There has to be something said about taking time off to spend quality time in the mountains, far removed from the day to day pressures, routine and responsibilities and just ‘be’ a family… enjoy each other’s company, listening to your children’s laughter, splashing around the pool, get a good dose of vitamin C, indulge in […]
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Pampers have given me another reason to love their brand this month! During the month of November they are celebrating Children’s Day by highlighting single parents who brought the world home when their babies couldn’t step out during lockdown, through their campaign #MamaUyindlovu and well as supporting young children with early childhood development scholarships. In celebration of National Children’s Day in South Africa, Pampers is celebrating […]
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And just like that… she turned one-years-old! Charlotte is one and what better theme to choose for our mouse than just that… a mouse theme! I was super fortunate enough to have the incredibly talented and passionate team at Polka Dot Company on board to not only conceptualise the celebration but to handle the complete […]
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For the longest time, we have spoken about taking Maddie camping. She has begged us time and time again and realistically you have to have a bunch of ‘stuff’ to make a camping trip comfortable… for everyone! With Charlotte being just one-years-old, we knew traditional camping wouldn’t happen anytime soon! When I came across AfriCamps […]
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A brand we couldn’t have seen Charlie’s first year through without is Angelcare! We are proud to have partnered with this incredible brand of baby monitors, bath aids and nappy bins – all products from their range that we used with Maddie barring the baby bath seat which is fairly new to the brand (well it […]
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From before she was born, it was Lily ‘n Jack… her snuggle bunny preoccupying a spot in her cot, a cot blanket proudly hanging on the railing of her cot and her snuggle blankie packed in the nappy bag. Choosing Lily ‘n Jack for Charlie was a no brainer! Having discovered the brand when Maddie […]
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The 26th of June 2021 will forever be a day we mark on the calendar as a special day because it was the day we got to stand in front of our closest friends and our family in a very small and intimate ceremony under the open skies, surrounded by the beautiful grassy lawns of […]
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When the invite arrived in my mailbox to experience Lake Jozini onboard the first Houseboats in South Africa – I knew this would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. But after spending four days and three nights onboard the only ones of their kind – I left telling Brett that it can’t be a […]
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We were introduced to the well-known docking station for babies made in Sweden, Europe and loved globally, when Maddie was just six weeks old. In our review of the (then Sleepyhead, now known in South Africa as) DockaTot I mentioned how I thought I had everything I needed for Maddie when she was born but […]
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A family favourite out of the hot summer days we have just come out of, a lunch box favourite, a cocktail mix, a poolside favourite and a health shot to keep us in good nick… all while enjoying the goodness of Rooibos, BOS has been our go-to in the fridge (and freezer) this year! Seriously, […]
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