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Thirsty Thursday · Sugar Free Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie

When your landlady hands you lemons, you make lemonade – or lemon cheesecake smoothies! We were gifted with a BIG bag of lemons on Friday (thank you, Maretha!) and I spent the better part of Sunday coming up with delicious lemon concoctions, including this delightful, creamy, guilt free smoothie (and I’ve made one for breakfast every day since – it’s that delicious!). I used both lemon zest and lemon juice in this smoothie. Now we all know that lemons are…

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Wanderlust Wednesday · Ten Reasons To Visit Grahamstown

My Andre and I went exploring over the Freedom Day/Workers Day long weekend (just declare the entire month of April one loooong weekend already! #AstaForPresident) and spent a day in the pretty heritage city of Grahamstown. Ten reasons why…

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Thirsty Thursday · Creamy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

Our mountain home came with a number of perks which we have been taking full advantage of over the past month: Our backyard looks straight into the beautiful Boschberg mountain face. Our neighbours to the right of us are…

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Wanderlust Wednesday · A Morning in Graaff-Reinet

One of my longstanding travel goals has always been to explore South Africa, specifically small town South Africa. As a Cape Town born, Joburg raised girl, I’ve always had a fascination with small towns so moving from the city…

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Karoo Chronicles · March Highlights

March was moving month! We moved into #ourmountainhome two weeks ago and it’s still a big ol’ mess but I’m looking forward to sharing our interior decorating adventures with you once the house starts taking shape. It might take…

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Friday Favourites · Instagram Interior Inspiration

We’ve been living in our mountain home for one whole week and there are boxes EVERYWHERE. I created a Move Day wish list before we started packing, which specified that each box had to magically appear in the room it was…

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Thirsty Thursday · Exotic Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Pretty smoothies are THE BEST smoothies. Especially when the main ingredient is named after a mythical creature… My Andre brought home the prettiest dragon fruit from our local grocery store the other day and of course the first thing that…

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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…

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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…