Home Hacks from South African Moms

Today’s post is a collaborative effort from four South African mom bloggers, myself included. Hooray for SA talent! Whoop whoop! These mom’s have come together on my page to share their secret home hacks. They have each used these in their homes and it makes their homes run more smoothly. …

1st Birthday on a Budget

My little monster had his 1st birthday this last weekend. I can’t believe that the year has gone past so quickly. It was such a bitter sweet week leading up to it. You must know that feeling! We are so blessed to have this little guy in our lives. He …

Frugal Family Favourite #2 Broccoli Chicken

Frugal Family Favourite is back! If you are a reader here you will know that I am all about cheap, (but healthy) quick and easy dinners. This one ticks all of those boxes. I have adapted my recipe from the one I found here. This one is a winner for …

14 Day Meal Plan

  “What’s for dinner?”   Mom’s favourite question…..EVER! I know this is something that is always at the top of every wife and mom’s mind. “What should I make for dinner?” “What are we going to eat tonight?” “I’m so bored of the usual dinners, lets have something different!” Do you …

Cloth Nappy Care

One of the main reasons why people will avoid using cloth nappies is the idea that the washing routines are so much hard work. Today I want to tell you about my wash routine and cloth nappy care and see if I can dispel that myth! When we made the …

DIY Toys 3-12 Months

As a SAHM, I believe firmly in the power of DIY toys! Any toy that has been homemade by me counts for way more in my books than one that has been bought by me. Since they are generally made from stuff I would have thrown away anyway, they are …

Homestyle Bran Muffins

Guys, as promised, here is the post about the homestyle bran muffins. If you want to read about why I am writing this post, check here. I flipping love these muffins! We can’t get enough of them and my friends are testament to that. They must be so tired of …

5 Baby Friendly Breakfast Ideas

Baby N hates porridge. I can’t blame him, I hate porridge too. I have just never eaten the stuff. I also loath eating cereals. I hate that it goes soggy and I can’t stand to have a solid and a liquid in my mouth at the same time……I know, it’s …

5 Valentine’s Date Nights

If you have been a reader here for any length of time, you know that my husband and I live on a TIGHT budget. It’s so tight that sometimes its almost non existent…ha ha ha (nervous laugh!). But does that mean that we can’t celebrate Valentines Day? Hells No is …

Home Manager vs Home Maker

I have had this idea rolling around in my mind for a while now, the idea that there is a huge difference between a home manager and a home maker. While I was working, I had a domestic worker to clean the house for me. As wonderful as it was …