• Introducing Maiden Name | Gorgeous neutral decor items you need now

    Introducing Maiden Name | Gorgeous neutral decor items you need now

    I was so excited when I first spotted local lovely, Maiden Name, popping up in my Instagram feed – especially given that I’m currently dreaming up the perfect little nursery for our baby boys. Based in Stellenbosch and founded by…

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    Support local this Christmas with a sweet, hand-stitched stocking from The Little Banner Company

    Support local this Christmas with a sweet, hand-stitched stocking from …

    This year, I’m kicking off my annual Christmas Gift Guide with the most gorgeous hand-stitched Christmas stockings from local lovely, The Little Banner Company. One of my favourite little Christmas traditions that I’ve been doing with Bean since his very…

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    Twin pregnancy update | The first trimester

    Twin pregnancy update | The first trimester

    Earlier this evening while scrolling through photos on my phone, I stumbled upon an image of a positive pregnancy test. My positive pregnancy test, taken on 11 July 2020, just under three weeks after conception. It struck me just how…

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    The first pregnancy skincare product I added to my routine: Dermastine Jeune Maman

    The first pregnancy skincare product I added to my routine: …

    Being pregnant with twins means that my baby bump made its appearance very early on (I already had a bit of a bump at around the 9-week mark), and it’s expanded at rapid rate. Given my many years working as…

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    Pregnancy Skincare | How I’m dealing with my sensitive skin using Avene

    Pregnancy Skincare | How I’m dealing with my sensitive skin …

    We all hear about that infamous ‘pregnancy glow’, but I don’t know of many women who’ve actually experienced this coveted glow for themselves – and that includes me! Instead, I’ve battled with breakouts and blemishes, and – more recently –…

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    My top 16 uses for Zoflora Concentrated Disinfectant

    My top 16 uses for Zoflora Concentrated Disinfectant

    Before I get started on my review of Zoflora, an iconic disinfectant that’s currently taking the world by storm, there’s one thing you should know about me: I am not a fan of cleaning. I am not one of those…

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    Early pregnancy symptoms | How I suspected I was pregnant even before I took a test

    Early pregnancy symptoms | How I suspected I was pregnant even …

    I’ve been writing this blog post in my head ever since I had the first little inkling that I might be pregnant, roughly 12 weeks ago. I remember heading out for my daily walk around Greyton and noticing that my…

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    The Adventures of Batman & Bean | DC Batman Toy Review

    The Adventures of Batman & Bean | DC Batman Toy Review

    A few weeks ago, I shared a post on Instagram asking fellow moms what toys their 7 – 10 year old boys love playing with most. After our most recent move, I did yet another huge declutter – this time…

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    A glow-inducing skincare routine using Filorga

    A glow-inducing skincare routine using Filorga

    My skin went through a bit of rough patch right at the start of lockdown (way back in March – can you believe we’re in August already?) Breakouts, dullness, and a few new lines, thanks to the stress and overwhelm…

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    Things that are bringing me comfort at the moment

    Things that are bringing me comfort at the moment

    I could start this post off with any number of cliches: how we’re living in unprecedented times, what strange times these are, or with reference to ‘our new normal’… but I won’t. Instead, I’m going to jump right in and…

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