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Week Three Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I can (almost) confidently say that meal planning is now a habit for me. I love having a list of what to cook instead of standing in front of the fridge and tying to come up with a balanced meal every day. Besides saving money, this whole process is really saving me time. If you… Continue reading Week Three Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

-Nadia’s Kitchen- · family · Food · Lifestyle change · Motherhood · sahm · South Africa

Week Three – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

We are heading into Week 3 of the challenge and I am attempting to balance out my more expensive ingredients with more cost effective meals on other days. Monday's Lentil Quesadillas is balancing out Fridays Prawn Thai Curry for instance. Here is the Meal Plan for this week: And this is the shopping list: Rolling… Continue reading Week Three – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

-Parenting- · Baby · Daughters · family · Life lessons · Motherhood · parenting

An open letter to my mum in anticipation of Mother’s Day

I am not an emotionally demonstrative person. For me personally, it is much easier to show someone how I feel through my actions as opposed to my words. However, if anyone deserves a public display of affection, it's my mum. So I will attempt to put into words what I know I could never articulate… Continue reading An open letter to my mum in anticipation of Mother’s Day

-Nadia’s Kitchen- · family · Food · Healthy living · Lifestyle change · Motherhood · sahm · South Africa

Week Two – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

Week Two has rolled around and I'm feeling more confident in terms of meal planning as well as grocery shopping. I did the shop this morning and came back with a few treats over and above the groceries. I planned on doing some baking this week because we pretty much just snacked on Marie Biscuits… Continue reading Week Two – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

-Nadia’s Kitchen- · Daughters · family · Food · Healthy living · Lifestyle change · Motherhood · parenting · sahm · South Africa · Toddlers

Week One Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I can't believe we are already at the end of Week 1 of this challenge. I thought I would have grumpy kids and an empty fridge by now but we are going strong without any complaints. In fact, I still have a few ingredients left over that I will be rolling into next week so… Continue reading Week One Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

-Nadia’s Kitchen- · Daughters · family · Food · Healthy living · Lifestyle change · Motherhood · sahm

Week One – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I know I said that I would have this out on Sunday but since I havn't gone to bed yet (01:52), I'm going to say I met my deadline! Here is the Week One - Meal Plan As I mentioned in my previous post , there are no recipes, because the Meal Plan is supposed to… Continue reading Week One – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

-Reviews- · Daughters · family · Motherhood

When Mother-Daughter Date Day gets Disneyfied!

I don't get to spend as much one on one time with my eldest as I used to. This is the trade off for having more than one child and I wouldn't change that for the world, but I do miss our time together so when I was invited to the mini #GirlMomsMeetUp (for mums… Continue reading When Mother-Daughter Date Day gets Disneyfied!

-A Day in the Life- · Daughters · Entrepreneur · family · Lifestyle change · Medication · Motherhood · parenting

A Day in the Life of a Mentally Ill Mum

I know that there will be some who will take offense to the title of this post. Before you do, you need to know that the title was decided on by the very brave woman who shared her day with us. If she is happy with it (and believe me, she put a lot of… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mentally Ill Mum

-Lifestyle- · family · Motherhood · parenting

Flying with kids

I am notorious for my terrible memory. I forget as much as I remember but the up side to this is that I usually forget the things that make me sad/angry/worried/stressed etc. The down side is that this usually results in me repeating said action that made me sad/angry/worried/stressed. The best example of this is… Continue reading Flying with kids

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Mompreneur #7 – Cathy Heaton

If you haven't already heard of her, and I'm sure most of you have, Cathy is a 40 year old mother to two boys age 12 and 13 years. She is an award-winning professional makeup artist and photographer as well as the author of the pregnancy and baby journal, Our Incredible Journey. In 2014 she… Continue reading Mompreneur #7 – Cathy Heaton