Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa

Romance in the Lowveld (at Summerfields)

This weekend was magical. We stayed at the 5 star Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa in a luxury riverfront tent. From the minute we arrived at Summerfields to the minute we left we felt so relaxed. Would I go back? In a heartbeat – in


Hello, is that you?

I know some of you have been dreading the idea of this blog being flooded by posts about a baby… Well, it won’t happen. This is a blog about things I like and do – sometimes it will be invaded by kid things, but mostly


Crying Rivers

It takes a few days after an unsuccessful cycle to come to terms with the utter disappointment and sadness. This time is even worse, because there were 3 follicles and we went in for an aspiration – and we came out with nothing but tears.

Design Team Fabrics

It goes {…} in the night

This is it – (almost) the 5 month mark until our lives change (again). Some kid will be moving in with us and attempt to monopolise our time and attention. Husband has started painting the room with Peppermint Beach 5 from Dulux – but still


The Cat Update

I closed my eyes for a moment and everything went to hell. Last Monday I arrived home to find my beloved little kitten unconscious and rushed him to the vet in Paulshof. He stayed until Friday afternoon with me visiting him for hours. I slept


Nom, nom, nom…

I don’t know if you have ever started a weekend with good intentions, but ended up not leaving the house. This weekend I should’ve gone shopping for quite a few (urgent) grocery items, but I just…left it. This is the result, Kelloggs Corn Flakes –

Take Off Your Shoes

Once in a lifetime

Happiness is not a destination, it is a way of life. In life you can choose many different paths. You can choose to live a real life or pretend to be someone else (for the rest of your life). You can choose to sit in

Hello April

Hello April

I see you. I see when you like my posts on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. I see when you laugh at my rantings and ”SERIOUSLY?” usage. I love that you are there, but one day when you see me walking about in some mall, street

Susann Deysel Birthday

Hello from Salt Rock

While on holiday I never keep to my resolutions of blogging (I wonder why?). I start the holiday off with every intention of sticking to blogging, but it just never happens like that. We’ve been in Salt Rock since the 17th of March and the

Salt Rock Beach

Where is your happy place?

Where do you go when you need a break from city life, work and being sick? My happy place is a beach, any beach – but when it comes down to where am I happiest in South Africa, I always choose Salt Rock Beach. I