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Letter to my little man

Letter to my little man

To my darling Ethan It’s about an hour before we get up to go to the hospital. I am lying here unable to sleep. All I can think about is how our world is about to change. You are fast asleep and blissfully ignorant of what […]

Microwave fudge

Microwave fudge

It is amazing the gems you find in family cook books. This one is so quick to make and delicious! Ingredients: 100g salted butter 1 Tin of condensed milk 100g soft brown sugar 400g castor sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla essence Method: Mix the butter, condensed […]

Pregnancy… the things we don’t talk about

Pregnancy… the things we don’t talk about

The things we don’t talk about… To the casual observer, I look like a very happy mommy with my healthy and determined three year old boy… and a beautiful growing belly with baby number 2 on the way. I suppose in a way, they would […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 4- Savings

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 4- Savings

Hello everyone, When prospective cloth parents come to see me… it is usually about cost saving. So… do we really make a saving on using cloth vs disposables? Disposables: A cheap brand of disposables could cost you R2.80 per nappy. My son does 8 changes […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 3- Cleaning

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 3- Cleaning

Hello everyone, The first thing that came to mind when I first heard of cloth… was poo and smells. The second thing was steri nappy solution and having to stick my hands into a dirty bucket. Washing and caring for modern cloth diapers is NOTHING […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 2- Types

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 2- Types

In February 2017, I was blessed to be asked by Lize-Mari Arthur from Kingfisher FM to take part in her “God’s Design” series. This would enable me to to help educate people about Modern cloth and all the ins and outs. This blog is one […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 1- Myths busted

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 1- Myths busted

In February 2017, I was blessed to be asked by Lize-Mari Arthur from Kingfisher FM to take part in her “God’s Design” series. This would enable me to to help educate people about Modern cloth and all the ins and outs. This blog is one […]

What is bird ringing?

What is bird ringing?

During bird ringing, an aluminium alloy or stainless-steel ring with a unique identification number is placed on a bird. This is not a new process, people have been marking birds for over 2000 years. One of the earliest written records was between 218 and 201BC, […]

Turbo – the Legend

Turbo – the Legend

From the moment he was born, I wanted him. He was born in a cozy “nest” his Mom had made behind my parent’s couch. On the morning of 11th April 2008, I woke at about 4am and went to check on the expectant mommy. She […]

Why I won’t give up our cuddle time right now…

Why I won’t give up our cuddle time right now…

The first thing my little monkey does when he gets home from school, is to ask for bubbly water or milkshake (warm milk with a quarter of a teaspoon of nesquik… quite far from a milkshake in my eyes but that’s what he calls it). […]