food & drink

Lindt Creation Slabs - Pistachio Delight, Raspberry Dream & Hazelnut De Luxe

NEW Deliciously Dark Lindt Creation Slabs

Dark chocolate seems to be one of those things that you either love or hate, I haven’t met many people that are on-the-fence about how they feel about dark chocolate. And, obviously, I am one of those that love it, for me dark chocolate is rich, intense and chocolatey. I really enjoy a good quality dark chocolate slab after dinner.… Read more →

belVita Breakfast Biscuits (photographed with my iPhone 6s)

The new belVita Breakfast Biscuits

My mornings are pretty hectic…it’s a rush to get to a 6am Getfit class, then home to shower and breakfast before starting my work day. Some days I am really on the ball and have a delicious hot breakfast of eggs. But other days, I am rushing out the door before I remember that I didn’t have breakfast. This isn’t a great way to start your day and… Read more →

Earthbound Chenin Blanc & Earthbound Pinotage

Earthbound Wines – Pinotage & Chenin Blanc

With our global drive to ‘Go Green’, great healthy & organic… It’s refreshing to find a South African organic wine, who cares about the environment as much as we do. Earthbound Wines are born of harmony between man and nature and this principle applies to every aspect of their winemaking process. Their vines are planted and maintained in line with ecological… Read more →

Cadbury Dairy Milk launches SA's first Joy Generator #WhatsYourFlavourSA

What’s Your Cadbury Dairy Milk Flavour?

Cadbury Dairy Milk have launched yet another exciting campaign… SA’s first Joy Generator (I will explain what it is in a moment). Which I am so excited about as it combines 2 of my favourite things Chocolate & Happiness! I just love chocolate and who doesn’t need to generate a little joy in their lives. It’s a match made in heaven!… Read more →

Cadbury GLOW (16 Pack) - I just love this is beautiful & elegant - just like my mom!

Spoil mom with Cadbury GLOW

It’s hard to believe that it is already Mother’s Day, it seems that the year is just speeding by! Most year’s I don’t get to spend Mother’s Day with my mom as she lives in Gaborone, Botswana. However, this year I am very lucky to be flying down for a few days, including Mother’s Day. When I was a child,… Read more →

Gert-Johan Coetzee & 3 of his gorgeous dresses; My Magnum - white choice with silver balls, candy choice biscuit bites & mint cupcake crunch & mint shortcake

Magnum Pleasure Store is back!

I’m sure we all remember the decadent and delicious Magnum Pleasure Store that was in Rosebank…if you love your chocolate covered ice cream as much as I do. Then you will be excited to know that the ‘Make my Magnum’ experience is back in South Africa with a brand new Pleasure Store! MAGNUM NELSON MANDELA SQUARE opened on Saturday, 12 March, and… Read more →

Heart Shaped Blueberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs

Recipe: blueberry cheesecake fat bombs

If you are following a LCHF or banting lifestyle then you occasionally are in need of a snack to get you through the day and I find the best thing is a fat bomb…what is a fat bomb? They are exactly what the name implies, they are a snack which contains high concentrations of fat but little carbs. There are… Read more →

Eggplant Lasagne, which is banting friendly

Recipe: eggplant lasagne

Myself and my husband Garith have decided to give banting a go this year. There has been a lot of media coverage around this lifestyle and it’s benefits…so my thinking is I’m young so if not why not. At this stage, it can’t make things worse! hehe! So because of this, I have been looking for delicious recipes to try… Read more →