Tea time snack- Fried Mielies

Fried mielies is a favourite tea time snack in many Indian homes in South Africa. It’s simple, cheap and easy to prepare. All you need is a few cobs of fresh mielies. I used 3. It’s usually around R20 for 4 around the streets of Durban.  Slice the kernels off the cob. Keep aside in…

My 16-Year War on Acne and How I Conquered it!

Originally posted on Simply Modesty Style:
“Don’t worry, you will grow out of it,” are the words that were told to me by many during my teens, as I am sure many other acne sufferers were told. However, at the age of 19, after suffering with severe cystic acne for about 5 years, my mother…

Essie and Sorbet Nailpolish at Clicks.

Hi loveley ladies, If you’re in South Africa head on down to your nearest Clicks Pharmacy and check if you can also score this bargain! I’m sure you all know how pricey the Sorbet and Essie brands are. I was surprised when I saw these marked down to just R20! These are just a few…

Chicken Springroll Recipe

Crispy, golden brown pockets of deliciousness! I simply love my savoury treats, I don’t have much of a sweet-tooth. These Springrolls are my favourite tea time snack and are so quick and easy to make. I usually make a batch of around 50 and put them away in the freezer so it’s simple to just…

Black Friday South Africa 25 November 2016

ARE YOU GUYS READY?! I don’t know about you guys but I’m setting my alarm for those online sales!  I’ve added a list of stores participating in Black Friday in South Africa as well as international online stores and links to their websites to make it easier for you to check out their deals closer…

Zulumoon Gondolas Black Friday deals

​Hi fellow Durbanites, If you’re a bargain hunter like I am and get a thrill out of finding good deals, you will also be waiting with bated breath for all the BLACK FRIDAY deals.  I’m sure you guys noticed my 1st giveaway from Zulumoon Gondolas. Don’t be disappointed that you didn’t win. The extremely generous…

Win a free Gondola ride with Zulumoon Gondolas.

Originally posted on durbanonabudget:
Hi everyone,? Thank you all for the overwhelming response to my 1st few posts. I have great news for you, I’m extremely excited about running my 1st competition together with Zulumoon Gondolas. The competition as well as the prize will be discussed at the end of this post.? August 19th is…

Chocolate Munchie Cups Recipe

Yeah sooooo I just made up the name of my recipe. It’s quick treat that I made for the recent Diwali celebrations. Usually we make a whole lot of rich, sweet treats called sweetmeats made with lots of clarified butter (ghee). I have two nieces that are under 5 years old that aren’t fans of…

Cala Cosmetic Sponges

 Make-up lovers, I’ve found an amazing deal for you ladies. I’ve always been applying my foundation with sponge wedges that I purchase from Dischem and have been quiet happy with it because it’s easily available and extremely cheap. This past weekend on a routine visit to my local Dischem to purchase a few items to…

Win a free Gondola ride with Zulumoon Gondolas.

Hi everyone,  Thank you all for the overwhelming response to my 1st few posts. I have great news for you, I’m extremely excited about running my 1st competition together with Zulumoon Gondolas. The competition as well as the prize will be discussed at the end of this post.  August 19th is my boyfriends birthday. I…

I’m Indian, I’m dark, and I don’t care.

Originally posted on aswathi thomas:
I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country’s powerful history, one of a kind culture, and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India’s beautiful face, there is a growing disease that our society continually fails to recognize- colorism. Colorism is a term coined by…