Food, Style

Wrapping Up 2018

December 14, 2018 | 13 Comments

The winner of ‘Kenny the Kudu’ is Simone Blanckenberg!

Do you see what I did there? Because it’s nearly Christmas, and we’re all wrapping up presents. Plus the year is almost over (“wrapped up”). Okaaaay…sorry if I didn’t need to explain it, but I wouldn’t want to waste a good pun. I also don’t want to waste much of anything this festive season. Lately I’m all about not wasting time, not wasting food, and not generating too much waste in general.

We all consume more than we need, and we need to tone it down, because although this is the season of excess, I think our planet will agree that we need to get a bit leaner when it comes to our consumption. Let’s keep things simpler.  Continue Reading…


It’s Not Your Job to Make Christmas Magical

December 4, 2018 | 5 Comments

Do you hear me? It’s not your job to make Christmas magical for everybody and their aunt. I know you’re feeling the anxiety, because I feel it too. You look on social media and see somebody’s perfect tree. Someone else’s beautiful table setting. The handmade cloth advent calendar filled with wooden toys. The way they hide that blasted elf each night in increasingly imaginative places to delight their kids each morning. Continue Reading…


Send Some Love with Bloomable

November 28, 2018 | 3 Comments
Bloomable bubbly

Written in collaboration with Bloomable

Hello lovely people. Are you feeling Christmassy yet? We put up our tree last night and I’m starting to pore over festive feast recipe ideas. I’m dreaming of days by the pool, where I can forget about my email and focus on family, relaxing and good times.

Luckily my house is looking pretty nice actually, and it’s all thanks to a delivery I got recently from Bloomable. Who are these lovely sounding people? Bloomable officially rebranded from SA Florist earlier this month, because although they offer the most gorgeous blooms, they do so much more than flowers. Continue Reading…