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My Birthday Weekend

Hi There! Recently I was blessed with turning another year older. We decided that on our birthdays we will plan a weekend away and the one celebrating can decide where we go. My turn! I chose Franschoek. Of course it was a good idea, but it gets expensive. First stop was The Alpaca Loom between… Continue reading My Birthday Weekend


Befriend, date, engaged to a T1D

As written by my soon-to-be husband. With mutual friends pestering me to take a friend of theirs out on a date, I met my soon-to-be wife Elre. I was told beforehand that if things look to be getting serious I should always keep in mind that she's a T1D all of her life and that… Continue reading Befriend, date, engaged to a T1D


My awesome Tattoo (the story)

I recently, well not that recently, got a new tattoo and my friend asked me what it meant. I remember telling her that I will write a post and I never did it. Today is the day that I explain the meaning of my new tattoo, my friend-this one is for you. The biggest element… Continue reading My awesome Tattoo (the story)

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Surprise! (Our Engagement)

We have been planning for a few days that we are going to visit The West Coast National Park. My boyfriend said he wanted to have a braai next to the ocean and that sounded just as grand to me. On our way we some some (tame) wild and a little bit of flowers. This… Continue reading Surprise! (Our Engagement)


How I’m handling life right now

  Yup, this is me right now. Type 1 diabetic down with the flu and everything is haywire. just blossoms and daisies. What do you want to do tonight, my boyfriend asks. my answer, I want to lie down in a corner and rock myself to sleep singing "let's kill barney" songs. When will I… Continue reading How I’m handling life right now


Homemade Pasta

We love making up our own recipes and when it comes to pasta-the kitchen is your play ground. We had some ingredients left from our previous dinner (Cream Sauce Smoked Salmon Pasta) and we had to use the cream before it went bad. Here is what you need: The Sauce Spring Onions Garlic Mushrooms Cream or… Continue reading Homemade Pasta


Cream Sauce Smoked Salmon Pasta

Hi There! I like a quick, healthy-ish and yummy dish for dinner. I have not cooked in quite some time as I am being spoiled a lot. Also, I am usually working during prepping time for dinner. So, Monday night was my turn. I was feeling adventures and have been craving a creamy pasta. Prep… Continue reading Cream Sauce Smoked Salmon Pasta


Christelle de Kock

Personal Trainer/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach Why do you love fitness so much and what made you get into it? Ahhh, so many reasons! Most of all I love the difference fitness makes in someone's life it can make you realise you are capable of so much more than you once thought/ always… Continue reading Christelle de Kock


What I have learned in 30 years

This post was first posted on my first blog in 2015 after my 30th birthday. I loved working on it and writing down the things I have learned. I wanted to change the format a bit and share it again. So, here you go. We all learn different things as we go through life. I… Continue reading What I have learned in 30 years