It’s our second 12 Days of Christmas gift swap and we are very excited to match you up with a (new) friend this year. It’s a fun way to make a new friend, get into the Christmas spirit, and also shower someone with love. We all know giving is so much more rewarding than receiving, right?Read more
At Momentum’s Women’s Event this week, I listened to Elana Afrika tell us how we, as women, have been brought up to say “sorry” and apologise so easily for any little thing, and I thought to myself, “Not me. I’m happy to say sorry when I’m wrong, but I don’t apologise for everything.”Read more
I’ll admit it; I’ve always just assumed Women’s Day is just about celebrating all that is woman. That’s why we call August “Women’s Month” and why every single brand is pushing the fact that you should be spoiled, to “do it for all womenkind” and the #girlpower theme that goes with the whole month.Read more
I love my birthday. And even more so because my love language is Gifts! So I plan for my next birthday the month after I just had mine. (Ok, I’m not really that bad…) But this year has happened so fast, I have almost forgotten I’m turning a year older in August. I love getting older, don’t get me wrong, but I do miss the fun anticipation of a party and cake. So this year, I decided to create a birthday bucket list.Read more
Pop! goes the LolliPutti! From monsters to unicorns, each Lolliputti pop can be created into whatever your imagination can come up with! And just like this putti, it also stretches your imagination!Read more
The Cape Town Science Centre has been around for 19 years (yes, makes me feel a little old too) – opened in 2000 in Canal Walk – and yet, this Mama right here has never been. My husband has taken his class there several times, and both he and the students always loved all the science experiments they could do. And when they moved to their current premises in Observatory (also, almost 10 years ago!), I swore I would go. But I never did… So I was absolutely delighted when we were invited to visit the Cape Town Science Centre!Read more
We started planning this event a few weeks ago, and although we were extremely excited, we’ve seen some of the other #InstaMamaMeet across the country, and loved how they brought mamas together. We wanted that. Hoped for that. But what we got what something much more!Read more
How often do you think about the cows that gives us the milk and other dairy products? Not that often, right? Because if we give it too much thought, we tend to think of those mass-farming movies we’ve seen. Where cows walk around in their own filth, and are milked basically 24/7. BUT NOT THIS FARM.Read more
If you haven’t heard about Pretty Jane Shop, you must have been living under a rock. Pretty Jane Shop created some of the most beautiful, feminine and classy line of clothes we have seen. Locally designed and created, Pretty Jane has been around for years and is a proudly South African brand. And now, days away from launching their sister company, Baby Jane Shop, I’m sure you as just as curious about the gorgeous baby products that will stem from this brand.Read more
We all have that one place – our go-to store – for when we quickly need a gift, kids entertainment in the car, a few kitchen supplies, or even just a pretty frame for your son’s Gr. R Graduation photo. Mine is without a doubt The Crazy Store!Read more
This is Me: Simone
My name is Simone and I am a mom of four, wife to one, and I blog about the joys and experience of living life as a large family.
It is our (continual) journey of faith. Of learning to raise independent, loved, well-behaved children. Keys we have discovered to a successful marriage. How we manage our finances. Products we love, and work for us, and most importantly; how we shop, save, and budget as a large family.
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