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Modern Romantic Inspiration

Modern Romantic is definitely on trend at the moment and I really like this unusual combination. Romantic is a comfortable style that appeals to the senses through soft fabrics, floral patterns, lace, painted furniture, a pastel colour palette, light filtered through sheer curtains and aromatic flower arrangements. Whereas, Modern style is a clean, streamlined furniture […]

Brownie in a Mug

Here is another one! Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons butter, melted 2 Tablespoons water 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence pinch of¬†salt 4 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 4 Tablespoons flour Directions: In a mug mix butter, water, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Add sugar and mix. Add cocoa and mix. Add flour and mix. Microwave 60 to […]

Family Activities in South Africa

Here is a quick idea list of activities you can plan to do with your family in South Africa: Catch a train to Simon’s Town or Kalk Bay. There are so many different things to do once you climb off including visiting the little shops & restaurants, going to the beach, seeing the penguins, visiting museums and more! www.capepointroute.co.za/seeit-kalkbay.php […]

Avoiding change of season sniffles

As a mom, you know that your child will inevitably catch a few bugs during the year, especially during the change in season. We can help our children avoid catching all the bugs that are floating around school by following these tips: Practice frequent hand washing. Frequent hand washing (with warm water and soap) is […]

How to be prepared when the lights go out

With loadshedding happening in Cape Town, I thought I would share a few tips on what to do when the lights go out.   Purchase¬†a quiet generator. A generator is a great idea, especially in a short term outage. They can supply enough power to operate some appliances, your lights, etc. Some are noisier than […]