Four Ingredients to a Healthier Me

Alpen muesli

One of my favourite quotes of all time is “taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your children” – as idealistic as this sounds, it’s a really difficult principle to apply practically to your everyday life, as you juggle motherhood, a career, relationships and your personal hobbies. I set some goals at the beginning of the year and I must say, I haven’t really been holding myself […]

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Thoughts before my 30th birthday

Turning 30; 30th birthday

I’m currently on a workcation in Europe, which means that I’ve had some time to think. Truly and deeply. Not just the kind of thinking that requires me to just get through my to-do list. This trip couldn’t have come at a better time because I’m due to sign up for my membership to the Dirty-Thirty Club in just a few days. I never thought I would be excited to turn thirty. Never. […]

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My first goal for 2017 – To Play More

Happy New Year Mama’s! This is the time that we set sights on our new goals for the year. Over the festive period, I took some time to reflect on the things I would like to achieve this year. As much as I have big plans for my career, finances and health (it’s seriously time to lose the baby pooch haha), I spent quite a lot of time thinking about […]

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{Brands We Love} November


It’s the first of December Mamas – I really can’t believe it. November was one of the toughest and most stressful months for me. As you know I had surgery for a burst appendix, catch the story in my latest life and baby update, and I also spent quite a lot of time away from home due to work commitments. I feel slightly out of touch considering all that has […]

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[Natures Farms Recipe] Braai Pap with a twist


If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you will know that I do not like [read: do well] in the kitchen, so I’m always looking for ways to stay motivated and try new things so I agreed to take part in the #NaturesFarmsChallenge.   What is the Natures Farms Challenge? A challenge to cook or bake a South African dish with a twist, using Nature’s Farms products, since […]

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{WIN} CHERUBS Classic Flushable Baby and Toilet Training Wipes


We all love the yummy smell of a baby – but let’s face it, they generally all need a good wipe-down a few times a day to stay this way. From nappy changes, sticky faces and toilet training drama, you want to actually know that you’re using high quality products on your baby right? That is why I’m introducing you to the new CHERUBS Classic Flushable Baby and Toilet Training […]

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Belle Lait: beautiful feeding bras for the modern mom

Belle Lait

I’ve written about extensively about breast milk and my breastfeeding journey over the last few weeks, but what you don’t know is that up until a few days ago, I was wearing nothing remotely close to beautiful feeding bras. Instead, I wore shady sports bras which I bought while I was pregnant, because they were stretchy and offered comfort when my nips were violently sensitive. The reason I’m not in thaaat situation anymore […]

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The benefits of Juicing: Juice for Health and Win with Nirmala Juice


My biggest weakness is food – I’m talking food right across the spectrum, from home cooked meals, to desserts and takeaways, I love food, period. Unfortunately I don’t always make the healthiest choices and the impact isn’t pretty. Now that I no longer have the luxury of blaming everything on pregnancy cravings; I’m getting ready to work on my health and fitness again. Every day life with my children reminds […]

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8 week baby and postpartum update


I can’t believe that Khumo [aka Little Lady] is 8 weeks old already!! Since this is my first update, it’s quite long, so it might be a good idea to grab some coffee. I’m still amazed at how each baby and experience can be so different. Although the first few weeks had a bumpy start, with the recovery needed after a c-section, coupled with my engorged boobies and urinary tract infection, the time […]

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My baby shower


My baby shower was everything I wanted it to be – – Relaxed and intimate: filled with the love of my son, closest family and friends – Pretty: I was getting into the groove of this girly thing – NOT a surprise: surprises are a control freaks worst nightmare. It was held 6 weeks before my due date, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise because I landed up in hospital […]

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