Author Archives: The Main Mom

A world-class cultural outing for Mother’s Day

On the 12th and 13th of May, Gauteng will host the renowned Winter Sculpture Fair in one of Gauteng’s most beautiful landscapes, complete with exquisite food and wine from the Franschhoek Valley. Artlogic’s renowned Fair returns for its 6th edition at the Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind. In partnership with Franschhoek […]

Last minute options for entertaining mom this Mother’s Day – it’s crunch time!

Mum’s the word… quick book—and pretend you planned it ages ago. Joburg Where: AtholPlace Restaurant  What: a six-course menu enjoyed in absolute elegance. Book: Where: Roots at Forum Homini What: fine dining in a tranquil setting Book: Where: De Hoek What: a genteel country lunch in the gardens Book: Cape Town Where: Warwick […]

Sustainable Skincare: six sound principles looking after your skin

Work with your skin, not against it. We ask founder of Lulu and Marula, Jesslynn Schlamm for her six principles for great skin. 1. Simplicity is the new awesome Which is why we’ve created a routine with fewer products that delivers everything you really need for healthy skin that glows. 2. Natural is powerful We don’t […]

Jewellery for keeps

Jewellery for keeps: what makes for an ideal heirloom piece? We ask the visionary behind Black Betty, Kristin Weixelbaumer “An heirloom jewellery piece is a meaningful object that belongs to a family and gets passed on through generations, “says designer Kristin Weixelbaumer. “Why do some pieces of jewellery turn into heirlooms? Their value and beauty are […]

When money’s no object: destinations to spoil mom

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” Three of the ultimate luxurious destinations to whisk mom away to via Travelstart Cape Town – The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Camps Bay 
As the namesake of the mountain range that forms its inspirational backdrop, The 12 Apostles Hotel overlooks the Atlantic […]