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Wanderlust Wednesday · Misty Mountain Reserve

Today’s Wanderlust Wednesday post is a throwback to our romantic weekend getaway to Misty Mountain Reserve in the Eastern Cape. I’ll admit, I’m not really one for roughing it up ‘tent-en-slaapsak’ style, but I do enjoy elements of camping, and so I’ve always wanted to experience a slightly more luxurious version of off-the-grid(ish) camping. In December my André and I celebrated four years of dating, and our anniversary weekend seemed like the perfect opportunity to go glamping, and the thought of experiencing…

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Karoo Chronicles · February Highlights

I don’t know about you, but I still have that new year feeling. February officially kicked off the start of the work year for me, which unfortunately meant that my creative work took a bit of a backseat, so…

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Friday Favourites · DIY Home Decor Projects

I love a good DIY project, but here’s the thing…I love the idea of it, more than I like the actual doing of it. When I started this blog, I had big dreams about creating and featuring countless DIY…

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Thirsty Thursday · Triple Berry Age-Fighting Smoothie

This month’s Unicorn Juice™ recipe is super easy to make, contains a generous dose of anti-inflammatory and age-fighting superpowers, and the three-berry mix gives it a rich, red colour – perfect for the month of love! I was inspired to make this…

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Wanderlust Wednesday · Valley of Desolation

I am beyond excited to share this post with you today. After visiting Graaff-Reinet a number of times over the past year, we finally made it to Valley of Desolation (14km outside Graaff-Reinet) at the end of January and. It.…

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Karoo Chronicles · January Highlights

The first month of a new year, and the first week of a detox or new fitness regime, is always a struggle for me. Try as I might, I always buckle in the first week, or month. And so,…

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Friday Favourites · My Top Five Mobile Apps

“My name is Asta, and I’m an app snob.” Small town living has instilled in me the need to live a simplified, clutter-free life, and my mobile phone is no exception. I’m BAIE picky when it comes to apps.…

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Thirsty Thursday · Mint and Green Tea Detox Smoothie

I adore smoothies – or as I like to call it, Unicorn Juice, because it’s downright magical. My André gifted me with The Best Blender in the History of Ever two years ago. Since then I’ve pretty much had a smoothie…

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Blogiversary and Smalltownversary Celebrations

I love celebrating anniversaries, of any kind (four years on, my André and I unashamedly still celebrate monthiversaries!), so it’s only fitting that I should celebrate my blogiversary (today! yay!) and our upcoming one-year smalltownversary (28 January) here on the blog.…

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Wanderlust Wednesday · Somerset East

This month we’re celebrating twelve months of small town living, so it’s only fitting that I should launch my Wanderlust Wednesday blog series with a post about our new(ish) hometown, Somerset East. I have often waxed lyrical about the town’s forested,…