Archive: Jan 2012

January 31, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

Hey! Can I Live In You?

Hey! Can I Live In You?

I have been obsessed with tree houses since I was just a little thing. They seem so flippin’ magical. I’ve never actually been in a tree house, but I just know I would love living in one. So if you have a big garden, and a big tree, I have a boyfriend who can build […]

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January 31, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

My Weekend: 27-29 January 2012

My Weekend: 27-29 January 2012

This weekend was one for ice creams in Hout Bay, Cape Tattoo convention, dinner at Woodlands Eatery, make-up jobs, having my car “misplaced” by a hotel valet, swimming and braaiing, reading Game Of Thrones and outdoor showering, music watching at Assembly, sushi and summer menu at Sevruga and relaxing in the sun. Chocolate Peanut Butter […]

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January 30, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

WIN! A Tasting & R500 Lunch At Nitida

WIN! A Tasting & R500 Lunch At Nitida

Last week I was treated to a tasting and cellar tour at Nitida Handmade Wine with their winemaker RJ. The beautiful farm out in Durbanville and incredible wines are made all the more lovely by RJ’s laid back attitude and fuss-free introductions to his wines. Winemaker RJ. Looking chilled. Today I’m giving you the chance to […]

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January 27, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

“Daydrinking Friday”: A Trip To Nitida & Anura

“Daydrinking Friday”: A Trip To Nitida & Anura

If you follow me on Twitter, you might know that I am a fan of daydrinking. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that daydrinking is my forte. “What is daydrinking?” you may ask. From the Scientifical Dictionary Of Natalie: “Daydrinking [verb] is the act of partaking in alcoholic beverages between the hours […]

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January 26, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

Can I Have Your Attention Please

Can I Have Your Attention Please

People. I am growing up right before your eyes. I’m growing like a weed. Soon, you’ll be ruffling my hair, chuckling about how I was “just a little tadpole” when you met me. Don’t close your eyes. Don’t fall asleep. Don’t miss a thing. Announcement on Monday. 

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January 23, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

A Bubbly Tasting At Wine At The Mill

A Bubbly Tasting At Wine At The Mill

Mondays can be hard to deal with. They often involve a lot of emails, a lot of post-weekend depression and a lot of “I’m never drinking/eating again” or “From today I’m going to gym/yoga/pilates/boxing for at least 2 hours every.single.day“. Often, the only way to get through these Monday Blues is to spend hours reminiscing […]

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January 19, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

“Host Your Own Party” With Smirnoff

“Host Your Own Party” With Smirnoff

At the end of last year, Smirnoff invited me to host a party for myself and my friends, so that we could become acquainted with their new Smirnoff Premix cocktails in Vodka & Ruby Orange and Vodka & Cranberry. Of course, I immediately started planning the daydrinking.  What better place for easy, premixed cocktails than […]

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January 18, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

Thank You Good Housekeeping, I’ll Be Hosting A Tea Party Soon.

Thank You Good Housekeeping, I’ll Be Hosting A Tea Party Soon.

Toward the end of last year I was invited to the launch of Good Housekeeping SA. I was well impressed with the magazine and as I mentioned at the time, I ended up winning the lucky draw at the event-but I had left early to get to work, so it was given to the next […]

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January 11, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

I Love You, Bear

I Love You, Bear

Anyone who knows me, will know that I adore Bear Grylls. He’s probably my all-time favourite super hero. Whether he’s sleeping in a camel, using an inside-out dead snake as a water carrier bag, or drinking his own urine…he’s all man. Thank you, @lizetheunicorn.

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January 10, 2012   /   by natalie   /  

MK Awards 2012: The Nominees Are

MK Awards 2012: The Nominees Are

If you’re back at the office and feeling sad because its January and there’s nothing to look forward to except the though of beans on toast for the next 2 weeks and a card in your postbox from your pervert neighbour on the 14th of February…then I have something to cheer you up. Let me ask […]

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