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We’re taking a little break

So if all goes according to plan, The Peanut will be arriving in a couple of days time. Whaaaaaaat?! I am not ready for this. Being mom to The Munchkin is already a job that keeps me constantly on my toes. I’m not sure I have enough toes left for a second one. Last week Thursday for instance was a bad time with The Munchkin. He had been up since 5:30am for some reason, had skipped his nap at school and was just a complete wailing, crying terror to deal with come bath/bed time. We  ...

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That time we were sick on Eid

Eid al-Adha is the 2nd of the two Eids Muslims celebrate. It means the Festival of Sacrifice and it honours the willingness of Nabi Ebrahim to sacrifice his son, as an act of submission to Allah’s command. Allah then intervened, sending his angel Jibra’il  to inform him that his sacrifice had already been accepted and replaced his son with a sheep. On Eid al-Adha Muslims sacrifice sheep (and other animals) to honour this day. The meat from the sacrificed animal is  ...

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What went down at the Cape Town Blogger Meet Up!

About twice a year the lovely Cindy Alfino from 3 Kids, 2 Dogs and 1 Old House puts together the CT Meet Up. I love going because I get to hug and hang out with not only my favourite bloggers but these lovely ladies have become genuine friends. You feel so involved with someone’s life when you not only follow their blog but you also interact with them on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. They’re there to celebrate all your ups and lend support during the low ones. This time our  ...

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Currently

Life is currently on one of them downward trajectories right now. When it rains, it pours and all that. I’m sure it’ll turn around soon as it has a tendency to do, so for now we weather this particularly kak storm.  But that’s been the reason for the lack of posts lately. I have a few lined up, planned and drafted but I just have not gotten to them. But I really hope to have my July Favourites up in time. A couple of months ago, we were in a car accident.  ...

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