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Last minute DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

February 13, 2018
Valentines Day Love Rose gold foil balloon

So you don’t have a lot of cash or time but you’ve decided you want to spread some loving anyway. Never fear! We’ve got a few last minute DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas that wont break the bank. Corny? Of course! Easy? For sure! Full of love? Definitely! Photos lasts forever! We got this fancy, rose gold “love” foil balloon from Mr Price Home. A steal at only R50! It’s the perfect photo prop sure to provide fun for everyone.…

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Birthdays Celebrations

DIY Pink Party 1st Birthday Celebration

January 11, 2018

Back in 2013 we celebrated Eliana’s 1st birthday. It was our first time planning and hosting a kids party. I’m not sure who was more excited; Mr. Perfect or myself… Eliana honestly couldn’t care less but, we were 1st time parents that survived the 1st year! It NEEDED to be celebrated. We went for the ultimate cliché; a girly PINK PARTY! (It was the year of pink and clichés are there for a reason, right?) I planned every last detail…

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Kids Photography

What Ava really thought about her half birthday photoshoot

January 9, 2018

On Saturday Ava turned 6 months, yes a half year! And like “good parents” we knew we had to mark the occasion with a memorable half birthday photoshoot. It’s a little tradition that in the past have always involved food seeing as 6 months was the time we introduced solids to Eliana and Lia. Ava has however happily been enjoying food for a month but we like the tradition and thought a watermelon cake would be clever. I had it…

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Baby’s 1st Christmas: The perfect Little keepsake

November 17, 2017

Christmas is such a special time of year but this year is going to be extra special, we’ll be celebrating our baby’s 1st Christmas! It will be the 1st time Ava gets to share in all our family traditions and Xmas celebrations. She will see the magical twinkle of Christmas lights, smell our homemade cookies, hear ABBA fill the house, feel the warmth of Jesus amplified and even get a taste of festive cuisine (thanks to mama’s milk and all).…

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A tea for 2: Lia’s garden Tea party.

September 30, 2017

Last week we shared Lia’s Got Milk themed 1st birthday party. This week it’s all about turning 2! Lia is definitely a girly girl, she loves dress-up and tea parties but also enjoys nature, exploring the garden and picking flowers. This got us thinking… let’s put together a Tea for Two, garden style. It would be a quaint backyard garden tea party with all her little friends and being a tea-lover myself, I’ll admit, this party got me really excited!…

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Decor Things we love

A Room To Share: Hygge Master Bedroom and Baby Nook.

July 20, 2017

When it came to preparing for baby number 3, Mr. Perfect and I decided to minimise and prioritise. Being realistic about the 1st few months of “newborn life”. I knew I would be in a haze of baby cuddles, diapers, burping and breastfeeding while Alec would be taking on more responsibility with our other 2 girls. Having another pretty nursery wasn’t important to us… We needed a sanctuary of our own where we could destress and power-up for each day’s…

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Maternity Photography

Body Paint inspired Family Maternity Photoshoot

June 29, 2017

Maternity shoots are usually all about the belly, the mommy and the love between the couple that helped create this new little human. When you are blessed to experience a 2nd, 3rd or even 4th pregnancy, siblings add to the joy and while expecting our second little girl back in 2014 we knew we wanted to include big sis, Eliana in a family maternity photoshoot. Being only 2 at the time and naturally camera shy, posing wasn’t really her thing…

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Celebrations Holiday celebrations

An Easter Garden party with Jesus and the Easter bunny…

April 13, 2017

Easter, the most important holiday and the perfect time to host an intimate DIY backyard Easter Garden Party. This year I teamed up with some incredible mama makers to surprise our girls with an old-fashioned Easter Garden Party. “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colours are brighter, the air softer and the morning more fragrant than ever again.” – Elizabeth Lawrence A garden is not just a pretty setting but also a perfect way to introduce…

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Celebrations Just for Fun

Surprise backyard picnic with my Valentine.

February 17, 2017

It’s summer, it’s the “love”-iest month of the year and the perfect time for a picnic! What can be more fun and romantic than a surprise backyard picnic…? And with the help of a few trusted “friends” you can create something beautiful for that special someone you love to spoil. Now that both our girls spend their mornings at pre-school we have started a little tradition we call Monday morning dates. It’s our spin on date night seeing as we…

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Birthdays Celebrations

Eliana’s Bubbles Themed Birthday Party

December 19, 2016

For Eliana’s 2nd birthday we wanted to do something fun, something everyone would enjoy and something Eli would LOVE! Something with bubbles… The 1st thing that “popped” into my mind was BUBBLES! Kids of all ages love bubbles. Pops of pink, teal and yellow on the cutest white picnic benches made for a crisp, clean look. Ribbons, washi tape, a few giant balloons and a bubble machine transformed our backyard into a beautiful botanical bubble paradise. A “Bubbly Bar” –…

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