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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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2017 · 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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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…

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Zana – Never Lose Your Sparkle

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE myself some Zana. I just can’t get enough of their quirky prints and practical designs. You might have spotted my favourite Zana pillow covers here, and our Zana swiss cross cushion…

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A Somerset Feast For The Eyes

“We lived in Somerset East – a small but very beautiful little town at the foot of a mountain. That is what made it beautiful, the mountain, always green, with a waterfall three hundred feet high – unusual for…

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Toto, We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

We’re one month into our grand adventure and life is just that – grand. Small town life fits us like a glove. A snug, pink, knitted glove with wooly flowers stitched to it. Like the dresses your ouma used…

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This Is Unicorn Country

“Picture peaceful streets lined with beautiful oak trees, white-washed settler cottages, and heritage roses; all lying in the gentle shadow of the Boschberg Mountain.” I was lucky enough to get a guided historical tour through town the day after…