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Travel and Drive-Ins

Yay for travel! The ban on intra-provincial travel for leisure has been lifted. We are so excited! Also, parks like Kirstenbosch are reopening. Don’t get too excited, though, and forget to take precautions. Have fun but be smart. Another bit of exciting news (yes, I know, lots of excitement. . .127 days later and I […]

Making Black Friday and Cyber Monday work for you!

Would you like to know how to use Black Friday and Cyber Monday to your advantage, in the easiest way possible? It will help you to save on Christmas gifts or help you save more for your end of year Holiday by spending less on what you really need. How do you know what you […]

Win 2 Tickets with Galileo Open Air Theatre! ‘Its not meat, its Lamb!’

We are giving away tickets to the Galileo Theatre in November and they must go by Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 2pm! So, what are you waiting for?! Enter now! The Galileo Open Air Cinema Treat yourself to cinematic delights, tantalizing treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars. At The Galileo, when the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]