Friday French High Tea
I love a good high tea, and when I saw Liberté's Instagram post about their French High Tea every Friday, I had to look into it. The first thing I did was send the post to Nafisa, who took these incredible pics and my usual partner in crime when it comes to exploring...
How to renew your South African driver’s licence at Waterfall RTMC
This article first appeared on Recharged. Anyone who’s dealt with any government agency breaks out in cold sweats at the thought of doing anything relating to official documents. From changing your surname on your ID to applying for a new passport, we often spend...
2023 Goodreads review
Image by starline on Freepik My Goodreads goal for this year was to read 150 books, very achievable thanks to audiobooks, which allow me to knit or do chores while reading. And don't come at me with "that's cheating". You read with your mind, not eyes or ears, which...
Fall in love with NakedCherry Waxing in Craighall
Queen Bee Karen has come a long way from opening her first NakedCherry Waxing Smooth Operation in 2012.She invited me to the recently relocated Parktown North branch to peaceful Craighall, with plenty of safe, shaded parking.But we're not here to talk about the trees....
Friday French High Tea

Friday French High Tea

I love a good high tea, and when I saw Liberté's Instagram post about their French High Tea every Friday, I had to look into it. The first thing I did was send the post to Nafisa, who took these incredible pics and my usual partner in crime when it comes to exploring...

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Something fresh at Starbucks

Something fresh at Starbucks

As summer draws to an end, Starbucks is rolling out fresh food nationwide with a delicious new menu of freshly prepared and ready-to-go snacks and treats. They invited me to try some of it. Some of their new offerings include the granola pot, a breakfast favourite...

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Review: Home Cooking

Review: Home Cooking

Home Cooking by Herman Lensing is a title sent to me by the wonderful people over at Penguin Random House. I have to be honest; I outsourced this read to the family that cooks my daily dinner. While William does most of the cooking, the gorgeous gilded pages lured...

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NESTLÉ SMARTIES get smarter

NESTLÉ SMARTIES get smarter

NESTLÉ SMARTIES has been a constant favourite throughout my life, as I’m sure it’s been for many South Africans. As a child, an ice cream with SMARTIES was the ultimate treat (by the way, I see that a certain fast-food chain is now offering their ice cream mixture...

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The baking starts

The baking starts

Everyone probably baked at least one thing during the lockdown. If you had flour and eggs you baked. Or you added them to your list for your next essential grocery outing. I'd made sure to get the ingredients for these blueberry muffins. Grant loves blueberry muffins,...

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It’s started

It’s started

Lockdown started in South Africa at midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020. I decided we should start the day/lockdown deliciously and whipped out a bagel and bacon breakfast. Also coffee, of course, and some few fruit to make sure we don't get scurvy while avoiding the...

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Cadbury’s generosity has taken root

Cadbury’s generosity has taken root

In May 2019 Cadbury Dairy Milk launched The Little Generosity Shop to appeal to south Africans to make a difference in the lives of some of the millions of orphaned and vulnerable children in the country. More than 90 000 donations from this initiative were handed...

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Celebrating spring with NutriBullet

Celebrating spring with NutriBullet

NutriBullet is super versatile. It is one of the best press drops I've received, and as promised, this weekend I used it to blitz some boozed-up slushies. Syllable's Strawberry Rose I love Hendricks Gin. It's definitely in my top three, if not number one. Inspired by...

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2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Martha has completed her goal of reading 120 books in 2021!
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