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On Succulents: This Week’s Favourites

This weekend I went to a succulent show. These happen twice a year, and it’s something I really look forward to. Why? Because it’s a chance to get my hands on succulents and cacti that are difficult to find at … Continue reading

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On Instawalks: Jozi, You Beautiful Thing

Getting out of bed at 4am is hard. Real hard. As I pulled on my jeans over thick stockings and socks, added 2 warm jerseys and a thick jacket, I wondered if it would be worth it. I followed Brandon … Continue reading

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On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Bouncing Your Brains Out

Last Thursday we got to attend the launch of something exciting. Something really exciting. The likes of which we’ve only seen on TV, and never dreamed that we’d have in South Africa. What am I talking about? BOUNCEInc. Located next … Continue reading

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On @AfricologySpa & Making Me-Time

The last time I went to a spa was probably over 6 years ago. It’s not something I choose to do, or generally have time for. With 2 kids, 1 husband and a full-time job, who has time for spas? … Continue reading

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On My #AeroLetGo Moment

What’s the best part about blogging? Most people would assume that it’s the free stuff, right? The press drops and blogger packs that show up at your office. It’s a topic that’s been on my mind recently, this influencer campaign … Continue reading

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On Doughing It Right: @Casalottis Pizza Club

You can taste my creation for yourself – this month only at Casalotti’s. While you’re at it, you’ll be helping me in my attempt to earn The Big Boy a home for life on this legendary pizza menu. Continue reading

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On The World’s Best Chocolate Cake. Mine

It always surprises people that I cannot bake. I can cook – really well, I like to think – but I can’t bake. I can’t be arsed to exact-measure and follow a recipe to the letter. My baking always flops. … Continue reading

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On Being A Chicken-Shit Scaredy Cat

I don’t know when it happened. This whole me-being-a-scaredy-cat thing. It seems to have gradually snuck up on me. I’m not fearless and I really don’t like being scared. I can’t watch scary movies. It’s not fun. I don’t dig … Continue reading

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On Fudge. No Other Words Are Necessary.

Last night I made fudge. The end result looks nothing like the recipe I used, however. Could have had something to do with the fact that I used condensed milk, butter (not margarine), vanilla, brown sugar and maple syrup. (I … Continue reading

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