Winter is here, and my Quarter Wife is probably mad at me right now because I haven’t started on her booties and beanie. I have been promising to knit them for her since March, and I’m still twiddling my fingers (erm… blame it on the blog? Yes? No? No). I have no one to blame … More Where to Get: Knitting Stuff
Mother’s Day has come and gone. We have celebrated our mothers, remembered those no longer with us, and shown love to those who have played a motherly role in our lives. I also want to take a little bit of time to celebrate a group of people who have played a huge role in my … More My Mommy Blogger Tribe (in my head)
Mother’s Day is in 4 days, and while I was scrambling, trying to figure out what to get my mother for this year, I came across this gem on Twitter: What to get mom on Mother’s Day? Dishwashing liquid and bleach, suggests Africa’s largest supermarket @CheckersSA pic.twitter.com/fjM6FuR9NT — AP du Plessis (@ap1pel) May 7, 2018 … More Mother’s Day Ideas… in Zimbabwe.
I hope you noticed the amazing news! The Quarter Wife has changed addresses!! Eeeeek! I am now thequarterwife.com! *Insert celebratory music here* The blog even got a makeover to herald the change. I made it a bit sleeker, less cluttered and easier to access the posts. Enjoy the new blog, and don’t worry, if you … More Intermission: One, Two Testing…
There was no way I was not going to include my natural hair in the countdown. For me this was a true journey of learning and self-discovery; it makes sense how it is a natural hair journey. For me, it wasn’t just knowing that hard mashona and mufushwa hair can actually be taken care of … More Favourite Thing #10: Natural Hair
Shea butter and coconut oil seem to be the holy-grail products nowadays. They’re so hot right now. They’re in every hair product, it doesn’t matter if the hair is natural or relaxed. And because of the natural hair movement, and people wanting to know what’s in their hair products, they’re being sold on their own, … More A Crash Course in Shea Butter
So yesterday I took over the AfroBloggers Twitter account for the entire day. I had the time of my life, interacting with other African bloggers, and seeing what they’re blogging about. It’s so amazing to see that even though the African continent has different countries, languages and cultures, it has shared experiences that make us … More My AfroBloggers Twitter Takeover!
Face stuff. That’s what I call all my face skincare products. I’m no beauty blogger by any stretch of the imagination, so I have no idea what they’re really called. All I know is that I use them and I have to be very careful about what I use. I have very sensitive skin; for … More Favourite Thing #21: Face Stuff
This post is dedicated to HeyAnci, who wrote the most astute thing today in one of our many group discussions: You can’t be an undercover foodie. You are just a foodie! You can’t hide the stars in your eyes when food catches your eye, and the first stages of drool making its way and the … More Favourite Thing #20: Food
Today’s post is going to be nice and short, because I have been concentrating on celebrating my birthday. It’s been a great day, celebrating with friends and family. This year, I celebrated with a new community, the blogging community, and though I have not met them all in person, it’s great to know I have … More Favourite Thing #19: My Blog