Continuously Surprised


My Darling Hunter, One day you will understand why weekends can cause anxiety for your parents. Having a toddler who is mobile and on the go all the time can be challenging. Add to this that your parents partied like rock stars on Friday night and you can imagine the amount of prayer that went…

New Years Eve 2012


My Darling Hunter, We hadn’t given much thought to New Years Eve considering December was such a busy month for us, so when the 31st rolled around your Dad and I found each other at a loss. Honestly we couldn’t stomach hosting another party or getting completely out of hand simply because we knew we would be up early with you…

Outerlimits lunch


My Darling Hunter, On the 29th of December it was the perfect day for a lunch outdoors. We headed to Outerlimits in Broadacres which has  a great kids play area and a beach bar to fake us into thinking we were at the coast. You had an absolute ball playing in the sand and talking…

Your very 1st Birthday EVER!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY LITTLE LION CUB! I have been planning this party almost from the day you were born my little Lion cub. Mainly because I am one of those crazy Mom’s that wanted to do everything myself just like my Mom did for me, so I actually needed the whole year to prepare for this point! I…

Letters from Nquobi


My Darling Hunter,   This weekend Gogo went to visit Nquobi and came back with another letter for you. Clearly he is excited about your upcoming birthday, and looking forward to spending time with you once school is out for the summer holiday. I thinking his excitement is addictive because just looking at this special…

Birthday Build up


The count down to the big day has begun, and I am in full party mode. Invites have been sent out and most have already responded that they are coming! I just love organised people it makes throwing a party so much easier when people respect the fact that you need time to cater and…

Meeting Lance


My Darling Hunter, Today was a very special day! We met up with Granny D`s Best friend Dorothy, who now lives in Durban with her family. Granny and Dorothy had their girls (Lesley and Me) 6 weeks apart 32 years ago and the experience seemed to solidify their friendship. Lesley and I have shared many…

Letters from Nquobi


My Darling Hunter, Gogos grandson came to spend a week with her a while back and has since fallen in love with you. Every so often he sends a letter home with Gogo for you. I thought i would document it because they are so so sweet! Your 1st letter reads: Hunter good boy, the little champion…

Happy Birthday Aunty Kezzie!


Today is your Aunty Kezzies birthday, and a lucky day for me because on this day my best friend was born. Aunty Ke, you have always been there for me, and are very special because of the love you give, and the care you show. I am lucky that God blessed me with a friend…