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Adrenal Fatigue

In March, I read a great article on Adrenal Fatigue by Claire Minnaar from momtreprenuer.co.za. She said: It’s (Adrenal Fatigue) a term used for what is commonly referred to as “Burnout” and according to this article written by Cory Couillard, it’s a condition that is not yet officially recognised by orthodox medicine. In a nutshell, Adrenal Fatigue is associated with chronic and long...

Learning about Colours with your Toddler

Here are some ideas for learning about colours with your toddler: Go on a Colour Toy Hunt!  Start with crayons of each colour and have your child find toys that are the colour of each crayon. Sweetie Sorting!  Give your child a bag of Sweets and a muffin pan or ice tray and have them fill up each of the holes with one colour. Race for a ribbon. This colour activity combines learning with...

10 Tips for a Beautiful Life

I got this from a friend and thought it was too nice not to share. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day and while you walk, SMILE. It is the ultimate antidepressant. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. When you wake up in the morning, pray for guidance for your purpose that day. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants....

Winter Birthday Party ideas for kids

Here are a few ideas for moms that have Winter-born kids. Slumber Party. Inexpensive, fun and the kids love it. Just keep the guest list low (for your own sanity!). Ice Skating Party. Make the most of Winter and invite party goers to a local ice skating rink. Go Swimming? At a indoor, heated pool - of course! DIY Party at Home (or at a local venue). Have a themed party at home...

Make fairies in a Jar

Learn how to make 'fairies in a jar' with this simple DIY craft. Just imagine the look on your child's face when they see this! Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter Seal the top Shake hard This is so fun, your children will just love the final result! Here are a few similar ideas on Youtube:

Overflowing parking lots to healthy eating

Today they are having a Father's day celebration at my daughter's school and it really touched my heart to see the parking lot overflowing with 'dad cars'. These fathers are not only present at the school but also present in their children's lives. It made me giggle to see all the different fathers. Dads really do come in all shapes, sizes, ages and styles but they are all real dads because they...

Closet Smart

Are you guilty of this? Buying things simply because they are on sale, buying things because the price is really, really low or buying things because they are "in fashion" even though they do not suit you or your body type? The plan is: Be Frugal but do not buy clothes based on Price Tag. That doesn't seem to make sense BUT buying something because you think it is a "good deal" may not...

Gluten Free Pasta

To all my allergy sufferers (or mommies of allergy sufferers), I have found another product! I love the Orgran pasta range (and their other products) but I have found another alternative which is slightly more affordable in some shops. In fact, I was lucky enough to find my local Pick 'n Pay stocking it. It is also available at Wellness Warehouse (you can order it online here). It is Sam Mills...

May Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Tammy Perry for winning our May 'Denise's New Favourite things' Competition! She so kindly sent us a photo to share with you. Thank you again SO SO much for the SUPER AMAZING goodies that you sent me!! You totally made my weekend!! The snood and socks arrived JUST IN TIME for the cold front!! I adore every item that you sent and I can absolutely endorse the fact that you have...