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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,…

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Notes from a Unicorn · The Postcard Project

Moving halfway across the country has been a bittersweet, and liberating experience for me. I absolutely adore living in small town South Africa, and the opportunity came around at the perfect time for our little family, but moving to…

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Year of the Unicorn

Oh hello, 2017! I just know that you and I are going to be the BEST of friends…but first, let me bid a sweet farewell to 2016 – a magical, unforgettable year for a number of reasons: My little family…

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Life As A Small Town Girl

Six months ago my loves and I embarked on a grand adventure, which saw us moving cross country to a sleepy little town in the heart of the Karoo. Now that might not seem like an adventure to some,…