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A journey, and an invitation, into a world of refined entrepreneurship

Anyone who has had the joy of visiting Stellenbosch could attest to the gentle magic of its ancient oaks and historic buildings. Many dreams have been born here. For me, that dream was to curate a space that embodied elegance, luxury, and timeless beauty. Through The Stellenbosch Mom platform, this vision turned into a reality.  …

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A Tribute To Stellenbosch

Since the moment I moved to Stellenbosch 7 years ago I’ve had an incredible fascination with this town. I never thought I would have the opportunity to live in such a beautiful place, nor have the opportunity to raise my children here. As we embark on a new journey I wanted to pay a tribute …

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potato salad recipe

Potato salad

from Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, published in Taste I can’t wait to share this extraordinary treat with you: an exquisite potato salad recipe from none other than the esteemed local chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen. What I love most about this recipe is its remarkable ability to celebrate the unique and unexpected flavours …

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Hearty beef lasagne dish

Hearty Beef Lasagne

from Donna Hay I love being able to nourish my loved ones with delicious and wholesome meals. In the colder months, especially, there’s nothing quite like indulging in the comforting embrace of a classic Italian favourite. This mouth-watering lasagne recipe, inspired by one from Donna Hay, has been my trusty go-to for years. Think layers …

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Wine, Wellness and Art at the Leeu Collection

With our wedding anniversary coming up, I wanted to share one of my ultimate Cape Winelands experiences with you (purely fuelled by the sentimental value it has for us as a couple).  We got married at Leeu Estate in Franschhoek* and, ever since that special day, it has been one of our most special places …

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Women & wealth

I recently absorbed a wealth of financial information by tapping into the know-how of the wise and talented Elke Brink, a wealth advisor with PSG in Stellenbosch. It is a privilege to pay that forward to our loyal followers with regular content from Elke on money matters and financial well-being. Here follows just a handful …

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Our Edible Garden Makeover

If there’s one thing that lockdown taught me and many others, it was the importance of self-reliant living and the benefits of setting up your own veggie garden. I have learnt so much about permaculture this past few months and just spending time outside in the garden has been wonderful for both my family and …

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