Staying hopeful in a time of crisis

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It would be an understatement to say the last few weeks have been filled with difficult emotions as we face a global crisis. As things change and uncertainty builds up, I believe that we need to find ways of staying hopeful, positive and somewhat uplifted, so that the fear and helplessness doesn’t consume us.  On […]

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Travel destinations for your anniversary

Whenever I make travel plans, I consider scheduling them around the availability of cheap flights and special times or milestones, like birthdays, school holidays, and anniversary celebrations, like our recent trip to Knysna. Not because I need an excuse to travel, but because traveling requires time to plan and save. Since it’s the month of […]

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How to improve your self-awareness

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The one thing I have tried to actively work on since the beginning of the year is my self-awareness. At first, it wasn’t intentional, the events that were happening in my life kinda forced me to introspect and do some serious inner work. I’ve got a long way to go, but so far, it’s been […]

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Dairy in the school lunch box

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It’s the end of January, which means that we have survived the first few weeks of the back-to-school rush. Hopefully by now, you have found some rhythm in your routine and all the daily lunchbox preps.  Packing school lunch has always been a challenge for me, even though I’ve been doing it for a few years. […]

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My daughter’s bedroom revamp

If you’ve been on a journey with us for a while, you will know that I’ve been on a mission to bring our personal touch into our new home. I started with the children’s bathroom and have now moved onto their bedrooms. I am excited to share the progress I have made on my daughter’s […]

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Our children’s bathroom reveal

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I’m so excited to finally get to do the children’s bathroom reveal – after what feels like yeeeears of building our new home. We moved in just over two  months ago and one of my priorities has been having the children well-settled and comfortable. As you probably know, big changes like house moves can be […]

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Reasons why travel is good for you

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If you haven’t found a reason to want to travel yet, this post is definitely for you, as I will highlight why travel is good for you and why it’s worth starting that savings fund for a trip. Travel for… memories with your family I took my son for a trip to Durban a few years […]

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