How to Make Your Blowdry Last Longer

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So Fresh and So Clean Most importantly, you have to start with a super clean base. Wash your hair twice with a good shampoo before applying a heat protecting conditioner. Rinse your hair thoroughly each time, making sure there are no suds left behind. My hairdresser also recommends a deep cleansing shampoo once per week to get rid […]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Cut Flowers

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Filling the home with fresh, perfumed blooms is such a beautiful, simple pleasure in life. Those who follow me on Instagram know that my Saturday morning ritual involves a trip to my local florist or flower market. However, there’s nothing more disappointing though than forking out a pretty penny on a beautiful bunch, only to have […]

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Cocktail Hour: The Mighty Mojito

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The mojito ticks all of the boxes when it comes to at home mixology: quick, fun and easy to make, plus it’s a total crowd pleaser. Below is my basic mojito recipe, however feel free to adjust the levels to suit your own unique palette. Have a sweet tooth? Add more sugar. Prefer more tang? Up […]

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That 70s Show

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[ace_dropcap][/ace_dropcap] There’s no doubting that this season’s hottest trend– the 1970’s– is here to stay. I’m a huge fan of this trend especially its versatility. For weekend wear think haute hippy with flowing fabrics are carefree style. And for the workday? Think classic 70’s tailoring with white flared trousers or an A-line skirt paired with […]

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Really Good Granola

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You will need: 2 cups oats 1 cup raw almonds, chopped (or pecans or cashews) 1/2 cup quinoa flakes 1/2  cup coconut flakes 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup brown sugar (or coconut sugar) 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon Method: […]

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