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Our Getaway to the Drakensberg

We packed our bags, the kids, the kids’ bags, the kids’ pram, the kids’ toys, the kids’ snacks, the kids’ day bag and …. off we went passed Clarens, passed Sterkfontein dam to Cayley Resort near Winterton. Cayley Resort looks … Continue reading

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1,2,3 Let’s Blaze Birthday Party

1,2,3 Leeet’s Blaze! That was the theme of Leo’s 3rd Birthday Party we held this year. I made a Blaze chocolate mud cake which you saw on the previous post. When he saw the cake for the first time his … Continue reading

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Chocolate Blaze Sponge Cake

We had a blazing good time celebrating Leo’s birthday this year. I used Daleen’s chocolate cake recipe to make a “Blaze and the Monster Machines Mud cake.” It is really a yummy, fluffy cake. It tasted really good with the … Continue reading

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Best Play Dough Recipe

Leo enjoys playing with play dough. And when it’s not on his head (see pic) or in the carpet it makes for a fun activity.😊 This Play Dough is easy to make, feels nice, and lasts long. I originally got … Continue reading

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Let the Party be Gin!

Gin Tasting! Yum! Continue reading

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Lekker Butter Cookies

Peek-A-Boo here are some cookies for you! Here’s an easy cookie recipe. Similar to the one my mom used to make with us when we were kids. Ingredients: 250g butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla essence … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Gooseberry Glaze

We made pork belly for our annual “Christmas in July” this year. The meat was soft and succulent and the crackling was very crispy. It was delicious! (And it wasn’t just me who thought so.) Ingredients: 2kg pork belly; salt; … Continue reading

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