XOXO: Gift Guide For Him (Under R1000)

It is no secret that men are the absolute worst to shop for (well, for me at least)! Every year I religiously struggle to find a good enough gift for my S/O, which is terrible…

Choosing Beauty Without Cruelty

Some information in this post may have changed since the time it was published.  I believe that I am not 100% entitled to this planet. Yes, I am most definitely a part of it and…

17 Things I’d Like To Do In 2017

Why hello, reader, and happy new year! I am so excited that it is the start of a brand new year! 2016 was a toughie, to say the least, but I am more than ready…

Blogmas: Week 4

Merry Christmas! Well, well, well… We have officially reached the end of blogmas. Yes, really. How do I feel? Relieved is definitely a suitable work, but also slightly sad. Christmas once a year is just…

T’was the Night Before Christmas

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. – Clement Clarke Moore Christmas Eve holds so much tradition in my family. One of the…

Festive Mixed Berry Pavlova

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, we all go through it together. – Garrison Keillor I don’t know what it was that possessed me to make a pavlova this Christmas…

Christmas Traditions

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie One of my favourite parts about Christmas is the tradition. I remember, when I was younger, we…