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Free valentine’s day printables for kids

Free valentine’s day printables for kids

If you know me, you'll know that I will use any excuse to decorate and celebrate, and the day of love is not exception! I always do something fun for the girls on Valentine's Day and wanted to share some of that with you with some free Valentine's Day printables that...

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How to declutter your home

How to declutter your home

Last week sometime I mentioned on Instagram stories that over the last few weeks I decluttered our home, as in every single cupboard, basket, nook and cranny. This is something I do every January and it makes such a difference to our home in so many ways. After...

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The best mince pie recipe, ever!

The best mince pie recipe, ever!

The way you guys wanted my mom's mince pie recipe was intense! To be honest, it's ridiculously simple but more often than not, those are the most tasty treats, right? One of my earliest memories of Christmas is of my mom baking dozens and dozens of mince pies come 1...

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A classic Classic Christmas Table Setting

A classic Classic Christmas Table Setting

One of my favourite things of the festive season is hosting our friends and family in our home for a meal. And with that comes a beautiful festive Christmas table setting. I absolutely love setting the table and adding bits and pieces to make it look festive and...

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Reverse Advent Calendar: What, how and a free printable

Reverse Advent Calendar: What, how and a free printable

I first heard about a reverse advent calendar last year and loved the idea, but never got around to it. This year I'm determined to do one this year and I love that it's something that the whole family can get involved in and reminds us that Christmas is so much more...

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Christmas budgeting tips that work for us

Christmas budgeting tips that work for us

Truly, this is my favorite time of the year. My bank account... no so much. I've been wanting to put together a list of Christmas budgeting tips for a while now, and while we're already into the festive swing of things, I think a lot of the tips I'm going to share...

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Extra Mural Teacher Gift Ideas

Extra Mural Teacher Gift Ideas

You know how they say that it takes a village? I feel like that village expands exponentially the moment your child starts school, pre-school included! There are so many wonderful people that play important roles in our childrens lives and it's always lovely to give...

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Easy, affordable festive gifts for classmates

Easy, affordable festive gifts for classmates

These festive gifts for classmates are simple to put together, will bring a smile to the kiddos faces and won't cost a bomb. Basically an all round win. Look, making a little gift for everyone in your childs class is over-kill and absolutely not necessary... But if...

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Secret Santa Gifts Under R250

Secret Santa Gifts Under R250

The festive season is well and truly here and you know what that means... it's time for Secret Santa gifts! I think most of us think of bland and boring gifts when we think of Secret Santa but it really doesn't need to be that way at all. I've curated a gift guide...

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A Simple Summer Salad: grilled nectarine & buratta

A Simple Summer Salad: grilled nectarine & buratta

Gosh wasn't the weather this past weekend just amazing, I think everyone in Johannesburg had a braai at some point. We had a lovely lunch outside with my folks and I whipped up this delicious simple summer salad; its light but big on flavour and I've got to say, the...

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Our bathroom renovation on a budget

Our bathroom renovation on a budget

For the longest time (basically, since we bought our home) we've wanted to tackle a bathroom renovation or two. They were old, dated and dark, and really didn't spark joy of any kind. Well we finally tackled it and I am so thrilled with how our bathroom renovation on...

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A playroom decor upgrade for the girls

A playroom decor upgrade for the girls

I know, you're probably thinking that all I do is redecorate all the rooms in our home... and you're right, I do, it's my toxic trait as all the cool kids say. But truly, the girls playroom decor needed a bit of an upgrade now that they're older. We initially did up...

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How to style a basic white shirt

How to style a basic white shirt

Is there anything more classic than a white shirt? I'm embarrassed to admit that I've only recently added one to my wardrobe... and I'm loving it! It took me a week or so but now I feel super confident when it comes to different ways to style it and I've realised how...

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Fathers Day Gift Guide 2022

Fathers Day Gift Guide 2022

Can you believe that Father's Day is around the corner already?! Well technically in just a little over than two weeks but you know what I'm like, I prep for things way in advance... and if you do too then you'll love today's post because it's a super comprehensive...

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Leadwood Safari – glamping in Dinokeng

Leadwood Safari – glamping in Dinokeng

There are very few places as grounding and as relaxing as being in the bush, it really is my happy place. We've been going to Kruger for years (literally since I was a little kid) but have been very slack at exploring the game reserves on our doorstep. Last month Dan...

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