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How to use Essential Oils {video}

One of my favourite things to use in my home are essential oils. I’ve written a bit about The Benefits of Essential Oils before but today I’m sharing a video on how to use essential oils and a few ways in which I use them around our house. The latest video in my series… How […]

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The Flying Pan meal delivery service – a review

We’re renovating and that means we are currently renting a small little cottage around the corner from our “real” house and trying to make the best of it… It’s not ideal living in a strange space with a few personal possessions, 1 bag each of clothes, no toys, laundry strung up across the lounge and […]

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WIN: 4 Family Tickets to BODY WORLDS in Cape Town

More than 42 million people in over 100 cities across the globe have seen the trailblazing BODY WORLDS exhibition series and soon the incredible BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition will be in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront from today, 9 August, until 23 October 2016. Presented by Discovery, BODY WORLDS Vital is a completely new […]

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WIN: A Smartlife and Smartbite hamper from Clicks

A few weeks ago I was invited to spend a morning with Clicks finding out more about their new Smartlife appliances and Smartbite convenience foods… and I was blown away! Firstly, the Smartlife range of kitchen products is amazing! There are both electrical and non-electrical appliances in the range from the awesome Super Blender (similar to […]

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Top 10 juicing recipes for ultimate good health

Last year I did a 3 day juice detox which I really enjoyed… so much so that I ended up buying a more powerful juicer to use at home and for a few weeks we got into a great habit of drinking delicious daily juices filled with goodness… except, as is often the case, we ran […]

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Interview with Gynaecologist, Dr Kendall Brouard

This week I’m interviewing a Gynae as part of my Women at Work series…. Dr Kendall Bouard qualified as a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 8 years ago and has since developed a keen interest in female pelvic floor disorders. She is currently working with a dynamic team of colleagues in the Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction […]

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The Benefits of… Probiotics

This time of the year is notorious for poor health… and once one member of the family comes home with a cold, flu or stomach bug… the rest fall like flies! This year I’m doing something different in an attempt to keep us all as healthy as possible… (Is there anything more stressful than a […]

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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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Spa Review: Heaven at the Heavenly Spa

Recently I was invited to Heaven…  the Heavenly Spa at The Westin Hotel! Located high on the 19th floor of the hotel, the spa was as close to heaven as one might get… not only because of it’s lofty location, but also due to the serene space, tranquil music and pampering treatments one experiences as a […]

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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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Spa Review: An at-home massage with Recharge Body

Since last year I’ve been struggling with a sore back… it’s definitely got better than when I first threw it out, but it’s still niggling, tight and aches fairly often. I’ve started running too (don’t fall over) which means that I’ve got a few extra stiff muscles to contend with which were never a problem […]

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The Benefits of Fish Oils… and a chance to WIN with EyeQ

One of the things I really don’t eat enough of is fish. The reasons for this are numerous – I don’t trust the supermarket fish, I’ve heard too many horror stories about mercury levels and over-fishing, I’m not too confident on how to cook it without poisoning myself and I hate stinking out the whole […]

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The Benefits of… Hand Washing

Recently I’ve been on a bit of a drive to ensure that my kids are more health conscience. Something which I’ve noticed is lacking a bit in their daily lives is hand-washing… often they will sit down to eat supper straight from the garden or sports field with the most filthy looking fingers!! Don’t get […]

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The Benefits of… Massage PLUS a review of Camelot Spa at The Table Bay Hotel

I’ve long been a fan of massage… zoning out for a sleepy hour of indulgence while my aches and pains are sorted out is one of my favourite ways to relax and I try to make it a regular occurrence – at least once every 3 months, but would be quite happy to up that […]

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