{Giveaway} The Bratz are back in town!


{Disclaimer: I received a #BratzInSA Jade Sleepover Party doll to review. All opinions are my own.} Today is Amelie’s third birthday, I can hardly believe that my little baby is getting so big! She is such a fun, vibrant and happy spirit who melts my heart daily with her spontaneous “I lub you Mama”s, unexpected kisses and “come dance with…

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SA mom blogs relaunch


When I heard about the SA Mom Blogs relaunch event last month I knew I just had to go. I haven’t been blogging as much as I would like to and have missed out on some of the previous events, which always end up being a whole lot of fun. Most importantly it is really motivating to hang out with…

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The no poo challenge


I had been blissfully washing my hair with baking soda (or bicarbonate of soda) and apple cider vinegar for 3 months when I came upon Carry Berry’s post in my Facebook feed. I am always up for a challenge, and even though I had already started my no poo adventure, at least I could provide some encouragement for the other…

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I ditched shampoo and I liked it


I first heard of the “no poo” (hair care where commercial shampoo and conditioner are ditched in favour of more natural alternatives) phenomenon when my friend Gina wrote about it. I was intrigued, but not yet ready to take the plunge myself. In the middle of this year, as we reached the last of our shampoo a little too far…

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