COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA

autumn 2020 favourites

It’s about time for another favourites post. In this time of the pandemic and life being generally upside down, looking for and noting things that have brought me joy, keeps me afloat. Some are practical and some are frivolous items but either way they have brought me the same amount…

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indoor plants tour

It has been a hot minute since I posted anything about my garden and/or plants on here. But that’s all about to change because I filmed a video showing my current indoor plants collection. I love having plants in the house because they bring in freshness and they are great…

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lockdown level 3 and things returning to “normal”

Every stage of this lockdown has had me in a different life situations. Level 5 has me living at my mom’s house & hardly leaving the house. Level 4 had me back in Durban and working from home. Lockdown level 3 has me back at work full time and things…

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the lockdown from a 3 year old toddler perspective

We’re in 33rd day of Lockdown Level 5 in South Africa! We have gone through all the emotions and I think I’m finally on the accepting and planning how we’re going to go ahead in life. As a mom to a 3 year old girl, going through the lockdown with…

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food cupboard storage ideas

Changing up the way I store food in my food cupboard was one of the projects that were on my mind prior to us going into the lockdown. Browsing through Pinterest (as one does for such projects), I found some great inspiration and I couldn’t wait to get my project…

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lockdown challenges that i’ve done so far

Love them or hate them, lockdown challenges are here to stay for as long as us non-essential workers are sitting at home not doing much. I’m as lazy as the next person and I’ve looked at some of them like: I have not the energy to tackle you right now,…

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a day in the life during lockdown

We’re all living in a crazy time right now and if you’re in South Africa, we’re under a 21 day lockdown i.e. the government has officially told us to stay at home (if you’re not working in essential services) unless we’re going to buy essentials or get medical care. As…

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bullet journal supplies – where to buy them in South Africa

I started using the bullet journal system 1 year ago and I’ve been hooked ever since, buying bullet journal supplies was one of the highlights of this new adventure. The system works well for me and it helps me to really organise my life while expressing my creativity at the…

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life lately 02

January has finally ended! yippeee! It is now all downhill till the end of the year. This year for me has started off at 200 km/h on the work front and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down at least till the end of February, god willing. Here are the…

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practical ways to go green in your daily life

I am all about being green and being an environmentally conscious citizen on this earth and also passing that on to my daughter is quite important to me, but I absolutely can’t get into the all or nothing approach of the recycling/being green message that we are constantly bombarded with.…

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my favourite things // 2019 edition

This is my annual round up post of the best of the best of the year. These are the material items that made my year so much better, those that I put to very good use and those that brought me so much joy. So as we start off this…

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happy 2020!

Happy 2020 (20plenty) and all those good things! I wish that this year is your best yet and that all your wishes and the plans you have set for yourself come to fruition. I had a wonderful festive season, it was filled with food, seeing my loved ones, a bit…

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