Single mom to fraternal Twin Kings and enjoying the momventures. Recently discovered that I still have a life outside of being a mom and exploring it 1 day at a time. I have my hip hip hooray days and my the sun don't shine here ones too, it will all be here.
Wow, where has the year gone? I cannot believe how fast time flies. Just yesterday the Twins were starting Gr1 and it was a whole basket of emotions. I can’t believe we have reached the end already.
Being a single Mom means discovering, failing, encouraging, crumbling, praising and literally doing everything on your own. I had to show up at every meeting, sports day, prize giving and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I have had to deal with every meltdown, every disciplinary action, every financial aspect and worse giving explanations as to why other kids dad’s show up and their doesn’t. I had to be honest this time around and say I do not know. I’m done giving excuses and I still want to protect their innocence.
In spite of all the rollercoaster rides this year, I’m glad my babies made it. They passed and received awards for doing well. I may have had one of the most difficult years in my life but God saw us through it all. I’m grateful we were blessed with a teacher that sparked a light in each of our hearts and helped us achieve the best through the year.
Grade 2, you better be ready because we are coming. For now, let the holidays begin.
I come from a golf home. Mom and dad played golf and we got opportunities to swing on the greens at times. I did take a liking to it because it meant spending quality time with the parents and enjoying lunch dates with them at the club house.
I am still in the stages of trying to figure out what the boys really enjoy in terms of sports and on the social aspect of life and there is no harm in steering them into the golf direction to see what they discover there. I took them to World of Golf in Woodmead and they got to enjoy with their grandad. You can go as a day visitor or become a member to enjoy the awesome benefits that include pro classes, gym and a spa.
Situated there is Dimples Cafe that has live music on the weekends and a delicious golf inspired menu. The beautiful kiddies play area is a dream come true for parents because it has child minders so you can go on and enjoy your activities.
We all have those traditional recipes that were handed down to us and they’re brilliant! Now imagine twisting those great recipes to improve the taste, appearance and even to save more time. Sithembiso Ndashe collaborated with NOLA Mayonnaise to show us how our traditional recipes can be twisted into a new family favourite.
NOLA is a creamy delicious mayonnaise which I personally use in my home. They challenged us to #CreateAStir so the twins and I made their Surprise Chicorn Mayo Sandwiches which you need to try, find them here.
🎀. It’s becoming more festive by the day and the twins have received this awesome gift from our friends Hasbro!
🎀. 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗙𝗶𝗴𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 that kids are crazy about. Captain America and Ronin are definitely going to be taken on exhilarating adventures.
🎀. 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝘆-𝗗𝗼𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗕𝘂𝗿𝘀𝘁 is a dream come true because believe it or not, the twins always mix their Play-Doh and I sometimes sit to separate it 🙈. Now they can mix to their hearts content. I can’t wait to see.
🎀. 𝙇𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙆𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙞𝙚𝙨 𝙈𝙞𝙘𝙚 𝙈𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙖 𝙈𝙞𝙡𝙠 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙤𝙣 𝙎𝙞𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙚𝙨 seems so cute. I wonder if we have a mouse or kitty figure, what meme stickers and hidden accessories are in there 🤔?
🎀. 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗼𝗽𝗼𝗹𝘆 𝗗𝗲𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗚𝗮𝗺𝗲 yaaayyy, the twins will love this. They’re enjoying Monopoly so much and learning to play cards so this is a deal breaker!
These and more awesome Hasbro toys can be found at : Toy Kingdom Toyzone Toysrus Checkers Game Makro and Takealot.
What will you be getting for the kids this holiday?
Did you know that this is one of the biggest online games ever? We are talking over 200 million registered users worldwide kind of big how cool is that? Imagine being on an island building forts and just surviving battles? As a mom to Twin Boys I try to be clued up to their ‘culture’ and it does include video games.
I got to play the game for the first time in a superb environment Chevy Lane in Bedfordview. Delicious grub and milkshakes, fellow bloggers and professional gamers were also in the building.
Here is a cool part for me, I actually collect figurines of all types so it was a deal breaker learning of the launch of Fortnite Figurines. These action posed figurines are 5cm and come with a stand plus swappable accessories e.g weapons and back bling. You need to look out for the limited edition of Diecast and please note there’s only 1000 in the world. These figurines are suitable for ages 8 upwards so yippee for me I qualify.
Where to get the Figurines
Prima Toys has stocked these figurines and they come at good prices too:
R129.99 for a single pack
R249.99 for a 2 pack
R399.99 for a 4 pack.
Looking forward to the launch of the 12cm figurines mid June 2019, diarise this guy’s and keep your eyes peeled out for them.Enjoy guys!
💙. We survived the 1st morning back at school. We (I🤣🤣🤣) woke up late ⏰, did everything in such a rush.
💙. The nice part is we are such a great team, the Twins have grown so much they bath and change on their own while I double check if bags are packed correctly and sort out the breakfast. DISCLAIMER: This DOES NOT work perfectly all the time you can check Adeodatus’ right sock is flipped out, sometimes we end up redoing something. What’s important to me is they have the concept and with time it will get better.
💙. Enjoy second term my little gentlemen, may we work even harder to nurture good personalities, mannerisms, kindness, talents and also grades.
💙. How has first morning of second term gone for you?
Locally made Movies are giving me life and I attended the Love Lives Here Premiere last night. The Red Carpet Event was nothing short of amazing and glamorous with the cast there. Cocktails were the order of the night with Ciroc shaking them up and delicious food made the rounds too. After mingling with the stars, popcorn was ready and we headed into the cinema.
This romantic comedy is about a modern young woman on a quest for love, but the conflict of modern and traditional ideas for romance have her torn. The movie also has very steamy scenes and illustrates different types of relationships out there including the sexual ones. It definitely is one to enjoy with your partner or your friends. Personally as a single lady, it was a good one to get me thinking about a relationship 😉.
Do yourself a favor and catch it in cinemas from 5 April 2019. While you’re at it, watch the Love Lives Here trailer.