BRUNCH AT HOMESTEAD

Last weekend, three gals jumped in the car and headed out to Homestead in Hillsborough. It made me realise how much I get stuck in my bubble at times. I’m allergic to traffic and as a result, I tend to have weekend brunch in walking distance from the flat. But this weekend we headed further […]

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UP & COMING ON YOUTUBE

Hey guys, Sorry for the lack of YouTube posting this weekend, unfortunately there is this issue where a video needs rather fast internet to upload. I shall post it on Sunday instead, but I thought I would fill you in on the up & coming vids in the pipeline.

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3 Reasons Why People Will Hate You For Being Successful (But Why You Should Make It Happen Anyway)

Author: Alexander Heyne “It’s lonely at the top. 99% of the world is convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so they aim for the mediocre middle-ground. The level of competition is thus fiercest for “realistic” goals, paradoxically making them the most time- and energy-consuming. It is easier to raise $10,000,000 than it is $1,000,000. […]

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COCKTAIL: THE RED QUEEN

Here’s the truth – I’m a member of that camp of women who love gin, however, after too many, feel the need to cry. Someone needs to study it. Maybe I need to study it. I will add to this that I’m not a drunk crier. Ever. If anything, alcohol conveniently numbs me from feeling […]

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HOLIDAY TREND: METALLICS

The other day Matt and I were sitting at the traffic lights when a woman passed in front of us wearing a pair or gold pants. Matt commented: “Those pants are interesting.” I had to laugh, as this was a true Man Repeller moment. One where a gal is rocking a new trend that only those […]

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THE AGE OF ACHIEVEMENT: HOW THE PRESSURE TO EXCEL IS STRIKING THE YOUNG

Author: Nicola Appleton The quest for success is a seemingly relentless one; we define ourselves by it, compare each other’s level of it and spend most of our lives striving towards it. This isn’t a new concept, yet placing a higher value on those who are both successful and young, is. For the Millennial generation, […]

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HOME DECOR TREND: CACTI & SUCCULENTS

Currently featuring under every ‘H O M E’ board on Pinterest and every chic and simplistic Instagram feed, is the succulent and the cacti. This home décor trend has grown momentum for practical reasons – succulents and cacti do not evoke guilty emotions – they are fairly hard to kill!

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SEND ME YOUR RECIPES!

Hey all ! Yesterday I posted a video on my new Youtube channel of me attempting to cook potato gratin. I love that I had a couple of people email me telling me they have recipes for me to try. I’m no chef, I’m learning, and I am totally open to people sending me a meal […]

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YOUTUBE: KATIE COOKS COMFORT FOOD

On Thursday I made potato gratin, steak and green bean salad. Although it nearly didn’t happen – the gratin took about ten thousand hours to cook. But it was worth the wait! Not the healthiest meal, but the ultimate comfort eat. Much love xx

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COCKTAIL: PLUM & THYME PROSECCO SMASH

If you ask any of my close friends they will tell you – Katie, loves her Prosecco. However, as we approach the warmer months, it seems a shame to flounce around with a glass of bubbles when I could be lying on the deck holding a summery, fruity, refreshing cocktail instead. So, I went and […]

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