THINX the new period panty

THINX. The new period panty a lot of girls are talking about. In a nutshell, no more tampons, no more pads, thanks to THINX. This reusable underwear protects you from leaks and keeps you feeling dry. How do you clean them? Rinse first. Then cold wash. no fabric softener. Then hang dry. They offer fives styles…

Halloween

So this Halloween fell on a Friday and my first time celebrating in Amsterdam. My favorite meet up group Girl Gone International were hosting a Halloween party at a local Irish pub #ACE, the theme “inspirational woman” – not so Halloweenee, but who cares. Due to my pathetic organizational skills, I was left on Friday…

50 Husband & Wife Date Ideas

If there is one thing I have learnt about relationships is, they all take work, constantly. The Rock n Roll Bride blog has posted a great short list on date ideas for married couples. Never Stop Going On Dates People! Check their list out here.

Homelessfonts

This is such a great concept. Homeless people, write on boards to survive, so get a typographer to develop a font from their hand-writing and sell it. Not only are you helping the homeless get off the street, there’s a story behind the font you have just bought.   This idea is epic and I am…

Lustful Lisbon

I kicked off the year with a short trip to Lisbon. Its a great city, with loads of personality. I stayed in Baxia/Rossio, the centre, its great super central, lots to do, and easy to get to everything. From the airpor, I took a taxi to Baxia, it cost me 11 euros one way. The…

The Bathory

  I stumbled across an article on The Bathory and their concept is just up my alley. Based out of London, The Bathory has developed a great concept around letting you mix your own bath soak. Three easy steps: 1. Pick one salt mix 2. Choose three oils 3. They blend it & send it It’s that easy. I’ve blended my…

DIY Relaxing Herbal Bath Salt Soak

  ThePrettyBlog delivers yet another DIY treat. Relaxing herbal bath salt soak. Things to get your hands on; – 1 cup of Epsom Salts – 1 cup of coarse Sea Salt – 2 tbsp. of Jojoba Oil – a hand full of dried Lavender – clean mixing bowl – spoon – sterilised jar to store…

Must Read while planning your wedding

I stumbled across this awesome article on 31 fun ideas for a wedding. Totally awesome. My favorite three; – Serve your drinks on “My Two Cents” coasters. – Order your own Converse for your reception. – Instead of a guestbook, have an “anniversary piñata”. This article is a must read, save and remember: read it here. 

Bario Neal

  Stumbled across Bario Neal handcrafted jewelry. Their jewelry looks gorgeous. Vintage, stylish and distinctive. Based in Philly. Have a look.

VOGUE

  Being South African and growing up with a certain array of magazines we become used to what we read and how our editor’s lay out certain things in our regular reads. Whether it be Cosmopolitan or Maria Claire or Elle, as soon as a new editor appears, you can smell the difference in the…

IJ-Hallen Flea Market

The IJ-Hallen flea market is the biggest in Europe and its a must for any market goer. It happens once a month over a weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 09.00 to 16.30. You can buy anything from furniture to clothes to salt & pepper dispensers and prices start from .50cent upwards. Some tips: – Go…