I recall my brother drew a ‘road’ and created a little town with parkings and shops for me behind my green chalk board with a permanent marker. I really enjoyed playing with cars and would spend hours creating an imagery town filled with adventures. I have fond memories of this. When I spotted the Melissa […]Read more "CHRISTMAS WISH LIST – MELISSA & DOUG Deluxe road rug play set"
I will never forget the moment I found myself overcome with emotion. Carrying a four or five month old Maddie in her car chair which felt like it weighed 30kgs, sweat running down my face, handbag strap falling off my shoulder and feeling like I had no idea what I was doing! Aching body, irritated, […]Read more "Perfectly imperfect"
Ever since we got married it has been tradition to go away somewhere local for our birthdays. We both love exploring KwaZulu-Natal and of course we love going as a family with Maddie to be a part of the memories. This year, my 29th birthday was made SUPER special with a two night stay at […]Read more "Travel: Beverly Hills Hotel"
I am pretty sure every single parent has one way or another said this to their toddler when doing grocery shopping? Am I right? Man alive, shopping with a toddler is more times than not a traumatic and often expensive experience. From not wanting to sit still in the trolley to wanting to sit INSIDE […]Read more "I am never going to the shops again! | OneCart"
I cannot tell you how excited Brett and I (mostly I – cause I am a woman, haha) have been to re-do our bedroom. Since moving in together over eight years ago we used my very old bedroom suite which my mom gifted me with for my 16th birthday. The silver frame became dull and […]Read more "Our bedroom reveal"
If you have been a follower of ours you will know that one of Maddie’s absolute favourite things is to be in the kitchen with us. From baking with me to cooking with dad… whether she is helping Brett pack the veggies into the steamer or air fryer or mixing up a bowl of cake […]Read more "What Maddie Loves – Little Helper Stand | Made by Grandpa"
I love reliving my childhood through Maddie… why? Cause the things they have for kids these days are faaaarrr better than what we had as kids. I often look at the things for kids on the market and think that if I had dreamt of that toy as a kid this is exactly what it […]Read more "Christmas Wishlist – Melissa & Doug grocery store | Keachea"