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Mom Fuel – What keeps you going?

Mom-fuel: what keeps you going all day, and night?!

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Funny Things Kids Say
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She Said What? 

For the last two days my eldest daughter is obviously having a growth spurt - she is two months away from turning 6 and leads a very busy little life with school, swimming, dancing, football, tennis, fighting her sister ... Very. Busy. The last few days she has literally been eating every half an hour.… Continue reading She Said What? 

Roasted Butternut Potato and Cream Cheese Soup Recipe
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Roasted Butternut, Potato and Cream Cheese Soup

With winter approaching us here in Southern Africa, it's time to close the windows and doors early in the evening, and people all across the land will start wearing ALL their jackets, jerseys, coats and socks in an effort to stay warm. When it's cold I love to make a thick hearty soup, and often… Continue reading Roasted Butternut, Potato and Cream Cheese Soup

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The Little Things I Do For Me! 

There have been a lot of posts recently about how mom's need to look after ourselves and not get swallowed up by being a mom. How we mustn't neglect our own needs etc. Well this is my version of that post. We all know what it's like, the parent who stays home with the kids… Continue reading The Little Things I Do For Me! 

Broccoli Salad Recipe
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Broccoli Salad 

Continuing on with my Healthy Lifestyle eating plan, I thought I would share the recipe for my husband's favorite salad: Broccoli Salad. I know what you're thinking, broccoli, yuk! But honestly, it is a hit with everyone who tries it for the first time. It's great as a meal on it's own, or as a… Continue reading Broccoli Salad 

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One-Pot Roast Chicken, Corn and Veg

After last nights' melt down from me after they refused to eat the healthy dinner I had cooked and opting instead for rice and instant gravy, I decided that tonight I would cook exactly (and only) what I wanted to eat. I would not be preparing any alternative and if they didn't want it, they could… Continue reading One-Pot Roast Chicken, Corn and Veg

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Pick Your Battles

With my husband on his new healthy lifestyle plan, the girls and I have adopted many of his new eating habits. For example: we tried Quinoa for the first time, and I ended up making a really yummy chicken, quinoa, mushroom & peppers dish which we all loved. we have switched from white bread to… Continue reading Pick Your Battles

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Healthy Lifestyle Update

This post is dedicated to my husband. I have never met anyone with the immense will power that he has. He decided in December that come the 1st of January he will be on a healthy eating plan, with the aim of losing around 20kgs. I was all for this and I am happy to support… Continue reading Healthy Lifestyle Update