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We’re a Family…

Here at the Family Treasures Head Quarters we are infinitely aware of those whose families are incomplete, those who have difficult family relationships and those who don’t have family at all. We want you to know that you are as important as any other family member that comes to this site. We all part of a […]

RESPECT – Tell me what it means to you?

What is Respect? Wikipedia says: “Respect is a positive feeling of esteem or deference for a person or other entity (such as a nation or a religion), and also specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem. Respect can be a specific feeling of regard for the actual qualities of the one respected (e.g., “I […]

Denise’s New Favourite Things 2014

So, once again it is that time of year. My birthday has arrived and it is time to share my new favourite things. To enter you can comment below and like our pages. Enter using the Rafflecopter box below: (Opens 5pm on the 26 May 2014 – Closes Midnight on the 16 June 2014) a […]

Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 4: Coconut Milk Butternut Soup

We had a can of Coconut Milk at the back of the cupboard. I love Coconut milk, there is so much you can do with it but we decided to make some warm Butternut soup on a cold autumn day. Ingredients 3 Medium-sized Butternut Oil 1 Onion Vegetable Stock (if dry, mixed with 2.5l water […]

Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 3: Ostrich Mince Meatballs

This was my daughter’s suggestion and it turned out great! We had some Ostrich mince and some flour we wanted to finish and ta da! Ostrich mince meatballs. They were fantastic! Also a great way to empty those almost-empty spice bottles. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, I often leave the skin on or use […]

Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 2: Chocolate-Chip Biscuits

So it is not exactly healthy…but it is comfort food! We had left over flour and chocolate-chips which we wanted to use but you could chop up a slab of chocolate instead (for the chocolate part). Most of the other ingredients, you would generally have in your kitchen. Ingredients 95ml butter (softened) 80ml brown sugar 1 tsp […]

Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 1: Left-Over Rice Pudding

At times these recipes were born out of having a family member with allergies, at other times they were born out of not wanting to go to the shops on cold evenings and wanting to empty the “back of the cupboard” items; whatever the reason we hope you will enjoy these recipes that we will share […]

5 Things to do with the kids this Autumn

Once again, its autumn – some days it feels like summer, other days it’s winter and some! Autumn, however, is the perfect time to have some fun with the kids. Collect Leaves. Children old enough to handle a crayon can make angel faces. Lay a leaf on paper and rub outward with side of crayon, creating […]

Exhausted? 7 Simple tips to Boost your Energy

Are you exhausted? Yeah! Let’s face it – it’s been a long week. Thankfully we have a few holidays around the corner…but until then…here are few ideas to keep you going: Don’t stop moving. Don’t! If you haven’t had enough sleep, you will be lacking energy (which also will make you want to snack on unhealthy things). […]

The Humble Cauliflower

Humble and perhaps plain in its natural state, the cauliflower can be transformed into just about any flavour or texture you ask it to! It is a blank canvas ready to be transformed into a cooking masterpiece. In addition to being really versatile, cauliflower has some wonderful qualities. Here are just a few: It promotes Heart Health: Cauliflower helps […]

How is your emotional metabolism?

Emotional Metabolism? Yes, you heard right! It’s the kind of metabolism we don’t always pay attention to but it may be as important to our health as the food we eat. So, what is emotional metabolism, why is it important and does it have a scientific basis? The answers may surprise you! Emotional Metabolism – […]

Win with FarFaria: Children’s Books for iPad / Android

FarFaria is a new Children’s book app that is available for iPad or Android devices and while there are quite a few apps with children’s books that are available, FarFaria definitely stands out from the crowd. FarFaria is more than just books, it is an adventure! There is a whole little world inside this app and children […]