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GIVEAWAY: Currently Crushing on Freeda Moon’s Tales of Whimsy and Wonder

Over the years a number of interesting and inspiring characters have been linked to Somerset East – from Lord Charles Somerset, Governor of the Cape (after whom our lovely little town was named); to Walter Battiss, abstract artist and creator of Fook Island; and naturalist Robert Burchell, believer in unicorns; but none have been as awe inspiring as Freeda Moon. I was lucky enough to meet the vibrant and charming fantasy romance writer a few weeks ago. Her cheerful and…

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Currently Crushing On · A Few of My Favourite Blogs

Ah, the wonderful world of blogs… I’ve been reading blogs for as long as I can remember and over the years have found a few firm favourites that I visit regularly for inspiration, or just to follow along on…

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Immune Boosting Overnight Oats Smoothie

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, smoothies are downright magical. They’re easy to make, nutrient rich, portable, the list goes on and on BUT sipping on a ice cold smoothie on a hot summer day is…

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A Sweet Beach Birthday Surprise

Oh, Chintsa… Pretty little seaside village of my dreams. We came, we saw, we napped, and wandered on the beach. All in the name of birthday. My Andre whisked me away on a surprise birthday adventure this past weekend…

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Currently Crushing On · Healthy Snack Recipes

Do you know what I love more than healthy snacks? Quick and easy to make healthy snacks that don’t cost an almond-flour-arm and a coconut-sugar-leg. I’ve been on a bit of a health kick since the beginning of May…

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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…

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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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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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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…