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Where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa

Where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa

It's not always easy knowing where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa... Which brands are "green" and how do I find them hidden amongst the countless others. Don't worry mama, I've done the digging for you and found the best eco toys from the most reliable...

Gift Guide: Wooden toys made in South Africa

Gift Guide: Wooden toys made in South Africa

When it comes to supporting local, one of the easiest ways we, as parents, can do so, is by buying wooden toys made in South Africa! There's just something extra special about a toy lovingly crafted from nature... It's a win for your child, and a win for your home -...

Best Gifts for Teachers 2020

Best Gifts for Teachers 2020

It's been a long, challenging year for teachers and more than ever we need to show our appreciation! It's not about big, expensive gifts but rather about saying "thank you" in a thoughtful manner. Whether you go for homemade gifts, a handwritten note or something from...

Best open-ended toys in South Africa

Best open-ended toys in South Africa

2020 has been the year of play! With many parents and little ones staying safe and at home. Play has been brought to the forefront and we all now understand the value it holds - not just for fun but also for learning, exploring and growing. Playing however doesn't...

How to diversify your kids toy collection

How to diversify your kids toy collection

2020 has shown that we all still have a lot of hard work ahead of us. Especially when it comes to encouraging a world where all kids feel valued, beautiful and important. Words can't "fix" everything. In fact, our actions are far more important. So where can we start?...

Want, Need, Read, Wear Christmas Gift Guides for kids

Want, Need, Read, Wear Christmas Gift Guides for kids

What do I buy for my baby? What toys will my toddler actually play with and how many gifts are enough? That's the questions I've been asked at least once a day for the past 2 weeks and with Christmas less than a month away I've finally complete our Christmas Gift...

Christmas Gift Guide: Our Barbie Christmas wish list

Christmas Gift Guide: Our Barbie Christmas wish list

It's no secret, in our home we are all massive Barbie fans - even Mr. Perfect plays his part as Ken (and sometimes Skipper too). This year we've especially enjoyed getting to know the brand we all love so dearly. From celebrating Barbie's 59th birthday to designing...

Ava’s Favourites: 5 Best Toys to buy a 1 year old

Ava’s Favourites: 5 Best Toys to buy a 1 year old

Our little Ava is one and for her 1st birthday we celebrated with a beautiful party (more coming soon) and her own room. A cozy space all to herself wasn't the only gift she got. Ava received a few wonderful presents and I taught it would be handy to share them with...

CLOSED Pre-Schooler Christmas Wish List Giveaway

CLOSED Pre-Schooler Christmas Wish List Giveaway

Now that we’ve got the babies and toddlers covered it’s time to move on to the Pre-Schoolers. It’s not easy finding proudly South African handmade goods that are also pre-schooler approved but we have some good ones sure to put a smile on those “big kid’s” faces......

CLOSED Toddler Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

CLOSED Toddler Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

Yesterday we shared Baby’s Christmas Wish list, today is all about the toddlers! Probably the easiest and hardest crowd to please... There are loads of options available, now just to make sure everything chosen is fun, durable and “in” with the 1-3year old crowd. So...

CLOSED Baby’s Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

CLOSED Baby’s Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

It's that time of year again... A time for giving and spreading joy! We have partnered with a few of our favourite proudly South African baby brands to bring you 3 amazing giveaways on Instagram. The 1st  being our Baby's Christmas Wish List Giveaway! One lucky...

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