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Are you bombshell material?

Whether you are a demure, little lady or a vivacious vixen, one this is for sure - you're perfect for pin up. In case you missed it, I'm serious about women empowerment, which is precisely what I love about pin up. Over the years, I've been in (and then out) of the pin up community,… Continue reading Are you bombshell material?

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3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

What do you do when the scale starts rebelling against you? When all of your hard work is going nowhere? You dig a little deeper into what else is going on ... If you start eating a bit more than usual, treating yourself to a few extra biscuits or slacking on exercise, you probably wouldn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

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Healthy living on a dime

How can I be healthy on a budget? What alternatives are there to kumbacha and quinoa? Why is everything so expensive? Sound familiar? You’ve asked or wondered about this as well on your weight-loss journey. I know that when I started out, I was terrified by the high cost of nuts and don’t get me… Continue reading Healthy living on a dime

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Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

Summer is here in South Africa and I couldn’t be happier. We don’t have the worst winters, but they’re definitely nothing like our balmy summers. To celebrate a new waist line size and season, I have been hunting for amazing pieces that don’t cost a kidney for the pin up on a budget. Here are… Continue reading Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

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My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes healthy living is boring, but here is how I make sure that I stay firmly on the wagon. Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, weight loss is hard. Lots of people will assure you that they can give you advice and coach you to… Continue reading My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

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Good carb/Bad carb

What are carbs anyway? Carbohydrates are your body’s - and brain's - primary source of energy, and are a crucial part of healthy eating habits. You shouldn't be cutting carbs out of your diet altogether, but knowing which carbs are good for you and which are bad is important for weight loss. Playing good carb/bad… Continue reading Good carb/Bad carb

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Eat more, weigh less

They say that abs are made in the kitchen. This means you need to eat the right kind of food to kick-start weight loss and you need to eat a lot of it. I’m not saying that you should spend your entire day eating, but if you’re skipping meals at the moment, this post is… Continue reading Eat more, weigh less

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Why can’t we be proud of our hard work?

The body positivity movement is something that can only be described as liberating, exhilarating and damaging. Yes, you read that last one correctly and I am already preparing my butt for the backlash this post is going to get. All across social media, we are flooded with images of women of all shapes and sizes… Continue reading Why can’t we be proud of our hard work?

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Weight loss myth busters

Busting weight-loss myths There are thousands of weight-loss myths that pop up online when you start looking for weight-loss tips. Most of these are either unproven or have physically been proven to not work at all. I’ve collected the top three that need to be debunked … Myth 1: All calories are equal Calories are… Continue reading Weight loss myth busters

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What I Wore: HellBunny Chic

It started off with an innocent visit to the Voortrekker Museum with my boys. We were already in Pretoria, so I suggested we go to Retrospective in Brooklyn Mall so that I could have a look around. Next thing I knew, I was in this dress and falling in love. We don't often get to Brooklyn… Continue reading What I Wore: HellBunny Chic