Beach House

How do you carry your handbag?

I recently read an article on Glamour that talked about how you carry your handbag tells people something about your personality. Click here to read the Glamour article. I used to wear my handbag as a sling over my body in the front, but as

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Dear Santa

Dear Husband Santa, It is almost Christmas – because all the retailers are telling us so with the decorations already out in full force. I thought long and hard about what I want for Christmas and I came up with a few things that you


It’s not you, it’s me – a note to my beloved Jozi

Dear Jozi, We need to talk. It is not you, it really is me. I want more. You know that I love you. I have loved you the very first moment I saw your beautiful lights in the distance. You know that I left my


Hello Male (Maldives)

Male is the tiny capital city of the Maldives. There are around 150,000 people on an island of almost 6 square kilometers. They are about 3 hours ahead of SA time and use both the Maldivian Rufiyaa and US Dollar as currency. When I first


Picnic on a small island in the middle of a big blue ocean

It has been a month since we arrived back from the amazing Maldives – and I have major withdrawal symptoms. I am still flipping through the photos regularly and can remember every second of our time spent in paradise. One of my favourite outings was

love doll

You can colour me cream

It is no secret that I have been struggling with depression since we first heard my infertility diagnoses. Some days I barely want to get out of bed. Most days I don’t even want to see people anymore. I literally dread being around people and

Awesome Finds

To the Ballet I say!

This weekend I was feeling less than anything that might require me to get out of bed. If I could’ve I definitely would’ve stayed in PJs with bags of sweets. Unfortunately in the world of humans we have to eat. While driving to the gate


Johannesburg Perfume Sale 2015 Dates

Don’t miss the 2015 perfume sale, if you do… you will have to pay full price for your perfumes 8 Commerce Crescent, Eastgate Business Park, East Block, Kramerville, Sandton Wednesday, 30th September 2015 @ 12h00 – 18h00 Thursday, 1st October 2015 @ 08h00 – 18h00


Infertility, a good reason to change your spending habits

I have been asked how we can afford fertility treatments a few times recently. It got me thinking on what I have changed to be more responsible at saving. Here goes… I don’t go out with my girlfriends anymore. Buying new clothes is a thing


Maldives is for everyone

I am having serious withdrawal symptoms from being on the beach. I am <<this close>> to packing my bags and move to Ballito (since I can’t afford to move anywhere outside Africa with the weak Rand)! When I originally planned the Maldives holiday I had