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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 […]

Stop the Mommy Wars!

Connecticut Working Moms has posted a series of empowering photos, encouraging women to stop judging one another, and asking moms everywhere to end to the mommy wars! Michelle says: Personally I think the mommy wars were created by the media as a way to pit women against each other and gain ratings and I just don’t […]

Free on your Birthday in Cape Town

Did you know that there are quite a few freebies to take advantage of in Cape Town on your Birthday? All you need to take with you is your ID! 1. Grab some Marcel’s Frozen Yoghurt – on the house. (Unfortunately, this offer is no longer available) 2. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company offers […]

Helping your Child make Friends as they start School

Grade R/Grade 1 is an exciting time for many children and their parents. With that excitement, however, comes some challenges. One area of concern for many parents is fostering friendships for their Grade R child. Every parent wants to be sure their child has a friend. Here are some suggestions on how you can help your child in […]

New Years and Resolutions

With New Year’s Day often comes Resolutions, goals and plans for bigger and better things – for you and for your family. This year I have only two resolutions. I have some goals or dreams but only two resolutions. Why? Well, let’s be honest, resolutions don’t always work out. Unlike goals which are measured and broken […]