• My Diary

    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…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary

    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…

  • Europe,  My Diary

    Our Fourth Day in Paris | Palace of Versailles

    4 July 2019 Last night, we booked tickets for the Palace of Versailles and the only tickets left were for the 14:15 time slot. For this reason we decided to give ourselves the morning off after a jam-packed 3 days…

  • Europe,  My Diary

    Three Museums on Paris Day Three

    3 July 2019 There are so many museums in Paris and we know that we would not be able to walk through them all, so we did some research last night and picked 3 of the ones that interested us…

  • Europe,  My Diary

    Our First Day in Paris

    30th June 2019 - 1st July 2019 On the evening of June 30th, we landed at Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Dillon and I had flown in from the United Kingdom after attending a wedding. As predicted, getting through passport…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary,  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…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary,  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…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary

    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…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary

    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…

  • Lifestyle,  My Diary

    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…

  • My Diary

    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…

  • My Diary

    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…