Tomorrow is the is the 1st of November, or should I say Movember. And because we love and care about the men in our lives, we are happy to support this initiative. Movember is not just about having fun while growing a moustache. The facial hair we’ll be seeing next month is meant to raise awareness and funds for men’s health – specifically prostate and testicular cancer.
For the fourth installment of Kitchen Diaries, Yuppiechef continues to bring us the pearls of wisdom of some of our not-so-newly weds. This time we’re featuring Katie and Rob who you may recognize from their wedding which was featured on the Pretty Blog earlier this year. Katie is an avid baker and Rob is an excellent cook. Their beautiful kitchen is the heart of their home.
My brother-in-law, Gerhard Compion, is the trout farmer on Lourensford Estate. I recently got involved in the family business by doing some marketing and distribution for his company, Lourensford Trout. If you don’t know what rainbow trout is, it is a fresh-water fish with beautifully pink flesh – very much the same taste and look as salmon.
The home of architect Eben Rall was sent to us by one of his good friends Marlé Smit. Marlé says even though she has always known that Eben had a great sense of style, she was still blown away when she walked into his new beach front apartment in Strand.
We just love introducing you to wonderful new companies, and today we bring you The Perfect Proposal. Started by Pippa Stewart, The Perfect Proposal is a company specialising in creating romantic experiences. The Perfect Proposal team can help you with marriage proposals, engagement parties, date planning, renewing wedding vows and anniversaries.
I can’t think of a better way to start the week than with the beautiful wedding of a young couple, deeply in love. Bates and his high school love, Jenna, got married on a beautiful summer’s day in Franschhoek. There are three things I totally love about this wedding.
Our last real wedding for this week is Lauren (Polly) and Drew’s wintery farm wedding. For this young and gorgeous couple, their big day was all about the vibe. “We aimed for everything to be relaxed and joyous – it was always more about the people than about the decor and details”, says Polly
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