Archive for December, 2016

December 21st, 2016

Bullet Journaling – Getting Started {lifestyle}

If you are like me, always looking for the next app, planner or planning system to make your life more efficient.

Ways to complete and track your tasks, goals and appointments. Organise all your notes without having sticky notes, notebooks and various apps all over the place.

You will completely love this Amazing new system that I found, Its efficient, practical and creative. I can see and track my goals. Keep my mind clear by writing everything down.

therabbitandtherobin Bujou _ Getting Started 1

This is my Bullet Journal, a Moleskine soft cover Journal.
Bullet Journaling is a very simple System, all you need is a Book and a Pen.

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Your Bullet journal will consist out of these basic pages.

• Index
• Future Log
• A Monthly Log
• A Daily Log

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Your Index, just like any regular Index. The Page Name and number.
Every time you make a new entry, you come back to your Index and add the Page Name and Number. This is an easy way to find anything in your Journal.

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Your Future Log is for all your Important static dates and events that you know of long ahead of time. Here you can easily view them and plan ahead. Start by creating a six or twelve month log. Count the dots on your page and divide them by thee, draw a line and write each month at the top of each section. Continue by logging your important dates.

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Your Monthly is for all your Goals you want to reach and Tasks you want to complete during that month. The one page will be your calendar, write down the month followed by days and date.
On the opposite page Log all your tasks for the month.

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Your Daily Log, this is the heart and soul of your journal. You will use this daily, start with writing down the header, day, date and month.

Your Bullet Journal Key consists of your basic Journaling indicators. a Dot is a Task, O an Event, Dash is a Note, Asterisk for priority, X it out when it is completed, forward arrow when you did not complete it and Migrate it to the next day or a back arrow if you schedule it for a later date.

When you complete your tasks for the day draw a line and start with the next day.

TIP: Make a Typography page in the back of your Journal. Write with each pen the pens name. This way you have a record of all your pens and you can see how they react with the paper.

Now you know how to setup your Basic Bullet Journal next time I will show you how to personalise it and really make it your own.

So join me in 2017, this dotted journal is available to purchase on Takealot and while you are there you can also stock up on some of your favourite Theuniskraal wine.


Join me in 2017 follow me on my Page The Rabbit & The Robin and Check out my Video on Theuniskraal Wines

December 20th, 2016

Happy Sangria Day {foodie}

Celebrate Sangria day on the 20th
or Everyday can be Sangria Day

There are so many different recipes for sangria you can change it up as much as you like. This drinks variations centers on the type of fruit, the presence or lack of carbonation and the kind of alcohol added, if any at all.

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You can add any fruit you prefer, the key is to use fruit that’s in season in order to get the best flavor. So while citrus and berries are the best for sangria, also consider fruits like peach, pineapple, mango, melon and apple. For the yummiest Sangria let the fruit marinate in the wine a day ahead or at least a few hours before serving.


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You can add a few shots of your favorite liquor and a splash of orange juice.
If you’d like to add bubbles, consider soda water or a citrus flavored soda. Some sangria lovers add honey or sugar as well.

While connoisseurs say it’s important to use a good quality red wine to get the authentic flavor. Sangria can also be made with white wine and is known as sangria blanca. In some parts of Southern Spain, sangria is called zurra and is made with peaches or nectarines.

Add your personal touch by garnishing your Sangria to match the Season or Celebration.



White Christmas Sangria

2 (750 ml) bottles your favorite white wine
1 pomegranate
2 oranges, sliced thin
200g cranberries, about 1 1/2 cups
1 cup pomegranate juice
2 cups ginger ale, or soda water for a less sweet version


Red Spiced Christmas Sangria

2 (750 ml) bottles your favorite Red wine
3 apples, sliced thin
3 pears, sliced thin
3 clementines, sliced thin
2-3 cinnamon sticks
2 tbsp honey or agave syrup

optional: fresh cherries

December 8th, 2016

How to: Get in the Festive Mood {lifestyle}

7 Things for 7 days.

Here is how to get in the Happy Festive Mood this Holiday.

therabbitandtherobin_Red Christmas 1 Wear Red

therabbitandtherobin_Red Christmas 2 Wear Red

1.Wear Red, festive patterns
and anything that reminds you of the Holiday Time.

therabbitandtherobin_Red Christmas 2 Light Candels

2. Light candles, set up twinkle lights.
The stores has beautiful holiday scented candles this time of the year.

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3. Bake some holiday treats, like gingerbread men or buy cookies and decorate them with the family.

therabbitandtherobin_Red Christmas 4 Hotchocolate

4. Enjoy yummy Holiday drinks, Nescafe has this Amazing Gingerbread Latte, My New obsession.

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5. Decorate a Room or a Nook with Holiday Decor, get the hole family involved.

6. Play Holiday Music, all the cheesy oldies and the fun new ones.

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7. Family Time! Spend time with family and friends, get out the old Albums.

What is your favorite thing to do during the festive season?
Tweet me @rabbitandrobin

December 5th, 2016

Good Things are Coming {quote}

Motivation Monday …

Start your day Positive …

believe in good things coming …


I love this song by Nahko and Medicine for the People.

I Listen to this to get me in a positive vibe.

December 2nd, 2016

How to: Have a Happy Holiday {lifestyle}

Have a Happy Holiday_therabbitandtherobin

Image:@rabbitandrobin (made with Rhonna Designs app)
If you would like to keep your sanity this Holiday season, with friends and family visiting and celebrating,
I suggest take my 5 Tips.

Here are my Top 5 HOLIDAY TIPS:


1. Buy or Make Christmas Gifts early.
Buy gifts in advance, buying online is ever better to avoid busy malls.
Support local, there are so many beautiful hand made gifts from South Africa.
My favorite online store is


2. Plan!
Plan your dinner with family, buy all the ingredients that will not spoil early.
Use a check list and double check it.
Plan days with family and friends, coordinate schedules to get the most out of your holiday.
*TIP Make a Whatsapp Group, everyone will chat and get excited for the holidays


3. Delegate!
Delegate other responsibilities to family and friends, Wrapping, Decor, Setting up, Hiring etc.
Ask them Bring Games, Music etc. Let everyone feel like they helped to make the holidays special.


4. Test New Recipes.
If you would like to try a new trending recipe, test it out first. Do not place stess on yourself by trying new recipes that could potentially flop. Rather tweak old Recipes, add a trending Sauce or decorate it differently.


Last but defiantly not least, RELAX RELAX RELAX! Kick back, put your feet up and enjoy a holiday hot chocolate or a nice glass of wine. Take time to reflect, take in and enjoy the holiday.
Laugh with family and friends, do not forget to enjoy the moment and make beautiful memories!


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