For the love of writing. My random thoughts, parenthood and style intrude on design, health, and cooking.

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Dinner is Served, an Easy Korma Style Chicken Curry [Mild]

Dinner is Served, an Easy Korma Style Chicken Curry [Mild]

I am a huge fan of Indian food and make a number of curries, which are usually variations on the original recipe, which I bring my own flair to. I particularly love making a mild easy chicken Korma curry which I like to make with coconut […]

Super-easy Chicken Stew for Winter Nights

Super-easy Chicken Stew for Winter Nights

I have always been a big fan of a chicken curry, especially in the winter. Whether it is a mild korma or a warm butter chicken it warms one up. However, I recently discovered the Knorr Stock Pots and am a huge fan, so I decided […]

Wondering which supplements to take daily? Here’s my advice.

Wondering which supplements to take daily? Here’s my advice.

So the big debate. To take or not to take? After many years and trying multiple supplements myself I have found myself squarely in the “I do take supplements” camp. How did I get here? Well, when I started working in health shops I was […]

Considering ABC’s

Considering ABC’s

A snippet of poetry. My favourite form. Freeverse. A train of thought – a whimsical play with words. Scribbled at the moment when inspiration struck.   Alphabet soup. The long and the short of it, letters to form words. Sentences to convey more than just words. […]

The first flight of the toothfairy and an undersea monster in our house.

The first flight of the toothfairy and an undersea monster in our house.

The tooth fairy has just recently visited our house for the first time, much to our eldest’s excitement. The first tooth fell out at school. It was so tiny! Teeth look much bigger in than out. We were proudly presented with a one tooth-less grin […]

The Bold Type: Women Keeping It Real

The Bold Type: Women Keeping It Real

I was looking for something new to watch. The show’s poster caught my eye. That, plus because I loved the write-up and because of one of my best friends blog is called The Boldest Type I watched it. Must have been a sign, because I […]

Natural skin care: the top(ical) skin herbs I swear by.

Natural skin care: the top(ical) skin herbs I swear by.

Spoilt for choice. Over the years of working in health shops, I have had the advantage of trying various brands of natural and organic facial (and body)  ranges. I have loved The Victorian Garden for its great range of well priced and divine smelling products, […]

Struggling with depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation or stress?

Struggling with depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation or stress?

Life can be really stressful at times. We are (have) sold our home and have (are) buying new one. On top of that stress I am now stressing about moving day. These two major stresses are what are on my mind and making me anxious […]

It’s Time To Dress Up!

It’s Time To Dress Up!

Who doesn’t love a costume party? The only thing better in my books is a themed roller disco party!! And I know there is one coming up soon in Cape Town. Dress up for the 29th of June at the Sunningdale Sports Center, hosted by […]

The Big Easy, All Purpose Tomato Sauce Recipe

The Big Easy, All Purpose Tomato Sauce Recipe

It all started when Woolies had a special on their Rosa tomatoes. You know, the great one where a kilogram is about thirty rand? And so I bought two packs without thinking. And then I did the rest of my shopping and went home. Two […]