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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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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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Easy DIY Christmas Cards to make with the kids

Dec 14, 2018
Just a Mamma Christmas craft_7026

Anyone else into some festive sentiment? What better way to pull at those family heartstrings (and keep the littles busy) than with some DIY Christmas Cards. They are always a hit and treasured keepsake. This year I was super excited to get Ava involved too. Supplies needed: Paint Texture art paper or craft cardboard A palette or plate for easy use  Con-tact paper Scissors A pencil with an eraser at the end An apron for protection when things get messy …

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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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#1 on every Instamama’s Christmas wishlist: The Instax Share SP-3 SQ printer

Dec 7, 2018
Instax Share SP-3 SQ printer

So you love the look and feel of an Instax print yet getting the perfect snapshot of our your busy body seems impossible. And finding a spot for an Instax camera in your diaper bag isn’t easy. Also, why is it that I always seem to forget mine at home for those unexpected moments that needed to be documented…? Mamas, Instax knows all about our troubles and they’ve got it covered. Drumroll please…. It’s the Instax Share SP-3 SQ printer!…

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