Day Zero: The day the taps will run dry {And 10 ways you can save water}

day zero

It sounds very “end of the world movie starring Will Smith” but authorities have recently reported that Cape Town is on the brink of facing Day Zero. And by on the brink I mean, they say it’s going to happen… Continue Reading

First day back at school had me going Crazi Erazi {Win a set!}


You guys, I sometimes wonder if my children do things just to taunt me. Like, for instance, when it’s the end of their first day back at school and I ask how it went. Their answer to everything is: “Okay”.… Continue Reading

When discrimination has nothing to do with race or gender

As far as being discriminated against goes, I’ve had my fair share of awkward silences while someone else gets the job. I mean, I’m brown AND a female… let’s just say I’m quite familiar with fighting the good fight. Contrary… Continue Reading

Get cybersmart and win R1 million in Bitcoin or cash


How cyber safe are you? This is a question I had to ask myself a few months ago, when someone tried to hack into my website, causing it to crash and be totally unresponsive for almost 2 weeks! I mean,… Continue Reading

Blog stuff: 2018 in My Spreadsheet Brain {With a sweet giveaway!}

my spreadsheet brain

So we’re two weeks into the new year and I feel the same way I did last year. Don’t you hate when that happens? I mean, it’s 2018 for crying out loud! It’s time to shake things up. I’m gonna… Continue Reading

Flying with children – Uh, yes you can!

flying with children

I sometimes think that going places with your children should get you an award or something. I mean, I’m sure you’ve taken your little ones out in public and said a silent prayer, hoping that melt downs are at a… Continue Reading

2018 – Do the thing


It’s the start of a new year and instead of mulling around, making resolutions that I probably won’t keep, I’ve decided to scold myself into a brighter future. You know? I mean, come on, hands up if you’ve ever been… Continue Reading

All about 2017, even though it’s 2018 already


We are nine days into the new year and I have yet to chat about how amazingly weird 2017 was. Guys, on a scale of one to Lady Gaga, how weird was 2017 for you? It was uber strange on… Continue Reading

Spurt, helping us bust the toddler boredom this summer


I love summer, you guys! And I love that I can get my littlest ones involved in the summer fun too! Kari, in particular, is only now understanding the full glory of the summer sun, summer foods and activities and… Continue Reading

Gifting with intention: Keeping the Christ in Christmas

Christmas is a few hours away and I’m pretty sure some of you, like me, have yet to wrap those Christmas gifts. Okay, okay, let’s keep it real, I have yet to BUY those Christmas gifts too. I love gifting… Continue Reading