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Greyton’s hidden gem: The Earthy Pamper Room

Greyton’s hidden gem: The Earthy Pamper Room

A couple of months ago, I was invited to pop into The Earthy Pamper Room here in Greyton to experience an indulgent Esse facial – and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect! It was in the middle of a…

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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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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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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

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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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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Five things I’m loving right now

Five things I’m loving right now

01. White pedicures. I happened upon this look (if you’d even call it that) at a launch a few months ago. The brand had organised for us to have a quick pedi done during the launch, so that we could…

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We’re moving to the countryside in exactly 10 sleeps!

We’re moving to the countryside in exactly 10 sleeps!

After years spent dreaming of packing up ship and moving to Greyton, we’ve finally done it… we’ve taken the plunge, signed a lease on a beautiful little English-style cottage, and we’re moving next weekend! (Again!) This news has come as…

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It’s the little things…

It’s the little things…

I’ve spent the past two weeks visiting my mom in Somerset West, and I’ve been soaking up the gorgeous mountain views and precious beach strolls with my family as much as possible. I’m fortunate in that I’m able to work…

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Putting the important before the urgent

Putting the important before the urgent

I’m currently on deadline – on top of my usual workload – but while reflecting on what I’ve managed to do today, I came to the realisation that I hadn’t done very much at all. Sure, I spent a good…

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