Get Juicy With Sir Juice This Summer…plus a GIVEAWAY

We are edging a little bit closer to Summer every day.  It’s still quite chilly here in Centurion (and the same goes for Cape Town as we only just got back last night) but I find myself thinking about Spring and Summer a lot more these days.  Maybe it’s because I am trying to ‘will’ the cold away or perhaps it is because I can feel the weather warming up the teensiest bit (even if it is only by 1 degree Celsius).

I’ll just come out and say it:  I am SO over Winter right now and I am yearning for bright nails, watermelon slices, comfy flip-flops, pink lemonade, a blooming garden and…fruity slushies!

I’m not completely back in the swing of things with regards to the blog (and my Youtube channel), check out this post here to read more on why I’m taking a break.  But, I was contacted by the PR company who represents Sir Juice and when they asked me to do a giveaway on the blog for you guys, I just couldn’t resist.  Especially since I can pick THREE winners who will each win a Sir Juice hamper containing their new juices as well as…wait for it…a Zoku Slush & Shake Maker!

Zoku Slush And Shake Maker

If you are not sure what a Zoku Slush & Shake Maker is, then take a look at this blog post I did last year called Peach & Pomegranate Iced Tea Slushie.  It’s basically the most user-friendly, compact slushie maker in the history of the world.  For additional info on the slushie maker, take a look at this page.

Let’s have a squiz at the 2 new fruit juices from Sir Juice, launching this Summer:

Sir Juice

Sir Juice focuses on sourcing the best quality ingredients available and processing them as little as possible.  This method means that you get more of the goodness of the whole fruit and it’s the very reason the juice tastes like eating a piece of fruit.  Sir Juice uses only the best juicing fruit South Africa has to offer and since they use a pulp-based production process, it ensures the end product contains as much of the original flavour and nutrition of the whole fruit as possible.

Pink Lemonade is a juice with a difference – it combines top-class lemon pulp with a touch of raspberry juice & a very special ingredient, Rose Water.  The rose water used in Sir Juice’s Pink Lemonade is made from the petals of the Rosa Demascena (a Damask Rose for us normal people), submerged in water and distilled under special conditions.

Sir Juice will be launching Pink Lemonade this November in support of Breast Cancer Awareness and will be donating 25 cents from every bottle of Pink Lemonade sold, to PinkDrive (the national breast cancer educational and fundraising NGO).  These proceeds will specifically be used to support the PinkDrive Mammography Unit and PinkDrive Educational Unit. These are free facilities, which will be touring the country with the message that ‘early detection saves lives’.

The second juice that Sir Juice is launching, is called the Harrismith Apple.  This new juice is produced using traditional juicing means similar to how a traditional apple press works.  This means it’s unfiltered – so it’s cloudy and delicious like apple juice should be.   As part of the traditional apple press process, 4 variants of Harrismith apples are squeezed through a muslin cloth with an apple press, then a small dash of filtered water is added to prevent the taste being too sweet. No concentrates, flavours, aromas, added enzymes, filtration or heating takes place, which ensures a much richer and more complex flavour, giving you more of the original fruit.

So today I have 3 hampers to give away to 3 lucky Pink Peonies blog readers.  The winners will each win 3 litres of Sir Juice (you will be one of the first to try their 2 new juices), as well as a Zoku Slush And Shake Maker.  This prize is guaranteed to get you excited for Summer!

Sir Juice Hamper Giveaway 2

All you have to do to be entered into the giveaway is the following:

Leave a comment in the comments section below telling me what the first thing is you’ll be doing this Summer.


Tweet or share this blog post on your Facebook page by using the following phrase (don’t forget that hashtag!): “I’ll be making juicy slushies this Summer using my Zoku Slushie Maker with @PinkPeoniesBlog & @SirJuice_! #SirJuiceMe”

For EXTRA entries, you can follow me on the below social media sites (just click on the links):

Facebook – Pink Peonies Blog

Twitter – Pink Peonies Blog

Instagram – Pink Peonies Blog

I’ll pick 3 random winners in one week’s time (31 July 2014) and will announce the winners in this blog post, on Twitter and on Facebook.

Please note, this giveaway is open to South African residents only.

Good luck and may Summer be on our doorstep in no time!

{UPDATE}  The winners of the 3 Sir Juice hampers are:  Kristi Beitz, Ullricke van Zyl and Chante Leonard.  Congratulations, ladies!!



  1. Vicky 24 July 2014 / 20:57

    At the first hint of Summer, I am planning to throw a Summer Beach Part inviting my favorite people who have been cooped up at home.I plan to amp the party up with drinks made with my recently won Zoku Slush & Shake Maker.Please pick me :-)

  2. Dee 24 July 2014 / 21:20

    I’ll be painting my toes with China Glaze’s Flip Flop Fantasy!

  3. farzana 24 July 2014 / 22:11

    I have tweeted! First things I’ll be doing is making a fruit salad and a large jug of iced tea. Hopefully I’ll be following your iced tea slushie recipe after I win one of these hampers! 😉

  4. stephanie 24 July 2014 / 23:08

    Cant wait for summer to take my 16 month old baba into to the pool for the first time – she loves water

    • stephanie 24 July 2014 / 23:09

      forgot to mention i shared on twitter @stefeg79 and i already follow u on facebook and twitter

  5. Chante 25 July 2014 / 06:44

    Flip flops, getting into the pool, pedicures, sunglasses, and ice cream :)
    Already follow on all social media sites :) Thanks for running this lovely giveaway!

  6. Megs Hartwig 25 July 2014 / 08:01

    From a day at the beach to a night out with friends, Thankfully, in South Africa we have no shortage of outdoor activities and festivals to go to and do. I’ll be heading down for a day at the beach or even splashing around at a summertime pool. To dispel my couch potato habits and make the most of an SA summer. I have shared this giveaway on Twitter (@flutterbymegs)! Fingers crossed! xxx

  7. Jackie Katzen 25 July 2014 / 08:52

    Im a follower on FB & Twitter and Ive tweeted @JaxxLisa.

    The first thing Ill be doing this Summer is clearing out my Winter wardrobe to make way for pretty Summer dresses.


  8. Alicia Buckle 25 July 2014 / 09:01

    The first thing I’m going to do this summer is hit the beach, soak up the sun and enjoy the happy sounds of summer ♥♥♥

    • Alicia Buckle 27 July 2014 / 10:48

      Following the blog, following on Facebook, Twitter and instagram. Fingers xxx

  9. candice 25 July 2014 / 09:08

    First thing I want to do this summer is buy new dresses :)

  10. hb13 25 July 2014 / 09:08

    In Summer I hope to jet off to Sydney, Australia to visit my sister and nieces!

    I am a follower on Twitter and Instagram and I have tweeted

  11. Gillian Pillay 25 July 2014 / 09:09

    I live on the coast, so its whipping out the sunnies and shorts and heading to the beach with daughter, hubby and dogs x

  12. Dawn W 25 July 2014 / 09:09

    At the first sighting and feeling of Summer I will be going on a picnic with my family

  13. verushka 25 July 2014 / 09:10

    Making slushies with my new Zoku using sir Juice.Will be making frozen cocktails too keep me cool in DBN heat.FB shared Twitter done @verushka143

  14. candice 25 July 2014 / 09:10

    By new summer dresses of course :)

  15. Cindy 25 July 2014 / 09:12

    Ill be painting my nails bright colours, coat my body with coconut enriched creams and oils, and visit the beach with my two little girls and admire what God created :-) #SummerRocks

  16. ansie botes 25 July 2014 / 09:15

    the first thing this winter i want to do is go on a fishing trip and relax at the calm waters

  17. ansie botes 25 July 2014 / 09:16

    the first thing this summer i want to do is go on a fishing trip and relax at the calm waters

  18. Gaelyn Cokayne 25 July 2014 / 09:17

    Packing a picnic basket, surf boards, rackets and balls, a frisbee and some sun tan lotion and hitting the beach for a day in the sun!!!

  19. Yolande Murphy 25 July 2014 / 09:17

    Done all steps.

    First thing I’ll do is catch some rays, shave my legs and put on a flowing summer skirt! #cantwait

  20. Lizelle Wait 25 July 2014 / 09:18

    Going to the beach

  21. Lizelle Wait 25 July 2014 / 09:18

    Going to the beach

  22. LiezelTee 25 July 2014 / 09:25

    Having sushi and wine with a beachy view sunset!

  23. Amalia 25 July 2014 / 09:26

    I am going to put on my Flip Flop SA flops and free my toes, wear my tank top and shorts and go play with my boys in the sun!!!

  24. Ullricke van Zyl 25 July 2014 / 09:26

    OH when summer is here I wil kick of my shoes and walk on the grass for relaxation,,I will work in the garden, I will play in the rain,I will eat just fresh salads and enjoy every moment of the hot weather outdoors..I will springclean the house,,I will go out with my friends and have more parties

  25. Tina Pieterse 25 July 2014 / 09:30

    The first thing Ill be doing this summer is painting my tootsies a bright Coral colour and start applying my gradual tanning lotion tee hee hee

  26. Carla 25 July 2014 / 09:32

    The first thing I’m going to do when summer’s here, is put my shorts and favorite T on and chill by the pool!! Can’t wait to use my summer shades, my saddles and bright colored nail polish 😀 can’t wait!! Tired of winter :/

  27. tanya erasmus 25 July 2014 / 09:33

    Oh summer summer … get rid of these layers of clothing, get into a bikini, and hang out at the beach with my camara in hand

  28. Adele 25 July 2014 / 09:36

    Yay for summer, cant wait, first thing i will do is put on a pretty summer dress! And have cocktails around the pool!

  29. Cindy 25 July 2014 / 09:40

    I think the first thing I will be doing is taking the kids to the beach :)

  30. Nicola Meyer 25 July 2014 / 09:46

    The first thing I will do this summer is go for a swim in the pool.

  31. CharlieW 25 July 2014 / 09:46

    I just want to be outside and feel the sun on my face. And watch my little girl run around outside. Come on summer!

  32. Carmen Hopkins 25 July 2014 / 09:47

    Ill be enjoying a smoothie in a bikini with my new summer body!

  33. Ronnae Elliott 25 July 2014 / 09:52

    The first thing I will do this Summer is spend more time outdoors, long walks on the beach, playing putt -putt,going on picnics and hopefully I’ll be making juicy slushies using my Zoku Slushie Maker. :)

  34. Lizna 25 July 2014 / 09:59

    The first thing I will do is pack my winter shoes far away at the back of my closet! I love, love flip flops can’t wait to wear them!

  35. Kristi B 25 July 2014 / 10:03

    well hopefully the first thing i can do this summer is use the zoku maker from pink peonies ;)) but the first thing i will be doing, with my slush in my hand with a slice of pineapple on the glass and a little umbrella too is dig my toes into the beach sand and run into the ocean no matter how cold the water is!! :)))

  36. Roxanne Chutthergoon 25 July 2014 / 10:04

    Lovely giveaway! I will be hitting the beach first thing this Summer, soaking up the sun and waves!

    I am a fan on Facebook – Roxanne Chutthergoon
    I am following you on Twitter – @Roxi_23
    I am a follower on Instagram – miss_rox_c

    Would love to win! #FingersCrossed

  37. Candice Terblanche 25 July 2014 / 10:07

    First thing I would do is head on down to the beach with my slushie and sir Juice Strawberry and Pineapple flavour juice

  38. Aimee Erasmus 25 July 2014 / 10:10

    First thing I’ll do this summer is to refresh my wardrobe !!

  39. Camillah Adams 25 July 2014 / 10:12

    First thing I will do is tan my pale legs! Naturally!

  40. Richenda 25 July 2014 / 10:15

    First thing I’m doing this summer is lazing around by the pool in the summer sun 😀 Tweeted @chenda_88

  41. Jan Nell 25 July 2014 / 10:25

    I will be making Sir Juice slushies this summer while we are relaxing on the beach, for a change.

  42. Alexa Pohl 25 July 2014 / 10:33

    First thing I’ll be doing this summer is playing in the sunshine with my doggies!

    Following you on Facebook and Pinterest: Alexa Pohl
    On Instagram: aj_pohl (I don’t have Twitter)
    Shared the blog post and the phrase!
    Holding thumbs…

  43. Candice 25 July 2014 / 10:37

    I entered!!! First think I will be doing is get into my summer dresses!!!

  44. Ailsa Porter 25 July 2014 / 10:38

    First thing I will be doing is cutting my hair and catching some sun rays – need to thaw out from the freezing weather in Vanderbijlpark. Have tweeted and shared on facebook and I’m already a fan!

  45. janine 25 July 2014 / 10:41

    I will be laying on the beach in Mauritius. Booked a 5 night getaway with my family.

  46. Rayne Alexander 25 July 2014 / 11:11

    The first thing I will be doing is (HOPEFULLY) hitting the beach in a brand new bikini! My best friend and I are five weeks into our twelve week “Summer Body Ready” programme and there has been many a slip up! EEEEK. Honestly though this would be the perfect addition to help me keep up with my new lifestyle 😀

    Have tweeted and liked on all social media platforms <3

  47. Kholofelo Malatji 25 July 2014 / 11:49

    First thing first, shave my legs then wear my favourite hot pan and skimpy top.

  48. Ashleigh Meyers 25 July 2014 / 12:47

    The first thing I will be doing this summer is taking a a much needed swim in the pool with my adorable 1 year old brother Cody! He lives in Port Elizabeth with my parents while I am studying here in Cape Town. I am going to explode when I see him! Cannot wait! 😀 😀 😀

  49. Cirsten Van Den Heuvel 25 July 2014 / 13:22

    Tweeted, liked on fb, twitter and Instagram user on Instagram and twitter is: @cirstenvdh
    First thing I’m doing this summer is trying last summers bikini on to see if I can fit in it. Winter won’t let me don’t this year I’m determined.

  50. Jane Tennet 25 July 2014 / 13:38

    Oooh! Lovely, the first thing I’ll be doing in summer is jumping in the pool, thereafter I’ll be spending weekends having long walks along Durban beachfront and hopefully can finish the day with a yummy Zoku and Sir Juice slush puppie!
    I’ve tweeted and I follow on twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

  51. Prettiful Blog 25 July 2014 / 13:53

    Going for a pedi for sure! Socks and boots are not nice to your feet!

  52. Siobhan Hughes 25 July 2014 / 14:15

    The first thing I’ll be doing this summer is organising a pool party at home, complete with inflatable goodies in the pool and frosty cocktails!

  53. Lezelle Smit 25 July 2014 / 15:11

    The first thing i’ll be doing this summer is putting all my winter clothes away and pack all my summer dresses out.

  54. Herbert Meyer 25 July 2014 / 15:14

    Definitely swimming!!!

  55. Candice Dhani 25 July 2014 / 15:29

    The 1st i will be doing is flaunting my hard earned Summer body !!!!

    I will be going straight to the beach!

    Summer bodies are made in Winter :)

  56. Candice Dhani 25 July 2014 / 15:32


  57. Candice Dhani 25 July 2014 / 15:47

    Been lusting for the Zoku slush maker !!! I am very healthy these days and i would love it for my quick and easy healthy peanut butter bombs :)

  58. rehana seedat 25 July 2014 / 15:58

    following u on facebook and twitter @rehanaseedat This Summer I will taking strolls along Durban’s Golden Mile and enjoying surfing & some sunshine

  59. Nina 25 July 2014 / 16:59

    The first thing I’ll be doing is having an ice cold glass of Graham Beck Sparkling Rose, sitting outside in the sun! :) <3

  60. Safiyyah 25 July 2014 / 19:41

    The first thing I’ll be doing this Summer is heading to the lipstick counter at MAC for new summer colours!!

    Following Pink Peonies Blog on Facebook and Instagram.

  61. Dale pearce 25 July 2014 / 22:04

    At the first hint of summer I’ll be organising a pool party for all our family and friends- we have all had a rough winter and the only way to start afresh is to wash the bad memories off while swimming on the pool and togetherness is healing. To top it off I can show off as a hostess with my brand new zoku slush maker!!!!

    Come on summer, hide and seek is over

  62. Salochana Naidoo 25 July 2014 / 22:36

    This summer, I’ll be making juicy slushies using my Zoku Slushie Maker 😀

  63. Tharishia Naidoo 25 July 2014 / 23:57

    The 1st weekend of summer, I’ll be heading off to Warmbaths, for a well-deserved break in some lovely weather! ^_^

  64. Roanne Lalsab 25 July 2014 / 23:59

    This will be my 1st summer in my new home, so I’ll be doing a lot of entertaining, starting with a braai with my close friends, on the 1st weekend of summer!

  65. MARIAM DRAMAT 26 July 2014 / 02:37

    The first thing I’ll be doing this Summer,go to the beach, swimming have a braai and drinking Sir Juice.tweeted and shared on facebook

  66. Michelle 26 July 2014 / 08:49

    The absolute first thing ill be doing when the warm sun comes. Is showing off my body, Ive been working on this winter :)

  67. sarah van der bank 26 July 2014 / 12:57

    The first thing for sure will be a diving into the pool with my boy. An afternoon spent around the pool, splashing, laughing, being a family. Very much looking forward to summer fun.

  68. Sameera 26 July 2014 / 17:46

    First thing?? I need a tan OMG!! lol winter has made me quite pale so a nice tan will be in order as well as some Sir Juice!

  69. Sibahle 26 July 2014 / 19:43

    First thing I’ll be doing this summer is definitely going to the park to enjoy bird watching :-) tweeted as @LadyS____

  70. Suzette Swarts 26 July 2014 / 22:13

    Paint my toe nails and put on my sandals:)

  71. Denise Francis 27 July 2014 / 00:29

    This summer the first thing I plan to do is a summer photoshoot with my kids on the beach.i am already following you on twitter(denise_tf), Facebook(denise francis) and instagram(denise19francis) and following on bloglovin. Shared on fb and Rt on fb

  72. Esda Dippenaar 27 July 2014 / 07:09

    I will be packing my winter clothes FAR away!

  73. Esda Dippenaar 27 July 2014 / 07:09

    I will be packing my winter clothes FAR away!

  74. ragmat baron 27 July 2014 / 08:44

    The first thing I will be doing is to take a dip in the ocean and watch the sunset on the beach wow :)

  75. Hettie 27 July 2014 / 08:57

    Have a long glass with crushed ice and pink lemonade!

  76. Esme L 27 July 2014 / 09:36

    First thing I’m going to do this summer is hit the beach! 😀 Followed and tweeted @sorbet_072 :)

  77. Dhesh 27 July 2014 / 17:24

    Looking forward to my summer sundowners!

  78. Rumbarani Naidoo 27 July 2014 / 18:04

    This summer I am going to spend as much quality time with “my” babies in the Home for abandoned babies that I manage giving them my undivided attention..

  79. Natassja 28 July 2014 / 01:08

    The FIRST thing that I would be doing is slipping on my shorts and showing if my body that I have being hiding this winter hehehehe

  80. Moira mc Allister 28 July 2014 / 05:44

    I will be off to Sun City to make waves in their sea…hopefully with my new Zoku Slushie Maker… I’m following you on twitter and facebook

  81. Moira mc Allister 28 July 2014 / 06:28

    “I’ll be making juicy slushies this Summer using
    my Zoku Slushie Maker with @PinkPeoniesBlog &
    @SirJuice_! #‎SirJuiceMe”

  82. Carryn 28 July 2014 / 10:08

    The first thing I will be doing this summer is going to buy a new costume so I can live in the pool! :) (Tweeted, shared on FB and following on all platforms) :)

  83. Sasha Martin 28 July 2014 / 11:14

    The first thing I will be doing this summer is applying a good coat of self tan so that I can concentrate on enjoying a summer fruit slushie with my sir juice hamper.

  84. Odile 28 July 2014 / 13:33

    First thing I’ll do come summer… Get a tan and buy a new swimsuit!

  85. Zina Johnson 28 July 2014 / 14:35

    100% the first thing I’ll do is munch in watermelon . It’s my absolute favourite thing which is why I even asked my friends for watermelon for my birthday (my birthday is in September so it’s not in season yet) ! I swear on most days during summer ii easily finish off at least 1 yummy watermelon on my own

  86. Zee Mohlapi 28 July 2014 / 17:45

    I will be lounging around in my shorts and crop top! These juices sound so yummy, Lu!!! I want I want I want

  87. Clara Dinkelmann 28 July 2014 / 17:47

    Sjoe, ek sal defnitief my plakkies heel eerste aantrek en seker maak my pedi is ‘n helder kleur. x

  88. Tyler Vivier 29 July 2014 / 12:42

    The first thing I will be doing this summer is defrosting lol, I am not a winter person! Then I will cool down by swimming hehe I am a water baby of note

  89. lulu 29 July 2014 / 13:02

    Sir Juice made in a Zoku Slush & Shake maker sounds lovely! Can’t wait for summer to shake off the winter clothes and watch the flowers waking up after a very cold winter here!

  90. Anthamé Kleinschmidt 29 July 2014 / 21:18

    The first thing I’ll be doing this summer is sip on juciy-fruity cocktails, eat loads of tasty icecream, be all adventurous outdoors, and get into that barely-there bikini! 😉 😀 <3 Twitter: @anthameK5

  91. Cirsten van den Heuvel 30 July 2014 / 11:14

    fingers tighly crossed tweeted on @cirstenvdh :)

  92. Cornell 30 July 2014 / 19:33

    I will be putting on some very cute summer dresses!!
    Following on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!!
    Shared on Facebook as well as Twitter!!
    Holding thumbs!!!

  93. Edlyn lim 30 July 2014 / 21:39

    The first thing to do this coming summer come on the beach have some cool refreshing drink with #Zoku n enjoy the heat of the sun at the beach

  94. Tony D 30 July 2014 / 22:46

    I’m going to hit the pool and back away the blankets!

  95. Cathy 31 July 2014 / 00:26

    first thing I do for Summer is head on over to the beach to swim in the surf, so refreshing and will be even better with a Zoku Slushie and some chilled Sir Juice. Cannot wait to put on some light summer clothes. A fan on FB and following & tweeted @cathybadcar and following on instagram @cathybadcar :)

  96. Dan 31 July 2014 / 00:38

    The first thing I do is go out and grab a new bikini and some vibrant new summer dresses/shorts/t’s and then make sure my body is “beach ready”. Can’t wait to head on over and catch some waves with my friends. A Zoku slushie would be the perfect way to stay refreshed. Already a fan on FB and following on blog and twitter @dubbismurf and following on instagram @dubbiesmurf. Have tweeted too :) :) :)

  97. Caryn 31 July 2014 / 17:10

    Jump in the pool for sure! And eat a big bowl of frozen yogurt xxx

  98. Talitha ❤ 31 July 2014 / 17:11

    I will have to get a pedi before I start wearing my flip-flops, but I’ll be wearing my new sandals from Forever New. :)

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