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On Lessons Learned During #BackToSchool Week

With such a long holiday in December/January, most parents look forward to their kids going back to school in January. I am no different. It’s a long six weeks at home, with both kids, because as a freelance copywriter, I’m … Continue reading

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A Weekend, It Was

This weekend involved: A zombie disco with Jackson and Rebecca. The Kid had an absolute blast. Hard to believe that those two have been friends for nearly five years already (since before The Kid could walk!). I went into a … Continue reading

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Making It Home

Five months into our new house, we still haven’t unpacked all the boxes. There’s still loads to be done, home-improvement-wise – but that’s just it. It’s starting to feel like a home. It’s even starting to look like one, too. … Continue reading

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On Things We’ve Done This Year, Already

It might only be 11 days into the Twenty-Thirteen, but we’ve made them busy days and they’ve been full of doing stuff and seeing things. So far we have: Taken The Kid to the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Which he adored. … Continue reading

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Foodie Celebs, Kitchen Ninjas and Masterchef-Inspired Dinners at MondoVino, Tsogo Sun

1. It’s about two weeks later, and I can still taste the deliciousness of every morsel that passed my lips at the Masterchef-inspired dinner I was invited to at the MondoVino restaurant at Sunsquare, Montecasino. 2. Tired of watching Masterchef … Continue reading

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On Taking to It Like a Duck to Water: My Kid’s Top 5 iPhone/iPod Games

My Kid has taken over my iPod. When his PSP is charging or he’s tired of it, he picks up my iPod and gets wrapped up in the touching, swiping, jumping and shooting excitement of it all. He’s only needed … Continue reading

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On Reviewing the Toshiba Portege R700-15X: It’s Slim, Shiny and Super-Durable

It’s all about the details: Ultraportable, super slim – 1.4kg Intel Core i5 processor 13.3in, 1,366 x 768, matt screen Loads of perks, bells and whistles It’s been so long since I’ve written a review, I’m not sure I even … Continue reading

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On Crowd-Sourcing, Twitter And Car-Shopping

We’ve been umming and aaahing over cars lately. The time has come to trade in the Honda Jazz, apparently, as it’s currently sitting on just under 100,000km on the clock. Now, if it were up to me, I’d hang onto … Continue reading

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On Obsessions

A few of my favourite things: If it’s blue and white, I’m all over it. I’m not really sure how it started, but I have a growing collection of Delft, blue willow and assorted other blue and white vintage crockery/vases … Continue reading

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Review: @PicknPay Real Baby Products

You might recall a while back I mentioned that I’d received a Pick n Pay Real Baby Hamper stuffed with babycare products to review. I’ve finally pulled myself together enough to write that review, now that we’ve had a chance … Continue reading

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