Quarry Summer Concert series: Prime Circle {and a giveaway}

Prime Circle, one of our all time favourite bands will be performing at Hillcrest Wine Estate on the 30th of November 2014 and there is no ways we are going to miss it!  The Quarry Summer Concert series kicked off with The Parlotones earlier this month and there’s no doubt that it was a […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Cape Town Events, Win|1 Comment

And the winner of the Skinny laMinx hamper is…

We have a winner for the awesome Skinny laMinx xmas hamper. Wish we could have made everyone a winner because these xmas goodies are sure to brighten up any girls life… super jealous of the lucky winner!
Congratulations Megan Hartwig
Please e-mail me on editor@lopvilleliving.com

By |November 21st, 2014|Win|1 Comment

The Banting Box

We recently discovered The Banting Box and we couldn’t be happier because they have basically taken everything that is banting and put it into their very own one-stop-shop, making life that much easier for all of us! Whether you have just started your banting journey or you have been a die-hard banter from the […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Eating & Drinking, Fab Finds|0 Comments

Cape Town Festival of Beer {Giveaway}

Calling all beer lovers!
The Cape Town Festival of Beer is back, and in its 5th year promises to pull out all the stops making this year the biggest and the best that we have ever seen. With over 200 beers to choose from – local and international – micro and mega – everyone who’s […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Cape Town Events, Win|17 Comments

Banting Chocolate Cake

If you follow the banting/lchf lifestyle you’ll know that every now and then you need to give your sweet tooth some loving and I have the perfect recipe to do just that… Banting Chocolate Cake. There are quite a few recipes out there but with a little bit of tweaking, we have managed to […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Recipes|0 Comments


There’s a whole lot happening around Cape Town this weekend!
Here’s a little recap of what’s hot! Bokke, Beer, Food trucks, Creativity and Wine – sounds pretty good to me.

Make your own Havaianas (11 – 17 November 2014)
Pop into the V & A Waterfront this weekend for a chance to make your very own Havaianas… […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Cape Town Events|0 Comments

Skinny laMinx Christmas GIVEAWAY

I just love the Skinny laMinx spin on the festive season this year. Christmas with Skinny laMinx is all about summer fun-in-the-sun vibes with palm trees and pineapples and bright happy colours. Create a Christmas table setting with sunshine yellow table runners and napkins, use a bright soft bucket to display seasonal treats, chocolates or even your plants […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Fab Finds, Win|29 Comments

Hartenberg Wine Estate

If there is one thing you need to make a plan to do this summer, it is to take a drive out to Stellenbosch and visit the beautiful Hartenberg Wine Estate. Everything from the scenic road leading up to the estate to the tasting room, terrace and perfect lawns oozes peaceful, relaxing, delicious vibes.

Summer […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Eating & Drinking|2 Comments

Make your own Havaianas

There are 2 very important things that I love, love, LOVE and cannot get enough of in this world – Havaianas for my feet and Longchamp for my life… which is why I am over the moon excited with what Havaianas South Africa are doing at the V & A Waterfront at the moment. […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Fab Finds|1 Comment

Salted caramel marshmallows

Do you want to wow your Christmas guests with something sweet, sparkly and fabulous this year? Well we have just the thing… Salted caramel marshmallows – which you can serve up with a bottle of delicious J.C. Le Roux La Vallée. I would be most happy if I was treated to a sweet little bite […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Recipes|0 Comments