[WIN – CLOSED] Nerf Blaster Flaconfire

Last week Hasbro sent us the Nerf Blaster Falconfire from the Nerf N-Strike Elite Accustrike Series. It’s actually pretty cool compared to the others (well compared to our other one) as the new range has redesigned bullets that make them shoot further and more accurately which does make shooting down plastic bottles easier, although thisRead more

[WIN – closed] Fact Friday – Thor Ragnarok

In celebration of Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok releasing today we’ve teamed up with Disney Africa to make this week’s Fact Friday a little more  exciting ;) I have two hampers worth R400 a hamper containing some awesome Thor : Ragnarok related merchandise including a backpack and card wallet (do you think I could keep one?) I’llRead more

Snow fun at Canal Walk!

So recently Fysh and I went for an evening of absolute FUN at Canal Walk. If you’re a local I’m sure you already know that every December for the past 10+ years they host a ice adventure over December. Bringing some snow fun to our summer holiday season. If you’re new… well now you knowRead more

YAY! free tags

Just a quick pop in… I made some free printable gift tags for my moms newsletter and thought I’d share them with you because as much as I completely adore this season we are sadly snow free because it’s summer here and thus snowmen and pretty frosted snowflakes are really inappropriate on our tags soRead more

[WIN] double tickets to the pre-screening of INFERNO

I have read every single one of Dan Brown’s books and absolutely loved them though as of yet I haven’t read Inferno for some odd reason but I am definitely going to read it ASAP. In case you didn’t know, Inferno has been made into a movie! Robert Langdon is BACK! and to celebrate the releaseRead more


out of the shadows review

We got an invite from Nickelodeon Africa to go and see the screening of the new Ninja Turtles movie and I know how much Fysh loves the turtles (we even have the lego) so I of course said yes – thanks guys! We almost forgot about it but thankfully something in my brain clicked intoRead more

[WIN] a month of lunch boxes from The Lunchbox Company!

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DAY TWENTY EIGHT > Mischief Managed

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! And to celebrate my birthday and my obsession with Harry Potter my equally obsessed friend Padfoot from Mischief Managed is gifting one of you some HP love :) Padfoot and I met on SM and immediately bonded over Potter, we’ve had many days since she moved to Cape Town where we just sitRead more


I LOVE my monthly book delivery I get to review and I jump with joy when authors send me their books because yeah I may be a little book obsessed haha. So to spread the love of books I’m putting together a box full o fbook love for one of you. It’ll have a littleRead more


ONLY TWO DAYS TILL MY BIRTHDAY!!! And yet as exciting as that is I have no plans because most are busy or live not in the mother city. Nothing new there, but that’s why we’re doing these giveaways. So you can celebrate with me!!! We started off the first giveaway with cupcakes but sadly only forRead more

DAY TWENTY FIVE > For the love of nail art

I’ve known Von from for the love of nail art since grade school when she bullied me into being her friend, no lies hey, she walked up to me and said “YOU! We’re going to be friends, come.” and then walked off expecting me to follow her and obviously I did hahaha. Man I loveRead more

DAY TWENTY FOUR > SA kids on the Go!

Mama started SA kids on the Go about 12 years ago when she moved to Cape Town and realised that she didn’t know anyone here and that finding kids related things/services and just places to go with kids was really hard so SA Kids was born! The good part > we are giving away aRead more


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DAY TWENTY TWO > Glamore Cosmetics

Today Glamore Cometics is giving you a few of their amazing products! Why? Well that’s easy, cause they’re AWESOME of course!!! I am so not great at beauty stuff so I’m just going to post images of what’s in the giveaway and you can head on over to their website and see what’s what :PRead more

DAY NINETEEN > Modern Monroe

SO many people ask me where I get my hair done and are gobsmacked when I say “in my bathroom” but it’s true, I do it myself (though The Person does help occasionally as you’ve seen) and you know what? I save a good 1 to 2 thousand rand doing it myself because yes, that’s whatRead more

DAY EIGHTEEN > Angela Meadon

I met Angela via the Dragon Writers group on FB which is the bombdiggity if you’re an aspiring writer as it’s a group made up of AMAZING accomplished and published writers and newbies alike so it’s definitely a go to for any questions you might have, also where I found the editor for my book so boojah!Read more

DAY SEVENTEEN > Crochet by Cupcake

Of course I had to throw a little something in the mix from myself. Actually this won’t be the only thing from me, there might be one or two more to fill gaps where people bailed or promised a spot and didn’t get back to me. Cause yes, that is the simple reality. Things don’tRead more