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Tip The Waitress

Tip The Waitress

It’s come to my attention that while many people love to read, not many like to leave reviews. I have been guilty of this in the past, having written only a handful of reviews in my lifetime. A book report here or there for school, a blog post about a
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Post-Baby Body Blues

Post-Baby Body Blues

This week a pic showed up on my newsfeed of South African born supermodel Candice Swanepoel one year after giving birth. She's doing her thaing in a thong, as she does, strutting her bad-self on the catwalk and she looks ah-mazing! See for yourself. The pic was met with a few comments, mostly
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Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

In a world of imperfection, striving for that flawless finish seems to waste a lot of energy. I know because I suffer from it regularly. I spent a significant part of my life trying to cover up my freckles, and I waste way too much time trying to hide my
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30 Days of Pink

30 Days of Pink

This year for the month of November I have decided to wear something pink every single day. Not just because I love pink or that my book 'Something Pink' is coming out this month (though that does fit in quite nicely, doesn’t it?). I have chosen to wear something pink
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Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

“No more daydreams about Prince Charming. If you want something, you have to go after it yourself.” – Gala Darling, blogger and author of Radical Self Love. Recently, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon gave an inspiring speech while taking home awards from the Emmy’s. Watch it here if you haven’t seen
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Imposter Syndrome and other writerly stuff

Imposter Syndrome and other writerly stuff

So I have this friend. She’s all kinds of awesome and I’ve known her almost all my life (for the last 30 years!) We’ve been through everything together, she knows all my secrets and she was right there beside me through many of them… She’s my best friend, my oldest
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PTSD

PTSD

Up till now I’ve shared all the sunshine and rainbow fuzzy’s of being in the wonderland kingdom of England. But now it’s time to share something of a different nature. I’m suffering from what can only be described as PTSD. Or should I say, PTSAD – Post Traumatic South African Disorder. I
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A Week of Firsts – Spot the Difference!

A Week of Firsts – Spot the Difference!

It’s been just over a week since arriving in the Kingdom. A friend asked me if it feels like home or if we are regretting it…and my response has to be that it feels like a new home, and I am definitely not regretting anything. Of course, London is not Cape
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Leaving is the actual worst

Leaving is the actual worst

Of course I knew it would be hard, but knowing and doing are two different things. Saying goodbye has to have been the worst part of all of this. Such a huge leap of faith, uprooting our lives, everything we know and care about to follow a calling for some
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Dating Is Hard – Moving Is Harder

Dating Is Hard – Moving Is Harder

Moving is hard. Moving an entire family including cats is harder. But crating up a home, moving countries, across continents, and to an area I have never actually set foot in is down right scary! Yes the world is our oyster, but only if we can find that slippery little
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Post-Baby Body Blues

Post-Baby Body Blues

This week a pic showed up on my newsfeed of South African born supermodel Candice Swanepoel one year after giving birth. She's doing her thaing in a thong, as she does, strutting her bad-self on the catwalk and she looks ah-mazing! See for yourself. The pic was met with a few comments, mostly
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Goodbye 2015

Goodbye 2015

Preparing for the last day of the year, I can’t help but feel that there are only two major differences between me before and after baby: How I prepare for a night out, and the contents of my hand bag.
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MOVEPRETTY

MOVEPRETTY

The first in a series on entrepreneurial women in SA - showcasing their creativity and how they harnessed their passion and built the start-ups from scratch. These are the women I admire and hope to be like when I build my own little empire one day...
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Date Night

Date Night

Date night – a new added feature to my fully changed life that used to be lovingly known as ‘A Whim On A Week Night’. But now, any whims or fancies need careful planning, baby sitters, breast pumps...and frozen back-up milk. What better night to debut my new do?
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Surviving the Modelling Industry

Surviving the Modelling Industry

They say that it takes a very strong person to survive the modeling industry. I consider myself extremely strong, having survived the death of a lover, losing a child, overcoming a skin-cancer diagnosis and coping with countless other lows in life. But still, I was not strong enough to cope
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CrossFit and Pregnancy: My Story

CrossFit and Pregnancy: My Story

Every woman and every pregnancy is different, but those who exercised before pregnancy are usually able to continue working out at the same level - This is what the doctors are saying now. We are no longer eating for two, we are exercising for two!
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Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming

I am a winter-holic for so many reasons, but one of my absolute favourite things about the colder months is the clothes. This winter some seriously gorgeous trends have sparked my interest, warming me from the double-down socks up, and so I have compiled a list of the top 5 wintery wonders to follow.
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Where is my Preggie Belly?

Where is my Preggie Belly?

They told me not to buy anything till after the first trimester. They, in all their wisdom, told me not to worry about maternity clothes until I didn’t fit into any of my usual every-day ones. But did I listen? Of course not. There is this gorgeous little maternity wear boutique down
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Tips for Hips – How to Sculpt that Backside and Hip Area into Something Desirable.

Tips for Hips – How to Sculpt that Backside and Hip Area into Something Desirable.

How many times do we hear these kinds of things? How many articles are written with guide-lines to slimming, shaping and changing the way our bodies look? While I am all for staying in shape and trying to maintain a healthy balance between enjoying some of life’s luxuries and giving our
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The Naked Truth about Boudoir Photography

The Naked Truth about Boudoir Photography

With Valentine's day right around the corner and Boudoir Photography being the hot new trend, would you ever consider taking professional boudoir photo's for your significant other? The idea is as daunting for some as it is titillating for others…but no matter how you feel about it, it all boils down to one thing: Getting semi-naked in front of a stranger.
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about_pam1

I am passionate about finding the beauty in everything and getting joy out of life while sharing and inspiring others to do the same. True beauty begins on the inside, and I believe we were put on this planet to reach within ourselves, create, learn, teach, and above all else, love. Read More