On my mind – sibling age gaps

photoSince we’ve shared the news of my pregnancy with #2, many people have asked and commented about what the age gap will be between Alyssa and #2. I never really thought about it that much before, but it’s got me thinking lately. Alyssa will be +-2 years and 2 months older than her brother.

So what is the ideal age gap to have between children? The truth is there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. It’s up to you to work out what length of gap may suit your family best. There are however pros and cons to smaller and larger gaps.

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Kitchen – before and after

I am thrilled to share some photographs of our newly finished kitchen, after enduring months of renovations not only to the kitchen but to the rest of the house as well. Eventually it all came together and we are quite happy with the results but before I get to the “After” pics lets take a look at what the kitchen used to look like.

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Weekend roundup


We had such a relaxing weekend for the first time in a very long while. Without a list of things to do, we leisurely enjoyed the beautiful Cape Town weather. On Saturday morning we went to the V and A waterfront for breakfast and browsed through the V And A watershed. It was the first time I’d been to the watershed and I will definitely be back again.

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