Wellness Wellness Guest Blog: Melissa Javan on Hiking

Wellness Guest Blog: Melissa Javan on Hiking

Hey Loves! Hope you had a great week so far. I’ve started exercising again last month and it’s not been easy, especially with the winters in the Karoo, which can be a bit harsh. However, I cannot wait for the spring weather to completely kick in. I miss my hiking adventures. Related PostsExercising on a …

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Afro Diaries The ‘Fro Series: Merryl de Wee

The ‘Fro Series: Merryl de Wee

Hey loves. Hope you’re doing well. August 2017 marked exactly one year since I decided not to relax my hair anymore. So in light of this, I have decided to continue with my ‘Fro series. This week we’re starting with Merryl de Wee. Merryl hails from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. She is a …

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Mommy-ing I stopped giving a shit for a whole afternoon – and it was liberating!

I stopped giving a shit for a whole afternoon – and it was liberating!

Disclaimer:  I will be using a few cuss words in this post. I’m warning you… Hey loves. Hope you’ve been well. I keep hearing how moms lose their shit, and that this is normal. But when I look around me, however, I see perfectly calm moms who know exactly what they’re doing. Then I keep …

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Tea Time How body shaming can make you question everything

How body shaming can make you question everything

Hi. How have you been? So during the past few weeks, I’ve run a little experiment of sorts. I actually counted how many people would verbally judge my body. In the past week alone, I’ve had 17 people come up to me and told me how fat I’m getting.

Afro Diaries Love that ‘Fro, Vrou – Kelley Felix

Love that ‘Fro, Vrou – Kelley Felix

Hey Ladies (and gents). Why did you decide to go natural? My reason to revert back to natural was that I was embarking on a journey of self-discovery, which you can read about here. I recently found a website, un-ruly.com, which is currently running a series: “Hairties: A message from this generation to the next”. …

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