Spring is coming and we are firmly on our way out of hibernation. Here’s a great day out if you have slightly older kids. Their screens will miss them I’m sure – but this day out will mean they won’t miss their screens!
Ahhhh, sun, sea and …OK so that got you into this mess in the first place.
Now what I was not prepared to do once I had birthed those offspring of mine – was give up on going to nice places on holiday. Yes – good for the kids – but not having them in my face all day. My face was to be upright pointing at the sun – or buried in a good book. If you don’t have that – it’s NOT a holiday. It’s what I call – same rubbish – warmer climate!
So how delighted was I, when the brilliant people at boutique hotel booking service Mr & Mrs Smith decided to extend their eye for a great place, into the family marketplace – with the launch of Smith & Family. And for you today my lovelies – I have an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Tamara Heber-Percy – the co-founder, all about holidays and travelling with kids. Let’s go….
I’m bored of cakes. They promise so much – but deliver so little. Unless of course you are trying to gain weight. In which case they deliver a whole load – and more. Instead, for Easter – we are making this confetti popcorn as it’s easy to make, tastes yum, looks great and somehow could maybe be interpreted as erm..being one of your five a day.
Quite recently, when I was a kid – I had a range of different collections going on. Rubbers. Perfume samples. OK this one is very weird…sharpenings from smelly pencils. So given my track record with collecting – I needed to get my girls busy. With something better…
In an unassuming corner of Cape Town’s Waterfront Craft Market there is a tiny little world created by Fay and her daughters Charmaine and Angie – called Fay’s Miniature World.