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The only product that truly beats the wrinkles – anti aging just got better!

The only product that truly beats the wrinkles – anti aging just got better!

Glowing from the inside out – anti aging just got better I’m a woman of a certain age and a mother who spends plenty of time in the sun, watching sport. I am only 21, but then again I have been 21 for the last […]

Fantastic Italian Flatbread

Fantastic Italian Flatbread

Even better than pizza! I made these Italian flatbreads a while ago, in an attempt to make our regular Pizza Friday just a little healthier. The goal was also to show the kids that pizza could be made at home and to have some fun […]

Warm tummies and hearts with the Moyo Zoo Lake Winter Menu

Warm tummies and hearts with the Moyo Zoo Lake Winter Menu

A chilly, rainy Saturday in Jozi… …turned into a chill out and chow down afternoon date with SuperDad. Moyo Zoo Lake kindly invited us over for a taste of their Winter Menu and as always, they ensured that we left there having had a truly […]

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

2012 was an extraordinary year… It was the year in which I bought my own car for the first time. It snowed in August. 2012 was a year of unprecedented music concerts for us in Johannesburg, with incredible shows by U2, Coldplay, Linkin Park and […]

Tuscan Beans & Vegetable Soup

Tuscan Beans & Vegetable Soup

A thick and oh so flavourful beans and vegetable soup that cooks in 30 minutes. This soup is perfect because it won’t take years to cook, it has all the healthy nourishment you want for your family and… wait for it… it’s topped with cheese!

Embark on the First Leg of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

Embark on the First Leg of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

1. The Concept I always seem to be shocked at the amount of money we spend on groceries. It often is a theme that comes up in general conversation and people will recall their horrifying tales of blows to the bank account, which is met […]

A peek into my life – A Day in the Life of a Working Mum

I jumped at the chance to write a little bit for The Non-Adventures of a Stay at Home Mum when Nadia asked me because 1. she’s absolutely incredible and I’m a fan; 2. joining the group of amazing women she has featured on her blog […]

Letter to my Firstborn – our story of birth, life and beyond

Letter to my Firstborn – our story of birth, life and beyond

I remember the first time I saw you… Standing next to a NICU bed, looking down at your tiny little body… I felt in that moment, that I was such an infinitely tiny part of the incredible, magnificently infinite perfection of the Universe.

Egg muffins a la Tuane

Egg muffins a la Tuane

These egg muffins are just about the easiest thing to make! They are perfect for a weekend breakfast, or a healthy protein lunch you can make ahead for work. All it takes is twenty minutes! There are so many varieties of these scrummy-yumtious (yes, that’s […]