Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Book review: Bad Blood by Tobin Elliott
"Bad Blood" by Tobin Elliott is an enthralling journey into the depths of a young girl's tumultuous emotions, set against the backdrop of a family in turmoil. I received an audio review copy of this book, and it was a captivating two-an-a-half hours. The year is 1975,...
Diarise: The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival
The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival is back, and it's promising to be bigger, better, and bubblier than ever before! Mark your calendars for Friday, May 17, from 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 to 16:00. The Johannesburg...
A quick little James Patterson twofer
It's been a while since I did a book review, and Louisa shared these two James Patterson quick reviews with me. 12 Months To Live By James Patterson and Mike Lupica The main character, Jane Smith, a criminal defence attorney, has a lot going on in her private which...
New year, new Pandora bling

New year, new Pandora bling

Pandora recently sent me some information on their new ranges, as well as their Valentine's and Galentine's Day promotions. Purely Pandora The Purely Pandora range of beaded jewellery, including the Pavé Band Ring, O Pendant, Beaded Circle Stud earrings and Beaded...

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No skirting around fashion

No skirting around fashion

There's a holiday abroad that's celebrated today: Skirt Day. So what’s a skirt you ask? Why, it’s a garment that hangs from the waist down, and can most often be identified by the fashionably challenged as “That bit of cloth what hangs from the waist down on a dress,...

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Black Betty opens a Jo’burg shop!

Black Betty opens a Jo’burg shop!

In 2012 Kristin Weixelbaumer set out to combine a decade's experience in the design world with her passion for stones and their magical powers, and so Black Betty was born. Black Betty has just launched a store in Johannesburg in the Bryanston Shopping Centre on the...

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Win and stay warm with Insync from Mr Price

Win and stay warm with Insync from Mr Price

This is a sponsored post. The best part about winter is the gorgeous jackets to keep all the cool girls stylishly warm. And as always, Mr Price has a great range of both formal and casual jackets in their Insync range. Fortunately formal doesn’t have to mean stuffy –...

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Step up to Shoes-day

Step up to Shoes-day

Apparently Marilyn Monroe said "Give a girl the right pair of shoes, and she can conquer the world", and Cinderella certainly is proof (bear with me here) that shoes can change a girl's life. One of the greatest shoe experiences I’ve had happened in the Melissa shop...

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Red carpet fashion: Golden Globe Awards 2014

Red carpet fashion: Golden Globe Awards 2014

It's that time of the year again - Award Season! And I'm sure several of my readers indulge in looking at the dresses worn down the red carpet with glee and scorn; I know I do! So Huffington Post has a great round-up of the fashion the girls of glamour wore to the...

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Fierce fashion to get you in a festive mood

Fierce fashion to get you in a festive mood

My mom started a fashion tradition where she'd buy me a new dress for Christmas every year. When I got older I bought myself a new dress for my birthday AND Christmas; sure it was only two weeks apart, but any fashionista will tell you that even if you're okay with...

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Happy birthday to two phenomenal women

Happy birthday to two phenomenal women

Genevieve is the poster child for the saying "dynamite comes in small packages"; she can get anything done and is always friendly and fashionable (except for going to the Justin Bieber concert, but each to his own ;)). I met Helena 14 years ago, and she's had a huge...

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