July Events Guide for Johannesburg


Exhibitions and events are a way of learning new things while mingling with other attendees,its knowledge and inspiration under one roof and they can be fun and informative. So now let’s see what is happening near you in July:


Venue : Gallagher Convention Center Midrand
Dates: FRIDAY 17th July 2015 – Trade & Family Day R70 and Children U12 – free
SATURDAY 18th AND SUNDAY 19th July 2015
Adults – R90
Pensioners & Scholars – R75
Children U/12 – R50
Children U/2 – no charge

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The East Rand Wedding Show

Venue: Emperors Palace, Kempton Park
Dates: 25-26 July 2015
Ticket Price: R80.00 person (Online) and R100.00 (at the door)
Time:9am to 5pm

For more info click here

The 2015 National Antiques Faire

Dates :24 – 26th July
Venue: Sandton Convention Centre Johannesburg, South Africa.
Tickets: R100.00 – R300.00
Time: 10am -6pm

For more info click here

Go ahead and make a note of these dates in your diary

Reboot Your Wardrobe with Spree

Yesterday afternoon while on my Facebook saw an advert for Spree and curiousity got me so I clicked on the ad and this is what I found boots. Beautiful boots in different colors,designs and shapes.

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I love the inner of this boot it looks warm and cozy.

1.Flip-over Long Boots Navy

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With this boot, the rich colour caught my eye.

2.Pointy Ankle Boots Red

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The gold zip detail makes this shoes elegant and interesting and I am a wedge lover.

3. Wedge Ankle Boots with Zip Detail Black

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Never owned a cowboy look boots a pair would be lovely and I love the rich detail and they look like good quality

4.Cowboy Boots Tan
Shop the looks.

Weekend Crush:Jackets at Mr Price


After spending the whole of Saturday indoors due to the cold weather, on Sunday I decided to take a walk with my daughter and do some window shopping which I havent done in ages. So we walked into Mr Price and oh my gosh I fell in love with their jackets espeacially one cream faux fur jacket I was in awe, the texture was superb it looked expensive at a very reasonable price.

Here are some jackets I am crushing on and I totally need this winter

1. RT Chubby Fur in Cream R299.00
2. Waterfall Jacket R189.00
3. Collarless Coat R229.00
4. Purple Chubby faux fur R299.00
5. Chubby Fur Black and White R299.00

These beautiful jackets can be found at http://www.mrp.com/en_za/ or at any Mr Price stores nationwide

Review: Omo Handwash Laundry Liquid




Want to remove tough stains the old fashion way? Last week friday on my way home from work I saw this Omo truck with lots of boxes filled with Omo handwash laundry liquid so I decided to get myself a sample to try. Even though I wash with a machine I gave this handwash liquid a try.

Omo Handwash Liquid soap is designed for people who use their hands to do laundry.

Promises from Omo include:
>Removes tough stains faster
>Just one cap is enough
>The 750ml liquid is equals to 1kg powder
>You get about 10 washes

Omo is a popular trusted brand you can buy the product from the following stores and you can visit their websites to find a store near you:

>Shoprite (www.shoprite.co.za)

>Checkers (www.checkers.co.za)

>Spar (www.spar.co.za)

>Pick n Pay (www.picknpay.co.za)

Omo Handwash Laundry Liquid is a well established brand that you can trust and so far it has delivered results .

After using the product over the weekend yes I used my hands to wash a few clothes and I noticed the follow
The soap has a very pleasant smell
One cap of the liquid soap is really enough as it lasts long throughout the wash.
Pre-soaking the clothes helps with removing the stains and didn’t use a lot of strength to wash

Also noticed that the soap is a little harsh on the hands so I suggest you put lotion on your hands after doing the laundry

OverProtective Mother

Photog by Carol Mlangeni
Photo by Carol Mlangeni

I received whatsapp message from my mom and sister, you know those chain messages about a man who is doing human trafficking targeting single women,boys and girls. I started getting worried about my daughter as I work fulltime and take time to get home I worry a lot about her.All I want to do is protect her all the time but I don’t want to live in fear either.

Found myself thinking about home schooling if its a safe option because the world has become a very dangerous place to live in. The idea of someone taking your child is nerve wrecking .

My daughter she is six full of life, starting Grade 1 next year, named her Abeerah in Muslim it means flower and in Hebrew means strength.she is the love of my life and will do anything to protect her from scumbags who targets children.

Tumeric Face Mask




Started using tumeric and milk as a face mask and I noticed every time after I wash my face it looks bright,so I use this mixture in the morning after a late night to give that fresh well rested look.

Make a paste of tumeric and milk
Apply it to your face
Leave it for 5 minutes
Rinse of with warm water and pat to dry

Tumeric contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory. Its good for dark circles, acne and eczema. Tumeric rejuvenates and brightens the skin. It is also known that tumeric helps with rosacea – a chronic skin condition that is characterized by redness and pimples. It eases the redness and treats this disease.

Some other options are adding lemon and honey into the mixture.

Happy New Month


Its June already, wow I cannot believe in Greece its a tradition that on the first day of each month you greet everyone by saying Kalo Mina which means have a good months, so Kalo Mina to you all and myself.

So over the weekend I bought wine, I don’t drink but I saw on the latest issue of True Love an article saying that red wine may aid with losing some weight, so why the hell not. I am feeling good and excited today not sure why. I have also started a new diet going to be eating clean no carbs or starch I am still thinking about the sugar because I am a sugar addict. I am looking forward to having a good month.

Homemade Custard Pudding






Tasty homemade custard pudding in minutes the ingredients include:

Custard powder (as desired)
Milk 500ml
SugarSugar 45ml


Mix custard powder,sugar and 50ml milk together
Bring 450 ml of milk to boil in a pot
Add the custard mixture into the boiling milk
Let it boil and continue stirring until the custard thickens

Serve hot or cold.

The thickness and sweetness of the custard is up to you.

I serve it hot, it taste better and love it during the winter as it warms me up

Trendy Accessories







I totally forgot about these 3 items that I ordered online from the online shop www.sammydress.com, I have bought from scarves from them before. The earrings and watch arrived this week after months.

I spent about $5 dollars and sammydress offered free shipment. Loving the bracket watch ad vintage look earrings


Monthly Beauty Buys


I decided to spoil myself this month with some beauty products so I looked for the most affordable ones to fit my budget:

Cala Precision Eyelash Curler R37.0000

Sunkissed 12 Shadow Eye shadow R29.0000

Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss-01 Transparent R29.00

Essence XXX Shine Lipgloss-25 Orangey Pink R 19.00

Essence All Eyes on Me Waterproof Mascara-Black R35.00

Essence Mattifying Compact Powder No-5 Caramel R 54.00

Essence The Gel Nail Polish -No.22 R25.00

Essence The Gel Nail Polish -No.44 R25.00

I bought all these goodies online from www.takealot.com