You have a load to carry, not to mention a very tired little one after a long day on the beach, at a picnic or on the camping site. The streamlined, all-black Wonder Wagon has pockets for everything. Easily accessible drinking- bottle storage in the front and all the rest fits neatly in the large … Continue reading Making any outing effortlessly joyful!
Moving house twice in less than a year takes its toll on a family's ability to really root itself in a community. Not to mention the impact it has on children. Oh and a marriage, we laugh about it now, but while you're in the middle of it that one last bowl which has to … Continue reading never grow up…
When entering Terra Madre farm you immediately get a sense of an old worldly goodness, where everything is fresh and organic!What struck me most was Nicole's incredible hospitality, but when I learned more about her and her family it all made sense. This has been her dream for more than twenty years! Owning and running … Continue reading For the love of growing food…
So many factors contribute to making a mind-shift towards living a more responsible life. I’m not talking about being boring and judgemental, I’m referring to our responsibility as custodians of our natural world. For us, it was definitely moving out of the city and to the coast. It is as if our attention transposed from … Continue reading Plastic Free – What’s the point?
I am one of five and two of them have three of their own. My choice to have one child often sparks interesting conversations, sometimes even heated debates. Is there a right or wrong when it comes to the number of children you choose to have, more specifically does it negatively impact on the child? … Continue reading Pro’s & Cons of being an only-child
Kite Days A kite, a sky, and a good firm breeze And acres of ground away from trees. And one hundred yards of clean, strong string-- O boy, O boy! I call that Spring! Mark Sawyer The wonderful sense of freedom associated with flying a kite is priceless, which is a bit paradoxical if you … Continue reading For the love of air, wind and flight…
As part our appreciation for Agriculture, we visited a few beautiful farms in and around the Hermanus area. I can't get enough of the simple life so many people are creating for themselves on the little pieces of land. What could be more fulfilling than producing your own food, let alone share your surplus with … Continue reading The joys of a simple life
Why do we celebrate Mother’s day when I would really like to celebrate my daughter! Being Mishka’s mom is the greatest honour and joy of my life. I get to spend time with this amazing person who wants to spend time with me too. It is just the most overwhelming feeling of companionship and admiration. … Continue reading 5 Tips to build a lasting Mother-Daugther Relationship
Projects with heart and soul, a conservation goal and community upliftment motives are exactly the kind of good news stories we love to tell. We want to thank Heart of Abalone for taking us on this very special private tour to admire the wonderful work of Abagold Farm in Hermanus. Heart of Abalone is the … Continue reading Sustainable Farming
WoolVreign was born out of a need to share the miracle that is wool with all babies. The small farm, Blauwkrans-Wes, situated between Graaff-Reinett and Jansenville in the Karoo, Eastern Cape was the starting point and is still the heartbeat within WoolVreign. This is a beautiful area, but so hard, arid and mostly very dry … Continue reading Cuddle up with a fleece