How to have fun and not splurge until payday

January can be a bit of a tight month after all the festive season spending but who says you can’t still have fun? Here’s how you can still have fun and not splurge until payday.   Enjoy the outdoors with a picnic Since I’ve moved to Cape Town, I haven’t been on one picnic. Apparently, it’s not a Cape Town thing. But do these Capetonians … Continue reading How to have fun and not splurge until payday

5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

2018 is the year I’ve set aside to do all things I haven’t done before: I’m all about no longer holding myself back, being braver and being more adventurous – a goal I set last year but never quite got around to. So, here’s a list of the 5 things I’ve never tried but need to in 2018 – and you are welcome to remind … Continue reading 5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

This was the first time I attended the chocolate demos hosted by Beyers Chocolates at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival. ABOUT BEYERS CHOCOLATES Beyers Chocolates was founded 30 years ago by Belgian-born, Kees Beyers. They manufacture their own range of confectionery, including local favourites like Sweetie Pie, Amarula, and Dream Bear, and also supply an extensive range of sub-brands and private label products to airlines and … Continue reading Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

Good tunes out at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017

One thing I was looking forward to at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 was the live music. I’m not sure if I’m just really out of the loop (which I think is probably the case) but Cape Town’s live music scene doesn’t seem as buzzing as Joburg’s, so I was keen to see what these Cape Town peeps had to offer. The … Continue reading Good tunes out at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017

Coffee and Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017… disappointing!

Late, I know! Work’s been busy and no Internet access at home, but i was out at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town this weekend and oh my, what a disappointment. Even the SA on Tap Craft Beer and Music Festival was better and you know how I hated that. VENUE It was held at the Durbanville Racecourse so the venue was absolutely shit, … Continue reading Coffee and Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017… disappointing!

It’s Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 this weekend: Let’s recap JHB 2016!

It’s the Coffee and Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 this weekend! Whoop-whoop! Now, I’m not a big fan of chocolate and I’ve cut down quite massively on coffee but I’ve always just loved the vibe at the festival. Nothing quite like lazing in winter sun with great food, cold beer and great live music. Unfortunately, I missed the Coffee and Chocolate Festival Johannesburg earlier this … Continue reading It’s Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 this weekend: Let’s recap JHB 2016!

It’s Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2017 this weekend – Let’s revisit 2016!

It’s Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2017 this weekend. Let’s revisit 2016… Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2016 was two-day music, motorcycle and new heritage festival held at the Ground venue in Muldersdrift on 26 and 27 November 2016 and is inspired by the German Pure & Crafted festival. I was lucky enough to win two weekend pass tickets (YAY!) so I was super excited. … Continue reading It’s Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2017 this weekend – Let’s revisit 2016!

Hanging With Leanne… is feeling annoyed at the SA on Tap Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival

I can’t even begin to describe how I’d been looking forward to this event for the past few months, liking each and every post on social media like a complete idiot and, sadly, I was annoyed from the moment I stepped in. THE EVENT It’s suppose to be the biggest craft beer spectapular 😒 PRICE Tickets were R130 online and R150 at the door (if I … Continue reading Hanging With Leanne… is feeling annoyed at the SA on Tap Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival

Never Thirsty at the Sandton Craft Beer Fair

I’ve seen this event pop up on my Facebook page over the past few years but I’ve always been too broke to go. Not this year! Even if I was broke I was going to go!   THE EVENT Sandton Craft Beer Festival is a craft beer and food festival held in Sandton. 2017 was the 5th instalment of the event. PRICE It was R200 pp. … Continue reading Never Thirsty at the Sandton Craft Beer Fair

Getting Down and Dirty at Sexpo 2017

Ah, Sexpo. Over the years I’ve met many people who have attended Sexpo and told me: “You’ve just got to go! It’s so fun!” So, this got me all excited thinking it was a really awesomely nasty and naughty event. Naughty? Maybe if you’re not familiar with the stuff on display. Nasty? Yes but definitely not in a sexy way. THE EVENT Sexpo is an … Continue reading Getting Down and Dirty at Sexpo 2017