Christmas Gift Guide For Her

    This Christmas gift guide for her is the first gift guide of many that I’d like to share with all of you. Shopping for women just seems so much easier than shopping for men, so I want to get these ideas out before they disappear from my thoughts (my crazy brain works that way). I can’t believe it’s already that time of the year again and I’m a little late as usual. But I’ve got a few gift guides planned to make the shopping less stressful. There’s a variety to choose from at different price points so these really don’t have to cost a fortune, remember, it’s the thought that…

  • FOOD

    Ranch Dressing Recipe

    This Ranch dressing recipe is by far the best one I’ve come across. Ranch dressing is probably the most popular addition to anything edible in my opinion (not sweet treats, of course), so I really wanted to share this quick and easy ranch dressing recipe with you. Although, I must give credit to Miss Liz Heart, who kindly shared it in her Instagram stories and I couldn’t help but screen shot the recipe for future use. This recipe is extremely simple to make and I definitely prefer making it fresh than just buying from the store because at least then I know what I’m putting in. Ingredients Method The method…


    Kids Meal Planning

    Meal planning, especially for kids, has always been a priority for me because it fuels their bodies and minds to develop into the best they can be. Figuring out what to prepare for breakfast, pack for lunch or make for dinner has always been challenging but planning in advance has made this task a breeze. A balanced meal or snack should have: Keep kids meals and snacks interesting by changing up the way you serve them. Using spiral slicers for vegetables or making fruit skewers or better yet, get them to help. I find they’re eager to try the food that they helped create themselves. Change up the shapes of…


    Why You Should Add Vitamin C to Your Skincare Routine

    Let’s talk about why you should add Vitamin C to your skincare routine. I’ve been doing research and found a lot of information on this topic. Here are some of the benefits of adding Vitamin C to your skincare routine and why it’s so important. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can protect your skin from the harmful and damaging UV rays of the sun. It reduces the signs of ageing like age spots, fine lines and wrinkles and assists in brightening your complexion. Just like your diet helps you stay healthy on the inside, Vitamin C serums are designed to keep your skin healthy from the outside. Pure…

  • FOOD

    Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta

    My creamy bacon and mushroom pasta dish is a regular on our menu. This recipe is a family favorite and it’s the easiest anytime lunch or dinner, great to feed unexpected guests too. There’s no complicated ingredients or procedures, it’s all very straight forward. Ingredients Method To start, sauté the diced onions in a little olive or coconut oil. Next you can add the minced bacon and fry until almost crispy. After that you an go ahead and add the sliced mushrooms, at this point I tend to need to add a little water so that the mushrooms can cook and the bacon doesn’t burn onto the bottom of the…

  • FOOD,  Sweet

    Baked Coffee and Fruit Pudding

    This baked coffee and fruit pudding is a hit at family gatherings. If you’re looking for something unique yet simple to finish off a delicious meal, look no further. It’s is a perfect little dessert that’s ideal for the festive season too. Ingredients Method I’d love to hear your feedback on this recipe so please leave a comment or if you have any tips of your own, please let me know. If you make this recipe please tag me on Instagram. To check out some more of my favorite recipes click here.

  • FOOD,  Sweet

    Souskluitjies or Cinnamon Dumplings

    Souskluitjies or Cinnamon dumplings is one of my favorite cozy desserts but surprisingly very little people know about it. It’s definitely quite popular here in South Africa. This recipe is really very simple to make and really satisfies a sweet craving. Ingredients Method Souskluitjies or Cinnamon Dumpling Sauce Ingredients Method I’d love to hear your feedback on this recipe so please leave a comment or if you have any tips of your own, please let me know. If you make this recipe please tag me on Instagram. To check out some more of my favorite recipes click here.

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    FOOD,  Sweet

    Chocolate Cream Puffs

    This chocolate cream puff recipe is super simple and it’s something the kids love to help make, especially if they get to taste the chocolate cream filling along the way. But hey, who can say no to chocolate? I’ll get right to this recipe because its too good to delay. Ingredients Method Chocolate Cream Filling Ingredients Method These are a perfect little, bite-sized treat, especially for the holidays. They’re great to pack for picnics or even as lunch box treats. The chocolate cream puffs can even be decorated a little with a drizzle of chocolate, edible glitter or sprinkles to add an extra touch. You could even add some edible…