Things you might not have known…

I follow quite a few South African bloggers, one being Laura-Kim, who writes Harassed Mom (check out her blog – it’s awesome). So, when I read her post about Here are the things you might not know about her…I thought that would be such fun to do…and to be honest, some of the questions were harder to answer than I thought they would… Read more →

Thermomix Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Thermomix chocolate zucchini muffins

The other night, I was desperate for something sweet and also to use up the zucchini’s in the fridge…I was so chuffed when I searched the Thermomix website and came across a recipe for chocolate zucchini muffins. My recipe is similar to the original, I just added a more spices, as I find they enhance the chocolate flavour, to make… Read more →

Island hopping on the Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Do you have a yearning for an adventure? Have you always wanted to cruise somewhere but can’t quite decide where? Well, I can highly recommend cruising in Croatia…specifically doing an island hopping cruise along the Dalmatian Coast. It’s so beautiful…and an adventure & experience of a lifetime. I was nervous and skeptical when we originally booked but I am so… Read more →

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 →