QUAY x Kylie

Quay: pronounced "key" is a Melbourne born company selling a variety of stylish, "cool" and "affordable" sunglasses for over twelve years. They recently collaborated with Kylie Jenner to create four different sunglass styles to fit a variety of shape faces and taste. I recently purchased a pair of QuayxKylie sunglasses in the model "purple honey."…

The Stigma From Society

Stigma: ˈstɪɡmə/ noun a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. Before I get further in to the post, I want to put a disclaimer out there to anyone that may get indirectly offended by what I am about to discuss. This topic is very controversial and has been on my mind for…

UNCUT: Meet Raafiahm

Meet Raafiahm, a beauty icon that has taken Botswana by storm with her modest, chic and trendy panache. She has developed her blog and style in less than a year as a name to be watched all over the world. It is definitely no surprise that she has appealed to over thousands of followers on…

“Can’t keep my hands out the…”

The Cookie Jar…Yes, it’s a little throwback of a song there! For those who do not know the song, it is not exactly related to cookies. In fact, it is related to cheating but to be honest we can always look at it as your ‘cheat meal’ song, right? This past week and a half…

TBW: The Butcher’s Wife

Hello all!  So today’s post features my visit to the infamous restaurant, The Butcher’s Wife. Now coincidentally, this restaurant is located right next door to a Butcher – and no they’re not linked in any way! This place was quite empty when we went, in fact, we were the only customers at the restaurant. SO…

Fuego

Fuego: Spanish word meaning fire. The term is also used in slang and could have various meanings depending on how it is used. Ola amigos! Today’s post is all about my experience at one of the new restaurants in Sea Point, Fuego. Now I don’t know about you but I have “ay sit u pego”…

UNCUT: Meet Anahbee

With several vividly detailed and graphic food images, it is no wonder that @anahbee.sa appeals to over thousands of followers worldwide. As an aspiring teacher, part time tutor and student she continues to expand her talents by aiming to not only shape future generations mindset but their love and appreciation for food. Based in the…

Wash Your Brushes Day

I bet you’ve never heard of this day?! So I may be 5 days late to the celebration but in honour of this day (and coincidentally deciding to clean my brushes for Eid) I figured that I might as well share my brush cleaning routine.   Why its important? A lot of people think that…

Umrah

Umrah: (Arabic: عمرة‎‎) is a pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj. In Arabic, Umrah means “to visit a populated place.” As mentioned in “the bad, the good & the blog” I went for a three week Umrah trip this…

24 at Tashas!

Tashas restaurants are based all around South Africa and true to its food it is truly the most unique of places. My 24th birthday was spent here, it was Ramadaan so late night coffee was a must!      As a restaurant with such a high influx of customers on a daily basis, the restaurants pride…

The Good, The Bad and The Blog

Hello all! Apologies for my lack of communication over the last few months – it has definitely been quite the year so far! One of the main reasons for my silence is due to my lack of sufficient internet connection! Thankfully, after repeatedly fighting, I managed to get it sorted. So lets break it down…

Women’s Week II

Aunt: An aunt is a person who is the sister, half-sister, step-sister, or sister-in-law of a parent, but can also be an affectionate title for an older nurturing lady. Aunts are second-degree relatives and share 25% genetic overlap when they are the full sister of the parent. Hello all, so this is a continuation from…

CAKE CAKE CAKE

Cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of breads, but cakes now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate, and that share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues, custards, and pies. Right, who wants some cake? (this…

Happy Feet!

Pedicure: A pedicure is a cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails, analogous to a manicure. Pedicures are done for cosmetic, therapeutic, and medical purposes and can help prevent nail diseases and nail disorders.They are popular throughout the world, especially among women. The word pedicure is derived from the Latin words pedis, which means “of the…

If you want a burger…

A hamburger or burger is a sandwich consisting of one or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun. The patty may be pan-fried, barbecued, or flame broiled. Hamburgers are often served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, or chiles; condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, relish,…