Thursday, June 27, 2013

Finish what you've started.

Jeans: Jay Jay's; Top: Mr Price; Blazer: Cotton On
Shoes: Rage; Bag: Free; Neckpiece: Foschini

I've linked up with Fashion & Faith!



My granma passed away yesterday. She was sickly, and she was old, but it doesn't make it painless. This post is dedicated to Ouma, who was a real anchor in the family. I thought of the things I wish I had done or said, though there aren't many - she knew I loved her, she knew I appreciated how much she loved us, how she prayed for us. There is one thing I wish I had done while she was still alive though...

Not so long ago, she asked that we write a book together (she boasted that I'm a writer, like her) - it would be about the things God had done in her life, and that of her children - a testimony of grace. Now, I wish we had written it together, but I cannot ponder on what if's - whether I do this tomorrow, or one day, I'd like to write that book. I'd like to finish what we've started. For Ouma.





Thank you to Lerato for these pictures.

Thank you for coming by.
xxx

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Thankful Tuesday

Dress & Boots: Mr Price; Coat & Tights: Woolworths
Neckpiece: Sass Diva; Bag: YDE; Sunglasses: ALDO


[Things I'm thankful for.]
Isaiah, who is 4 months old today.
Grace. Where would I be without it?
Husband.
Kind words.
Food on my table, every day.
A nanny that loves our little man [almost] as much as we do.
The morning baby cuddle I get to squeeze in.
The way Isaiah's eyes follow my every move. 
...And how he seems to want to jump into my arms when I walk into the room.







Thanks to Lerato for these pictures. 

Thank you for coming by!
xxx

Monday, June 24, 2013

Maroon Monday

Dress: Pure; Coat: Xogo; Tights: Woolworths; Shoes: Mr Price
Bag: YDE; Sunglasses: ALDO


What are you thoughts on tights and open toe shoes? Faux pas? 








Thanks to Lerato for these pictures.

Thank you for coming by!
xxx

Friday, June 21, 2013

Black Shadows

Pants: Thrifted; Top: Quirky Stylista for Mr Price; Boots: Holmes Bro's for Mr Price
Neck Piece: Mr Price; Bag: Sowearto; Sunglasses: YDE


I really like what I'm wearing today. It's super chilled and comfortable - perfect after a rough night (co-sleeping with baby!). He just did not want to sleep in his cot, where he always does - so, after a zillion attempts, I gave up and let him sleep in our bed. I hope this is not the start of something!

I'm loving this season's trend, the active top - it's the perfect cosywear, yet can be dressed up a little too.







Thanks to Lerato for these pictures.

Happy weekend!
xxx


Thursday, June 20, 2013

Layered Schoolgirl

Dress: Cotton On; Cardigan & Shoes: Mr Price; Tights: Woolworths
Blazer: Trubok; Bag: Sowearto; Neckpiece: Sass Diva; Sunglasses: YDE


These layers were totally unplanned. I grabbed what didn't need ironing (although, the dress probably did), and the blazer was an afterthought. Resulted in bit of a schoolgirl, no? I like it.

I'm linking up with Fashion & Faith today. A little place where Christian bloggers around the world gather weekly. Check it out!








Thanks to Lerato for these pictures. 

Thank you for coming by!
xxx


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Awkward & Awesome Wednesday

Pants: Jay Jay's; Jersey: Piccadilly; Shoes: Mr Price; Coat: Identity
Bag: Gifted; Hat: Mr Price; Sunglasses: Free/Elle Magazine


Awesome:
- Hot wings. Addicted!
- Wednesday night = Giuliana & Bill! Oh yeah!
- Giuliana's [not so] new hair. I really want a hair cut. Hm.
- Pinterest. So inspiring!
- Isaiah waking us up with his baby talk on the weekend.
- This hat. It's really warm.
- Daydreaming about a walk-in closet.


Awkward:
- People wearing sunglasses indoors. I'm always really embarrassed for them!
- My hair loss has reached another level. Can you spot the bald spots
- Begging Lerato for a massage. 
- Discovering that nappies are too big, the messy way.
- Carrying Isaiah and pushing the pram. I never thought it would happen to me. 
- Three bibs in one night, all for the sake of spit-up.
- This outfit from last week. Don't really know if I love it or hate it. 






Thanks to Lerato for these pictures. 

Thank you for coming by!
xxx

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Thankful Tuesday

Jeans: Piccadilly; Shirt: Lost & Found; Gilet: Miss Boss
Shoes & Bag: Mr Price; Sunglasses & Earrings: YDE



[Things I'm thankful for.]
The long weekend we just had.
In turn, a short work week :)
Prayer.
Fathers. I'm thankful for my own, and super blessed to be raising my precious boy with Husband.
Unexpected phone calls. And emails. And texts. Just to say hi.
A happy, healthy baby.
Opportunity. 
Big dreams!
A BIG God.





Thanks to Lerato for these pictures.

Thank you for coming by!
xxx


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Awkward & Awesome Wednesday

Pants: Cleo Droomer for Mr Price; Top: Mr Price; Coat: Zara
Shoes & Sunglasses: Aldo; Scarf: Gifted; Bag: Sowearto; Earrings: Lovisa




Awkward:
- Nappy-less play time always becomes pee time. I never learn.
- Click! Click! Beep. Battery exhausted. And that's how one little shoot became two.
- Bladder control. Awkward deluxe.
- Biltong. Top deck chocolate and and and... Eating way too much.
- Falling asleep at my desk. Oops.
- I go in for a kiss and Isaiah let's out a manly wind. Sheesh.
-  According to my colleague Lerato, these earrings don't match my outfit. Whatever.


Awesome:
- Biltong, and top deck chocolate, and and and... 
- Cuddling with Isaiah.
- My bottle-feeding dad :)
- These pants on sale. This coat on sale. Yes.
- Hot chocolate.
- Woolworths' shortbread biscuits.
- Woolworths' pasta. Mmm.
- Tandoori chicken and naan bread. Ok, enough with the food.
- The smell of a baby.
- Bath time with Isaiah. 
  





Thanks to Lerato for these pictures.

Thank you for coming by!
xxx