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Exceptional French fare at Bobo’s Brasserie

This past weekend we braved the city’s blustery weather and headed to Mouille Point to try the latest addition to the Kove Collection – Bobo’s Brasserie. Having thoroughly investigated their menu beforehand,…

Microdermabrasion: A first hand account

Before I test a new product or try and new treatment, I guarantee that I’ve done a multi-day, deep Google dive into every review, opinion, explanation and article I can get my…

Introducing Yorba Organics and Thandana

Locally produced, organic and boasting a 100% natural formula – it’s time to meet South African personal care brand, Yorba Organics. An email popped into my inbox recently, introducing me to a fantastic…

Snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon

When I booked this snorkeling adventure, it was weeks before we’d left for Zanzibar – and, predominantly for Luke, as he’d always been so much more comfortable in the water than I…

Favourites from Poetry this winter

When it comes to beautiful dresses, Poetry is officially the first place I go. I’ve been shopping with them for a few years, and can vouch for the quality and longevity of…

A night at Le Quartier Francais in Franschhoek

Recently the stars aligned in the most spectacular fashion, and resulted in us spending an absolute dream of a weekend in Franschhoek. We wined and dined at – objectively – the best…

Getting crafty – making candles at home

Confession time: I’m the least artsy craftsy person you’re likely to meet. As a child, I read and I played piano. That was it. I was never into drawing, making things or…

A review of Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia

Having last been to Beau Constantia for a wine tasting visit – well before Chefs Warehouse was around – it was a long-overdue visit in general. Added to the fact that it’s…

Win with Nivea Men this Father’s Day

Whether you’re stumped for a Father’s Day present, or just want to encourage the man in your life to take better care of himself – I’ve partnered with Nivea Men to give…

Brunch at Steenberg’s BistroSixteen82

For tapas, for spa treatments, for fancy meals, for wine -we’ve been fans of Steenberg for years. So, when I noticed the team was still using a photograph I took of their…