DIY Breastfeeding Infinity Scarf

Originally posted on Diary of a Mad Crafter:
I came across this infinity scarf-turned-breastfeeding cover post on Pinterest, and thought to myself…that’s an amazing idea! It took no time at all to figure out how to make it, and I spent less than $5! I definitely plan on breastfeeding (of course if there are no…

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Earthchild factory shop, finally!

Mamas love : shopping, shopping for cute kiddies outfits, and finding a bargain. Earthchild factory shop ticks all of these boxes!

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DDs Minnie Mouse Birthday Party: Part 2 – Dipped Oreos

For DDs Minnie Mouse themed 2nd birthday, I was desperate to incorporate dipped oreos…how hard could it be to dip a cookie into melted chocolate? It turns out that making them look perfect like you see on all the fabulous party blogs and glorious Pinterest, is near impossible. But, the process was messy and fun, and […]

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DDs 2nd Birthday: Minnie Mouse Mania

The past month has been so hectic! I made the transition back to the corporate world of work after a year as a SAHM. Together with this major adjustment, I had DD’s 2nd bday party planning! I had been dreaming and planning the party in my head for months, and the closer I got to the […]

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DDs Minnie Mouse Birthday Party: Part 1 – Free Printables

As mentioned in my post Top 3 Kid friendly wine farms, the venue for DD’s Minnie Mouse themed 2nd birthday party was Weltevreden wine estate. It’s an outdoor setup with long picnic style tables, set aside a huge kiddies play area so I wanted to add a few Mousey touches but still keep with the laid-back winelands feel…so I […]

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A spoonful at a time: Fussy eating and a picky toddler

Why does my child not LOVE food and eating the way I do? There are good days and bad days… Today is a very good day, considering she has a cold: 5 tsp oats, 8 tsp thai chicken soup, a whole orange! and its only midday!Whoop whoop! But when it’s bad it’s really bad… like […]

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Top 3 kid friendly wine farm restaurants

The Cape Winelands boast gorgeous views, rolling lawns, good food and glorious wines. But with toddlers in tow, the venue must also have a  healthy food options for kids, availability of baby chairs, kids play area (within view and/or short sprint of dining area). These are my top 3: 1. Weltevreden Wine farm, Stellenbosch The […]

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My new crafty obsession…dipped Oreos

(Pics sourced from google) While Pinteresting and googling the hours away for DDs upcoming birthday party, I came across the dipped- Oreo! Perhaps I’ve been living under the rock of school runs, errands and random acts of blogging… But the dipped Oreo has just got to be the next best thing to macarons and cake […]

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Versatile Creamed spinach and mushroom sauce

This deliciously creamy sauce is great over pasta and steak. Add crispy bacon bits or chicken strips for extra yum! You can leave it chunky, but I have to blitz it for my tactile defensive eater! Ingredients: 1 punnet mushrooms, roughly chopped half cup fresh or dried thyme 1 cup fresh cream 250g baby spinach leaves, […]

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Eggless banana muffins

Before I knew that it was safe to feed my DD baked cake and muffins containing eggs, I struggled to find eggless recipes that had a lovely light texture. I found this delicious and incredibly light banana muffin recipe at http://eggallergycooking.blogspot.com/2012/03/banana-muffins-egg-free-dairy-free.html?m=1 My extra touch is half a teaspoon of cinnamon and mixed spice! divine! They […]

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