The Orient Hotel – A whole new level of elegance

TweetThe Orient Hotel in Hartebeespoort – opulence and decadence and elegance at its very best. 24 September – South Africa’s Heritage Day, also Braai Day, but also our wedding anniversary. This year we celebrated 8 years of being married. It feels like a big number. I know it’s nothing like 40 years, 20 years or…

The vision behind The Art Farm as told by Ilse Becker

TweetThe Art Farm has made it’s mark amongst the Joburg South locals. Bringing you fine art, crafts, interesting craftsmanship classes, farm animals, restaurants, and markets it seems to cover a vast “target audience” whilst maintaining it’s family friendly status. People of the South love The Art Farm and all it’s many features. The Art Farm…

Food and Self-Image – How They Go Together Beautifully

Tweet Food and self-image! A topic we all ponder and wonder if we are getting it right with our children. Today I share with you a blog collaboration I did with Chastin from Crazymomma of Three. You can find the post I did for her on her blog page too. I hope you enjoy the…

Healthy Living Legacies for our kids & How to Create Them

Tweet Healthy living legacies, something I feel we need to start implementing. Let me tell you why. At 5am the alarm goes. It’s not your conventional alarm. The one you set the night before as you decide what time you would like to rise the next morning. Not the one that plays sweet tunes when…

Growing my own food – for the love of a healthier lifestyle

Tweet I love growing my own food. About 5 months ago I started on this journey of try start growing my own food in the form of my own vegetable garden. I have always imagined becoming self sustainable. My grandparents in Portugal grow their own veggies, make their own wine, grow their own olives (well they…