My go-to Cookie!

A delicious walnut and chocolate chunk cookie – how does that sound?! I had so many people asking for this recipe after I made them with Soph for back-to-school lunch box treats last week that I decided to share the recipe here.  After tearing the recipe out of a magazine years ago, it’s become a…

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It’s a rite of passage.

For all my followers that follow me on Instagram, you’ll know what I’m talking about. A certain ‘rite of passage’ that took place last week Thursday evening while I was having a bath. We have scissors in multiple craft boxes the kids can access, they practice cutting lines, cutting out pictures and building creations with…

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When your child bites their nails.

All of a sudden, towards the end of last year, Soph became a nail biter. Oli’s nails grow like weeds, every Sunday I have to cut them before I get nail envy. At first I didn’t even realise. Sunday would roll around and I’d fetch the nail clippers, cut Oli’s then ask to see Soph’s…

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Cat and Dog

Yeah, yeah, they’re hellishly cute – I mean, look at those faces! But, boy oh boy are we having a time of it. And nope (referring to the heading of this post), we haven’t replaced our two crazy dogs with a cat, but rather, I’m referring to the sibling rivalry going on in our household…

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Let’s be proud of our kids.

I am, always, without a doubt proud of my kids. Sophie, at four, asks repeatedly whether I’m proud of her for accomplishing a puzzle, baking a cake, or even just cleaning up her toys. The answer, always ‘yes’. Oli has reached an age where he knows what ‘being proud’ entails, languishes praise, but is battling…

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Revive Wellness Spa – so much more than just a spa! (and how you can get a complimentary paint & file treatment!)

After 14 year of friendship, my bestie, Rebecca from In these Stilettos, and I finally got our spa day! The beautiful therapists at Revive Wellness Spa in Highlands North welcomed us with open arms and we couldn’t have been more grateful! As busy moms, any relaxation is welcomed and our time together is always treasured!…

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Holiday fun in Jozi this Winter!

This is my very first July holiday with my kids at home with me! Whilst I still need to work, I can schedule my work, events and appointments around them and our plans for the day. My kids like to get out. They suffer from cabin fever and like variety and a change of scenery…

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Father’s Day M&M’s Fudge!

If you haven’t already seen it, here’s the Father’s Day Gift Guide I put out last week, but if you’d rather make something homemade with the kids, I have just the thing for you. The simplest microwave fudge pimped out with half a cup of my husband’s favourite candy – M&M’s. Cut into squares and…

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2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide – gifting made easy!

I’m a sucker for a Gift Guide, by now you should know this. I love shopping. And gifting, and in an alternate universe I would be a personal shopper. It’s time to celebrate our DAD’s! Father’s Day, in case you’ve been living under a rock (no seriously), it’s on Sunday 16 June. While my sweet…

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