Being an independent woman in a fickle society

Life

Being a strong, independent woman in this society is so -interesting- to say the least. I have so many stories about this topic, some of my own as well as some of my friend’s. It is such an interesting conversation to have for many different reasons and I would like to open this up for […]

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Who Are You Listening To?

Life

Who are you listening to? What voice are you listening to? That may sound like a strange question but think about it for a second. Are you listening to the voices around you? The ones that bring you down sometimes? The ones that most of the time tell you you’re not good enough or that […]

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Do something your future self will thank you for

Life

I’ve been trying to figure out life recently. I haven’t gone on this long journey of self-discovery; rather I’m trying to do stuff that will help “reactivate” my motivation and do what I love again. More about that here. I’ve been watching Lilly Singh for about 4 years now I want to say. I actually […]

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Best underrated South African musicians right now

Life

Is this a post that is completely biased just because some of these people are my friends? Probably. Do I think their music is actually pretty amazing and deserve more recognition? Hell to the yes. Jade AUX– Jade is a sweet Durban girl who has been taking the music scene by storm in Durbs. She […]

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M&M Sugar Cookies


recipes

This is a recipe that my host kids absolutely love. It’s a simple recipe that I took and tweaked it to be my own. People who know me, know I hardly put any sugar in my cookies. I also don’t often eat cookies so when I do, you best know I will make some good […]

March 22, 2018

Catrice: Haul & Review


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Primer: The primer is a colour correcting primer. I have really red skin and I never have a colour correcting primer as being a makeup artist, you should cater to everyone so a coloured primer would never work. It is a moisturising primer that isn’t pore filling but it really is amazing. You kinda look […]

March 15, 2018

Polaroid Snaps: Four Month Update


Life, travels

I have been in Holland for 4 months already! How crazy is that? Here are a few highlights that I have snapped with my Polaroid. They are all light-hearted and surface level. If you would like to hear more about a specific event or how I am settling into a country where I don’t actually […]

March 4, 2018

Remembering My Tannie


Life

For those who have been part of my life for a while now, know my mom passed away from the dreaded C word. Cancer. Cancer is something that runs through my family and it is horrible. Not something that anyone ever strives to have in their family genes. My aunt, although not blood related, also […]

March 1, 2018

Versatile Blogger Award


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Guuuys, I was nominated for ANOTHER blogger award. I feel so special, but also. How? I love writing and I love sharing, I guess people see that. I was nominated by the lovely Lena Dee, who is such a beautiful soul. She was nominated and thought, ‘Hey, I should tag Michelle’ which is cool so […]

February 27, 2018

Harry Potter Tag


Life

I have become very obsessed with Harry Potter really quickly. I was nominated by a lovely lady which I now can’t find 🙁 so if you nominated me, please let me know!! Here are my answers!! What house are you in? Gryffindor. I thought I would be in Ravenclaw but who knew! What is your […]

February 13, 2018

23 Things I learnt by 23


Life

OMG! It’s my birthday! Don’t look at me, I’m old 🙁 Okay, so here are 23 things I learnt by 23. I learnt that being able to be by yourself is the sign of maturity I learnt that people do some crazy things with their eyebrows I learnt to stand up for myself I learnt […]

January 19, 2018

Cranberry Bread Recipe


recipes

I originally got this recipe from AllRecipe but I have since changed some of the ingredients and measurements to suit my liking.   Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1/4 – 1/2  cup sugar (I try and not use too much sugar) 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 baking soda 1,5 cups of chopped […]

January 9, 2018

The Liebster Award


Life

So I was nominated for my first Blogger award! Yes, I am THAT person 😉 I was nominated by the beautiful Meera, who has become a blogger friend over the last couple months (how cool? I have blogger friends now!) This was actually a competition run until December 25th, but I really wanted to do […]

January 2, 2018

2017 Year in Review


Life

2017 was an interesting year. I started and completed my makeup and hairstyling course which is something i REALLY wanted to do. I moved into my own place in January after spending 3 months in and out of my suitcases which was a welcomed relief. I managed multiple jobs to pay for everything and hustled […]

January 1, 2018