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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Brilliant Books: Sweet, Sam Linsell’s New Cook Book…

April 16th, 2015 · 6 Comments

I have been a fan of Sam Linsell for the longest time… her photography is out of this world and she manages to add a twist or a tweak to a plate of food and suddenly it is a work of art… really. Her food photography so often leaves you with that “have you ever…” […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Monday Munchies · Reviews

A Touch of Gold… BronxWoman10th Birthday…

April 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Blogging brings so many things, and every now and then it brings extraordinary things like an invitation to the BronxWoman10th Birthday Celebrations. Because we blog about family news and views and life with a bunch of kids we don’t often cross over into the world of fashion. In fact most of you know that the […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Thoughtful Thursdays

Do Your Kids Wear Sunglasses? Hood 4 Tried Out a Pair of O-V Optics Sunnies…

March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Reviews

Human Right’s Day in South Africa…

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Saturday was a truly South African national holiday, Human Right’s Day. On the one hand it is a day set aside to commemorate the Sharpville Massacre in 1960 and on the other hand it is the day that South Africans celebrate the arrival of a new Bill of Rights in 1997. And this typical of […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Thoughtful Thursdays

What We Are Reading Right Now – #32, A PanMacMillan Edition…

March 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

There is a rather grumpy panda, with a tray of the most colourful and delicious looking donuts ever… he offers them to his friends one by one… and as soon as they say they would like one, he retracts the offer, “I have changed my mind.” … and lo and behold there is one last little beast that has the magic: “Please Mr Panda?”… and that lucky little one receives the whole tray, because as it turns out, Mr Panda doesn’t even like doughnuts but he rather fancies courtesy.

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews

Parenting Tips by the Dozen for Raising Se7en+1 Kids…

March 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments

It has been an age since I wrote a parenting post, I guess when you are in the thick of it you can quite forget to write about it. Recently my friend Marcia from The 123 Blog asked me for my top 3 parenting tips – gasp. To be honest I actually choked a bit, […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party… And Fab New Children’s Reads of the PanMacmillan – 2015 Kind.

February 18th, 2015 · 9 Comments

It isn’t often that I am invited to a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, in fact never ever before… Every year PanMacmillan, South Africa have a book day, when they showcase all the latest and greatest kids reads and the new launches for the year… It is an unmissable event. Anyway this past Friday was the […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews