Princess: regal rank or and the feminine equivalent of a prince; daughter of a king; me, coming home from a flight, someone serving me a cup of tea, bags magically unpacked, most wonderful turndown service – just short of a chocolate on my pillow, me just climbing into my warm bed while someone do my … Read moreSiri, do the dishes!
Angus goes to Hollywood. Okay, okay, not really Hollywood but Angus did go to Dubai. The decision to ship Angus all the way across the Indian Ocean was pretty much a no-brainer. Leave no man behind. We go, our pets go. He was, at the mature age of eleven years, declared healthy enough to fly … Read moreAngus goes to Hollywood
New York, my favorite place in the world? Well, I guess I have way to many favorite places but one thing I know, is that, New York is the one place where I have a “So much to eat, so little time” dilemma. Well, it’s been Googled that you can have a meal at a … Read moreNew York Favorite Eats
Is there a secret to finding a gem? A gem in this instance is so special and you just want to shout it from the rooftops so the whole world can hear you. Ok, in all honesty I don’t really know what the secret is #mybad but what I do know is that sometimes … Read moreHome Away From Home
What is Dubai like? The most frequently asked question. For three months I gave everyone that blank stare, that one of “I have no idea, am I in Dubai?” Let’s get one thing straight, moving countries is not like going on holiday or one big sightseeing adventure. Its is an adventure but it’s like having … Read moreDubai Meraai
Written Desiree Fiess. No, my husband didn’t marry me for my cooking or baking skills. For all of those I always had Woolworths, just around the corner, to my rescue. After arriving in Dubai, I realized that homemade cakes and baking-up-a-storm was in order and I quickly had to raise my game. Here in Dubai … Read moreLazy Housewife’s Chocolate Cake
Written by Wietske Lentink. So, if you are anything like me and you truly love coffee you would know exactly what I mean when I say I NEED coffee in my life. The first thing I think about in the morning when my eyes open is that warm cup of freshly brewed coffee. That smell … Read moreCoffee Lovers UNITE
Written by Desiree Fiess. Why SUMUS? Because “UBUNTU” was taken. Bernard Odendaal had me in stitches with his wit and dry sense of humor. With a masters degree in political science, technology fundi, social media expert and passion for aviation, he is definitely one of the most interesting people I’ve had the opportunity to drink … Read moreWhy SUMUS?
So, as you all now I have a slight addiction to nut butter and this is putting it mildly. What can I say when a girl loves nut butter she loves nut butter. This girl also happens to love cooking and making my own snacks. It just hit me but why not try and make … Read moreWant to make your own Nut butter?
Better choices always make me happy especially when it involves food and I don’t have to feel too guilty eating everything I see when the off switch is out of order. So, I thought it would be a good idea sharing some of my better option snacks with you and how I make them. Please … Read moreNut Clusters