The Bag Lady

As I walked around the garden last week the fragrances of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, wisteria and jasmine were so beautiful and heady, I could have stood there all day! Spring certainly does bring some magical moments and I’m enjoying them all.

Colour me crazy

No matter what colours suit you, this season you’ll have no problem choosing the right one just for you. Shades of pinks, blues, oranges, yellows, reds, greens and, of course, the team players – grey, black and white – are flowing into the stores. Florals are big again and prints, too. Go and have an afternoon of browsing and then maybe treat yourself to a little summer number! It will do wonders for you, and you deserve it, don’t you?

Block heels

I have always loved stiletto heels, the higher the better, but gradually I have chosen smaller heels, but still heels! Block heels were in the shops last year and I wouldn’t even glance their way, never mind try them on! Last week on a particularly warm afternoon, dashing around getting food for dinner, tottering around in my high heels, my feet were killing! The next day I popped into Woolies and saw block heels, took the bull by the horns, so to speak, and tried on a pair. Well, let me tell you, they were so comfy, I bought them. No, I’m certainly not going to get rid of my fave heels. I still own a pair of Italian black leather shoes with leather soles and the highest of heels, which I bought in 1985 from a shoe shop in the Carlton Centre in Joburg for R40.99. That was quite a bit back then! But I do know I need to wear comfy shoes sometimes, especially if I know I’m going to be rushing around the South to get to all my appointments. Maybe you are like me and wouldn’t give them a try, but now might be the time.

Win up to a million

To stand a chance to win an array of weekly prizes, the possibility of participating in a trolley dash, as well as an overall prize of a ‘game of chance’ whereby the winner plays pick-a-box, with the chance of securing up to R1-million, pop into Pick n Pay at The Glen Shopping Centre.

To enter, shoppers in Pick n Pay will have to buy any two promotional products from the participating brands: Playboy, Playgirl, Shower to Shower, Clere, Clere For Men, Clere Active, Clere Radiance, Cuticura and/or Satiskin. Once purchased, dial *120*80808# and follow the prompts. All calls are charged at 20c per 20-second session. Entries are limited to five per cellular number and five per person per month. The final draw takes place on October 12, so get there soon!

That’s it for this week. Shop till you drop!

Julie

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