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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Banana and Nutella Muffins Recipe

Royal Banana and Nutella Muffins

All eyes were on the Royal Wedding last weekend and what a beautiful celebration it was! I still have to catch up on the full ceremony, but I caught some amazing highlights – I loved the authenticity and representation of the royal couple’s cultures. All the excitement around the wedding has inspired us to put together yet another Royal Baking Powder recipe. We created delicious banana and nutella muffins, because we’re […]

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Getting your children into a good sleep routine

Routine, what routine? Mama’s we are back in the hustle and bustle of managing the kids, navigating traffic and getting all our work done. If you’ve fallen out of your routine and facing absolute chaos, I can assure you that you’re not alone. After the holidays and our wedding, I’m trying to get our house and kids “back to normal”. Khumo has started play school and Lesedi is in grade […]

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Four Ingredients to a Healthier Me

One of my favourite quotes of all time is “taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your children” – as idealistic as this sounds, it’s a really difficult principle to apply practically to your everyday life, as you juggle motherhood, a career, relationships and your personal hobbies. I set some goals at the beginning of the year and I must say, I haven’t really been holding myself […]

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Thoughts before my 30th birthday

Turning 30; 30th birthday

I’m currently on a workcation in Europe, which means that I’ve had some time to think. Truly and deeply. Not just the kind of thinking that requires me to just get through my to-do list. This trip couldn’t have come at a better time because I’m due to sign up for my membership to the Dirty-Thirty Club in just a few days. I never thought I would be excited to turn thirty. Never. […]

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My first goal for 2017 – To Play More

Happy New Year Mama’s! This is the time that we set sights on our new goals for the year. Over the festive period, I took some time to reflect on the things I would like to achieve this year. As much as I have big plans for my career, finances and health (it’s seriously time to lose the baby pooch haha), I spent quite a lot of time thinking about […]

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{Brands We Love} November

It’s the first of December Mamas – I really can’t believe it. November was one of the toughest and most stressful months for me. As you know I had surgery for a burst appendix, catch the story in my latest life and baby update, and I also spent quite a lot of time away from home due to work commitments. I feel slightly out of touch considering all that has […]

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[Natures Farms Recipe] Braai Pap with a twist

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you will know that I do not like [read: do well] in the kitchen, so I’m always looking for ways to stay motivated and try new things so I agreed to take part in the #NaturesFarmsChallenge.   What is the Natures Farms Challenge? A challenge to cook or bake a South African dish with a twist, using Nature’s Farms products, since […]

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{WIN} CHERUBS Classic Flushable Baby and Toilet Training Wipes

We all love the yummy smell of a baby – but let’s face it, they generally all need a good wipe-down a few times a day to stay this way. From nappy changes, sticky faces and toilet training drama, you want to actually know that you’re using high quality products on your baby right? That is why I’m introducing you to the new CHERUBS Classic Flushable Baby and Toilet Training […]

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