Christmas so invites spending time together, lingering a little longer over stories at bedtime, not to mention capturing a little magic with beautiful illustrations. So often in our quest to lose the commercial strings that are so tightly tied to Christmas that we forget to hang onto the things that count… the things that make […]
Entries Tagged as 'GiveAways and Swaps'
December 9th, 2015 · 30 Comments
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December 6th, 2015 · 21 Comments
Can you believe… Three hundred Fabulous Fun Posts and we are celebrating with a GiveAway, of course… ’tis the season!!! We did get a hike in… and a day in the great outdoors, which makes any week a good week… Mother person’s need all the fresh air they can get!!! Lovely Links from This Week […]
December 3rd, 2015 · 21 Comments
And here we are in December and the season for gifting is upon us. Choosing books that make fantastic gifts can be somewhat overwhelming, there are so many to choose from. I thought I would pop up a post on the latest and greatest giftable books. Meanwhile one of the books is so fantastic that […]
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November 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments
When children launch from easy readers to chapter books it is vital that they get to discover the best of the rest. Firstly, for their sake, they need to read books that grab their attention and then keep it. And secondly, for the parent’s sake, because you are probably going to still be helping your […]
October 27th, 2015 · 9 Comments
The weather is getting better day by day and end of the year is looming in the best possible way. A lot of folk are starting to think about their Summer Holidays with more than a little longing. Well Mapstudio have a new book out, called Family Fun: Cape Town, Durban, Joburg and Pretoria. and […]
September 29th, 2015 · 16 Comments
A couple of weeks back PanMacmillan South Africa gave us a copy of the Giant of Jum for review purposes. We reviewed it of course, The Giant of Jum is delightful. But we have a little more for you… This is an extremely delightful fairytale by Elli Willard and Benji Davies. The illustrations are full […]
September 18th, 2015 · 28 Comments
Border Crossing Tips: Just a couple of vital things you need to know for crossing the border into Namibia, the papers you need for taking a car into Namibia and what times the border posts will be open, The Best Spicy Combos: There is a fabulous list of the best combinations of spices brought to you by the famous spice brand, Robertsons.
…Sweet Potato Roly Poly: We made these one morning and then got stuck into school and completely forgot them in the oven… ages later the whole house was rocking to the smell of sweet potatoes and cinnamon, did we remember that there was a treat waiting for us… treat it was, and though ours had been in the oven somewhat, read “way,” longer than we intended they still went straight onto the “make these again soon” list.