Is there a better way to make your humble abode smell incredible, than with some scented candles? Not only do they make great gifts, they are wonderful when you’re wanting to spoil yourself. Whether you’re on the hunt for a day-brightening fresh scent, a sexy aroma to set a sensual mood, or simply a relaxing … Continue Reading

This is Dolce My hubby and I always joke about how, in our next life, we’d like to come back as cats. Just imagine; you get to sleep most of the day, play when you want, have your humans fawn over you (while you mostly ignore them) and calmly and leisurely watch the world go … Continue Reading

Meet Momo – our new puppy! I’m an animal lover through and through. I grew up surrounded by dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, even silkworms (they escaped, but that’s a story for another day.) I believe growing up with and respecting animals makes for happier, more compassionate children. When my daughter Miyo was born, both my … Continue Reading

Regular readers of my blog may have noticed a bit of a lull with posting on my blog towards the end of last year. The reason for this was that I was holding the “beauty” fort at Associated Media Publishing while their Beauty Director was on maternity leave. From August till December last year, I … Continue Reading

Wishing you all a wonderfully restful and beautifully festive season. Here’s to 2018!

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