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Tried and tested go-tos I can’t live without and my must-have gizmos, gadgets, and essentials—all my favorite things I swear by. Plus, what I’m reading, wearing, and packing for my next trip.


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The How To Cook
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This FREE training has all my secrets to nail the basics + become a PRO in your kitchen. It's a game-changer. 

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You'll fall head-over-heels-in-love with all my must-have tried-and-tested-faves. So bookmark this page... You're welcome gorgeous!!!

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Home

books

beauty

style

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Fabulous flavor starts with simple quality ingredients and a few basic staples.

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My kitchen essentials

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Whimsical, uniquely quirky, functional-art pieces to add a little magic and joy to your home and table. The line is created by my favorite South African artist and inspired by the human form and the beauty of nature.

The Carrol Boyes Collection

"Never be ordinary - be extraordinary and throw in a bit of naughtiness. Keep laughing and never lose your sense of humor.” - Carrol Boyes

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My Fave Cookbooks

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Blue light from screens play havoc with your health and sleep. Slap on a pair of these glasses + throw a screen protector on your devices + you're golden!

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Tired of paying hundreds of dollars each month to your email service provider? Flodesk charges a fix price no matter the size of your list and have the prettiest email templates.

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Amazing deals on car rentals and the best part is insurance is included so you don't get scammed with upsells at the counter. Save 30% on worldwide car rentals.

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We always use Expedia for epic deals on accommodation, flights + car rental. They offer a best price guarantee and no change or cancel fees so you can book worry-free.

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I take thousands of photos that use up a ton of hard drive space. I love knowing they're safely backed up in Adobe's Cloud. And I can edit them on my PC or phone with Lightroom.

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My favorite app of all time. A full-time graphic designer at a fraction of the price. There's a gorgeous template for everything. And it's simple enough for a kid to use.

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My favorite go-to-line of cookware. I'm obsessed with their cast iron dutch ovens, skillets and saute pans. And I use their ceramic baking dishes and roasters every single day. 

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Great  quality sharp knives are the most important tool in any kitchen. They last for years and make easy work of chopping and prepping. I've loved and trusted this brand for decades.

TOOLS of the Trade

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Hands down the prettiest, do-it-yourself, easy-to-use, customizable, website templates on the internet. They look super expensive, but I promise they won't break the bank. 

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