Parenting

My top educational gift list ideas

With Christmas coming up in less than 34 days I thought it was a great time to do a round-up of some of my favourite educational toys. Personally I prefer gifting educational toys, not that my boys don’t have a ton of cars and remote control gadgets but I prefer toys that allow them to

Motivationals, Parenting

In Celebration of Universal Children’s Day

Today marks the 63rd Universal Children’s Day. Established by the UN to raise awareness and draw attention to child welfare. Something that is so critical to the world today promoting international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. Looking back at how we can make a difference to our children’s lives, I thought what perfect timing… Read More In Celebration of Universal Children’s Day

Activities for Kids

Fizz Dough Recipe

A soft, fizzy dough to make sandcastles with the magically turns into a playdough consistency, this recipe literally has it all for kids and may just have become my favourite ! We started off by combining equal amounts of cornflour (cornstarch) and bicarbonate of soda. I was running out of cornflour so I think my

Event Inspiration

Party inspiration – Racing Party

After attending a fantastic workshop with Melinda Connor yesterday from “Pretty things for you” , I left feeling so inspired to create again. Thank you, “mommalikeme” for convincing me to go! I grew up in events, my mum ran a very successful events company (florist, hiring, design and decor) for years and I would spend my

Baby, Parenting

My top C-section recovery essentials

If you follow my blog I’ve written numerous articles on pregnancy and essentials for newborns. I’ve also written about my V-Bac experience. I haven’t really focused on my C-section as such because well, apart from being last minute and completely unexpected it was uneventful I guess. What you would expect from a C-section.

Activities for Kids

Edible “Pudding” Slime

I did it! I finally got around to trying out this “slime” recipe and I am ecstatic, it is by far the most favourite one I have done. I say “slime” because it’s not really a “slimy” texture. It’s more of a super soft playdough, or a combination of playdough with the viscosity of slime.