How I Got Pregnant Quickly – Lifestyle, Mindset, and Supplements I Took

Since my husband and I conceived our first baby back in August, so many of you have been asking how we did it and if there was anything I did differently around that time. I’ve been answering to individual comments and messages, but then I thought that talking about it in a separate blog post […]

Week 24 Pregnancy Update – We Know the Gender!

It’s been six weeks since the last update, and I honestly can’t believe how quickly time is passing in the second trimester. It seems that just a few weeks ago I felt terribly nauseous and like things would never get better, or that the scan when we could find out the gender was still months […]

21 Gender Prediction Tests Using Old Wives’ Tales

I’m just over 21 weeks pregnant and have absolutely no idea whether I’m expecting a girl or a boy, so I thought I’d try these 21 gender prediction tests. Despite being very intuitive, I keep getting mixed messages from my intuition, so while I’m waiting for the anatomy scan, let’s play this fun game together. […]

Week 18 Pregnancy Update – I Felt the First Movement!

I’m almost half way through my pregnancy, whoohoo! And now it’s truly a breeze. While at the beginning it felt like time stood still, now it’s flying and I can’t believe there are just a little over 20 weeks left until we meet our little one. This video is a little recap of the weeks […]

How I Budget with EveryDollar App + I’ll Show You My Personal December Budget!

Making a budget with the EveryDollar app every month and sticking to it has literally transformed our life and secured our financial feature. It’s also brought us peace knowing that our income and expenses are taken care of. With this video, I’m hoping to inspire you to start budgeting and to stick with it because […]

First Trimester of Pregnancy as a First Time Mum (Symptoms, Food Aversions, Doctors)

My first trimester wasn’t easy, it was actually harder than I thought it would be. So in today’s video I talk about the first 14 weeks of my first pregnancy: the symptoms, including the dreaded nausea and fatigue, weird food aversions, very common pregnancy symptoms that I didn’t get at all, the supplements I’m taking […]

I Have Something Exciting To Tell You!

I’ve been away from the social media world for nearly two months, and if you’ve been wondering if I’m OK, yes, I’m more than OK. I actually have something very exciting to share with you! Our lives are about to change profoundly because… I’m pregnant!!! My husband and I are expecting our first “kitten” (that’s […]

What I Eat in a Day (incl. Spanish Tortilla) + Day in my Life

Last Sunday, my husband and I woke up bright and early because we wanted to go hiking. As the summer heat is still intense here and the African sun is brutal all year long, we can only do that if we leave early. So that’s what we did! We had a lovely porridge (or oatmeal […]

One Thing I’d Say to a Twenty-Year-Old Me: Start Budgeting Now!

My parents never tried budgeting, and schools don’t teach personal money management either, so unfortunately, like most of us, I started my adult life with zero money management skills. I started earning money but regularly overdid it with shopping. I often wandered how money just disappeared from my bank account, literally just flew away through […]

The Miraculous Power of Routine

Building routines is the fastest way to more mindfulness and life satisfaction, especially if you’re a Vata. By nature, I hate routines and normally do everything I can to jeopardise any kind of schedule, repetitive tasks, and rituals. But the truth is they are exactly what gives me more stability and balance in life. Routine […]