Brown lentil falafel

Brown lentil falafel

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I can’t remember the last time I made anything fancy. By fancy I mean other than stew. Bean stews are my go to when I am pressed for time. .
10 Reasons you should be taking Apple Cider Vinegar

10 Reasons you should be taking Apple Cider Vinegar

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I love Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). I put it in my juice, water, salads, hair, bath, wash fruits and vegetables. When my daughter is not feeling .

Grieving for Granny

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My great aunt died in 2013. My heart broke in so many pieces. I was so angry at her for dying (fellow Christians, do not judge or lecture). I do not want a lecture on the state of the dead. I had wanted her to live. Having moved to another country, .

Rubybox Review: Tressemme Co-Wash

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I don’t think I have ever talked about my hair here. Or anywhere for that matter. Not that it is a sensitive topic, I guess I am not really overly into hair 🙂 (Don’t judge or get upset please). I do a lot of my own mixes for body lotion .

5 Places to take your kids when its raining in Cape Town

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We know we need the rain and we absolutely love the rain (after that day zero scare, we love rain to the moon and back). But…. if you have small kids like mine, you will be missing some sunshine so the kids can run around outside and burn .

The joys of being present

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When I was younger I was carefree, couldn’t be bothered to go with the flow or the crowd. I heard Helmut Lotti sing on tv one day and fell in love with his voice. The Out of Africa concert? I watched it and even went and bought the cd. Fast track .

The Blue Velvet Cake

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I don’t consider myself a great baker. I am good, but I do have that odd cake that will not quite come our right. Then there is the mess… and the calories…. so although I am good, I do not do it everyday. I also don’t buy cake that .

7 Activities to keep the kids busy when it is raining

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I have fallen in love with the rain again. Like madly and deeply in love. We have had so much rain in Cape Town this year and it is just beautiful. For a few years it wasn’t raining and we all loved the fact that we had shorter and drier .

Planning for your flight with kids

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Hopefully you read my Travel Sanely with kids post about my recent trip to Botswana with my two. Honestly, I wish the first thing I could tell you when travelling with kids would be ‘Travel lightly’. I am yet to meet any parent with a .

How to travel with small kids and not lose your mind

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Is this really possible though? Travelling with small kids without losing your mind? I think it is…. to a degree. One parent/adult and one child is an easily achievable feat. I have travelled with Miss T a number of times and she was a .

Pancakes for picky eaters

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Strange title huh? Well. One thing I am learning is that it is true that no 2 kids are alike and mine are as different as they come. Biggest example is food. My girl loves her food and when she started eating would eat everything I put in front of .

The thing about child lock

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Just how important is child lock? Very important if you have small children. We have always believed in having child lock although truth be told, I am not sure when we first put child lock on all the back doors. Day zero (day we came home from the .