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Is it too early to start preparing for Black Friday?

Is it too early to start preparing for Black Friday?

Black Friday seems to have really taken off in South Africa over the past few years, but every year I find myself in the same situation: unprepared with no moolah left to spoil myself and take advantage of the sales.…

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Essential oils: what are they, and how do I use them?

Essential oils: what are they, and how do I use them?

I don’t know about you, but I feel as though essential oils are everywhere lately. Not a day goes by without me stumbling upon a Facebook post or blog post harping on about the wonders of essential oils, but it…

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The importance of me-time for mamas (and how to get some!)

The importance of me-time for mamas (and how to get some!)

Never has the need for me-time as a mama been more apparent to me than over the past year, since I’ve made the transition to being a single mom who’s responsible for the majority of childcare. My every waking moment…

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Bedtime rituals that help me to fall asleep quicker and easier

Bedtime rituals that help me to fall asleep quicker and easier

*This post is sponsored by Sealy I know I need to be getting at least 6 or 7 hours’ of sleep every night, but let’s be honest: as a busy, working mama, making sure that I’m in bed and fast…

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5 Quick and easy steps to a healthier you

5 Quick and easy steps to a healthier you

July is just about done and dusted, and if you’re anything like me, your New Year’s resolutions are probably long forgotten! I’ve moved away from setting too many New Year’s resolutions over the past few years, as I’ve found that…

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My Winter Capsule Wardrobe Wish List

My Winter Capsule Wardrobe Wish List

I’ve been working on developing and honing my capsule wardrobe for about two years now, and this is the first season that I finally feel like I have things down pat. A couple of months ago I decided to do…

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Real self-care tips for working moms

Real self-care tips for working moms

Yes, you read that right: yet another blog post on self-care. Self-care seems to be one of the biggest buzzwords of the moment, so I don’t blame you if the title of this post made you roll your eyes a…

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The Macadamia Nut Crunch I never knew I needed… and 7 other great things from Faithful-To-Nature

The Macadamia Nut Crunch I never knew I needed… and 7 other great things from  Faithful-To-Nature

Move over peanut butter… there’s a new nut butter that’s gracing toast and sandwiches galore at the moment, and that’s Antonia’s Raw Stoneground Macadamia Crunch Butter (R149). This ridiculously indulgent nut butter contains just three ingredients: crunchy macadamia pieces (of…

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Your biggest skincare concerns sorted with Laboratoire SVR

Your biggest skincare concerns sorted with Laboratoire SVR

Skincare is a tricky thing… we all have different skin types and different concerns, and something that works for me may well not work for you – and vice versa! This is something that remains top of mind as a…

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My pick of 5 of the best places to stay in Greyton

My pick of 5 of the best places to stay in Greyton

Nestled at the foot of the picturesque Riviersonderend mountain range and a mere two hours’ drive from Cape Town, Greyton is the perfect spot for a relaxed weekend getaway. Whether you’re craving a solitary weekend spent reading beside the fireplace…

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