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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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What I Wore: Lady in Red

Guys, I cannot tell you how much I am loving being a blonde bombshell. I'm serious, being a platinum blonde has boosted my confidence levels a hundred, billion fold. Not to mention that I basically suit every colour now, especially a hot red little number from Pinn'd Up Clothing. If you've been following my #OOTD… Continue reading What I Wore: Lady in Red

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How to stick to the plan without going off the rails

The journey to a healthier you can be a tough one. Every so often we need some motivation to keep us going, so here are a few of my go-to tips ... Weight loss is a serious task that not everyone around you will take as seriously as you do That is why it is so… Continue reading How to stick to the plan without going off the rails

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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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Staying motivated like a boss

More than motivated If you’ve decided that you don’t want to wait for that summer body to make itself, and you want to get bikini ready before the winter months have passed, here are three ways to get going … Be realistic Trying to lose countless kilograms within a few weeks isn’t realistic. The weight… Continue reading Staying motivated like a boss

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Parenting, comp prep and the flu

I have had a whole ish load of stuff going on with me lately. It's the June holidays, which is a biggie for parents because that means your kids have 3 weeks off. Urgh. I went on leave recently, it has been a really long time since I had a holiday of any kind and… Continue reading Parenting, comp prep and the flu

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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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What to do before it’s over

This year is a day away from being at the halfway mark. Also, I realized that I sound just like my granny when I typed that line out. But when you pass a certain age, you realize how quickly years go by (possibly because it's all downhill from here for over 30 year old's -… Continue reading What to do before it’s over

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Soup to see me through highveld winters

Is highveld one word or two? What is highveld you ask? Well, it's what people over 30 call JHB thanks to a radio show - maybe that's because of where it is located geographically, probably the latter. So, I became the ultimate adult recently when I made a pot of (surprisingly) good vegetable soup. I'm… Continue reading Soup to see me through highveld winters

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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