Making long distance marriage work

Making long distance marriage work

It’s been just over a year since my hubby took up an exciting career opportunity in another province – so I thought that it’s probably a good time to reflect on what I think it takes to make long distance marriage work. I hope this post  will encourage a few people who may be in the same situation, because it definitely hasn’t been an easy one for me. The beginning: […]

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KFC gives mini-cricketers a chance to tour with the Proteas this season

KFC mini-cricket

I’ve always considered sport as one of the best outlets for children – not only to get them active and healthier – but to also get to know their little personalities better and discover things you might not have known about them – anything from how they engage in a team to how they handle the successes and disappointments on the field. I recently found out that Lesedi was discouraged […]

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A simple Cheese Soufflé recipe + WIN R1000 Yuppie Chef Voucher

Cheese souffle

Give me cheese and I’ll be happy! Give me eggs and I’ll be very-very happy! Give me a combination of cheese and eggs and you’ve won my heart for life! This is honestly how the latest recipe in my latest recipe in the Royal Baking Powder series made me feel. If you are like me and have or had never had a cheese soufflé before, you are seriously missing out! But, […]

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How we celebrated Baby Dove’s first birthday

I can’t believe that we are celebrating Baby Dove’s first birthday! As the saying goes, “the only time you should look back is to see how far you’ve come” and this is so accurate when I think of our journey with Baby Dove. I still remember the day I received the first press drop   in July 2017, like it was yesterday. The packaging, smell and quality of the products were perfect […]

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Getting the youth career-ready #MY67 minutes

In celebration of what would have been uTata Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, My School My Village My Planet and Better SA, partnered to host an innovative, collaborative event to help combat youth unemployment. Going beyond the traditional 67 minutes of volunteerism, the event, which took place on Saturday, 14 July, gathered 72 volunteers to help youths from local youth development organisations to attain the essentials of workplace readiness. I was privileged to […]

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Why you should stop comparing yourself to other moms

Stop comparing yourself with other moms

I say this like I have never done it, of course I have, but that’s not the point. Today I felt like jotting my thoughts on why I think it’s important for us to stop comparing ourselves to other moms. Stop comparing yourself to other moms…because none of us have it all figured out I’ve noticed that as moms, we are very good at comparing ourselves to other moms. I […]

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My favourite budget-friendly skin care products

Budget friendly skin care

I’m a skin and beauty product junkie – I absolutely love exploring with new products and brands, while being loyal to the good ones I’ve discovered over the years. I can honestly spend hours in the beauty aisle, because it just makes me so happy. I recently did a haul of my favourites at Shoprite and I thought I would share some of the budget-friendly and effective skin care products […]

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Kids Pizza Recipe + WIN R1000 YuppieChef Voucher

Pizza is always a good idea, even more so on Friday’s when you don’t want to be spending more time in the kitchen than you should. We like to end of the week on an exciting note, which is a tradition my mom started when we were growing up and I’ve tried to carry this with the kids . We knew that Friday’s would be reserved for treat meals. I’m […]

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{Recipe} DOUGHNUT worry, be happy!

Donught #GETITRIGHTWITHROYAL

Baking has become a new outlet for me, whenever I’m slightly worried or stressed out. It has helped me to channel negative energy into something deliciously positive! Doughnuts are an instant pick-me-up, both from a taste and baking perspective – so I’m sharing my latest Royal Baking Powder-inspired eggless doughnut recipe in this post, alongside my tips for turning your worry to wonder!   Tips to help you worry less: […]

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Protecting your family against germs and flu this winter + Giveaway

Having spent the last three weeks in-and-out of the Doctors office with Khumo, I regret not starting the pre-winter season with some healthier habits in-and-around our home. She started off with a cold, then developed nasal drip, with symptoms that worsened every night. Of course, one never wants to rush to the doctor for every single symptom, but after a few days of endless nose-blowing, coughing and a fever, something […]

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