Orange Infused Creme Caramel
An orange scented custard, floating in a sea of toffee coloured sauce, topped with a deep rich caramel. Learn how
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Proudly South African Christmas Gift Guide
It’s that time of year again (I cant quite believe it), to round up some of my favourite finds for
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Instant Pot Roast Lamb
For many, lamb is considered a traditionally “Easter Dish” but in our house growing up, traditional Christmas meals comprised of
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Ring Security Camera Review
GET YOUR RING SECURITY CAMERA THIS BLACK FRIDAY! Not a day goes by where the topic of Home security isn’t
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Instant Pot Ribs – Sticky Prego Flavour
Heritage Day is one of those Public Holiday’s that is Proudly South African. A day to celebrate all of the
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Wacky Box SA – Everything you need to entertain your kids, in one box
Lets see how many times you have googled “activities to stimulate my child” this lockdown… 2, 3, 4? As a
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20 ways to clean with Chemico Paste
There are very few cleaning products that can claim to get into everything, from floors and grout in tiles to
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Sight Word Flash Cards For Grade 1
As we enter our 9th week of homeschooling, which is not really “homeschooling” but more “crises management” to be honest,
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What is the difference between Bicarbonate of Soda and Soda Crystals?
I have had numerous messages on “Soda Crystals”, how and where to find them in South Africa and what to
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Instant Pot Haleem
Iconic to South African Ramadan, Haleem is a dish that always makes an appearance in this Month. Its a hearty,
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Mothers Day 2020 – Making the most of lockdown
For many of us Mothers Day will not be the same this year as a result of COVID-19. That familiar
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Bring On The Clean – With Housewife’s Cleaning Products
Let’s face it, lockdown has pretty much brought out the inner “Martha Stewart” in us all. Whether its baking, cleaning
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Ramadan Meals – Instant Pot Chicken Pulao
We are well into the Islamic Month of Ramadan, a holy month where Muslims around the world fast for a
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Ramadan Activity Pack For Children
It’s that time of year again, the holy month of Ramadan. We are pulling out our Ramadan Calendar and creating
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The Only 3 Ingredients You’ll Ever Need To Clean Your House
What if I told you that you would only ever need 3 things to clean your house? Ok, apart from
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Instant Pot Dhal
This warm, comforting Dhal is the perfect recipe for a pick me up. We are definitely in a time of
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School Routine And Themes during COVID-19
Following on from my blog yesterday on “At Home Activities” to keep the kids busy during our “social distancing”, a
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Champagne Castle Hotel Review
It has it all. Visual impact, luxury of years gone by, activities to entertain everyone, and enough food to feed
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Finding Romance In Rome
With its beautiful cobbled streets, historical fountains, picturesque piazza’s and grand monuments, Rome is without a doubt one of the
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Mid Week Instant Pot Meals
My choice of a midweek meal has to be something that is quick, tasty and require minimal effort on my
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Ultimate Lunchbox Tips
Whether you are ready or not, the new school year is upon us, and with that approximately 197 lunch boxes
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Hot Wheels Friction Car Review
A few weeks ago we were sent some Hot Wheels Friction cars to test out and review. The boys have
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Looking Back at 2019 – SA Blog Awards
WOW WOW WOW, What a year 2019 has been. Highs, lows, changes, babies, houses… At the end of each year
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Instant Pot Festive Meal Ideas
This succulent Cranberry Orange Chicken followed by a decadent white chocolate and raspberry “pot du creme”, officially signals that Holiday
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Times Are Changing – As You Turn Six
We have a birthday fast approaching in our house and it’s leaving me more than a little anxious. For me
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Healthy School Lunch Box Ideas + Giveaway with Kiddylicious
Hands up to all the moms of serial snackers !! From the moment my kids wake up to the second
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Celebrating Our Heritage With Instant Pot
There sure has been a lot of negative talk and feelings about South Africa recently, a string of bad news,
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We Are Counting Down Until Comic Con / Kids Con 2019.
Pop-culture fans unite! We are gearing up for the most interactive four-day pop culture festival, Comic Con Africa, and this
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Journey through Breastfeeding – What to Expect And What Is A Myth
4 years, well 47 months to be exact, and going strong. That’s how long I have been breastfeeding for. It’s
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10 Things I Wish They Taught You About Newborns
I remember the helpless feeling I had with my firstborn. Everything I had read and studied for had prepared me
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Best Ever M&M Cookies
Is there anything better then a freshly baked cookie? I am a sucker for a soft, chewy cookie, add in
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Classic Vanilla Sponge Cake
This is one of those recipes where you really cannot go wrong. A perfect bake every single time and you
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Chickpea Foam – Taste Safe Sensory Fun
Aquafaba, its been around for years; I certainly haven’t created anything new here but I personally only discovered it recently
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Third Time Around – A Birth Story Of A Princess
Hearing a good birth story is extremely powerful. I used to read through dozens when I was pregnant. Listening to
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Finding Your “WHY” And Remaining True
The whole Instagram hiding likes thing versus drops in engagement has got me thinking recently… I found myself over the
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Chronicles Of A Working Mum – Tips To Help On Your Breastfeeding Journey
I love being a working mother, I love being able to have my “own identity” at work and earning my
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Happy Birthday Dermalogica – Win a Biolumin-C Serum worth R1599.
A quarter of a century, that’s quite a milestone. Its a turning point and when one of your favourite skin
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That First “Real” Playdate
I don’t know how we got here. Time’s flown by so quickly, in the blink of an eye and now
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Creamy Butternut Soup
Is there anything more comforting then a big bowl of luxurious butternut soup? Its one of the most simple soups
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Sleep Aids To Help Baby – The GRO Company
Just when the boys started sleeping through the night (well almost, apart from jumping into our beds every other night,
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Creamy Chicken Corn Soup
This is one of my all time favourite soups. Its comfort food, creamy and sweet with just the right amount
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Baby Shower Inspiration – Tropical theme
I thought it was well overdue to write a blog on the beautiful baby shower that was thrown for Baby
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Fathers Day Gift Guide 2019
It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 16 June and thankfully progressed so much further then beers, braai’s and socks (though i
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Giving Back With Cadbury Dairy Milk And “The Little Generosity Shop”
We all have toys that our kids don’t play with that we want to give away or donate right? We
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Win a Keedo Voucher – Eid Outfit Inspiration For Kids With Keedo
The excitement of the morning, waking up before sunrise to prepare for the morning prayer, getting dressed in your very
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Ramadan Traditions
I often get asked by my non-muslim friends about our traditions and practices in Islam, in particular around our holy
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Love Local – Mama Noo Nursing Wear
Its been a while since a proper blog post, in between feeds and winding and trying to make various kiddos
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Giant Chocolate Chunk Muffins
Delicious Chocolate Chunk Muffins… Read More Giant Chocolate Chunk Muffins
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Get in on the action with the Oreo Cup Challenge
One thing you are guaranteed to find in our house, at any given point, is a good old pack of
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Giveaway + Review : Natralogic, South Africa’s Leading, All Natural Maternity Skincare Range
Something about becoming a mother changed my whole outlook on life. My overall awareness of dangers around us and what
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Hospital Bag Checklist – What To Pack For Mom And Baby
I finally did it! At 38 weeks I finally packed my hospital bags 🙂 I always love to leave things
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Love Local – Meet Lauren From Natralogic
A while ago I featured on my instagram stories the most amazing, vegan friendly, organic, pregnancy safe cosmetic products from
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Maternity Style – Dressing Up The Bump
Let’s talk maternity fashion. There’s something about being pregnant that gives me an extra boost of confidence (well up until
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Love Local – Felt and Fairies, Meet Claire From “The Little Banner Company”
I think the thing that I love the most about Motherhood, is that it’s opened my eyes and network to
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Love Local – Meet The Creative Mastermind Behind Sugar & Paper Parties
Sometimes in life you have that one friend that completely takes your breath away in all that they do. Since
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Family Friendly Accomodation – Planning A “Staycation” around Gauteng
First and foremost, let me start by saying this post is in no way sponsored, or paid for. These are
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Baking with the boys – Easy “Funfetti” Cookies With Pillsbury
Soft, chewy cookies out of a Cake Mix? Yes you absolutely can! I’ve mentioned before how I wished Pillsbury brought
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Baking with the Boys – Easy Cake Pops For Kids
Ahhhhhh Cake Pops……. Those little balls of fudgey, soft, chocolate covered cake goodness 🙂 Whoever first came up with the
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Baking with the Boys – Lemon and Blueberry Bundt Cake
The Boys and I love baking together. Actually I think its more like I enjoy baking and they love sampling,
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Back to School – Our Essentials List
I couldn’t bear to post this earlier. Although schools are going back a whole week earlier this year, my mind
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Rolling with the Punches – Making The Best Of Stressful Situations
When it all unravels…… For us personally, 9 out the 10 times we travel, one of the kids will get
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My Ultimate Christmas Wishlist {Giveaway}
I’m not that fussy when it comes to gifts, in fact, one of the most memorable gifts my husband has
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Christmas Stocking Filler Ideas For Under R150
I asked a question a while back on Instagram regarding stockings (no not the hosiery type), and your family traditions.
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Cadburys’ Inspired Desserts Perfect For The Festive Season
I spent an evening a little while back with the Cadburys’ Team at The Cookery, on a cooking class to highlight
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The Ultimate Kids Christmas Gift Guide
Its officially “Gift Guide Season” and I have been scouring the best toys across leading suppliers in South Africa to
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From Stockings To Stationery – What’s Your Story?
CNA has inspired my world for decades, and I’m pretty excited to share “My Story” and journey with one of
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I’ll lie with you as long as you need
I’ve been thinking more and more about how we will manage bed times next year, with the third baby here.
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{Giveaway} – The Importance of Oral Hygiene In Our Children
Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with an Oral Hygienist from Colgate-Palmolive and we spoke about all
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Party Inspiration – Carnival Theme
The Carnival theme has to be one of my all time favourite themes. The colours, the design elements, the food,
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My Top Family Friendly Parks + Picnic Spots in Johannesburg
The weather is warming up and the first blooms are showing signs of flowering.  Bring on warmer weather and long
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Oh For The Love Of Books – Giveaway For Book Lovers Day
I will take any excuse to snuggle in and read a good book. August the 9th is “Book Lovers Day”,
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Imagination Play, The Magic of Dolls – Win with Shimmer and Shine
If you have been following my blog for a while you probably would have picked up that I’m a bit
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Golf Themed Party For Our TEE-RIFFIC Three Year Old
Mommalike me and I have made no secret of our love for party planning. It runs through my veins, my
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“Egg-cellent” Non Sugar Alternatives for this Easter
It’s a few days before easter, and as most families will be rushing out to stock pile their chocolate eggs
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Christmas Gift Guide – Educational Toys
I have to be honest, my kids have A LOT of toys. The boys have all gone through phases of
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5 tips for cleaning and caring for your floors.
I often get asked what products to use on different types of flooring. Laminate, tile, wood all require different care,
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Milk Tart Flavoured Creme Brulee
Creme Brulee has never been quicker than this! Cooked in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker, this uniquely South African flavoured
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Why is saying goodbye to your childhood home so hard to do?
After well over 3 decades we have said goodbye to my childhood home. I never knew that something like this
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Favourite Cleaning Products Giveaway
To celebrate the beautiful milestone of hitting 6k on instagram, and all the fun we have had this year with
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Nature Box Review – Environmentally Conscious Beauty
I love the fact that more and more top hair care and beauty brands are turning to more sustainable ingredients
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Instant Pot Lamb Stew
When I think of winter comforts, lamb stew features in my top five without a doubt. This classic lamb stew
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Do breakfast “with heart” with Jungle Crunchalots
Are you a “breakfast” kind of family? My kids take after me with their love for cereal – the boys
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Father Day Gift Guide 2020
Every year I find myself stumbling over what to get my husband and dad for Fathers Day. I’m sad to
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Instant Pot Potato And Leek Soup
This classic potato leek soup has been adapted to the Instant Pot. With the potato and leeks cooked under pressure,
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