Girl Geek Dinner Johannesburg

Dec 03

Girl Geek Dinner Johannesburg

The Girl Geek Dinners in Johannesburg are phenomenally successful. With 150 women attending every 2nd month the dinners have grown in strength and numbers. So much so that the tickets are fully sold out in an hour and immediate payment confirms your seat. #FOMO on steroids. The last dinner for the year took place last night at The Maslow in Rivonia and was an extra...

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Networking Monsters to Avoid

Jun 17

Networking Monsters to Avoid

As you know by now, I belong to a networking group called BNI. Every meeting we have a 5-minute education slot. I was going through my previous meeting notes and came across an educational slot titled “Networking Monsters”. I attend a lot of networking events and I get to meet some very interesting and sometimes “special” people so I found...

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Frozen Butter

Mar 21

Frozen Butter

So who’s forgotten to take out the butter before baking or just felt like baking on the spur of the moment? I usually leave the baking butter in a container in the kitchen but our South African Summers can get HOT and instead of being squishy between my thumb and forefinger, it’s melted. Leave it out in Winter and sometimes it’s still frozen! So...

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Things to not regret

Jan 26

Things to not regret

1) Traveling 2) Learn another language 3) Getting out of a bad relationship 4) Using sunscreen 5) Seeing your favorite musicians 6) Taking a chance 7) Going to gym, eating healthy and working out 8 ) Quit that terrible job 9) Education 10) Realise your beauty 11) Saying “I love you” 12) Listen  to your parents’ advice 13) Don’t care too much about what...

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Date with my Dietitian

Jan 16

Date with my Dietitian

So I stopped keeping a food diary online after 3 days and moved it to a diary. I just couldn’t keep it updated. I took the plunge and went to see a Dietician. I actually see her every Tuesday morning as we’re in the same BNI Networking Chapter. She did her 10-minute keynote presentation and I won the door prize, which was a big bag of fresh fruit and veg...

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40 Ways to Live Life Without Regrets

Oct 20

40 Ways to Live Life Without Regrets

1. Realize that it’s okay to make mistakes. Just make sure to learn from your past mistakes, forgive yourself and move on. 2. Make your health and wellness a top priority and always take care of yourself so you’re ready to take care of others. 3. Follow your own path—not one that others want you to follow. 4. Find the humor in life and laugh like there is no...

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Smiling Smurf

Sep 24

Smiling Smurf

Sometimes it’s pictures like this one taken at Ackermans at Constantia Checkers Hyperama that makes all the challenges that come with having children all worth while. That’s all.

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