• 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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    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 …

    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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