Welcome

Welcome to the Family Treasures Blog! We are so glad that you stopped by. We are a Cape Town Food, Craft, Travel, Fashion, Lifestyle, Health and Family blog. Scratch that, it’s just a family blog because being part of a family, especially a mom or dad, includes so much. Here we share, we laugh, we love, we cry and we dance. My name is Denise and I would like to invite you to join us on our journey. Take a look at what we have recently been busy with below:

Chocolate Bran Muffins

This is our own family recipe which we created because I love chocolate, and bran muffins are a great morning treat. These even taste nice with butter and cheese (if that is your usual bran muffin preference). As with any muffin recipe, you will need to grease your muffin tray and add your paper/muffin cups.…

Some Eggs-tremely Useful Baking Hacks from Zola Nene

All the tips from SA’s culinary darling, Zola Nene in collaboration with Rhodes Quality and an awesome recipe! Zola Nene, celebrity chef and food stylist, has shared some awesome baking tips that you will want to know for the next time you spend some time baking with (or for) the kids. Here they are below:…

Photoshoot with iCapture Imagery

It is so good to be able to sit for a moment and blog with you. Things have been really hectic all round and, with loadshedding, there has just been an added measure of crazy on top! Camera Shy Recently, I did a photo shoot with Melanie and Mark from iCapture Imagery. I struggle with…

The Crazy Store Carnival

We were recently invited to attend the Crazy Carnival Event at Blue Route Mall. It really was a treat! We were entertained by clowns and magicians, offered all sorts of carnival food from corn dogs to “slushies” and there were games as well. It was…well…a bit “crazy” – which was absolutely perfect! I took my…

Chocolate? Just what the Doctor Ordered

Recently, we received this awesome delivery. Chocolate! They know me so well ;). The delivery came with the awesome Doctor Chocolate Syringe and a fantastic recipe for a Chocolate Milkshake I was just dying to try out! It really was amazing – and I know my chocolate. They also are launching a chess set, where…

Our Visit to From the Barkery

When it comes to family, there is another member of the family that we have not spoken of very often – our fur babies. Recently, we got to spend the morning with Ceri and her team at From the Barkery to hear more about their healthy biscuits and treats. Free from preservatives and unnecessary extra…