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Giveaway: Ask Ashe Blog 5th birthday

So the Ask Ashe blog turns 5 this month.
Yes, 5 whole years of me ranting, raving and sharing all sorts of stuff – the stuff in my head, the stuff in my heart, the stuff of my dreams, any stuff made in white, cool décor and design stuff, the cool stuff made in Durban, the market stuff, the stuff you need to know on places to go, eat, drink, be entertained and the stuff you can read online. Ok yes, and much more stuff.

To thank you for being on this journey with me, I’ve got a WINNER-TAKES-ALL giveaway which will make one lucky person very stuffing happy :)

I’ve been privileged to work with some amazing sponsors and people over the years and am more than delighted to feature these awesome sponsors in this giveaway. Each is a product or company I am proud to recommend and trust you will love the awesome gifts they have contributed to this giveaway.
Thank you to each and every one of them for being so generous!

So how do you enter and what can you win?
1. Like the Ask Ashe blog (if you haven’t already) on facebook
2. Like each of the sponsors below on facebook (the link is in each of their profiles)
3. Then leave a comment on this post with a short description about YOU and the stuff you love.

eg: I’m Molly from Cape Town and I love crochet OR I’m Ingrid from Citrusdal and I love lemon meringue pie and curling up on the sofa with the latest decor mag!
I’d love to get to know my readers a bit more ;)

Entries are open to all residents in SA, but only one comment post on this blog per entrant please.
EXTRA ENTRIES:
You may tweet ‘I love the stuff in the #askashegiveaway’ (include @AskAshe in your tweet) and/or share this blog post on facebook for extra entries.

THE PRIZES:
Like I said, ONE winner will win ALL of these goodies:SueSylvesterA beautiful hand painted tablecloth from Sue Sylvester
Sue Sylvester is a small hand painting textile business in Durban, made up of an awesome team of creative, entrepreneurial women producing items which reflect the sunny nature of Kwa-Zulu Natal. They supply beautifully unique, hand painted textile products and have also done some amazing collaboration ranges with Mr Price Home.
Visit their website for more info
*Like Sue Sylvester on facebook here PrintWildA R500 gift voucher from PrintWild
This fabulous company lets you custom print your very own pics and photos. Through their easy-to-use online ordering system you can choose to print your pics as loose photos, canvas prints, mounted prints, photographic frames, faceblocks and more – the choice and finish is yours. No more images just stored digitally – have them printed professionally and display them proudly!
Visit their website for more info
*Like PrintWild on facebook here WashibugA ‘wowcher’ from Washibug
which entitles the winner to purchase 10 rolls of washi tape including their brand new homegrown candy striped Proteas washi tape designed by Surita Brink.
Yes I am addicted to washi tape – I have a huge jar full of it and cannot resist buying more when I see it. This pretty patterned Japanese tape has fast become THE stationery item to have and Washibug sells a huge array of the tapes via their online store in SA – so many patterns, colours and widths – you will soon have an addiction too!
Visit their website for more info
*Like Washibug on facebook here
BOS
A BOS cooler bag filled with BOS ice tea, a frisbee, keyring and memory stick

The sexy packaging alone is enough to make you want to drink it, so it’s great that BOS is delicious too! Their range of refreshing organic rooibos ice teas are blended with all-natural fruit flavours – peach, lemon, apple, berry, lime & ginger (my fave) – and they are preservative, colourant and caffeine free. If you’re looking for a thirst quencher and energy refresher after being active, make sure to try new BOS Sport too.
Visit their website for more info
*Like BOS on facebook here
Vida

A preloaded R500 Vida e caffe card
My brain doesn’t get started these days until I’ve had my Vida flat white – so woe betide the person who tries to get anything remotely productive out of me beforehand ;)
The baristas at Vida are infectiously happy, friendly and they make a damn fine cup of caffeine!
And if you need cooling down, I dare you not to like a gelado or better yet, a chocolate frio – sinfully good!
Visit their website for more info
*Like Vida e caffe on facebook here

Nature ValleyA box of Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars
And I thought granola was just for tree-huggers!? I was sorely mistaken and am now hooked on these golden bars of yum – they come in 3 flavours: Oats & Honey, Oats & Chocolate, Canadian Maple Syrup and are perfect for snacking on-the-go, especially in lunchboxes!
Visit their website for more info
*Like Nature Valley on facebook here BlossomA Blossom Handmade voucher to the value of R250
Blossom Handmade is the beautiful brain-child of Shauna Neill who creates uniquely individual fashion pieces in her range of necklaces, bangles and earrings. Using unexpected materials & fabrication such as coloured telephone wire in the Ring Ring Bling earrings and bangle range, t-shirt necklaces made from cotton knit waste fabric, knit bangles covered in crochet, sea glass, wood, button and shell necklaces, you are assured of a truly unique piece, made with love. {photo credits: SDR Photo}
Visit their website for more info
*Like Blossom Handmade on facebook here MuseA beautiful Silver Antique Mirrored drinks tray from Muse in Kloof, Durban valued at R1990
Three local ladies – Jo Harburn, Deborah Lennon and Jeanine Weyer – opened the most beautiful decor store in the heart of Kloof and have continued to make it a haven for anyone looking for that something special. At Muse you will find everything from those big statement décor pieces, to top quality fabrics, furniture and gorgeous ceramics and a whole lot of quirky finds in between. This store is the perfect place for gifts, redecorating and inspiration – either for yourself or a lucky friend.
Visit them at Shop 28, Kloof Village Mall, Kloof,  or call for more info: 031 764 5130
*Like Muse on facebook here MMStadiumAn adventure pack from Moses Mabhida Stadium
containing a sky car & stadium tour and breakfast for 2 at People’s Park Café.
Durban has the best stadium by far!  I mean just look at how sexy it is – AND you can swing from the top of it, see the whole city from the top of it and enjoy the awesome People’s Park precinct that surrounds it. It hosts world class concerts, shows and sports matches and every month you’ll find the I Heart Market on the Imbizo lawns – one of SA’s 1st craft markets.
Visit their website for more info
*Like Moses Mabhida Stadium on facebook here MillamaeA Millamae voucher valued at R200
Millamae create sweet stationery and pretty party things. Ok you had me at stationery!
The attention to detail and beautiful designs of their range of gift tags, stickers, hardcover journals & diaries, invites, cupcake wrappers and mini cupcake flags to match are so wantable, you’ll find it hard to give one to a friend without getting one for yourself too.
Visit their website for more info
*Like Millamae on facebook here SynergyA Davines hair product hamper from Synergy Hair in Kloof valued at over R800
Liza and Wynand Roets own and run this professional, upmarket hair salon in Kloof which brings on-trend style techniques and products to the Durban community. They use and stock the Italian Davines Hair Care range and are giving away 3 of their newest products – the Davines Replumping Shampoo, Conditioner and leave-in Hair Treatment Filler.
For more info call 031 764 0939 and visit them at Shop 9, Delcairn Centre, 15 Village Road, Kloof, Durban.
*Like Synergy Hair Stadium on facebook here BrookdaleA copy of the beautiful Brookdale Health Hydro Recipe book
Get a taste of the amazing Brookdale Health Hydro with this delicious recipe book filled with over 100 tasty healthy meals, beautifully illustrated with tips and suggestions as well as an easy-to-follow 3 week meal plan to kick-start your healthy lifestyle. The recipes and 21-day Meal Plan will help you achieve better health and give you boundless energy –and it’s easy to prepare!
Visit their website for more info
*Like Brookdale Health Hydro on facebook here HelloPrettyPLUS:
20 random entries will be chosen at the end of the giveaway to win discount vouchers from the awesome Hello Pretty online store!
Visit their website for more info
*Like Hello Pretty on facebook here

So, what are you waiting for?
Hit like on each of the sponsor FB pages and leave a comment on this post and YOU could win it all!

PLEASE NOTE:
Competition is open to all residents in SA and closes at 12pm on Monday 31st March 2014.
Please leave a valid email address when commenting as winner will be contacted via email.
Product prizes will be couriered to the winner and all vouchers emailed.

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  • Carryn
    31st March 2014 at 12:22 PM

    Happy Birthday! I’ve liked all the pages :)

  • Shannon Hopkins
    31st March 2014 at 12:02 PM

    awesome giveaway – wow! My name is Shannon and I live in Umhlanga – I’m a stay at home mother of 3 and I love crafting and decorating! that washi tape looks divine!

  • ashleigh
    31st March 2014 at 12:00 PM

    happy bday!
    I’m Ashleigh from Toti and I love your blog – wish I got into Durban more often to check out all the markets! I’m pregnant with my 1st child and cannot wait to be a mum! Fingers crossed I win :)

  • Daniela Cardoso
    31st March 2014 at 11:56 AM

    Congrats on your 5th BDAY :) Varsity student, old soul, love jazz and indie music, live in KZN on South Coast, love vintage clothing and I love to draw and paint.

  • Cathy Badenhorst
    31st March 2014 at 11:54 AM

    Happy Birthday :)

    Cathy from KZN, love everything vintage and collect and refurbish vintage furniture. Love being with my family & friends and get togethers with the girls once a month for wine and movies.

  • Lissa
    31st March 2014 at 11:17 AM

    I’m Liss from the beautiful KZN Midlands and I enjoy the simple things in life….taking time to see the beauty of nature, appreciating friends and family and living life more simply and naturally.

    I have been following you for the last 5 years so congratulations and here’s to another 5 amazing years!

  • Lauren Prior (@laurenjprior)
    31st March 2014 at 9:48 AM

    Hi I’m Lauren, I live in Jozi and I love wine, chocolate, the interweb and wine. Oh I already said that… ;) Happy 5th birthday!

  • Arisha Singh
    31st March 2014 at 9:18 AM

    Congrats on 5 years!

  • Filipa De Oliveira
    31st March 2014 at 9:15 AM

    Wow – amazing giveaway – holy moly! I’m Filipa – I’m from sunny Durban and I love all things weddings (even though I’ve never been married!). I also really love iced coffee and Cadbury Shortbread Tumbles (I should have shares in them – I swear!)

  • nikki
    30th March 2014 at 7:52 PM

    WOW…. incredible 5th bday giveaway!!!!!!!
    I live in Umdloti with my precious son. I’m a Web designer/developer and when Im not enjoying life on the beach or time with family and friends (cocktail in hand) – I love living vicariously through your blog and fb posts…

  • Ryno van den Berg
    29th March 2014 at 7:30 PM

    I’m Ryno reading from Centurion. Happy 5th Birthday! I like eating out. I love shopping. I also love reading, writing and travelling.

  • Mandy
    29th March 2014 at 6:17 PM

    Amazing giveaway!!!
    I would love to win just one of these prizes let alone one!
    I’m Mandy from Umhlanga and I love running on the promenade and sundowners anywhere in our beautiful city!

  • Andrea
    29th March 2014 at 6:13 PM

    Happy 5th birthday – what a milestone!
    I’m a 30-something mother of 3 living in Clarens and I love coffee and cake – I bake every weekend for my friends and family. I would love to visit Durban, your blog shows so many cool things to do and see! Thank you

  • Rebecca Andrews
    29th March 2014 at 6:08 PM

    Hi and happy birthday! I’m Rebecca but my friends and family call me Becca. I live in Ballito and have an amazing husband and beautiful 6 month old daughter and I love the beach. Your giveaway is amazing :)

  • samantha pillay
    27th March 2014 at 6:12 PM

    Sho, that was a lot of liking to do! I love your blog layout cos mine is exactly the same :) so pretty! I’m 25 working as a consultant and studying part time. I love to read, blog and eat out.

  • Robs
    27th March 2014 at 1:43 PM

    Hi and congrats on 5 years! I’m from Durban, married to my wonderful husband for 3 years and we have a little girl. I love our city, but traveling is something we try do as often as possible – we love discovering new foods and places. Great giveaway! Holding thumbs :)

  • Meegan Rourke
    27th March 2014 at 9:50 AM

    Hi, I’m Meegan and I’ve liked all of these FB pages! ;) I’m 29, a Durbanite through and through, and I love my fiancé and furry children with equal fervour. I’m a big fan of good coffee, great wine, and amazing food, and exploring Durban spots for all three is one of my favourite things to do.

  • Karen Boland
    27th March 2014 at 9:42 AM

    Happy 5th Birthday and a great giveaway. Thank you

  • ailsaloudon
    25th March 2014 at 11:19 PM

    Hi, Happy 5th Blog Birthday. I’m Ailsa and a Gran to 4 grandsons and 3 granddaughters. I love my grandkids, entering competitions (especially when I win things I can give to or share with my family) and wine! :-) I have liked all the sponsors’ pages.
    ailsaloudon@gmail.com

  • Toyah
    25th March 2014 at 9:17 PM

    Hi my name is Toyah, I’m a Durban girl living in Jozi, recently bought a house in arty melville, loads of DIY projects in the pipeline, so exciting. I’m generally a positive happy person and love all things creative, beautiful, homemade, vintage and old Skool. I aspire to your blog and a big congrats on the 5 year milestone! Very awesome. Holding thumbs! Xxx

  • Kim Walsh
    25th March 2014 at 3:10 PM

    Yay to you for five years of blogging! And hooray for such a great give away! :) A bit about me…
    – I love coffee, so I could be entering just for the Vida ;)
    – I love supporting local business – go Hello Pretty!
    – I love stationery and Washi Bug is the best
    – I love Durban (and our beautiful stadium)

    Congrats on your milestone xx

  • Claire Norden
    25th March 2014 at 11:03 AM

    Wow! What a prize!!! Happy 5th Birthday! My name is Claire and I live in beautiful Kloof. I am a freelance Graphic Designer and Children’s Book Illustrator. I love all things creative and crafty. I’ve just learned to crochet, so that’s my new obsession, but I also enjoy knitting, baking and drinking tea…preferably with some cupcakes!!!

  • Amalia
    25th March 2014 at 8:03 AM

    Hi, firstly, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Whoo Hoo!!!! My name is Amalia Appleton, I live in Waverley, Pretoria, born and raised here and recently moved back after a divorce, starting life over now, challenging is an understatement, but my two boys make every second worth while!!n I am a girly, girl, I love all things classy and pretty and pink, I love to have soft things around me and I love things that just look like they belong in my hands hehe… I think what I have around me, all the pretty photo frames that I collect etc is just a reflection of who I am as a person, soft spoken, ambitious, yet fragile at the same time, and a bit of a wild child mixed in there just to make it fun…

  • Renuka Lallbahadur
    24th March 2014 at 10:16 PM

    Hello, congrats on a remarkable milestone. My name is renuka, I live in sunny Durban. I am addicted to baking and one day I will own a kitchenaid in candy apple red. ive been unemployed for 2 years now so a little spoiling will make my days brighter. I also love cooking and gardening as it relaxes my mind. Liked all the sponsors pages on facebook. Had problems entering here as it bombed out first time, so not sure if you will get 2 comments from me and I know it says one comment only. I love wine and chocolates.

  • theveganhangover
    24th March 2014 at 9:39 PM

    Trying this again because my first one bombed out :/
    Hi I’m Karla from Morningside! I like vegan/vegeterian food and making my friends suffer through all my inventions and recipe adaptions ;)
    I do love me some rock and roll, loud, hard, heavy but then I’m a sucker for some country vibes too. My dream house exists only in my head (thanks Pinterest!). DIY is evil and it just won’t make me stop! Or stop buying stuff! Full time job, full time mom, full time husband, full time madness. Full wine fridge (always) and full of excitement about this here package of dreams! ????? a girl can dream! Happy 5th Birthday Ask Ashe! Keep on keep in’ on! Xxx

  • Kim Baxen
    24th March 2014 at 9:34 PM

    Congrats – wishing you all the best for the next 5 years :-) I’m Kim a Durbanite living in Cape Town and I love chocolate (I even eat it for breakfast). I’m a foodie that also loves travelling, the outdoors and meeting new people :-) One of my favourite quotes is, ““Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain … so go out there, explore and live your dreams :-)

  • Tanya
    24th March 2014 at 8:46 PM

    Amazing! Love the goodies. Me….hmmmm… a huge DIY’er – loooove making things with my hands and it gives me a great joy. Cooking and baking is up on the list too. But I also love adventures – the one above in Moses Mabhida Stadium sounds really awesome! Happy 5th! :)

  • Ingrid
    24th March 2014 at 8:28 PM

    Congrats on 5!
    Ingrid from Ceres which is the biggest joke as I am in the marine field. I like reading, looking at pretty things and daydreaming

  • Liz Browne
    24th March 2014 at 7:58 PM

    Happy 5th Birthday!! Super achievement! And the prizes are to die for!
    I’m a super happily married mom of 3 gorgeous little angels who loves to sew! Started my own kids’ toy making business and am loving it! I also love playing with my kids and reading (esp. the Ask Ashe blog!)
    Thanks for this awesome competition! You rock sister!!

  • thepersonalblogs
    24th March 2014 at 7:51 PM

    I’ve followed and Tweeted https://twitter.com/clickety_clack_/status/448153923141246976 I already or have liked and checked out all the sponsors on Facebook, I’ve followed you on WordPress; here’s my (new) blog: http://thepersonalblogs.wordpress.com/ I’m from Cape Town, I love design, travel, photography, healthy living, sewing, and anything creative. Happy 5 year birthday! Congrats!

  • Michelle
    24th March 2014 at 5:56 PM

    Hi! My name is Michelle – I am a graphic designer / Mom who runs my own business and juggles work and my two gorgeous kids. Loves all things creative and I wish I had more time to do more. Congrats on 5 years! Amazing competition!

  • Aaliah
    24th March 2014 at 4:59 PM

    Hi!! I’m Aaliah, a born and bred Durbanite.
    My loves at the moment are my fiance {engaged 1 week now :)}, my new kitty Astro, EVERYTHING Design, I look for inspiration everywhere, being a new graphic designer, I am on this blog all the time, looking to see whats going on and where to be inspired.
    OK, BYE!

  • Jax Pearson
    24th March 2014 at 1:34 PM

    Oh where to begin about my fabulous Durban life…..
    A mommy, a worker, a girly-girl and of course an amazing wife!

    The food, the fashion, the décor, we’re spoilt for choice
    Local is best though, over any Rolls Royce!
    (although I might take a Jag ha ha!)

    My home is where my heart is, filled with love and laughter
    And after our renovations, my happily ever after!

    But search the world, never will you find a place with more panache…
    It’s all right here in Durban, just Ask Miss Amazing Ashe!

    xxx

  • Leanne Dorrington
    24th March 2014 at 12:58 PM

    Awesome prizes and great way to promote your blog and your sponsors! Congrats on 5 years Ashe!
    I’m Leanne, 28 years old. I live on the Berea and love everything Durban! I love being sociable and spending loads of time with family and friends, whether it be going away, going out for dinners, hitting the beach, you name it! Since moving to the Berea just over a year ago, I have become a true DURBANITE, enjoying all that this beautiful city and coastline has to offer!!! When I’m not with friends or family, I am also attempting to “feng shui” my home and garden, one room and plant at a time :)

  • Gina
    24th March 2014 at 11:31 AM

    My name is Gina. I love discovering things, places and people in and around Durban, as well as cats, cats and more cats.

    Can’t believe it’s 5 years already!!? Congrats Nicola ♥

  • Kathryn (Becoming you)
    24th March 2014 at 10:30 AM

    Fab competition!! Kathryn, Cape Town, 2 kids, blogger, chocolate – that’s about it!

  • Anastasia Dellis
    24th March 2014 at 10:29 AM

    Happy happy 5th Birthday, to The Ask Ashe Blog! Thank you for all the amazing inspiration, ideas and recommendations!

    My name is Anastasia, I`m a simple Greek girl that loves to fill my time with all the beautiful things in life.
    1. Travel
    2. Eating good food
    3. Meeting new people
    4, The beach
    5. Listening to good music
    6. Reading novels & the The Ask Ashe Blog :)
    7. Taking pretty pictures
    8. Yoga
    9. Chocolates & coffee (in no particular order)
    10. & Spending quality time with all the special people in my life.

  • Cindy
    24th March 2014 at 10:21 AM

    I’m Cindy, a Mom of 3 and blogger at 3 Kids, 2 Dogs and 1 Old House. I love family time, coffee, stationery, pretty things, Cape Town, wine, tattoos, DIY, vintage decor and I’m pretty crazy about dark chocolate :)
    Congrats on 5 years! Super huge milestone!

  • Megan
    24th March 2014 at 10:08 AM

    Have liked all sponsors facebook page and tweeted @flutterbymegs. Hi! My name is Megan, also known as Meg’s. I live in E.L. with my gorgeous daughter Zoe & immensely crazy family, as well as our troop of rowdy Dachshunds. IN A NUTSHELL I adore pilates. I am more informed as to what is happening in celebrities’ life than in our country’s administration. I thoroughly enjoy DIY projects and crafting in general. In my next life, I hope to be a party planner. Retail therapy is what gets me through the rough patches. I love fashion & playing with textures & colours. The arts fascinate me. I watch a little too much TV, but my DVD player doesn’t seem to mind. Fingers crossed ;) My email address is meganhartwig@yahoo.com

  • Kym Burmester
    24th March 2014 at 9:50 AM

    Your blog ROCKS…keep posting all the cool stuff you do!
    I love…my husband, my Nikon D800, ANY decor blog or Mag, tea, Mezze platters, lazy beach days, weddings, happy people, Dermalogica and my 5 pets.. all a lot (don’t tell…even house DIY!)

  • rehana seedat
    24th March 2014 at 9:36 AM

    Have liked all sponsors facebook page and tweeted @rehanaseedat. Congrats on your Blog Birthday. I’m from Durbs and love cooking, baking, travelling and nature. Have shared post on facebook as well

  • rehana seedat
    24th March 2014 at 9:36 AM

    Have liked all sponsors facebook page and tweeted @rehanaseedat. Congrats on your Blog Birthday. I’m from Durbs and love cooking, baking, travelling and nature.

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  • Susan
    24th March 2014 at 9:23 AM

    Happy Birthday ‘AskAshe’ thank you for all the decor tips and info over the last few years. I’m Su, a second hand furniture fanatic finder who lives in Durban. Love my family, my friends and my pooches ……..

  • Gaelyn Cokayne
    23rd March 2014 at 5:51 PM

    Wow what a fabulous giveaway! Happy 5th birthday to your lovely blog!
    I’m Gaelyn, adore traveling and adventuring, pitbulls, CrossFit, rainbows, summer and my beautiful family!

    • Gaelyn Cokayne
      24th March 2014 at 10:25 AM

      Oh and I am a proud blogger over at gaelynsheartofiron.blogspot.com
      Have liked all your fab sponsors FB pages and have tweeted xx

  • Nicola Meyer
    23rd March 2014 at 5:48 PM

    Hi i’m Nicola from Kloof Durban and I love drinking coffee, reading craft magazines, sewing and scrapbooking

  • Tracy Jacobs
    23rd March 2014 at 12:37 AM

    Hi, congrats on your 5 years :) love art, drawing and painting, theatre, movies, food, wine/whiskey, coffee, baking, music, dancing/yoga, travelling, my husband, 2 awesome big sons and my mother and friends, church, and a whole bunch of other stuff…Durban born and bred but living in Pretoria.

  • Natalie
    22nd March 2014 at 10:13 PM

    Happy happy birthday! My name is Nats, I’m from Cape Town and I love singing along to 80’s music, my cats,discovering amazing new sites (like this) and stores (like hello pretty), being creative and cupcakes!

  • Sam
    21st March 2014 at 1:58 PM

    Hiya! I’m Sam. I’m from Durban. And I like (actually love) far too many things…art, design, creativity, my job, my dog, coffee, chocolate, the bush, off-colour jokes, my famila, friends, custard slices, gin and tonics, shoes and handbags. oh, and I like all the FB pages of the sponsors too! xx

  • Lisa
    21st March 2014 at 1:20 PM

    Congrats AskAshe and thats for spoiling one of us with this AMAZING giveaway. (I hope I win!)
    I’m a twenty-eight year old Durban girl who loves chocolate, decor, beauty products and shoes! I have never won a competition so if I win this, I will fall over backwards and praise you for the next 5 years!

  • fayinthemaze
    21st March 2014 at 12:30 PM

    Hey I am Faeema, I love cake, tea, libraries and gardens :D
    Congrats on your blog birthday! Tweeting @thefayfactor

  • Tamara Botha
    21st March 2014 at 9:49 AM

    Hi, I’m Tamara from Durban and I L.O.V.E the fact that my hometown has a homegrown blog. Thank you Ashe! There is no better pressie to gift than the stylish, quality, made with love treasures featured. I really enjoy gifting the unexpected, unusual, unique, works of art ~ and my circle (both in SA and abroad) have enjoyed the finds:) well done on 5 years!

  • Heather Hope
    21st March 2014 at 7:24 AM

    Hi Ashe, congrats on the 5 years, must feel great. LOVE your taste, I’m also crazy about stationery and washi tape! My name is Heather, single mom to almost 11 year old boy – light of my life… Born and bred Durban. All the best!!

  • Stephanie
    20th March 2014 at 9:07 PM

    Iam Stephanie iam 35 and work part time doing admin and rest of the time stay at home mom, my loves baking, clothes , bath products, A big CONGRATS on 5 years may there be many more

  • Theresa
    20th March 2014 at 8:36 PM

    Hi, I am Theresa and from Kempton Park. I love to do all types of crafts and just recently started to do it full time. Congratulations on the 5 year anniversary and may you be blessed to do it for many more years!

  • Di
    20th March 2014 at 8:19 PM

    Happy Birthday! I am also a Durban girl (well, to be truthful, I am a Kiwi girl living in Durban!). Thanks for continuing to share interesting and informative info! Oh yeah, I have two teens… one of them is severely autistic and keeps me very busy, therefore any treats for me would be gratefully appreciated.

  • Prishantha
    20th March 2014 at 8:13 PM

    Congrats on your 5th Birthday. I have liked all the sponsors. I am 35 years old, I love traveling. I am always up for new adventure. I love cooking, baking and home decor. I am always scouring the net for events and things to do and try out in around Durban. I absolutely love your blog:-)

  • Julie de Robillard
    20th March 2014 at 5:19 PM

    Incredible 5 years Ashe! Well done, so nice to see fellow Durban girls making good! Especially when we knew each other back in the day. Love the blog, love seeing what’s happening in my home town. You know my story babe, so you know how much I need to win…….

  • Nat
    20th March 2014 at 4:56 PM

    Where has 5 years gone?! Congrats AskAshe, I’ve loved every minute of your blog! Such awesome prizes too, want them all… And that Muse drinks tray has my name ALL over it. Oh and I’m 36, work in advertising, love wine and running, happily married and sports mad!

  • dirtbin designs
    20th March 2014 at 4:39 PM

    ok you rock sista now let me WINNNNNNNNNN xxxxxxxx ;)

  • Lynn Botha
    20th March 2014 at 3:17 PM

    Congrats on the 5 years :-) Hi, my name is Lynn and I’m from the beautiful mothercity.. Cape Town. My world revolves around my family.. i have a 3 year old and a 2 year old (yip.. crazzzzy as I’m turning 40 next year) so between jugging my job, husband and toddlers, there isn’t really much for anything else. I love to bake (when i get a chance alone in the kitchen :-) and family is the most important thing to me.

  • Genevieve Motley
    20th March 2014 at 2:17 PM

    Congrats beautiful girl! And what an amazing giveaway, fingers crossed.

    Jewellery maker, interior lover, tea addict, wine devotee vegetarian with music in my soul. Single mother to sweet Olive, 2 dogs and 2 kitties :)

  • Adele
    20th March 2014 at 2:08 PM

    A huge happy birthday to your blog! Wow 5 years, that pretty awesome!! I live in Durbs, recently got married, so am loving making our home all pretty. Enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love baking, not such a great cook, but slowly learning

  • Chantelle
    20th March 2014 at 1:48 PM

    Awesome amazing giveaway – Chantelle fronm Cape Town – Holding thumbs!

  • Sandy
    20th March 2014 at 12:54 PM

    Congrats on your 5 year milestone….Way to GO!!! I am Sandhaya from WEstville,Durban,proud mom to 2 rascal boys & passionate about my jewellery hobby,great food (cooking & feasting) & Gordan Ramsay along with his profanity :)

  • cindy
    20th March 2014 at 12:52 PM

    Have liked all the sponsors on facebook – that I haven’t previously liked ;)

    I am a 40 something stay at home mom – live on the Berea – who loves running, eating out, travelling, skiing (not well), reading blogs, drinking cappucinnos and spending time with quality friends … and a glass of wine :)

  • cindy
    20th March 2014 at 12:39 PM

    Congrats on 5 years! Ask Ashe #ftw !