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10 lessons learnt from 10 years of marriage

Oct 25, 2018
10 year wedding anniversary

Like most big, life changing experiences reality isn’t always what you expected. Marriage is no different. We are all warned about the potential challenges one could face but when you’re in love, passion at boiling point… You can’t imagine things ever changing and 10 years sounds a lifetime away… Until, in a blink of an eye, you’re there! This post isn’t meant to scare anyone, it’s also not written with a negative thought or feeling. It’s simply our honest account…

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The Mamma Collaborative: A Women’s day get together

Aug 9, 2018
Just a Mamma MAMMA COLLABORATIVE

Last year we had the first MAMMA COLLABORATIVE get-together, an AUTUMN TEA TASTING. It was a wonderful morning spent with mamas from different walks of life yet somehow brought together through motherhood (and social media). Many friendships have grown from that morning and I knew it was something I wanted to do again. With Woman’s Day around the corner the 1st day of August was perfect. The setting: Once again our home was the best spot. Stepping into someone’s home is like…

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Mother’s Day essentials from Faithful to Nature

May 8, 2018
FAithful to Nature Mothers Day essentials

For the past 10 years we’ve been Faithful to Nature fans. We order most of our household essentials, toiletries and snacks from them every single month. The fantastic products stocked, speedy delivery and excellent service makes it easy and convenient to live a greener, more conscious life. So when they offered to spoil me for Mother’s Day I couldn’t resist saying yes! Food, beauty, clothing, lifestyle, homeware and more. They have the most extensive range of eco-friendly, cruelty-free, vegan, organic…

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What to buy Mom: The ultimate Mother’s Day wish list for every Mom!

May 4, 2018
JustaMamma Mothers Day Wish List

It’s May and with Mother’s Day right around the corner, (like just over a week away), it’s time to get those spoils for mama sorted! I know there are tons of cute DIY crafts on Pinterest and breakfast in bed is always a winner but I won’t lie, getting a special gift to unwrap is never a bad thing… Something sentimental or maybe something fabulous to remind mom how special she is and how much everyone cares. That “something” mom…

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Surprise backyard picnic with my Valentine.

Feb 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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BANANA over TROPICANA: Hosting a Tropical Summer Party.

Dec 29, 2016

Flamingo fewer is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to host a Tropical Summer Party! Whether it’s for a braai, pool party or fabulous new year’s eve soiree I’ve got a few tips that will help you be the hostess with the mostest. 1. Let’s talk decor: Pineapples, flamingos, over-sized pool floats, colourful umbrellas, jungalow ferns and palm leaves have pretty much taken over the fashion and decor scene over the past few months. Of course tropical summer…

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Five Reasons You Want To Host A Flower Crown Party!

Dec 15, 2016

1.Décor is easy… Just scatter flowers on the table. I wanted the flowers to steal the show so I used brown wrapping paper as table runners. Adding a glittering heart here and there and writing the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) in white marker. 2.Prep is quick… Stop in at your local florist and let your imagination go wild! Flower crowns aren’t just dainty anymore, the bolder the better. Remember to add some wire and flower tape to your basket.…

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