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How To Keep Warm & Save Money This Winter

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not a fan of the colder months. At all. In fact the cold weather is one of the main reasons I chose to return to Africa from the UK. Our last winter there in 2010 was spent with six weeks of frozen snow on our front garden.… Continue reading How To Keep Warm & Save Money This Winter

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My Mother’s Day Spoils

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an Open Letter To My Husband About Mother’s Day. I know he read it so in the run up, expectiations were high. However during the week in the run up to Mother's Day, we realised we would have to tweak my 'wish list' so that it was a… Continue reading My Mother’s Day Spoils

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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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So. Tired.

This is a post about how just when you think you're finally winning at parenting your kids remind you that they do and always will, have the upper hand. It looks at how they use their very best methods to 'clip your wings' and bring you 'back down to earth'! We went up to Pretoria… Continue reading So. Tired.