Product review – Beauties and Buddies


When I made my resolutions for 2016, I thought the phrase Healthy Mind, Body and Soul was appropriate. This includes using naturally derived products and foods for the benefit of my family and thanks to the lovely people over at Healing Earth, Alyssa has been using the new Beauties and Buddies product range which is just so fitting with my motto for the year.

The Beauties and Buddies range consists of a fun and naturally fragrant lavender & jasmine bubble bath, peppermint shower gel, mango & sweet orange body scrub, aloe vera face & body gel, and sweet orange and lemon 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner containing only the purest chemical-free ingredients.

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Spur Kids Better-For-You Menu


When parenting blogger Natasha of The Rabbit Haus conveyed her dissatisfaction about kiddies menus, including that of Spur steak ranches it gave Spur a wake-up call. For decades, Spur has been the favourite restaurant of South African families but it’s about time that they reworked their kiddies menu to give South African children “better-for-you” meal choices. In order to do so, Spur also felt that it is important to collaborate with parents, the media and the government in the development thereof – and I was one of the lucky ones who got to be part of the process via a Spur Better-For-You- Menu Taste Testing at the Spur Test Kitchen in Century City last week.

I was really excited to attend as Alyssa loves going to the Spur and it was really refreshing to hear that Spur is taking initiative and that they are looking out for the well being  and the health of our children.

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