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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,…

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My Bathurst Birthday

Oh, how I adore birthdays…especially my own! It’s the one day in the year where I totally embrace the “Me Me Me”. It’s a magical, anything-can-happen, unicorn of a day fuelled by rainbows, cupcakes and hugs – or giant…

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Hello, Dolly!

The little girl in me has always had a fascination with dolls – and an even bigger fascination with handmade dolls. As a little girl, I adored Barbie of course, but I had so much more fun playing with handmade dolls…

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Obesa Nursery

We went to Obesa Nursery in Graaff-Reinet expecting to bring back a few plant friends but ended up making a human friend too. What a delightful human Johan Bouwer, owner of Obesa Nursery, is. Witty, intelligent and not one to…

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10 Tips For Working From Home

I’ve been introducing myself to the Somerset East locals as a ‘stay-at-home cat mom’, which in reality isn’t that far off. I do stay at home with the cat kids – while I work. Last month I was lucky…