Browsing Tag


DIY Things we love

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 …

Continue Reading

Giveaways Something for the littles

CLOSED Pre-Schooler Christmas Wish List Giveaway

Nov 24, 2017

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… This is our Pre-schoolers Christmas Wish List! Books, books books! Reading is fun at any age but also very important! Pre-schoolers want to start reading themselves. It’s also the age where they can…

Continue Reading

Giveaways Something for the littles

CLOSED Toddler Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

Nov 22, 2017

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 what will you find in our Toddler Christmas Wish List Giveaway? Our number 1: A FirstBIKE balance bike! Starting from age 2 a balance bikes is the perfect first bike for your child helping them…

Continue Reading

Giveaways Something for the littles

CLOSED Baby’s Christmas Wish List Giveaway!

Nov 20, 2017

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 Instagram follower will walk away with a pretty By Roeline & Co.DIY Christmas Sack filled to the brim with the best in baby gifts. Perfect for any little one. So what’s inside the sack…? First…

Continue Reading

Fashion for littles Holiday celebrations Things we love Uncategorized

Baby’s 1st Christmas: The perfect Little keepsake

Nov 17, 2017

Christmas is such a special time of year but this year is going to be extra special, we’ll be celebrating our baby’s 1st Christmas! It will be the 1st time Ava gets to share in all our family traditions and Xmas celebrations. She will see the magical twinkle of Christmas lights, smell our homemade cookies, hear ABBA fill the house, feel the warmth of Jesus amplified and even get a taste of festive cuisine (thanks to mama’s milk and all).…

Continue Reading

Holiday celebrations Motherhood our story

5 things having kids taught us about CHRISTmas

Dec 24, 2016

1. PATIENCE Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” Being a parent means you will have to be patient but during Christmas season our girls have to be patient too… Practicing such immense self-control as the gifts start piling up under the tree. Waiting patiently for Christmas Eve when they can finally rip off the wrapping paper. They wait with all the excitement of the world and although some days seem…

Continue Reading

Family Photography

Our 2015 Urban family Christmas shoot

Dec 22, 2016

A South African christmas means fun in the sun,  yummy watermelon and braai-time! So finding some xmas inspo for our annual family christmas shoot can be difficult seeing as most of the world views christmas as snowy and white… Last year we decided to embrace our home-town, even more specific our little suburb of Faerie Glen. Every year Atterbury Value Mart lights up Atterbury road with their giant sparkling christmas tree. The kids love it and know when the tree is up, christmas is near… I…

Continue Reading

Giveaways Something for the grown-ups Something for the littles

CLOSED The Just a Mamma 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Dec 14, 2016

Christmas is only a few days away so lets celebrate the season of giving with a 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! How it works: Together with 12 of our favourite South African brands we are bringing you 12 days of awesome Christmas gifts. A new gift for every new day! These items are added to one HUGE hamper. (Well, actually a gorgeous ZANA soft pot.) This soft pot, and all it’s lovely content, will be giving away to one lucky winner…

Continue Reading

Celebrations Holiday celebrations

Just A Mamma Christmas Gift Guide: “The Modern Mama”

Nov 14, 2016

Last week’s Just A Mamma’s Christmas gift guide was all about the toddlers but this week it’s Mama’s turn and boy do I have a proudly South African Christmas wish list to spoil mama (myself included – will definitely have Mr. Perfect proofread this one). Have a look at the Top 5 Things to buy “The Modern Mama” This Christmas. 1. M Studio Stationery First on the list, a little something to get mom organized! Even the most spontaneous and go with the…

Continue Reading

Celebrations Holiday celebrations

Just a Mamma Christmas gift guide: Toddler Edition

Nov 7, 2016

I know, it’s corny but with Christmas around the corner I can’t help but get a little excited, okay A LOT! We, like most, LOVE Christmas! It is after all the celebration of Christ, summer holidays and that time of year we can unwind, take things a little slower and spend time with the ones we love. It’s also time to start writing those letters to Santa Claus! This year we thought we could help lighten Mr. Claus’s load by making…

Continue Reading