Category: Review I Giveaway

Meet Luvabella Newborn – The Doll You Wished For As A Kid

I remember wishing for a real-life baby doll when I was growing up – one that would cry and laugh and take a bottle and let me play ‘mommy mommy’ like my mommy. This week my childhood wish came true for Kira when she was sent a Luvabella Newborn doll to review. This doll is as real as they come and has the most realistic facial movements and sounds with lifelike expressions. She’s ‘real’ with all the bells and whistles that are important to a little girl (or boy) who wants a baby to call her own.Continue Reading

All Aboard with Thomas the Tank Engine Monkey Palace Set

What can we say about little boys and their trains? Although I don’t believe in ‘boy toys’ and ‘girl toys’, Judah and Ilan are the ones in our house who constantly ask for batteries for their birthdays and Christmas. Thomas the Tank Engine just doesn’t seem to go out of fashion. I remember my brother watching the show on TV when we were younger and the series is still going strong.Continue Reading

A Weekend at Windfall Guest Cottages in Robertson

Our family were invited to visit Windfall Guest Cottages in Robertson for a long weekend a little while ago. Although I shared our wonderful experience there on social media, I haven’t yet posted about our trip here on the blog. This is largely due to the fact that our weekend was such a necessary and timely change in pace for our busy family that I managed to pick up a cold on our third day there and succumbed to feeling generally run down.Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Spa & Afternoon Tea at the Taj Cape Town

My Mom and I were invited to celebrate an early Mother’s Day at the Taj Hotel with a spa treatment followed by Afternoon Tea. We cleared our diaries pretty quickly and booked our afternoon of spoils. The timing was perfect because my Mom leaves for Thailand tomorrow to meet her new grandson (and my handsome nephew) and so won’t be here for family celebrations on Mother’s Day this Sunday.Continue Reading