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
I still remember the day I discovered Matsidiso, it was after many Pinterest pins and never finding anything remotely close to what I see from overseas manufacturers. I always dreamt of being able to go to Italy or Spain to get my very own genuine leather, authentically handcrafted shoes! But then out of nowhere, I … Continue reading Ethical shoes
We were rushing out to a dinner party at friends and Mishka kept on going back to her room for more doll accessories: "no mommy I have to get her bottles because we will be away for a long time and she will get hungry, no mommy I have to go back for her blankie," … Continue reading Local Toy Maker
After spending a beautiful day at Landmeterskop Farm, surrounded by hatchlings and sheep I realised how little time our kids spend on farms these days. I was lucky to have two uncles and grandfather who farmed. Many holidays were spent on these farms. During those visits, we waited for the cows to come home for their … Continue reading 10 Reasons to teach your kids about farming
Join us at High Season Farm to learn all about Veld and Sea Foraging with Roushanna Gray!
Nothing quite nourishes the soul like a morning spent with your kids in the garden. We do this often, but very few of us know how incredibly fertile and productive our immediate natural surroundings are. Foraging for our own berries or herbs can be immensely satisfying and tunes right into our beautiful primitive nature. Our … Continue reading Veld and Sea Foraging Event
Our first event will be hosted at the High Season Farm with Roushanna Gray - Veld and Sea Foraging - 22 April 2018
To us, it is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the tomb after his crucifixion. We are grateful that He died for our sins, it gives us hope every day. We love spending time together as a family, even though we are a small family now, living in Hermanus, far away … Continue reading The meaning of Easter
Their concept is simple, their food absolutely delicious! I’ve always been very sceptical about ready meals because we’ve been brought up to believe that nothing in a box can ever be as good as mum’s! So the stigma died very hard for me. I am a true believer of making everything from scratch, be it … Continue reading Best ready meals for baba, mama & papa!
Mindfulness should be practical whether you live on a farm or in a city-centre apartment. It IS for everyone. If you are in the moment, you are mindful. Being in the moment is about getting out of your head and into your body, experiencing what is here and now, not regretting yesterday or fearing tomorrow. … Continue reading Is mindfulness easier on the coast?