Toys. Toys. Toys. I think about it all the time…

Every kids dream, and often a parent’s nightmare. I have to be honest I am habitually out of the loop with what’s considered ‘in’, and what’s ‘trending’ with the cool kids. I usually google ‘age appropriate gifts’ for my own kids as well as for any presents we may have…

Beatrix Potter and The Tale of Peter Rabbit

I am not sure how many of you are familiar with the works of Beatrix Potter, but for my sisters and I her whimsical tales were an essential part of our childhood. I can’t even begin to explain how excited I was to find out that a Peter Rabbit movie…

Positive Assertiveness

The journey continues, searching for the ever-elusive ‘wellbeing’, be it at work or in our personal lives. Another slice of personal wellness is being able to ‘positively assert’ one’s self. Late last year I attended a mini workshop on Positive Assertiveness and I’m going to let you in on a…

Midmar madness

Our road-trip for December was exploring a little more of KZN’s famous ‘Midlands Meander’. We used Airbnb for the first time and stayed over in Howick for a few days an we visited the gorgeous Midmar Dam for the first time ever. I don’t know why we hadn’t already made this…

Barbie through the ages

When I heard that Barbie was doing another movie, it got me thinking about my childhood memories of Barbie, and her influence on my own kids. My first Barbie was the 1989 Friendship Barbie. I have a clear image of her in my mind, and when I googled her the…

Dinovember and magical childhood memories

By now many of you will know about my insane obsession with creating fantastical magical childhood memories and traditions for my kids. From glittery Tooth Fairy foot prints, to snowy Santa footprints and even muddy Easter Bunny footprints (There are a lot of footprints involved in these traditions). One of…

Clicks Baby Club #BabyMeetUp

  When it comes to affordable, high quality baby items, Clicks is the absolute leader of the pack. With their already low prices, coupled with amazing specials and the Baby Club by Clicks program, they’re, in my mind, second to none. I had the absolute pleasure of attending the #BabyMeetUp a…

Keep Calm….

This post was penned quite sometime ago, June 17th to be exact. At the time I had just had a glorious, magnificent, tremendous argument with my “SO”, notice how I magnanimously left out the B in that acronym. When in the midst of any such argument there is often no…

Our surprise road-trip to Castleburn (Southern Drakensburg)

A few weeks ago..(this has now turned to months, I forgot to post it…ooops)  we took the kids on a surprise road trip to the Berg to celebrate both Kivesh’s and my birthday. The bookings were done quite some time ago, but the kids had no clue and thought we were just…

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