beauty, Uncategorized

Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

I've shared this incredible lipstick across my social channels recently and thought it was time for a full review on the blog. It isn't a new brand by any means, but I'm really glad it is on the market. I often speak about the importance of a lipstick that stays put. One of my biggest fears… Continue reading Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

Real Talk

Am I enlightened yet?

This has got to be my year of balance. Not because it's super on trend to be enlightened right now, but because I cannot have a repeat of 2017. I'd legit effing die. We're only 5-days into the new year and I am already conflicted. See, I really want to move into a bigger home… Continue reading Am I enlightened yet?

Dear Diary

Help! I’m an Ego Maniac

I'm currently eating my feelings after an argument with my husband. They're Smart Bite biscuits and I have tracked them on MyFitnessPal, but I'm still using my victim brain to justify my behaviour and I'm willing to bet that you do this too. Every now and then I reminisce about all the obstacles that I've… Continue reading Help! I’m an Ego Maniac

beauty, Uncategorized

Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

I was a little bit surprised by how popular the last makeup post was, y'all wanted more. Because I'm all about giving back, here is another instalment of "in my makeup bag".I'm still not entirely sure why we suddenly needed lips that looked dryer than the Sahara desert, but it's a thing and we buy into… Continue reading Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

Parenting, Uncategorized

A lazy girl’s guide to crafting

To be fair I am not a lazy girl, but as far as crafting goes I am no Martha Stewart. But, I had old Typo South Africa sale frames lying around and really lovely Polaroids that are fading on the fridge. I wanted to get a little creative.After the bulk of last week was spent… Continue reading A lazy girl’s guide to crafting

beauty, Uncategorized

The 5 mascaras in my makeup bag

It's almost horrific that this year is a minute away from being over- even scarier is that I'm a second away from 32. I adore makeup and have a fair collection of my own - so I decided to talk about some mascara options I've used in 2017. I love makeup, I never leave home… Continue reading The 5 mascaras in my makeup bag

Real Talk, Uncategorized

Learning to self-love (again)

Man, to say that this year has been a weight based yo-yo is an understatement. In case you've missed it, I've gained weight and lost self-confidence - obviously, I had to change this. I've learned that weight gain (and coming to terms with it) is a lot like dealing with the different stages of grief.… Continue reading Learning to self-love (again)

Real Talk, Uncategorized

How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

I didn't realize that it has taken me so long to blog again, it seems like only yesterday I was bubbling over with the excitement of healthy living. I remember being so passionate about fitness and spreading the word about weight loss that I became blind. I think that this post is long overdue because… Continue reading How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

What to eat for weight loss

We all know that we need to eat healthier for weight loss, but do you know what food to eat? Here are the food groups you should be eating… There is a lot of talk about eating healthier and moving more for weight loss, but when you’re starting out it is difficult to know just… Continue reading What to eat for weight loss

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

Staying motivated

Staying motivated to stick to a weight loss journey is tough, so it helps to have a cheering section and an arsenal of motivation tips like these. Permanent weight loss requires making health changes to more than just your food choices, but also to your lifestyle. They aren’t always easy to do though, so staying… Continue reading Staying motivated