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Enjoy your holiday

IMG_4596Why is it that you come back from holiday feeling you haven’t had one? Constantly running around picking up after everyone else, trying to get things done that you normally don’t get time to and actually feeling more stressed out than when you go to work on a daily basis? Is it an art or a habit that one can learn, to shut down for holidays and really relax? Continue reading

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Survive the holiday madness

I Christmas treestill get excited about Christmas and am filled with memories of my childhood. Nostalgia of festively decorated rooms, the smell of freshly baked Christmas cookies, the beautiful decorated Christmas tree and the excitement of seeing friends and family.

I have come to realise that I too, fall into the trap of consumerism and excitement of Christmas. Wanting to fulfil everyone’s dreams and wishes. Not to disappoint anyone. In so doing create expectations of gifts and seasons festivities that cause me and those around me untold stress. Continue reading

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Essential Travel Kit

2014-06-15 08.38.48Do you waste time scurrying around in search of items that have to be in your travel kit and then forget essentials while packing? Whether it is a long distance trip or going away for the weekend, you will always take similar items. I love simplifying things. Everything should be easy to access and to pack away. Everything you own should have a home. Continue reading

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Organise your car for a holiday trip

Your vacation is booked and you are ready to hit the road, or are you? Why is it that when you stop for some refreshment, you find happy relaxed families full of energy and others where you can sense the tension a mile off? I believe that it all boils down to good organisation in your car for the trip. Continue reading

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Organise your Self-catering Get-away

I love holidays in nature either in the bush or at the seaside. I’m not really a person who likes camping as I love my modern amenities, but self catering is something I do consider as most of the South African destinations are more expensive than going on a trip to an exotic Island. Continue reading

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