Food/Parties/Events

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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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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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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Lunch ideas for kids

Lunch ideas for kids

I’m always looking for lunch ideas for kids lunch boxes, this is a tough one because Tazkia is a fussy eater whereas Zia eats anything and everything, so packing their lunch boxes can be quite frustrating. The girls are at a Montessori preschool which promotes healthy eating which is another frustration on its own because healthy snacks are expensive and there are limited options available. Below are lunch ideas that I have put together for

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The girls 5th birthday party

The girls 5th birthday party

Hi everyone, I cant believe that its that time again… the girls 5th birthday party happened a few weeks ago, and boy did they have a blast. Pretty much all the treats were home made, and i must say its a lot cheaper, however a lot more time consuming. I didn’t mind though, it was kinda fun. Their outfits were laid back and accommodated their wild personalities cos lets face it, my girls can be

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Daily Dish subscription

Daily Dish subscription

I’m really sorry for being M.I.A this past few months, life has really just been so hectic, but I’m back and have some awesome posts in store for you. A few months ago I’ve had the pleasure of receiving a Daily Dish subscription box. I was surprised at the amazing quality and the quantity of ingredients that was sent could feed a family of four for a week. There are five options to choose from

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