Elf on the shelf 2020

Elf on the shelf 2020

If any year needed a bit of magic, its 2020! The “new normal” however presented many questions about the elves. Can they get COVID, will they be allowed to travel into South Africa, and will they wear their masks while staying with us? All these 

Double elf madness!

Double elf madness!

Ethan absolutely loved seeing what Snitch had got up to, so we decided to continue the tradition. With a second child in the house, Santa sent us a second elf to keep an eye on the kids. I am not sure how Sparkles became her 

Our first year of Elf on the shelf

Our first year of Elf on the shelf

I vividly remember getting letters from the elves when I was a child, only to discover years later that my older cousins were writing the letters. I really appreciated that they kept the magic alive for me and loved Christmas with my family. As a 

Quick chicken soup

Quick chicken soup

For those of you pressed for time… this recipe has a few ingredient substitutes that will cut down on preparation time but still allow for a hearty chicken soup with a similar taste to my favorite chicken soup recipe. Chicken soup is an absolute essential 

My favorite chicken soup

My favorite chicken soup

This recipe is an all time favorite for me and is an essential during flu season. Whenever I was sick as a child my Mom would make me chicken soup, and so to this day, that is exactly what I want when I am sick. 

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 

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