Fitness & Food

Top tips for flying with children by Travelstart

Top tips for flying with children by Travelstart

*sponsored Imagine this scenario: You are a mom and you are on a long flight to another city to meet your husband who’s waiting in anticipation for your arrival. Your flight is pretty ordinary until your baby girl becomes restless. Perhaps she is tired or hungry. Or her ears are blocked and its super uncomfortable. You don’t know because it’s all happening so quickly. She begins to cry and you are panicking because you know this is

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Yameen’s 1st Birthday Party & 6 tips for planning a kids party on a budget

Yameen's 1st Birthday Party & 6 tips for planning a kids party on a budget

Yes, the title is correct and this year has flown by so fast. Yameen’s first birthday was on the 26 September, the same day as our 9th year wedding anniversary. We sang for him and hugged him tight but the party was set up for the Saturday after. It was such a fun day all around. We invited a handful of family and friends (although mine and Zahir’ s family combined is huge) to celebrate this

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Challenge: 30 days of workouts

Challenge: 30 days of workouts

Hey everyone, I really want to focus on my fitness and overall health this year. I was telling my sister that I loved my pregnant body. I felt confident and sexy (yes even with a huge tummy) it was like I wasn’t being judged for what I ate or how I looked. People would comment on my ‘glow’ and I loved that. Now not so much, I feel like a fat blob and that I’m

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Pool day at the De Hollandsche Molen

Pool day at the De Hollandsche Molen

Last Wednesday, my family and I spent the day at the De Hollansche Molen resort in Franschhoek. We got the around 12pm. It was quite hot and because we got there so late we had to find a spot in the middle of two pools. One pool had slides for the adults and young ones and the girls loved sliding down them. It was really awesome to see the girl showcase their swimming skills. Swimming

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Super Easy Chicken and Veggie dinner recipe

Super Easy Chicken and Veggie dinner recipe

My mom is the best cook ever, and anyone that knows her will tell you that my mom can make the best meals and so I like to think that I have inherited my cooking skills from her, I’m obviously not a professional cook like my mom, but I think my flavours are always there and my family is always happy with the meals, well except for Tazkia who bloody eats nothing other than chicken

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Story time: Holiday in Thailand

Story time: Holiday in Thailand

And oh boy what an amazing experience it was. We always wanted to travel, and there is two things we knew we wanted when we got the opportunity to do so, 1) it had to a somewhere warm and tropical 2) there had to be clear and warm water oceans and so we decided that Thailand was the first travelling destination. A few things about the trip: It was the first time I had ever

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Kids lunch ideas #2

Kids lunch ideas #2

i think this is going to be a regular series on the blog, where i provide you with a few lunch ideas for kids lunch boxes, all snacks has to be healthy and there must at least be a fruit incorporated. My kids don’t like veggies so i’m still looking for veggies to incorporate into their meal plans. But its tough with fussy eaters, if you know of any veggies that i can add to

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