For everyone who missed my Jeremy Clarkson reference, sorry, somedays my geekiness goes in overdrive. But even without understanding the reference, you should understand the weight of that statement, and this cheesecake really delivers on that promise. It is the best cheesecake you will ever have. I got this recipe att he first job I … Read more The best caramel cheesecake you will ever have
An easy, no-fuss recipe for busy weekdays A firm favourite in our household, we love chicken wings in any form – baked, fried, in soup, on the braai. What makes it a real winner is how fast it cooks, making it perfect for those “I only have 30min until dinner time” days. Another quick dinner … Read more Baked chicken wings with yogurt and chive dip
Kids are resilient, and although I do not wish this on any child, I can say that with the right support, patience and a lot of empathy, they will get through this. It is your responsibility as a parent to make sure that they not only survive, but thrive, no matter the circumstances. Help your kids to cope with the separation, help them be ok afterwards.
Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. This I have known for ages, sure you have also come upon this nugget. Yet we still feel incapable of reaching out and admitting that we, maybe, cannot do this alone. Why is it that we easily offer and give help to others, but asking for ourselves seem to be the taboo? And why do we see ourselves as less capable when asking?
To say that I have been going through a hard season would be an understatement. Having no previous first-hand experience with my marriage crumbling and dissolving, I have not known what to expect, at all. I remember vaguely standing on the sidelines when my parents’ marriage ended, but that feels like asking someone to do open-heart surgery when all they have ever done is watched a video of the procedure taking place.
Roulade – just a fancy name for a roll cake If you have read my previous post, you will know that I have been focussing heavily on my kids. Not just because of the lockdown (thank you Covid-19) but also because they have really needed it. There has been too many changes over the last … Read more Super easy chocolate brownie roulade with peanut butter-cream filling
Being a PARENT can be overwhelming. Taking the responsibility of another tiny life on your shoulders can not NOT be overwhelming, right? Now try to do that as a solo parent – being the only one responsible for the day-to-day safety, security, happiness, and health of those tiny human beings. In that case, the word OVERWHELM doesn’t even start to describe how you feel.
The question that I get asked the most from family and friends with regard to our household? What do I feed my family? Odd, I thought. Until I really thought about it. Planning and executing healthy, balanced meals for a family is becoming a more daunting task by the day. We get “educated” in the … Read more Greek one-pot-wonder lamb with beans and feta pan