Child friendly restaurant in Cape Town? Thornton Whites has it ALL! And.. WIN dinner for 6 people!


On Friday night we discovered a BIG hidden gem in town. I am *so* glad we did as we love our food and are constantly on the hunt for something delicious to eat. Thornton Whites is situated on the Foreshore in Cape Town, in Hans Strijdom avenue next to Col’Cocchios. There is very safe parking behind a boom that will cost you R5 for the entire evening.. we all know the nightmare it is parking in town so this was a real treat.

The gorgeous bar area at Thornton Whites …. Continue Reading

Merry 2015 & a few pictures from our festive season x


Yes yes.. it’s been incredibly quiet over here and I do apologise. With the madness of my trip to Egypt with Jordan in October, wrapping up the work year and the christmas rush.. it’s been busy to say the least. To be frank, I also haven’t had much to say. I don’t believe in posting for the sake of being ‘current’ on here. I only ever really want to post when I have something valuable to say. But here I am, as ready as I will ever be for …. Continue Reading

{REVIEW} Deryan – easy, small and convenient camp cots.


I just love reviewing products that I find so darn helpful. I love sharing what makes my life easier as a mom as I know there is not one mom on earth that doesn’t wish that things could be a little easier.

Nic and I are very social and we go out often to braais, lunches, we visit family and friends and we love to travel, even if it’s simply away for a weekend. We really want Jordan to experience all of this too and try our best not to let the admin of having a toddler get in the way of …. Continue Reading

{RECIPE} Baby friendly meatballs.


Jordan really is a difficult eater. By that I mean.. anything else is far more interesting than eating which seems like such a chore to him. I have stopped spoon feeding him completely. For about a month now. He is just not interested. He is such an independent little boy and loves to figure things out for himself, even at this age. I have started ‘baby led-weaning’ if you’d like to put a name to it. Basically, Jordan feeds …. Continue Reading

On being an adult & making decisions. A few thoughts that occupy my head space.


It’s Nic’s 30th birthday on Friday. Naturally, we have been thinking and talking a lot lately about how challenging this whole ‘being an adult’ thing is. We feel so grown up! It really is tough when you still feel like such a kid at heart. Yet, there is no one to run to when times get tough and we have to rely entirely on ourselves and each other for the money that comes in and very quickly goes out of our household. It was my 10 …. Continue Reading

{HOME} Updated pictures of the very special place we call home x


I’ve had this post saved for almost a year but it’s finally time to share it. Our home is constantly changing and evolving so every time I want to post it, something changes. We bought our home sweet home just after we got married in December 2011. In the midst of wedding planning we were making offers on this little gem in Observatory, as we simply HAD TO have it. As we got back from our honeymoon our latest offer was accepted and since then we have not looked back. We *absolutely* love our house and our neighbourhood. We know just about all the people who live in our street and so many other people in our area. We even have a ‘Obs Moms’ …. Continue Reading

{BEAUTY} Inside my makeup bag. A few products I can’t live without.


Welcome to my first ‘beauty’ post ever. I am a huge makeup fan and although I am no guru, I am so excited to share my favourite products and a few simple tips that work for me. Because I am not a makeup artist or beauty expert, the products I use are very simple and super easy to use. I really don’t have a lot of time for makeup. Ten minutes tops. Maybe 15 if we’re going out somewhere special. I will be sharing a few products that I have discovered with you …. Continue Reading