• Food & Drink,  Hair & Beauty,  Thoughts

    Top Picks This Week: October 2019

    It’s been quiet on my blog for a while. Part of the reason was that I was feeling fairly uninspired. I didn’t want to churn out content for the sake of it – I do this because I love it, not because I have to, so with my recent holiday and birthday, I decided to throw myself into planning those and enjoying myself instead. Now I think I’m ready to dip my toes back into the blogosphere and I thought I’d do so with a quick round-up of all my favourite things at the moment. Beauty: Huda Power Bullet Matte…

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    Food & Drink,  Out & About

    FABER at Avondale

    On Sunday we decided to venture out and try a place we had never been before. So, after some searching, we settled on Avondale Wine Farm. Avondale’s ethos is “Terra Est Vita” (“Soil is Life”), and it’s reflected throughout –…

  • Hair & Beauty

    Advanced Night Repair: A Love Letter

    In my previous Estee Lauder post, I mentioned that I was most excited to try the Advanced Night Repair – the award-winning (too many to name), cult classic (it was originally launched in 1982) and bestseller (nine bottles are sold…

  • Hair & Beauty

    Mini Review: MAC minis

    Confession: up until like, last week or so, I had never tried or bought a MAC product. I thought it was over-hyped and overpriced, and to be completely honest, the sales women inside always intimidated me. But, walking past the…

  • Food & Drink

    Soup & Wine at Vondeling

    On Saturday we were invited for lunch at Vondeling Wines to celebrate their first soup and wine pairing event. Although the sun was out, the air was still chilly enough for us to look forward to and appreciate promised fireplace…

  • Food & Drink

    Stellenbosch Wine Festival

    This past weekend saw Pick ‘n Pay’s Stellenbosch Wine Festival held… well, not in Stellenbosch. For the first time ever, the Stellenbosch Wine Festival took place on the North Wharf at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Which may be…

  • Hair & Beauty

    Long Hair in 5 Minutes

    It’s no secret that love changing my hair. I’ve had almost every colour and cut, but now that I’m in a corporate environment I’ve tried to settle down, with my hair colour at least. But it’s hard to stop cold…