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Preggy update: How to look less tired

I checked myself out in the mirror the other morning and man, I looked SO tired! I blame it on the pregnancy but truth be told, looking tired is not just a pregnancy thing. It’s probably not even a mommy thing (although, let’s be honest, we do try to claim it, don’t we). Between juggling work, family and everything else, life can get pretty darn draining. But thanks to Essence and a little bit of make up, you can look less tired and more fabulous in no time. And this is coming from a girl who is NOT a make up expert at all! (more…)

More festive nail art inspired by Christmas and Essence

festive nail art with essenceI’m going to be honest (because It’s my blog and I can if I want to), my brain has morphed into a big ball of mush recently. So much so, that when I thought “ooh festive nail art!” it was immediately replaced with thoughts of “but nap rather” and “does cooked pasta go bad after 3 days?” But festive nail art I must! So I pioneered on, for the sake of the world and my readers and most definitely my atrocious looking nails. Fortunately, Essence was there to help! (more…)

Stikbot unlocks your kids movie making skills!

stikbotIt takes a lot to impress my teenage son. I mean, everything is “boring” now a days, well according to him anyways. So I was quite chuffed to see his excitement when he learnt about Prima Toy’s newest sensation: #Stikbot!

Stikbot is the world’s first social media sharing toy. By using the Stikbot figurines, you are able to bring your imagination to life, by creating stop motion videos. And this, dear readers, is what my kid is so pumped up about. He loves creating mini movies with his cellphone and fancies himself quite the film maker! (more…)

Going Christmas Crazy with our favorite PE brands

PE Brands Christmas Gift IdeaIn case you haven’t noticed, I love Christmas. And with loving Christmas comes the huge responsibility of loving presents too. (Responsibility on Hubstopher, I mean). If you love PE brands and you’re a big Christmas gift giver and receiver, you’ll love some of the funky and enduring gift ideas made by the hands of our very own Nelson Mandela Bay residents! (more…)

Oh So Heavenly gift ideas

oh2Hands up if you often find yourself in the ‘Oh So Heavenly‘ bedecked aisle at Clicks, oogling at the pretty boxes and products. Yep, I’m a huge fan like that. But do you blame me? Everything looks and smells yummy! And with prices that are affordable and treats that cater for everyone, these Oh So Heavenly gift ideas are a no brainer when it comes to gift giving this festive season: (more…)

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