Before and after tips for getting your first tattoo

Let’s talk about tattoos! This is an exciting post for me to write because it involved me overcoming one of my biggest fears: needles. I’ve always balled my eyes out when I went for my blood tests during my pregnancies, and the fear wasn’t from having blood drawn but from the needle piercing my skin. … Continue reading Before and after tips for getting your first tattoo

Word of the Year 2021 and why it will be better

Hello January 2021! 2020 was a year for the books, it turned into one no one was expecting. It was a year that brought us all together in a way we would never have expected, and showed us that no matter who you are and where you are, you couldn't not be affected by the … Continue reading Word of the Year 2021 and why it will be better

Tips to help you fall asleep when you can’t

If you have trouble falling asleep in the evenings, you've come to the right place. I'm sharing tips to help you fall asleep when you can't. Shutting down after a long day isn't as easy as just pressing a button. If only! I used to be a night owl, partially because I function better at … Continue reading Tips to help you fall asleep when you can’t

How to organize for any kind of trip

I don't think I can say this enough: I love making lists. It's just embedded into my soul to make all kinds of lists, and it's always a bonus if I follow through on them 100%. One of my favourite lists to put together is a packing list. Not so much when we were moving … Continue reading How to organize for any kind of trip

Living in a constant alert-state is exhausting

A little backstory: When I went overseas last year to Moldova, we had dinner at one of my grandparent's family friends. We were having a conversation about life here and there, and the conversation turned to safety. I was honest about the crime rates in South Africa. I told them that most homes have security … Continue reading Living in a constant alert-state is exhausting