I have a confession to make…. I’m a little bit addicted to perfume. OK a lot. My dressing table is full to brimming with bottles and I can’t bear to part with any of them! It’s a problem. I loooove a good scent and can’t resist trying new ones, and sticking to old […]

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Quick Fashion Tips for Busy Moms {video}

Now listen to me… I’m no expert when it comes to fashion. In fact I’m still learning every day. (and I could never be a true fashion blogger as I hate posing for 100’s of photos in public places AND my husband refuses to take more than 1 photo at a time… and always under […]

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WIN: A pair of earrings from Kirsten Goss’s Paradise collection

July is my birthday month and top of my bday wish list each year is any item of Kirsten Goss jewellery to add to my collection. I love her quirky, but classic, designs and would happily receive a little KG bag or box with pleasure in two weeks time! (Do you think my husband is […]

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My Winter Wardrobe finds… from Truworths

In recent years I’ve discovered that I love fashion… No, not high end couture (although that is pretty!), rather, I refer to putting together everyday outfits that work for me… a mom on the run… the school run, the 5km run, the event run, the extra-mural run, the work-for-yourself run and the constantly on-the-run run! […]

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My Favourite Finds for May 2016

As a blogger I’m truly amazed at the wonderful products and sheer number of items that find their way onto my desk. I never started this blog with any intention for it to become what it has and the fact that people and brands trust me to share their stories and review their products really […]

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WIN a R2000 Woolworths gift card to spoil your Mom this Mother’s Day!

Today I’m thrilled to be partnering with one of my go-to gift buying shops for the most amazing giveaway to spoil you, my lovely readers and your moms this Mother’s Day! Yes, Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away (I hope you’ve already marked your diaries… but if not it’s on Sunday 8 May which […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds for March 2016

March is done and dusted and that means it’s time to highlight My 5 Favourite Finds for the month… This month I’ve loving a beautiful new book, a pretty pair of pumps, a fun new lip product, fab nail polish colour and a face masque that delivers instant results…. Without further ado here are the […]

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Currently Coveting: Poetry Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Poetry Autumn/Winter 2016 collection preview event. It was held in the most beautiful, light, bright, white space at the top of a building in the CBD of Cape Town – with a view of Table Mountain and plenty of natural light. I thoroughly enjoyed photographing this […]

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