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Win 21 Lunches from The Lunchbox

August 7, 2017 | 119 Comments
Lunchbox competition

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED and the lucky winner was Michelle du Plooy!***

It’s Sunday so I’m busy planning for the week ahead. My lap is full of recipe books and meal plans, my phone is full of beeping Whatsapp messages as we organise lift clubs, and I’m trying to schedule in exercise, work meetings, article deadlines and more. But one thing I don’t have to think about this coming week is school lunches! And thank heavens. Continue Reading…

Giveaways, Toys

Win a Paw Patrol Jungle Rescue Hamper worth R2500

April 4, 2017 | 363 Comments
Paw Patrol hamper

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED – and the lucky winner was Natasha Govender!


I must confess that I had a vague idea who Paw Patrol was before being approached by Just Fun Kidz to review the new Jungle Rescue range but I hadn’t realised that my kids were TOTALLY down with it, even though we no longer have DSTV! When Ben unboxed this most generous collection of toys he said “I like this one” (he’s prone to understatement, like his mom;) and then proceeded to toddle off and have the most delightful play session, just like this: Continue Reading…

Giveaways, Travel

Win a R2000 Getaway with AccommodationDirect

March 27, 2017 | 53 Comments
Table Mountain AccommoDirect


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED and the winner was Julie Buchner – congrats!

I feel like a whole new world of weekends away has opened up to us lately. I don’t know if this is because travelling with slightly older kids is now much easier than before, or if it’s because I’ve moved to Cape Town. But there are so many places within easy reach, that we’ve been going on some wonderful weekends away.