lion on my car

Dude, there is a lion on my car!

There are perks to living in Africa. You are closer to the most amazing nature reserves and you have sunshine almost all year round. We recently visited the Lion Park just outside Joburg – and did we get more than we bargained for… We excitedly


Thinking of screening with NIPT?

If you are thinking of doing NON INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING or NIPT read this first. Make up your own mind about if you shouldn’t just bite the bullet and look at the alternatives. Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) involves a simple blood screening that analyzes that

Perfume sale 2016 johannesburg

Annual Johannesburg Perfume Sale Dates Announced!

I have the most sought-after news in the history of news. I have the dates for the Johannesburg perfume sale. The perfume sale in Johannesburg will once again be 28 September to 2 October 2016. The 2016 Johannesburg perfume sale will be held at: 8


Boom, I’m back

I have thought long and hard while walking on the beach last week about what I want to achieve with my blog, so you can expect a few big changes. I think I finally have direction… I am always amazed at how amazing the weather

Super Fab Fans win all the time

Winter Warmer Competition

It could be your lucky winter, because I have a little winter warmer competition just for you. (I will upload a photo tomorrow.) What can you win? 1 x Maybelline Baby Lips 1 x Sally Hansen 545 Firey Island 1 x scarf How to enter:

baby names

What’s in a name?

Only 3.5-something months left and then husband comes with a name like Eleanor – because he wants to call her Ellie. Nothing wrong with the name, but also not really a particularly beautiful, strong or fun name. On my ears the baby name just sound

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Hands up, do you want to know where the cool kids go?

Today I’m going to spill the beans on 2 very amazing places in Carlswald & Crowthorne, Midrand. Maybe you have seen the signage, maybe you’ve been there or maybe one of your friends mentioned it to you, but I’m going to tell you anyway. Memories


Be better

Here I am at 13:30 on a Monday afternoon in bed. Thankful to have the pressure off my spine but dreading that I will have to go back to work tomorrow and sit at my desk – and compress that tender part. I know you


Quacks, Infertility and…

I’m republishing an article I wrote for Caffeine & Fairydust back in March 2016. It was such a big happy moment in my life after years of infertility heartache. So here goes… Climbing this mountain has been the hardest thing I have ever had to


Hey, pssst I’m still here

It is funny how people forget to ask how I’m doing. Just because the surrogate is expecting our kid doesn’t mean I cease to exist. I am here dammit. Hello kitty? On a lighter note do kids only like bunnies, bears and birds? Is that