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How Prepared Are You? Just In Case …

My husband and I love life. We like to be adventurous, have fun, really live our lives. We only get one go at it, so why not. My husband loves flying (small planes), riding his (very fast) motorbike, we go Zip-lining, and white-water rafting. We also simply drive on the road, and walk down the… Continue reading How Prepared Are You? Just In Case …

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#WhereDoYouBlog?

I'm a busy mom, believe it or not. My kids may be in school for around 5 hours a day, but that doesn't mean I have 25 free hours a week. I have errands to run, household management, laundry, cleaning, meal planning & preparation, and of course ... blogging. Most afternoons are spent running around with… Continue reading #WhereDoYouBlog?

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Children Are Our Hope For The Future

Today is Human Rights Day in South Africa, Tuesday 21 March 2017. To quote my favourite poet, the ever wise Maya Angelou's said: "History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." There are so many things that have happened in the history of the world that… Continue reading Children Are Our Hope For The Future

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The Playdate Dilemma

From my limited experience with playdates & birthday parties, I have realised that there are basically two approaches to this potential mine field. You are the type of parent who will 'drop &run' (D&R). i.e. You drop you child off at the playdate and leave. You stay for the duration of the playdate. Now you… Continue reading The Playdate Dilemma

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My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures on The Box

Can it still be called a box? I mean most of them are flat and hang off the wall, so maybe they should be called a portrait? I digress already. Here are my top 1o favourite shows to watch on TV, even though half of them are no longer in production.  In no particular order… Continue reading My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures on The Box

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Let It Go

What a profound statement this one is. It basically covers all potentially stressful situations in my life! I really have nothing more to say. In the words of Elsa ... "Let It Go".

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5 Things I Never Leave The House Without

I have tried many times to downsize my handbag. Many. Many. Times. I continue to fail. Every time I start using a small, slick, pretty little purse style handbag I end up needing something I would usually carry but have had to compromise on because all you can really fit in a small bag is… Continue reading 5 Things I Never Leave The House Without

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Now Listen Sisters 

I have a theory. Controversial maybe, since I'm not a scientist or a priest. I'm just a woman, standing in front of her family tree, contemplating the future.  The men who marry into my family are breeding out their family names. Let me try to explain how I arrive at this theory. Please try keep… Continue reading Now Listen Sisters 

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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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I’m sorry mom!

My mom had two girls, myself and my younger sister. I now have two girls, and as a mother there are certain things you have to put up with and it's not until you are a mother yourself that you understand just how much your mother did for you, things that she could only possibly… Continue reading I’m sorry mom!