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I’m a proud mommy of a little boy who started grade one yesterday. I have been struggling to put together healthy and interesting lunches for him, but I’m happily putting in Lunchbox Notes. Our lunchbox notes are short with easy words my son can already read, which I just write on…

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All my penpals receive an introductory letter from me. I write all these letters by hand and while they are all different, the letters contain the same information. Here I provide Easy Instructions – Writing Introductory Penpal Letters. Easy Instructions – Writing Introductory Penpal Letters   Address and Date My…

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I recently started searching out Penpals online and writing to people, soon to be pen friends, in faraway places. It’s always exciting getting a letter in the mailbox. A real letter written with love and thought. Along the journey I have come across postcrossing and decided to exchange postcards too.…

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My son recently turned six and was eager to choose his new party theme, Minecraft. Now in South Africa, Minecraft (an internet computer game) isn’t really popular and it’s impossible to get party décor anywhere here in Cape Town, so it has really been a challenge to put it together…

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Towards the end of April I purchased myself a treadmill. It was time to start getting myself into shape again, as well as fit. With a small child, I cannot just take a run around the block and all I need to do is block out 20 minutes to get in a quick workout.…

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“Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25, 1963 founding of the organisation of African Unity. On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African States signed a founding charter.” I am fortunate to live and work in Cape Town and my office view is stunning on…

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Recently, we were presented with a nice problem. We were given a full tank of petrol on a long weekend. After considering all our faraway, favourite road trip destinations, we finally chose Paarl, which actually isn’t really far from Cape Town. We went to visit the Afrikaans Language Monument and…

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The Circus is in Cape Town When I heard the circus was in town a few weeks ago for their annual visit, I realised that my son is finally old enough to remember and young enough to enjoy, so it was definitely time to take him. Now this has indeed…

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Butternut and Biltong Soup Ingredients: 1 finely diced onion 1kg chopped butternut 1 and half stock cube 450ml boiling water 2 teaspoons shaved biltong 1 clove crushed garlic 250ml cream Method: Lightly brown onions in large pot. Dissolve stock into the boiling water and add to the onions. Add Butternut…

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