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Waffles, Wall-Climbing and all things Wonderful!

Recently, we got to celebrate my daughter's birthday at DS Fitness Studio in the Deep South. From the very beginning, through the booking process and all my questions; they were very polite, professional and always helpful. It's been a while since I have received such refreshing service. I can't rave enough about them, really! The ladies there are amazing. The venue is amazing! Wall-climbing...

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 getting used to a large lens, right in my face and being told to relax. (How do you feel about photo shoots, tell...

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 you eat the pieces you win! Sigh...is there any other way to play chess? No, I tell...

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 sugars, From the Barkery makes every event special with their pup pops and birthday cakes!...

Week 47: Buy Local this Christmas

We have all heard the saying "buy local", but why should we be buying locally? Does it make a difference? You may have seen the image above on Social Media recently. I am not sure where it originated; it does make a good point. However there are so many reasons why we should buy local - check out 10 more reasons here. Add to that the quality and care taken to produce locally made items, and I...

Week 30: Review – Annie and the Little Blue Jug

Recently I bumped into a lovely gentleman in Noordhoek, Author William Selway Robson. William (or, we shall call him Bill) is a published Author who wanted us to review a book aimed at children in their tweens (around 9-12 years of age). The name of the book is as the title says, "Annie and the Little Blue Jug" (and there is also an Afrikaans translation - Annie en die Blou Bekertjie). The Story...

Week 29: Let’s Get Crafting: Washi Tape and Chalkboard Stickers

If you entered our giveaway - here - you would have noticed that we were giving away Washi Tape and Chalkboard Stickers (plus much more from cottoncandi.co.za, including a squishy cat!). Cotton Candi has the most amazing crafting products so please go and check them out. Their prices are great too! In the video below, I get to play with some of their products for an upcoming teachers birthday. I...

Week 25: Love these ‘Sew’ much – Convenient and Travel Friendly!

If you have entered our giveaway - here - you would have noticed that we are giving away a mini Sewing machine and Snuggly Rascals Headphones from 4aKid. 4aKid has everything a mom needs and more, so please go and visit there website here. Their prices are also great! In the video below, I test out and show you some of the features of the mini sewing machine which you can purchase for less R500...

Family Photo Blocks: Beautiful Memories and an Ideal Gift!

Recycabilia do the most gorgeous family blocks with a quote block in the centre. These are ideal gifts ( think Father's day - you can thank me later ;) ). The reason I just adore these blocks is because they bring back the memories into our homes, they make us smile and give us strength when times get tough (plus they look super cute in your home). The great thing is that we are actually giving a...

Week 19: Our Weekend away with Afristay.com

Recently, Afristay.com invited us to try out their service and tell them what we thought. Since I had a workshop I was giving over the long weekend, we decided we would use that weekend to also have a family weekend away and it was perfectly timed because I really needed some R&R! Booking Before we could get away, we needed to book where we wanted to stay. Off we went to  My husband and I...