Franschhoek Motor Museum: A Vintage Car Paradise

What to do With Your Parents in Cape Town The one ‘big issue’ I have when my folks come over is… Where do I take them? What can we do that’s new seeing as they’ve done almost all the touristy things in Cape Town? I’d have to take...

Raising a Silent Reflux Baby

While pregnant, I remember my sister telling me that her infant had silent reflux. It’s horrible. And that I should pray my baby doesn’t get it. I took note – I prayed. What I didn’t do, was find out what exactly is reflux. Then, I had no...

Written in the Stars: Modern Map Art

Some occasions are so special, we simply want to capture every single moment and freeze it in time. What you were wearing, thinking and feeling, what the location was like and the ambience of that day or evening… But what if we could capture exactly what the...

Me Time at Angsana Spa

One of the things I didn’t anticipate after having a baby was the amount of body aches and pains I’d have. And because of them, I ended up at the Vineyard Hotel’s Angsana Spa. All I knew was that I needed something to make me feel – and...

On Resigning, Motherhood and Resilience

A year ago I resigned from my full-time job. When I first took up the post, three and a half years prior, the last thing I would have thought that I’d do is resign to embrace the life of a stay-at-home mum. It was the biggest risk I took in my career. It was the...

My 6 Best Baby Buys

Every new parent-to-be has one thing in common pending the arrival of their little bundle: concern for getting the best baby items and accessories within their budget. After doing much research, I made a list of a few items that sounded like must-haves. And, after our...

When’s the Best Time to Book Flights?

…When there’s a sale, of course! Jokes aside. Whether you love local travel or have family and friends scattered across the country, I bet, at some point, you’ve pretty much spent quite a bit of time trying to find the cheapest flights. Having close...

Ramadan Cheats: Easy Chicken Haleem

Soon after I got married, my husband fell in love with our tradition of opening fast with haleem every evening. It was then that I realised I need to learn how to make haleem soon… but the idea of slogging away in the kitchen for half the morning, preparing this...