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Author: Tasneem Maganlal

The romance never ends

Shay and I have been together for just over 9 years now. We are married for 2 and have a little girl. All my friends always tell me how lucky I am to have him and sometimes I do take it for granted. He is always spoiling and surprising me.  yesterday when he picked me up from school, he took me for a massage 💆 as I have been inundated with all my marking (life of an English teacher).  This simple gesture made me realise how much he cares.  so many years down the line; we still go on dates, sit up all night just talking and chat all day. I guess when you love someone, the romance just never ends and if it ever does….you’re not doing it right. When I say that he is romantic I’m not referring to getting roses all the time.  I’m talking about all the nights he woke up to feed baby so that I could get some sleep or when he cleans the house and makes me tea every night. Words can never explain how much he does for me and I pray that our romance never ends.   Xoxo...

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Kryolia – The Quest for the Medallion- book review

As an English teacher, I quite enjoy sitting down with a good book, some chocolate and coffee of-course! A personal friend of mine recently got her first book published and I could not wait to get my hands on it. It took me a few days to read as it is a pretty thick book. Here is a summary of the book. KRYOLIA The Quest for the Medallion is a book about a character named  Neville 🙂 I love the name as it is so unique yet so obvious.  Well this ‘Evil’ character is about to destroy the beautiful...

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Carribean island Walkerville JHB

During December we were on the hunt for some exciting water parks that the kids can enjoy. We visited the Caribbean which is situated in Walkerville Johannesburg.  It is rather difficult to find places that we can all go to as a family because most places are not wheelchair friendly. The owner did his best to ensure that my grandmother was comfortable. He even moved his car so that we could park closer to the resort and it would be easier to take her in and out of the resort. The place was absolutely stunning and we were shocked to find out that it was all man made. When you enter the resort you genuinely feel as if you are on an island as it is filled with beach sand and beautiful island decor. They have braai facilities and you are allowed to bring in any snacks or drinks as their restaurant is currently not operating. It’s a fun place for families to relax and enjoy themselves at an affordable cost… R50 for adults R20 for children They have diving facilities as well which come at an additional cost. Times: Monday: 10:00-19:00 Tuesday: 10:00-19:00 Wednesday: 10:00-19:00 Thursday: 10:00-19:00 Friday: 10:00-19:00 Saturday: 10:00-19:00 Sunday: 10:00-19:00 Address: 128 R557 Grasmere Road, Golfview 1961 Walkerville (Use Same Entrance as Maggi’s Country Kennels)...

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Frys Annual Green Meeting 2016

FRYS ANNUAL GREEN MEETING 2016 On the 5/11/2016 My hubby and I were invited to attend the Fry’s Annual Green Meeting in Johannesburg. When we arrived, we were treated to some delicious vegan Ice-Cream. I know you are probably wondering how in the world can ice-cream possible be vegan and delicious? Well to my surprise, it was super creamy and sweet. Coming  from a meat loving back-ground this event was pretty exciting for me as I learnt so much…There were some fabulous speakers such as Tammy Fry Brett Thompson Tobias Leenaert Dr Paul Palmer Dr Melenie Joy Here are...

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African Extracts Rooibos-Purifying Range

I was lucky to chosen by Beauty Bulletin as one of their reviewers for the African Extracts Rooibos-Purifying Range. Ever since my pregnancy I have been suffering with breakouts and nothing I used worked as my skin was super sensitive. I have been using this range for 10 days and I already see a huge difference. Below is a list of the products that I have been using as well as my skin regime and the results. African Rooibos Purifying- Pore clearing Face scrub I absolutely love this face scrub. It’s mild and gentle enough for everyday use. I...

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