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How to Increase Your Metabolism: Actionable Tips

How to Increase Your Metabolism: Actionable Tips

Effective weight loss is a result of a higher metabolism. The following are six guidelines as to how you can achieve a higher metabolism! Drink More Water Your body works harder to warm up after drinking cold water. And did you know: if you are […]

EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

We thought it would most definitely be useful to give you all a little insight into the world of “Edible Landscaping” and what it actually means. And luckily we have Garden Chefs to explain just that to us! Sometimes called “Foodscaping”, this phenomenon is bound […]

MILK BAR | KRAMERVILLE

MILK BAR | KRAMERVILLE

I popped into the awesome Milk Bar last week for a casual Friday night drink and ended up leaving a few hours (and a few more drinks) later – what a cool place!! I think the logo pretty much sums it up ‘It’s African, Get […]

MUSSEL POT ON THE BRAAI

MUSSEL POT ON THE BRAAI

Is there anything better than a pot of fresh mussels, steamed in white wine and garlic, sitting on a table ready for you to attack? I think not. We tried out this recipe on our December holiday in the Wild Coast, and oh my word, […]

DRIFTWOOD CHRISTMAS TREE {DIY}

DRIFTWOOD CHRISTMAS TREE {DIY}

December: the end of the year, summer, a couple of weeks off without any emails/call/nagging bosses, long days, g&ts, ocean swims, fruit salads… it’s easy to see why this is our favourite time of the year! We’re getting quite fezzy here at The Saltbox, so […]

COASTAL GARDENS | RENOVATION INSPIRATION

COASTAL GARDENS | RENOVATION INSPIRATION

It’s 2017 and the renovation continues! For anyone who has been through this, you’ll know its a looooong process. Ours has been particularly long with a couple of hurdles and hiccups along the way. But, we remain positive and are looking forward to getting really […]

SWEETCORN AND HALLOUMI PITAS

SWEETCORN AND HALLOUMI PITAS

A perfect starter, afternoon snack or lunch, these creamy, cheesy, tangy pitas were an absolute hit with my family. The recipe is based on the corn and halloumi pita recipe in Neil Roake’s latest recipe book – More Life is a Beach Cottage, my absolute […]

The 30 Year Old’s Guide For The 20 Year Old to Be Able to Retire at The Age of 40

The 30 Year Old’s Guide For The 20 Year Old to Be Able to Retire at The Age of 40

…or at least have the OPTION to retire at the age of 40-45. It’s nice to know you have an option. When I started out in the corporate world, post articles, almost 7 years ago, I was crazy naïve. Had I known then what I […]

SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE

SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE

OK so we may be a bit late to the new year’s resolutions party (it being the end of January and all!) but it’s never too late to make a positive change. As someone who has had ‘stop biting my nails’ on her resolutions list […]

WEDDING DECOR INSPIRATION

WEDDING DECOR INSPIRATION

Ok, so, I am getting married in a month (eeeeeeep, yay, eeeeek!) and I have been finding it rather difficult to think about anything else! Most of my waking hours are spent on Pinterest looking for new ideas and affordable ways of making my wedding […]