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My Instaweek Round Up – August Weeks 4 & 5

I skipped a week. My bad! Okay, maybe I’m too old to ‘say’ that. But I did. I skipped a whole week. The week before this was so hectic I only did 6 Instagram posts so I thought that it was basically just cheating to choose the top 5. So I waited a week and I now have two weeks of posts to pick the top 5 from.

So here we go …

No. 5: At the SA Mom Blog’s #JoziMeetup last weekend we got this awesome Baff Slime pack for the kids. It’s basically a powder you sprinkle in your kids bath water and after 10 minutes it turns to slime. You get to let them play for hours (okay, realistically a few minutes) without having to actually ‘supervise’, giving you the opportunity to SIT DOWN! Win Win Win. Read my awesome review on this stuff. I need more!  Continue reading “My Instaweek Round Up – August Weeks 4 & 5”

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My #Instaweek Round-up: Aug Week 3

The fact that I usually post these Instagram Round-ups over the weekend, and I’m only getting around to it today now that it’s Monday gives you a small indication of how hectic life has been this weekend.

Day trip to Jozi, braaing with friends, feeling generally rubbish and now my youngest and I both have a cold. It’s been crazy.

Nevertheless, let’s get this show on the road …

No. 5: The bottom of my laundry basket! Can you believe it! I thought it was a myth, but on the 15th of August 2017, I finally discovered it! I never thought the day would come and so had to take photographic evidence! Who knew? Needless to say, it’s full now, as is the spare – basically a weekend hangover for mom’s is double laundry on a Monday.  Continue reading “My #Instaweek Round-up: Aug Week 3”

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My Instaweek Round-up – July Wk 4

This past week was spent in East London doing all the things you do when moving to a new city. We had what felt like a billion house viewings, visits to potential schools, and a few hours of down-time at the beach. It was an exhausting week and to say that I am exhausted today is an understatement.

The girls and I travelled back home from East London yesterday. We were up at 05.00 and flew from East London Airport to Johannesburg, then had to collect our luggage and check back in with a different airport to fly to Bloemfontein. That flight was delayed by over an hour as the original plane was not available so they had to split the passengers into two groups on smaller planes. We were obviously put on the smaller plane taking not more than 30 passengers – I felt sick (thanks SAA – no comment!). Then on landing at Bloem airport we had to then drive two hours to get home. It should have been one and a half, but I took a wrong turn so had a quick tour of Bloem before finding my way out. I got home around 16.00. Basically it was 11 hours of travelling solo with the girls – and we’re still in the same country! Continue reading “My Instaweek Round-up – July Wk 4”

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My #Instaweek Roundup  – July Week 3

I skipped a couple, but here is my latest Instaweek Round-up. Since I’ve been ‘away’ for the past few weeks I’m going to pick the top 5 most like pictures from my Instagram account from the past two weeks.

No. 5: We are currently ‘on holiday’ in East London in the Eastern Cape (South Africa, not U.K.). This pic I took looking back along the Gonubie Beach Boardwalk one evening this week. It’s a lovely pic if I do say so myself. Quite dramatic. Continue reading “My #Instaweek Roundup  – July Week 3”

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My #Instaweek Round-up: Week 2

This week’s #Instaweek Round up is a perfect insight into my week which has been dominated by running around with my kids and their sport practices, and of course wine.

No 5: My post from Thursday’s soccer practice. It was Africa Day and even though we’re in the early stages of winter, it was around 21°C with a gorgeous blue sky. I truly love living in Africa. A few months ago I realised that I tend to do a lot my blogging on the go so I started using the #wheredoyoublog hashtag on Instagram as a way of showing all the different places that I blog at; I even wrote a post about it – #WhereDoYouBlog?

No. 4: As many of my regular readers know, I am quite competitive and today is the annual 5-a-side school soccer tournament. I came across this prayer whilst looking for #soccermom pictures on Pinterest. I just love it. I realise that whilst I do encourage my girls to win, a little perspective is needed and that as long as they do their absolute best, I don’t mind if they don’t win.

No 3: My eldest goes for swimming lessons twice a week at our local Virgin Active gym. The lessons tend to be late afternoon and unfortunately the sun is just at that level where I sit squinting into it and try not to get arc-eye from the reflection off the water. It does make for a lovely picture though.

No 2: Soccer practice again. Me and my eldest waiting for the rest of the players to turn up. Beautiful light with the leaves. I do hate the fact that I am becoming more and more pigeon toed – a result of having both hips replaced a couple of years ago.

No 1: Finally we have the obligatory weekly wine quote picture from #winewednesday. Once again a wine picture is my most liked picture of the week.

Happy #WineWednesday everyone! #humpday #wineday

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If you want to catch up on last week’s #instaweek post, please check it out here: #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 1

Have a wonderful weekend everyone.


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