What you need to know about Nerf blasters for younger children

As parents we took a stand to not let Hamish play with guns. As he has gotten older and his comprehension has grown we have relaxed that rule to not letting him play with guns that look realistic and to include educating him in the very real dangers a gun can possess. Boy toys As […]

My 4 year old’s bathroom essentials list

I shared this morning how Hamish is turning 4 years old in 4 days time. As his mom I couldn’t be prouder of the little boy he is growing into but at the same time I wish I had a magic wand to keep him little forever. With him growing comes a new found confidence […]


Durban based, Equator – the Belt FactoryTM has become the first member of the local fashion supply industry to achieve a Five Star Green Star Certification for Existing Building Performance from the Green Building Council of South Africa. The company, which has completely transformed a former textile mill located in New Germany, one of Durban’s […]

Cooking with Little chef box

We got a special delivery from Little chef box today and Hamish was over the moon excited to make his own supper. Little chef box supply boxes of yumminess for kids to make at affordable prices. ( This box with all ingredients, recipe and chef hat retails at R200) The box is beautifully presented and […]

Meet the brand – la Donne Spa

Two years ago I was privileged to virtually meet Donna through a business networking opportunity. Two things stood out …. her passion and her kindness. Today on the meet your brand series meet Donna from LA_DONNE_SPA Tell us a bit about your brand My Story After developing an interest in beauty at a young age […]

Meet the brand – Momma Owl

In continuation of the Meet the brand series I want to introduce you to the increadibly creative Momma Owl. Meet the brand Momma Owl About your brand: I aim for fun, easy to wear, comfortable, colourful, cheerful clothing and accessories for kids. I create parties with everything from the decor to the clothes, and sometimes […]

Make your own coconut sugar scrub

I’m addicted to sugar scrubs. Not only are they easy to make but they leave your skin feeling amazingly fresh and rejuvenated. The coconut in this scrub also moisturizes your skin as it exfoliates. A winning combination. Note:I usually make my scrubs in small quantities. To make your own you will need: Ingredients 4 tablespoons […]

How to make a set of nature inspired number flash cards and counting poster for your homeschool classroom

Every springtime the Western Cape show cases the most gorgeous blanket of little wild flowers. Every open field has huge spreads of whites or yellows or orange daisy and we are blessed to live very close to one of these areas. Nature appreciation Not only are these flowers beautiful they also hold an abundance of […]

Make your own … Honey butter

I had never heard of honey butter but as I love honey I was eager to try. We made some and I must admit, not only was it increadibly simple to make, it almost melted with sweetness in my mouth. I’m totally obsessed. This smooth, fluffy sweet treat is delicious on buns, biscuits and breads. […]