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Growing your own vegetables with My Eco Sprout.

Jan 24, 2019
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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
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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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How to make a Gingerbread House with Gingerbread House Kits SA

Dec 4, 2018
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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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Easter Breakfast Inspiration: A Sunrise Picnic Surprise!

Mar 29, 2018
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Easter. A time to stop, be grateful and thank our Lord for the love He has shown us. That’s what Easter means to us. It’s also a time to spend with family. Since I can remember we’ve always celebrated with a special Easter breakfast or brunch. It’s one of my fondest childhood memories and a tradition we have continued with the girls. This year we surprised them all a little earlier than usual with a break of dawn backyard breakfast…

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Last minute DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

Feb 13, 2018
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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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The lazy mom’s guide to Holiday Crafts for toddlers.

Nov 30, 2017
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In little more than a week its time for summer holidays! The ladies will be home, forcing this mama to slow done, take time off and build forever memories. Thank goodness! It’s also Christmas time so be prepared for an overload of festive cheer. We go big on birthdays and Jesus’s isn’t any different! I love having all my girls home but they enjoy school too… The friends, the activities, even the food. Except for visiting family here and there…

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Five Reasons You Want To Host A Flower Crown Party!

Dec 15, 2016
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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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DIY: A Photo series of baby’s 1st year… Easy and inexpensive!

Dec 12, 2016
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With the birth of our second little angel everyone kept telling us how fast time would fly and how we would never be able to capture all of the special milestones and moments as we did with our 1st baby. Life was going to get hectic and these things just wouldn’t be as important… This broke my heart and we refused to be a cliché.We needed to do something special yet easy. So… Instead of capturing every movement and moment…

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