Blogmas 2021 – Day 2: Holiday Christmas movies

What makes the festive season? Sure, we all love the lights, the decorations, and the music all around. But, to me it’s the movie we watch every festive season, all snug as little bugs. So, here are 9 old Christmas movies my family cannot go without, which are sure to set your spirit alight before…

Uncharted waters: The list explained (Part 4)

I will tell you this much, this journey has definitely been an eye-opening one for me thus far. In working towards completing the things on the 30 Before Thirty list, I have really been able to get out of the house and expand my creative mind. I have thought of so many new things that…

Big City Escape – A visit to Kloofendal Nature Reserve

This past weekend a friend and I went exploring Kloofendal Nature Reserve after a hard week of work in the big City (Yes, Joburg seems like a big city if you grew up in a series of small towns). Luckily for me, Kloofendal Nature Reserve is one of my 30 Before Thirty list items, so…

Revisiting the past: The List explained (Part 3)

It is good to go back to your roots every now and again, just to touch base and rediscover where your passion and drive came from and to reevaluate where you are going to. Today’s breakdown of the 30 Before Thirty List includes four things that I have either stopped working on or that left…

A walk in the Park

Guys, I did it! The first obstacle has been conquered! I actually got out of the house and onto the road without procrastinating… too much… It’s true what they say, the biggest step is just to get out of the house. So, after procrastinating actually getting up, taking a shower, cleaning a bit, and doing…

30 Before Thirty: The List explained (Part 1)

The other day I shared a list of 30 things I would like to do before I turn Thirty. So I thought, let me elaborate a bit on each of them. Today I am looking at items 1 to 3 on the list. The first 3 on the list involve a lot of hiking and…

Deliciously healthy vegan smoothie

Since starting the vegan lifestyle, I have tried putting things into my body that is considered to be a little bit healthier. This has included various types of snacks and foods. My fridge has never been as stocked with fresh foods as it is now. It comes with the territory, I guess. For snacking purposes,…

Almost Vegan – A start of a new lifestyle

I have tried this vegan lifestyle thing before, and after three full months of doing it, I crashed and burned over a plate of scrambled eggs. Granted, the scrambled eggs were a dish presented by my mother. I’d like to think that it is her specialty dish. Though, her lamb chops… Even my dad, who…

Moving Day – Moving with a cat

You have found out you are moving. By found out, I mean you asked your boss for a transfer to a new place, you got that new place in town that you were setting all your hopes on or you got a new job out of town and you are embracing that new beginnings life….