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Enter our Facebook Competition

Enter our Facebook Competition and Win a Winter Hamper! Go to https://www.facebook.com/familytreasures/app_448619101882932 and enter (Don’t forget to click “Show all content” if your browser requires it). Our Competition ends 30 April 2013. If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can also enter here. Good Luck!

Keeping warm this Winter?

I can’t tell you how many times, during a cold winter, that my mom friends have sat together and said how lucky their babies are to have their “onesies” or babygrows. Shortly followed by the joke that they should make them in adult sizes… Well, it’s no joke to Woolworths! They have brought in Adult […]

Everyday is Family Day at the Pavilion

Experience the best of the Durban lifestyle and entertainment with a fantastic programme to add excitement and fun to your holiday. The Pavilion Westville’s Famfest celebrations have begun, be a part of the fun filled kid’s entertainment, Mothers Day competitions and family time to keep you smiling. Famfest will have you feeling all warm and […]

Kids ‘road trip’ Snacks

With the holidays just around the corner, you may be planning a drive down to the coast or up to see the family. Whatever your plans are, here are some great ‘road trip’ snack ideas for the kids. Snack Necklaces Get creative with the string and thread a selection of snacks suitable for threading such as pretzels, […]

The Cape Ostrich Farm

The Cape Point Ostrich Farm was established in 1996 and turned into an ostrich breeding farm by the vision of Angelika Coelle. The 65ha farm was undeveloped and only the ruins of the 19th century Cape Dutch style buildings were visible underneath the growth of many years. Dr. Coelle and his wife Angelika had a […]

Family Evening (once a week)

With our lives getting busier and busier, it is so essential that we schedule family time once a week. A planned time, once a week, where the entire family gets together – mom, dad, brothers and sisters – and discusses their feelings and ideas, eats good food and enjoys a fun activity. Relationshipsfoundation.org says: With […]

Easter Crafts

Scouring the web, I found some great ideas for Easter projects to complete with the Kids. (Simple enough to include even the littlest members of the family) Egg Carton Chicks You can find the directions here: http://paperplateandplane.wordpress.com/2011/03/19/easter-egg-carton-chicks Bunny Plate Face An easy but fun craft, all you need is some cotton wool, paper plates, some colour […]

One step – that is all it takes

When you feel inspired to do something, do it! Whether it be changing jobs, calling a friend or helping a stranger. As cautious as I am, I find that when I follow that feeling amazing things happen! Of course, do it with thought. If you feel strongly that now is the time to change jobs, you may want […]

Valentine’s Idea: Heart “Attack”

Give a loved one a “Heart Attack” on Valentine’s Day! This is a fun way to involve the kids and teach them about kindness. What you will need Different colour papers A pair of scissors Colour Pens/Crayons Prestik or Tape Directions Cut out different size hearts from the colour paper Write sweet messages about/for your […]

Creating your own Vegetable Garden

With the kids back at school and moms & dads back at work, your life may be starting to show signs of routine and getting back to “normal”. The holiday chapter has been closed recorded only in photographs, memories and journals. Perhaps, you have made some new year’s resolutions for 2013. To be thinner, happier, healthier, […]

Christmas Shopping

With just 11 days until Christmas, I thought I would share some tips on how to do that (sometimes) dreaded Christmas Shopping. I love Christmas, it is a beautiful time of the year where everyone is generally a little nicer, kinder and reflective…however, shopping for those Christmas “Prezzies” can be quite a task! Firstly, set […]

What I have learnt in 30 days

On the 30th November 2012 I completed my 30 day challenge. From the 1st November 2012, I decided to start 30 days of eating healthily, exercising and having still moments. By day 5, my weight loss was 0.5kg and it was already proving hard to fit in the “me time” and “still time”. The healthy […]