Exploring Cape Town: High Tea

High teas at hotels have been my sister’s favourite way of celebrating milestone birthdays and events in the life of our family. So, I’ve had the privilege of experiencing the decadence and delight of high tea at four top hotels over the past few years. […]

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Gooi and Enjoy with Paperkutz

A few weeks ago I was contacted to find out if I’d be interested in receiving a #GooiAndEnjoy kit to try out and review and I said yes. The kit arrived with a personalized wooden spoon, a lazer engraved spoon rest with an owl (my […]

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Reality of Blogging

It’s been 12 days since my last post and I feel like I need to apologize! But that’s silly, isn’t it? I may have set a standard of one or two posts per week but I’ve had nothing to say that warranted an actual post. […]

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Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures CHOCOLATE…Lindt, Tomes or Godiva. Reading young adult fiction and munching on a can of sour cream and chive Pringles. Drooling over sky high heels that I could NEVER walk in. So many pretty but impractical shoes. Sparkly things like Indian inspired earrings and […]

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What can’t I live without?

What can’t I live without? Shoo! It is difficult to grab hold of just one thing. My kids for one thing. As I mentioned in my previous post I doubt I would survive something happening to them. Mother’s guilt, you know? But if we’re not […]

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Brookie Cookies

What comes to mind when I say, “brookie cookies”? In South Africa, broekie is the Afrikaans word for underpants and broodtjie is a small bread. Both of these are pronounced in a fairly similar way but none of them are in any way related to […]

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I #PledgeToBake on World Baking Day

I was just sitting with Twitter open in front of me trying to compose my #PledgeToBake tweet when I realized that I couldn’t choose who to bake for because there are too many people I want to say “thank you” to. It made me realize how […]

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Oranjezicht City Farm

 We visited a little treasure in the middle of Cape Town city center yesterday and had the great satisfaction and joy of harvesting some vegetables. Oranjezicht City Farm can be found on MyCiti bus route 103 and is well worth the visit. You can hop off at […]

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