Recently someone asked me how we keep our home tidy with se7en+1 kids… and the secret is where ten folk (and that’s all of us) are gathered together in a two bed roomed home then there is only one way to keep it tidy and that is to go on a very long vacation… which […]
Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'
May 28th, 2015 · 13 Comments
May 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments
It’s mother’s day all over the world, some mums have been spoilt and some were ho hum, not. Some mums were thrilled with heaps of cards and lovely surprises and other mums were somewhat disappointed. Some mums are overjoyed by the sweet love of their babes and other mums are overwhelmed by the loss of […]
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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…” […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment
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 […]
March 12th, 2015 · 5 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.