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Weekly Whimps

I have decided to start a new post “Weekly Whimps” to quickly share what I’ve read or seen this week that really captured my attention or what I loved.I tend to take forever to make a collage or dedicate one item for an entire post,so here’s the low down.. 1. I bought the beautiful Kinfolk [...]

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April is Autumn

Just like that it’s Autumn and I can’t believe it’s April already. April is a good month though, the beginning of the year always feels fresh and exciting but I also experience a bit of pressure to do better than the year before,so much so that I forget to just enjoy whatever happens organically.I think [...]

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Young and Beautiful

I went to Rocking the Daisies two weekends ago for a girls weekend and Joburg for work end of last week,so all I wanted to do was to spend time with Ruby and put aside everything else.Saturday mornings we usually go to the Oranjezicht market where I buy fresh fruit and vegetables and it’s a great place [...]

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Ruby turned 2

I baked a pink castle cake for Ruby, the type of cake little finger love eating off from. Do you remember those old school cakes? You hardly ate the actual cake, more the icing and the toppings. I used Astros, marshmallows,Zoo cookies, anything pink I could find and I rented a bubble machine and it really [...]

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Weekend Inspiration

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Healthy Changes

We bought a juicer recently and it changed everything. I have much more energy and my skin looks great. I can’t stomach a big breakfast in the morning so now I either make a fresh juice or a smoothie for everyone. The juice is normally beetroot,apple,carrot,kale and celery but my favourite is to combine pineapple,apple,cucumber and [...]

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Don’t kiss my child, muchas gracias!

This might be a very random blog post but this subject has been bothering me of late. I don’t understand why some people kiss other people’s babies or toddlers on the mouth. Ruby is 14 months old and kisses with her tongue sticking out, yes it’s cute but I don’t think one should take advantage [...]

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Ruby Tuesday

Nothing and no one can prepare you for the moment when you meet her for the first time. Straight after delivery they laid her down in my arms and there she stayed for 3 days. With the warmth of her skin grew this uncontrollable powerful feeling. Unconditional Love. Time stood still, even though the room [...]

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My Babyshower

Location: Babylonstoren Photographer: My dear friend  Jenni Le Grange  Her website: www.jennielizabeth.com  Invitation Card Designed by Gera Smuts  

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Yoomi & Ewan The Dream Sheep

  It was a lovely surprise to come home to find this delivered to my door. I’ve been really exhausted lately, 33 weeks pregnant and we still need to move to a new home, my head is permanently in a box packing or buying nursery furniture, so receiving thoughtful gifts like this made my day. [...]