• Just three things

    Just three things

    I haven’t been sleeping well these past few days. I suspect I’m not the only one. I deleted the Twitter app off my phone, I’ve been avoiding watching the news, and limiting my time spent on social media – all…

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    Holiday Wish List | The Self-Care Edition

    Holiday Wish List | The Self-Care Edition

    A big focus for me this past year was self-care – and I suspect I’m not alone in this. Self-care seems to have been the buzzword for 2019, with sheet-mask-selfies and bath-bomb-baths filling my Instagram feed. Sure, self-care is so…

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    My summer sun care essentials… I won’t leave home without these!

    My summer sun care essentials… I won’t leave home …

    *This post is sponsored by Eau Thermale Avène I often get asked what one skincare product I couldn’t live without, and the answer is always the same: sunscreen. We all know that it’s a non-negotiable when it comes to prevent…

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    Protect your skin AND the ocean with Avène sun care

    Protect your skin AND the ocean with Avène sun …

    *This post is sponsored by Avène We all know how important it is to protect our skin against the sun’s harmful UV rays, but have you ever stopped to think about what ingredients your sunscreen contains, and how this might…

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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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    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 …

    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 …

    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 …

    *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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