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5 Things I’m loving right now

5 Things I’m loving right now

01. I’ve really been trying to take better care of my hands and nails, which includes giving myself a weekly at-home manicure, applying hand lotion every time I wash my hands, and massaging Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream into…

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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

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

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

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How to get over writer’s block | Writing tips for creatives

How to get over writer’s block | Writing tips for creatives

As someone who writes for a living, I easily churn out at least 10 000 words per day – whether it’s in the form of a blog post, a magazine article, an Instagram caption, my daily to-do list, emails, personal…

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The best things to do with kids in Greyton

The best things to do with kids in Greyton

It’s only been about five months since we first took the plunge and moved to Greyton, but it feels like we’ve lived here forever! We’ve had plenty of time to settle in and explore our new home town, so I…

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Maybe minimalism isn’t for me?

Maybe minimalism isn’t for me?

We’ve done a lot of shuffling, reshuffling, organising, and decluttering over the past three or four years (five house moves in as many years will do that for you), which resulted in an intense interest in minimalism for me. Decluttering…

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