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Barbie turns 60 | Celebrate with Ackermans

Mar 19, 2019

“My whole philosophy of Barbie was that through the doll, the little girl could be anything she wanted to be. Barbie always represented the fact that a woman has choices.” – Ruth Handler. A vision set 60 years ago that still rings true but one that Barbie has managed to BETTER over the years. As we celebrate our girl’s big birthday, we should take a minute to look back at the past 60 years… It’s no secret, we are MASSIVE…

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#Momming101: Breastfeeding for beginners

Mar 7, 2019
Breastfeeding for beginners

This post is not about doing breastfeed “right” or a list of ways to make it work best. Neither is it a breastmilk vs. formula debate. It is however about my experience as a mama of three breastfed babies. All of which differed significantly when it came to nursing. I’m sharing all that I’ve learnt in the hopes that it will help another mama that might be struggling or feeling lost because I sure could have used a “breastfeeding for…

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Growing your own vegetables with My Eco Sprout.

Jan 24, 2019
Just a Mamma My Eco Sprout

Urban gardening and growing your own vegetable is all the rage at the moment but let’s be honest… Tending to your veggie patch and feeding our kids home grown, organic tomatoes, cucumber, spinach and whatever else isn’t as easy at it sounds. My fingers ain’t green and space is always an issue in the city. My Eco Sprout however hopes to change all of this and when they asked if we would like to review their range of growing kits…

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The Ultimate Christmas Movie List for 2018

Dec 12, 2018
just a Mamma Christmas Movie List

Get the popcorn because it’s that time of year when it’s okay to be a little naughty, and overindulge in some good old screen time. Find out which movies we watch year-after-year. Which animations are our favourite, the romantic comedies that give us all the feels and the movie releases we are most looking forward to. This is the only Christmas Movie List you’ll ever need, with something for everyone! 10 Christmas movies we watch every year 1.The Lord of…

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How to make a Gingerbread House with Gingerbread House Kits SA

Dec 4, 2018
Just a Mamma Gingerbread House Kits SA 2

There’s just “something” about a beautiful gingerbread house that makes me happy. I’ve always wanted to know how to make one but I’m no baker… Thank goodness for Gingerbread House Kit SA! These kits promise to be fun, easy and something for the entire family to enjoy – making a regular “Stepford wife” out of any mama. So, we gave it a go… The kit comes in a pretty box designed to keep every piece safe and can be mailed…

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The Elf on the Shelf is here – A Magical season awaits!

Nov 14, 2018
Elf on the Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf® has made its way to SA and we have officially adopted one of our own! Silly and sweet, Santa’s official Scout Elves love to find new ways to bring magic to Christmas. They are Santa’s most trusted helpers, assigned to families around the world. Sharing children’s wishes, messages and holiday adventures with Santa. Everyday, for a month or so, our Scout Elf  will find a spot to sit and watch all day long and every…

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