• Life

    Lessons I Learned in 2019

    Every one has their own lessons to learn in life, but here are a few lessons that I learned in 2019. Don't wait for the perfect moment. Take a moment and make it perfect. We have all heard this life…

  • Life,  Lifestyle

    My Top Christmas Movie Picks

    Can you believe that we are already in December!? I'm sure I say this every year, but where the heck has this year gone!? We went from January to February, March to April, May to June to July and then…

  • Life,  Lifestyle,  Wellbeing

    “Overcoming” My Anxiety

    Anxiety ruled my life. I have shown signs of it ever since I can remember; a pain in my stomach that just doesn’t go away, the ringing in my ear that never seems to stop. The pounding in your head…

  • Life,  Lifestyle,  Wellbeing

    Why I Became A Vegetarian

    I remember eating some biltong, around 2 years ago, exclaiming that I could never be a vegetarian. I just loved meat too much to even consider a plant-based diet. I have heard a number of people saying that vegetarianism is…

  • Life,  Lifestyle,  Wellbeing

    How To Get Yourself Out Of A Rut

    I once read a blog where the author described a rut as a ‘productivity vacuum’, and I don’t think that I could have said it any better. The end of the year is always a struggle for me. When things…

  • Life,  Lifestyle

    Meeting The Dr. 90210

    We all get excited when there is an opportunity to meet a celebrity – especially when we don’t have to pay for it. In 2011, thee Dr. 90210, Dr. Robert Rey came to South Africa for the launch of his…

  • Life,  Lifestyle

    It’s Finally Christmas Month!

    It's finally December, and on that note, it means that it has finally come time to put up the Christmas tree.  This year, we up-graded our Christmas tree to something a little bit bigger. We bought our first tree to…

  • Life

    What It Is Like Being A Hair Model

    Would you believe that I was once a model in a hair competition? I thought not, so here I am today to prove it to you. During my second year of university, I rekindled a school friendship with someone that…

  • Life

    Santa Shoebox

    Back in 2008, while I was still a young girl my mom stumbled across the Santa Shoebox project and pledged a box for everyone in the family. Each one of us got a child of our choice and we got…

  • Life,  Southern Africa

    I Survived The Warrior Race

    Did you know that the Warrior Race is South Africa’s largest obstacle course race series that the entire family can participate in. Never heard of it? Check it out here.  In 2013, when the Warrior Race debuted, my family and…

  • Life

    Happy Spring Day!

    The 1st of September marks Spring Day in South Africa. Traditionally, today is spent having a braai with friends, or shaving your head and beard - and since I am not going to shave my head and don't have an…

  • Life

    I Am Engaged

    So I have pretty much been engaged for over 2 months, and have done very little social media announcing. So here it goes... I'M ENGAGED! On the 1st of May 2017, Dillon surprised me by dropping down on one knee…

  • Life,  Lifestyle,  Wellbeing

    Quitting Social Media Helped My Insomnia

    So a little bit about my Insomnia before I carry on: I used to suffer from chronic insomnia triggered by chronic stress, which I didn’t know I had, as well as social anxiety. This insomnia was present during my school…

  • Life,  Lifestyle

    His Story | Meet Maximus

    Max had been chained up in an unloving home for most of his life. He was left in a yard to endure the cold, the rain and the loneliness. Max developed a problem with his left leg and a neighbor…