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A lazy girl’s guide to crafting

To be fair I am not a lazy girl, but as far as crafting goes I am no Martha Stewart. But, I had old Typo South Africa sale frames lying around and really lovely Polaroids that are fading on the fridge. I wanted to get a little creative. Continue reading “A lazy girl’s guide to crafting”

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It’s time for that talk

There comes a time in every parent’s life where you need to have the talk with your kids. You know which talk I’m talking about, right? Well, we recently had that little chat with Riley. Continue reading “It’s time for that talk”

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Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t love what my momma gave me all the time, and that’s 100% okay! You don’t have to love your body all the time either, and here is why. Continue reading “Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time”

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{Car Review} Boot Space and Inclines

I’m car shopping. I’ve had my little Lenore for 6 years already and she’s served me well, but I’m ready for a grown up car now.  Not that the Chev isn’t a grown up car, I’ve just outgrown her.  Continue reading “{Car Review} Boot Space and Inclines”

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Tightening the apron strings

Since Riley was born, I’ve been very careful with how I keep an eye on him. I’ve been so obsessed with privacy and safety that some people on Facebook didn’t even know I had a kid. I’m serious about that one too.  Continue reading “Tightening the apron strings”

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One night in Nieu Bethesda

Eve Palmer said: “At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” If I think back to my first encounter with the Karoo, this couldn’t be more accurate.

Continue reading “One night in Nieu Bethesda”

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I’m the mom of a big kid now

In case you missed it, the 2016 school year has officially finished in South Africa and parents all over the show are bursting. PC and I are absolutely no exception, R did so very well this year and it is a big deal! Continue reading “I’m the mom of a big kid now”