Food/Parties/Events

Yameen’s 2nd birthday party – Baby Shark theme

Yameen's 2nd birthday party - Baby Shark theme

We celebrated my little boy Yameen’s 2nd birthday on the 28 September 2019. Time has flown so quickly and she is already two years old because it feels like just the other day i gave birth to him. Anyway, his birthday was actually two days prior on our anniversary. Its in the week and I thought the weekend was perfect to celebrate. The birthday theme was Baby Shark. Yameen loves watching baby shark Youtube videos

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Twins 7th birthday party

Twins 7th birthday party

The girls had their 7th birthday party at the beginning of April. It was a pamper themed party. We invited 8 of their closest friends and cousins. All about the same age. I asked whether mom’s could drop off their kids at our home and then collect them again after the party. The mom’s seemed to be happy to drop off their kids. I thought that without parents there watching, the children would like more

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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 to celebrate this short amazing life of my youngest child. He is

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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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