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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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A Romantic Getaway To 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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Currently Crushing On · 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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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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Why You Should Visit 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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Currently Crushing On · 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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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.…