Category Archives: Close to Heart & Home

Family, friends & home

I Have A New Makeup Nook!

I’m so glad I finally found a pocket of time to organise my makeup nook on my dresser. If you notice the Before picture, you will see that it is anything BUT a makeup area. Shame on me, really. It … Continue reading

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Blessings to be Counted

Count your blessings. Yes, people….count your blessings.  And I mean you, you and yes, you all the way over there.  Even when it feels as though the whole world is against you, count your blessings. On so many occasions, I … Continue reading

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Shame on Me…

For neglecting my blogs for so long! I do have good reasons for doing so, but they would seem more like excuses now that I think of it. Has it been more than half a year that I have NOT … Continue reading

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The Eat Clean & Keep Healthy Challenge: Easier Than I Thought

Photo Credit: Katie Smith A couple of weeks ago, I took on the Eat Clean & Keep Healthy Challenge, together with several of my friends.  Taking part in this challenge meant there were several ground rules we had to follow: … Continue reading

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Fresh-made Pesto from Scratch!

Yes, it definitely tastes better than it looks! I’ve always wanted to make my own pesto… even more so when my homegrown Genovese basil started sprouting and blossoming.  The biggest plant I had, which used to have the freshest looking … Continue reading

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