Wine and Conversation

Learning to taste wine is really no different than learning to appreciate music or art – the pleasure you receive is proportionate to the effort you make. The more you fine-tune your sensory abilities, the better you’re able to understand and enjoy the nuances and details that great wines express. The time and effort invested in palate training is rewarding – and very, very fun.

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Nuts about the COCO!

The beauty industry may not love me so much for this post but I’d love to share with you what I’ve known for ages but only recently put to the test – and oh wow, have I loved seeing the the benefits of using raw coconut oil on my skin

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Life

Lots of girls have been asking me to share my “secrets” on what I do to keep in shape. So here goes – The Secret is.. Keeping in shape and more importantly, keeping healthy is no potion, lotion or magic pill.. it is in fact, actually working out (regularly) and eating sensibly!! And that’s the secret!!

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To My Beautiful Mom…

I love that an entire day is dedicated and set aside to women who raise us, comfort, nourish, protect, guide, support and teach us! I would love to honour this blog to that person in my life – My Mother. She is the most amazing woman that has dedicated her life to my brother and I – she is selfless, yet strong, she is the most beautiful woman I know.

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Read My Lips

Red lipstick has had a surprising tumultuous history, dating back as far as 5000 years (now that’s a rather interesting fact!) It may be one of the most powerful symbols of female beauty and sexuality in the western world to-date, especially with the power it yields for that perfect scarlet pout!

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Island Trotter: The Place to Be

If your weekdays and mundane routine is as manic as mine, running between three different schools, extra murals and lessons for my 3 kids, besides for being a mommy and wife and all that goes with that, then holidays are welcomed with open arms.. and we all love holidays (for me, especially summer beach holidays!) and I can’t wait to relax, unwind and don’t even mind watching my waistline expand with time (which it most definitely will, when doing an island resort holiday!)

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Brow Down

As I’ve mentioned on my posts, aging isn’t for the faint hearted and being girls, our quest for the rest of our days will always be to try and bottle our youth.. and this is no easy task with so much out there, what do we do and where do we begin/perhaps need to stop to still look youthful and sexy but not kill our natural beauty either. I discovered Nicole from Blush South Africa and she’s has defined my brows and shed a few months (perhaps even a year or two) with adding great shape to my face.. and let me just add, money well spent as I’m thrilled with my results. Here is more about the TREATMENT:
Phibrows / microbladed brows is a technique of semi-permanent drawing of eyebrows with hyper-realistic results.

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