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Week 52: Fab Ideas Christmas Gift Fair 2018

The Fab Ideas Christmas Gift Fair is a 4 day indoor market filled to the brim with gorgeous products and gift ideas – many of them locally made/produced (which we think is just fantastic!). This is the first year I have been to the fair and I decided to take my friend and photographer, Melanie, with. Have a look at the […]

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Week 51: Win this Christmas with the Family Treasures family!

We promised you a giveaway when we reached 1500 fans on Facebook and we have reached that and more! We said we would select something from your ideas but we couldn’t choose just one, so we thought we’d rather offer something a little more flexible…  We are giving away a R500 takealot voucher to one lucky fan and that could […]

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Week 50: Maynardville Open Air Theatre Festival returns for summer 2019

The iconic theatre in Maynardville Park, Wynberg, is once again the location of a packed season of classics under the stars. From 17 January till 10 March, the programme includes Cape Town Philharmonic’s Famously Incidental, followed by Cape Town City Ballet’s lively Swingtime in the Park. There will be comedy from Cape Town Comedy Club with Jesters in the Park; […]

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Week 49: 2 Ingredient Pizza

We found this awesome recipe for a 2 Ingredient Pizza Base. Crazy right? The awesome thing about it is that it works great with Gluten-free flour. So, if you have a wheat allergy in your house, this will work perfectly! The Two Ingredients 1 cup of Double Cream Plain Yoghurt 1 & 1/2 cups Flour (you may need a little […]

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Week 47: Buy Local

UPDATE: MAY 2020 With Covid-19 really changing how we do things and affecting people all over the world; we need to “buy local” now more than ever. Supporting a local business in your community, provides for the needs of a family! Not sure how to get started? Try this one month buying local challenge shared by Rebecca Moses on Groom […]

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Week 46: Fab Ideas 4 day Indoor Christmas Gift Fair

Christmas is just over a month away and so is the 8th Annual Indoor Christmas Fair by Fab Ideas. It will take place from the 14th – 17th of November. We will be visiting the fair, so please do come and say “Hi” if you see us there. There are some amazing gifts for sale. I’m super excited! Our Christmas […]

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Week 44: We had a Magical time at MamaMagic!

We had a magical time at MamaMagic this year. Did you attend? We were greeted by the lovely Fadwa, our VIP hostess, and welcomed into a Mom’s dream space! Any product you wanted or question you had, could be found there. Here are some photos from MamaMagic: Watch our video from MamaMagic: It was also great to see Afrodaddy there: https://www.afrodaddyonline.com/ […]

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Week 43: Life of a Mom – I smell bacon!

“Brrrrrng”, the alarm chimes for the third time. I slowly switch it off being careful not to open my eyes just yet; my eyes tend to wake up the rest of my body, and I still want it to sleep a little longer. I smell bacon, mom must be making breakfast. Oh…wait…I AM THE MOM! Must be the neighbours. I […]

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Week 42: You are invited to MamaMagic 2018!

We have been invited to attend MamaMagic 2018 and we would like to invite you to join us. This year MamaMagic will be between the 26 – 28 October 2018 at the CTICC in Cape Town (Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001). We will be there on Saturday. On Saturday they will be open from 9am – […]

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Week 41: Cape Town Kite Fest 2018

There are so many fun things to do in Cape Town this time of the year. We have once again been invited to attend the Cape Town International Kite Festival. We had such a fun time last year. You may remember our video about it: The festival is on the 27 & 28 October 2018 (gates open 10:00 to 18:00). Please […]

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Week 40: “Run with Vision”

October is eye care awareness month and we have a great event to share with you, where you can join in and show your support. The Cape Town Society for the Blind is organising it’s very first 5KM “RUN WITH A VISION” event on Saturday 06th October. This event is to raise awareness about the importance of eye care, the […]

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Week 39: Thomas & Friends Big World! Big Adventures!

Thomas and Friends are launching their very first Movie. The kids are just going to love this, especially since they visit Africa in the movie AND it will be arriving just in time for the October holidays! The countdown to the launch of the Thomas & Friends Big World! Big Adventures! The Movie on Ster Kinekor screens on 5 October […]

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Week 38: The Rice Krispie Revolt

The other day my friend called me and said: “Hey do you know that there is a new Rice Krispies recipe? It now has a vanilla flavour and corn!” He didn’t say this with the enthusiasm you may have assigned to this quote. He is actually intolerant to Maize and that little green label barely stopped him from a lot […]

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Week 32: What is this? A reflection of the Moon? A Portal? Platform 9 3/4

Recently, on the 27 July 2018, we had a Blood Moon Lunar eclipse. Everyone was out watching the eclipse (with their cameras in hand) including my parentals. My father looked up and saw this light appear, get bigger and bigger and then disappear. He managed to get one good picture of it. What do you think it is? Perhaps someone […]

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