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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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Be selfish

Dear women, Be selfish, you're allowed to. You are allowed to think only of yourself for a little while, because f*ck knows that you spend most of your time thinking of everyone else. Be selfish with your time. You don't have to give all 24 hours of your day to other and I swear that… Continue reading Be selfish

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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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How to get back on the wagon

Guys, it sucks. I know because I have been there so many times too! But, you can stay on the ground, timidly pining for the wagon to come back and fetch you - or you can get up and chase after it yourself. Here are a few ways to do just that.Let's face it, every… Continue reading How to get back on the wagon

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My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

Hey guys! It's been a while since I posted but I figured that I get a free pass considering that I'm seven weeks out of my first competition, I'm studying and adulting like a pro. Life is busy, a girl occasionally needs her full eight hours sleep and an all-nighter with her babe friends!  So,… Continue reading My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

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Bettie gets personal with – Mandy M Pinup

I had the opportunity to chat to a founding Bella and fashionista extrodinaire, Mandy M Pinup. Here is how that went down. Mandy M Pin-up is just a small part of your expansive reach within the pin-up community in South Africa. Can you tell us more about how you discovered your love for pin up… Continue reading Bettie gets personal with – Mandy M Pinup

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What I wore: My Sunday best

I think I have found the style that I feel absolutely lush in. It isn't too loud or too bold, but I swear that I haven't had that much of a reaction to an outfit since I started dressing the way that I do. Paul loved it, I loved it and by the looks that… Continue reading What I wore: My Sunday best

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What I Wore: Nautical Chic

I've been asked this an awful lot lately, so I've decided to include a wardrobe blog into my usual routine. In case you didn't realize this yet, I have a pretty distinct Pin-up style that I wear on a daily basis. A lot of ladies really like this style for a special occasion or for… Continue reading What I Wore: Nautical Chic

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Getting personal with Miss Hart

I'm on the front lines, asking the hard questions. Using the liquid liner after doing arms and shamelessly checking for lipstick on my teeth. I'm basically a hero. Basically. I cornered pin-up girl, Miss Hart and asked her the questions we all want to ask (and then some I wanted to ask).  Miss Hart is… Continue reading Getting personal with Miss Hart

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Pinups, pageants and rivals

Leading up to the pageant that took place over the weekend, I spent a lot of time watching YouTube videos on perfecting the pinup look/walk/hair/everything. The one thing that I noticed was that a lot of the girls warned against bitchy Pinups. I honestly can’t relate to this at all. This past weekend was pretty… Continue reading Pinups, pageants and rivals