There is something incredibly special about planning your baby’s nursery! I’d put it way up there with my wedding as one of my prized moments in which I saved for, planned for and manifested in my head for months on end before I had Maddie. If I look back there were a lot of things […]Read more "My top five nursery must haves"
We can all agree that our homes have always been our ‘safe place’ but over the last couple of months – our ‘safe space’ has taken a whole new meaning. With us spending more and more time protected in our homes in our bid to flatten the curve, limit the spread of the COVID-19 and […]Read more "How I’ve prepared our home for the virus outbreak"
Born out of a love for supporting local at markets, local maker and creator, Carin Archibald started her proudly South African baby brand of pretty but functional ‘momssentials’, Button & Bear, after noticing a gap in the market for locally made products that she could only find commercially. It wasn’t long after her mom started making items […]Read more "Button & Bear’s stylish momssentials"
As much as I truly love Winter, (I am a proper Winter baby) the one thing I dislike the most about Winter is a sore and chapped nose caused by frequently blowing or wiping my nose – irritating and damaging my skin and stripping away its natural moisture when those Winter sniffles start to creep […]Read more "No red Winter noses here…"
How often do you find yourself Googling a ‘fitness trainer near me’, ‘dietitian near me’ or ‘counselling near me’ and you have been overwhelmed with the hits with no idea where to start… who to contact or where to book. I know when I have moments like these I wish I could have a friend’s […]Read more "Connectable Life – a global meeting place for all my needs…"
One of the most important attributes I want my child to have is a good, giving heart! To care, to extend her help and to have compassion for other human beings, animals and the world. I want her to grow up to be a kind, good human being. School teaches them how to read, write […]Read more "5 ways to teaching your kids about generosity"
With the current lockdown, I am so excited that I don’t have to leave my home to purchase essentials for my family since Uber Eats is now delivering essentials through their app. This means I can now spend quality time with Maddie before dinner while waiting for my order from the app to arrive at […]Read more "Quick and easy home essential deliveries with Uber Eats "
The thought of living the country lifestyle has always appealed to me. Rolling lawns of lush green grass, waking up to the chirping of birds, fetching the morning eggs and long walks around the farm… it honestly seems like the most incredible lifestyle. The only thing that snaps me out of this dream is the […]Read more "The appeal of country living with Springvale…"
A short drive from home, the beach, the sun, comfortable homely environment, air-conditioned rooms, a comfortable bed, yummy food, close to fun activities and the perfect setting for family fun… this sums up our week long stay at The Estuary Hotel & Spa in Port Edward last month. Brett, Maddie and I were invited by […]Read more "The Estuary Hotel & Spa"
I cannot think of a better set to bring dolls to life! Like every little girl (I am sure) playing dolls is one of their favourite things to do. I know as a child I played with dolls well into my teens. Now that Maddie is starting to show more and more interest in playing […]Read more "Melissa & Doug Baby Care Activity Center"