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blog break 2019

It’s about that time, alas it has come earlier this year. After deciding to get back into regularly blogging in 2019 I managed to publish 77 posts this year and I’m super proud of myself. I also started creating YouTube content on a regular basis as well from May 2019.…

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34!

It’s my birthday! I’ve been writing these birthday posts since I turned 30 (read here for 31, 32 and 33) – high 5 for consistency! I’m at that age now where if I have to give my age I first have to do a quick mental calculation before giving an…

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simple & cheap DIY vase

It’s been a while since I shared a home project with you guys and it’s way overdue. I needed to add some fuss free greenery to my bedside table and I needed a vase. Instead of buying one, like I had set out to do initially, I decided instead to…

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bedside table decor inspo

My perfect bedside table consists of a balance of decor and necessity items. The decor items have to be pleasing to the eye so that the first thing I see in the morning and the last thing I see at night are things that I enjoy. The necessity items are…

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toddlers and technology: how we are navigating this parenting landmine

Toddlers and technology… This is one area you can’t avoid if you are a parent in 2019 – how do you want your child to interact with technology? I didn’t think that I would have to deal with such so early in my daughter’s life, I thought maybe when she…

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essential toiletries for gym

I’ve recently gotten back to exercising – I’m currently training for a 10km race that’s happening in several days. For my training I decided to do some of it in the gym even though I’m not a gym person. Seeing as I wear makeup to work on a daily basis,…

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life lately 01

I have decided to change up my Taking Stock series that I’ve been doing for a while and switching over to a Life Lately. Content wise I don’t think it will be much of a change except for the title. So read up and check out what has been happening…

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my wintertime faves

Winter has finally (sort of) ended in Durban even though we didn’t have much of a winter (side eyes climate change). In this post I will be sharing my wintertime faves. I love making this list more lifestyle based so it’s not only makeup and skincare, I feel like it…

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the perfect flip flops for spring

Spring is here! Yes, I’m part of the group that celebrates the start of spring on the 1st of September and not on the other fake date that everyone claims. Spring is definitely open shoe season in my world, paired with a cute manicure and well-groomed feet, flip flops are…

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parenting without milestones

I’m not ashamed to say that when I first became a mom I had nooooo idea what I was doing (I don’t even think I know what I’m doing now, lol). I had somehow been on top of things knowledge wise with regards to pregnancy but I somehow didn’t read…

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5 of my favourite podcasts

A lot has changed since I last posted about my favourite podcasts 3 years ago – podcasting has really taken off and the game has totally changed (for the better). I have a eclectic taste of podcasts ranging from talk show types, interviews, women chatting about life and more recently…

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how i handle being away from my toddler when I travel

I always remark on how crazy it is that I only started travelling for work after I became a mom. When I was a dependent-free gal on the town work trips were mostly limited to national trips and then 7 months into motherhood I started travelling *all* the time. I…

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