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Things to do this holiday with kids in Cape Town

It’s that time of year again, the winter school holidays in South Africa. You may be at home with the kids or you may be looking forward to spending some time with them on the weekend when you are off, but what is there to do in Cape Town this school holidays?! Visit Kirstenbosch for […]

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 […]

What are your kids TikTok-ing about?

With so many new apps and platforms being developed daily it is hard to keep up with them all. The latest craze seems to be TikTok. This social network app is from the creators of Musical.ly. TikTok (known as Douyin in China) offers the user the ability to watch musical clips, create short clips and […]

Dis-Chem BoobaLoo Expo for Moms, Tots & Babies – Win Tickets!

It’s time for another great Expo. This time for all our Pretoria moms and tots. The BIGGEST Baby and Toddler Expo to hit Pretoria was the talk of the town in 2018, with over 100 carefully selected exhibitors, showcasing the best that South Africa’s baby market has to offer. With over 10 000 feet through […]

Family Fun – “Glow-in-the-dark” Cave Golf

We have mentioned before that we absolutely love going to the Scratch Patch (where you can “scratch” for gems). There is a Scratch Patch at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, but the one we went to this time was the one in Simons Town, Cape Town. They have a fun cave golf section now […]

Our Visit to Slangkop Lighthouse, Kommetjie

We have explored much of the deep south of Cape Town (from Noordhoek to Cape Point). We love the natural beauty and fun places to visit, but strangely, we have never visited Slangkop Lighthouse – and what a treat we were in for! The views from the top are absolutely amazing! Take a look at […]

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. […]

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 […]