The Cotton Company Turkish Towels - Breeze, Grace & Kosi (taken with my Fujifilm X-T2)

A towel for every occasion

As I’m sure you know, we are flying to Croatia on Friday, yes this Friday. The time has flown by and now it’s time for us to explore Croatia. Packing space is at a premium as myself and my husband are sharing 1 suitcase…yes you read right…1 suitcase! So, I can’t pack anything but the essentials and was worried how… Read more →

Top 5 tips for traveling

In the last couple of years, I have been very lucky and been able to travel overseas to quite a few places…Scotland, Cyprus, Netherlands, Britain, Czech Republic … to name a few. So, because of this, I thought I would share my top 5 travel tips. They are just a few things that I have learnt on my travels, mainly… Read more →

Madeira Cake, using Chef Tjaart's recipe

Chef Tjaart’s Madeira Cake Recipe

Last weekend, my sister-in-law, Chantelle wanted to do some baking. So obviously, I was more than willing to pop round to help…with the tasting! We are both huge fans of The Great South African Bake Off, and the one judge, Chef Tjaart. So, Chantelle wanted to try one of his recipes and after going through his website, she decided on his… Read more →

These are not my items - it is merely an example of what to pack (it was created with Polyvore)

Best packing rule ever – 5,4,3,2,1

I am a ninja packer, as I am able to squeeze a lot into a very small space but I do tend to totally over pack and end up with loads of clothes that I don’t even take out my suitcase (yes, this happened in Scotland). So, with my Croatian trip coming up, and having limited space on the boat… Read more →

My Winter Essentials (Photographed with my iPhone 6s)

My Winter essentials

Winter is most people’s worst time of year…the days are short, it’s cold and we just tend to feel miserable. Having said, there are some upsides to Winter – layering with warm snuggly clothes, scarves, boots & hot drinks! As we are in the thick of Winter, I thought I would share my essentials – almost like my Winter survival… Read more →

LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70% (photo taken with iPhone 6s)

New LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70% Cocoa

Are you someone who doesn’t like dark chocolate because of its bitter taste? Well then I have found the perfect chocolate for you! LINDT have created LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70%, which is perfect for your taste buds’ first introduction into dark chocolate. As it’s got a milder taste, it will make it a lot easier to enjoy 🙂 LINDT EXCELLENCE… Read more →

Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh Scotland

Top 5 picturesque castles in Scotland

Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries I have been to, and the landscape is scattered with beautiful castles, manor houses and tales of times gone by. It’s got a magical and mystical air about it…let’s just say that it was right up my street, as I love taking photos of old buildings. My family knew this after I went… Read more →

Before & After Microblading my eyebrows

Microblading your eyebrows

I have been wanting to have my eyebrows microbladed for a while now, but I just never seemed to find the time. It wasn’t until my cousin-in-law mentioned that one of her clients had had hers done at salon in Fourways. That’s when I was sold on the idea, as was looking for somewhere relatively close that came recommended by… Read more →