What I… Jacqui from One Messy Mama

This week we meet One Messy Mama… aka Jacqui. She is a mom to 4 kids aged 5, 4, 3 and 1!!! And a few months ago their family emigrated from South Africa to the USA.   Read on to find out more about her and her journey… What I… Know I know that I […]

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WIN: A trip for 2 to Indonesia!

I’ve just got back from the most incredible Trip of Wonders in Indonesia. It was full of adventure and fun, and I loved every experience so much! During the trip I shared some of my moments on my social media pages and mentioned a few times that there is an awesome opportunity to WIN a trip to […]

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Quick Makeup Tips for Busy Moms {video}

OK so I’m not a makeup artist or even a trained beautician… once upon a time I thought it might be something I could do for a career and spent a few days “job shadowing” at a Beauty Academy but things never went much further than that… What I am tho, is a beauty fan! […]

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Life Lately – August

Helloooo everyone reading this (thank you by the way!) How are you? It feels like ages since I’ve said hello in person and had a little chat, so today is the day for my latest Life Lately post! So, what have I been up to lately? If you follow me on Instagram (you do don’t […]

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What I… Caley Rosenberg from Ellie Love

After two fellow bloggers recently mentioned Ellie Love as one of their favourite blog reads I knew I had to find out more… so I tracked down the blog and immediately loved it myself. Written by Durban girl, Caley Rosenberg, this is a sweet online space peppered with stories of her life and loves – Lord Jesus, her husband and […]

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Blogs Bloggers Read: Cheska from Kimmy & Bear

When not rocking a baby or playing “tea”, Cheska blogs over at Kimmy & Bear and contributes as a freelance stylist and writer to a number of South African publications. Cheska is co-founder of Kimmy & Bear, which was founded by three sisters all in varying stages of motherhood. Cheska is a first time mama to […]

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African Adventures: A flight over the Victoria Falls

Our last morning in Victoria Falls broke… and we were up with the sun again. From our balcony we watched it rise over the Zambezi River, and two countries (although from above you can’t tell where the borders are!) We relished every moment. As the light changed and the sky brightened and the morning greeted us, Africa […]

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Quick Manicure Tips for Busy Moms {video}

If you’ve seen my nail polish collection you would know that I love a good mani… a splash of colour on my finger tips is one of the easiest ways to perk up my mood and bring a bit of “polish” to my look! This week’s video features a few… Quick Manicure Tips for Busy […]

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Renovation Diary: Choosing Subway Tiles

In recent years Subway Tiles (also known as Metro tiles) have become hugely popular in interior design. The beauty of these simple, classic white rectangular tiles is that there are so many ways to use them in the home. From the kitchen, to the bathroom and back again!     Subway tiles are brick-shaped ceramic tiles […]

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What I… Don from The Don Father

This week’s What I… blogger interview is with Don “The Don Father” Dinnematin One of the few dad bloggers around, Don has a fresh angle on the usual parenting blogs. Find out more about him, his life and his blog below…   What I…   Know: Nobody really teaches parenthood. We are moulded by our […]

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Currently Coveting: Woolworths Spring/ Summer 2016 Collection

A few weeks ago I popped in at the Woolworths Spring/ Summer Homeware Collection preview to oogle all the goodies and get completely covetous at all the pretty home decor items to behold…. As someone currently renovating their home it was torture… in a very, very good way! You see absolutely everything on display was pure […]

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African Adventures: A safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana

After our amazing morning cruising the Chobe River we headed under the shade of the boma to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with our very international fellow travellers (Latvia, Hungary, Israel, Zambia, Canada, Ireland, Italy et al) Just after 2pm we headed off on our 4 x 4 vehicle to explore more of the Chobe National […]

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Quick Fashion Tips for Busy Moms {video}

Now listen to me… I’m no expert when it comes to fashion. In fact I’m still learning every day. (and I could never be a true fashion blogger as I hate posing for 100’s of photos in public places AND my husband refuses to take more than 1 photo at a time… and always under […]

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Restaurant Review: Saucisse Deli at The Old Biscuit Mill

During the school holidays I was lucky enough to enjoy a mommy date day with both of my kids which included a lovely lunch time treat at Saucisse Deli This is a delightful French-style deli, specialising in speciality meats, cheeses and baked items, located at The Old Biscuit Mill in the heart of Woodstock. All 3 of […]

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The Flying Pan meal delivery service – a review

We’re renovating and that means we are currently renting a small little cottage around the corner from our “real” house and trying to make the best of it… It’s not ideal living in a strange space with a few personal possessions, 1 bag each of clothes, no toys, laundry strung up across the lounge and […]

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WIN: 4 Family Tickets to BODY WORLDS in Cape Town

More than 42 million people in over 100 cities across the globe have seen the trailblazing BODY WORLDS exhibition series and soon the incredible BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition will be in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront from today, 9 August, until 23 October 2016. Presented by Discovery, BODY WORLDS Vital is a completely new […]

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My Favourite Children’s Books {video}

A year or so ago I created a series of YouTube video’s and tutorials for a YouTube channel but at the time they never really found there way onto my blog. Recently realised that I should probably share them with you in this space especially as some of the content is quite interesting and might […]

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My Trip of Wonders

Today I embark on the biggest adventure of my life thus far…. and I’m terrified! BUT the opportunity is also beyond exciting! After giving it much thought, over many weeks, I finally decided to take the plunge and say “yes” What, you may ask, am I doing?? I’m heading off on my first international media […]

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Renovation Diary: Month 2

The past few weeks of my life have been nothing short of a whirlwind…. Crazy, emotional, stressful. But I wouldn’t change it for all the world…. We are renovating and I’ve been wanting to do this for YEARS. For it to be actually happening is a dream. One I never thought I’d live. Yes, at […]

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WIN: A Smartlife and Smartbite hamper from Clicks

A few weeks ago I was invited to spend a morning with Clicks finding out more about their new Smartlife appliances and Smartbite convenience foods… and I was blown away! Firstly, the Smartlife range of kitchen products is amazing! There are both electrical and non-electrical appliances in the range from the awesome Super Blender (similar to […]

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