Mendi Night

I come from a big family and we have many weddings. The problem is I often struggle to find the right outfit. I’m sure you can relate so I thought I’d share some ideas. One of my closest cousins got married recently and my whole family had so much fun enjoying the festivities! The build…

Chocolate Tasting

The Spice Route in Paarl, about 45 minutes from Cape Town (see directions below), has a delightful village set up with De Villiers Artisan Chocolate, Roastery and Espresso Bar. The chocolate tasting experience starts with a tour of how chocolate is made, where it is sourced and the “proper way” to eat chocolate. Then we…

Water Colour Painting

Happy Sunday everyone! During my vacation I found this beautiful water colour set that my sister got as a present years ago. Shhh don’t tell her I took it! I love flowers so I decided to do a floral wreath. I’m no artist but I feel that painting and other crafts are therapeutic, relaxing and…

Strawberry Pavlova

One of my favourite things about summer is by far the fruit! There’s no better combination than sweet berries mixed with cream on top of a sugary, crispy base.  Pavlova is the perfect treat if you want to indulge in something delicious. This recipe is so simple but definitely does the job! What are your…