Developing good money savings habits has always been a challenge for me. I have to remind myself on a regular basis that the key to wealth, is living within my means and being disciplined about saving. But, if I’m honest, the world of finance alludes me. I find it challenging (mostly because I don’t understand it) … Continue Reading

Last week I attended the Poetry Autumn Winter 2017 preview to see what the brand has in store for us as the cooler months approach. As usual, the goods on offer did not disappoint, and I spotted many items I think will be key investments this winter. The collection was designed with a strong yet … Continue Reading

To an intimate reader experience in Cape Town When: Wednesday 12 April 2017 Where: CHANEL Edgars V&A Waterfront Cape Town Time: 18:00 – 20:00 You’ll receive: *A skin consultation *A make-over & lip touch-up using Rouge Coco Gloss *A Fragrance layering with Coco Mademoiselle *An exclusive, limited edition CHANEL makeup bag We’ll sip bubbly, snack on macaroons … Continue Reading

As many of you know, nothing makes me happier than photographing beautiful blooms (well, except trying new beauty products). I’m always amazed at nature’s boldly stunning colour combinations and incredible design. It’s been a few months since I posted some blooming beauties, so thought a post showcasing some of my current favourite images was in … Continue Reading

I ‘m SO lucky to be a beauty journo. I mean, which other job allows you to spend your day at a top-notch spa being pampered? Yesterday, I got to check out the very newly opened and super swish Life Day Spa at the Pavilion (the old BMW Pavilion) at the Waterfront in Cape Town. … Continue Reading

When I’m looking for quirky, unique and super cool fabrics, my first port of call is always Skinny laMinx. The brand’s new collection, BRISE SOLEIL (from French, meaning ‘to break the sun’) is inspired by screens and sun-control devices. Often made of typically Modernist perforated brick and cast iron concrete, these structures are used to create privacy … Continue Reading

Beautiful blooms fill my heart with joy. For me, nothing quite compares to the feeling of cutting the perfect rose from my garden and smelling it’s beautiful scent. Nature and flowers inspire me and I can’t help but snap a pic when one (or many) catch my eye. I was scrolling through my camera roll … Continue Reading

A month ago, the peeps over at 22Seven challenged me to try seven tasks that, they assured me, would yield extra cash, come month end. I’ll admit, I was skeptical at first, but undertook to take them on to the best of my ability.  You can read my first post about the challenges here. A … Continue Reading