Overcoming single parenting challenges

Overcoming single parenting challenges

February 8, 2018Guest Blogs, Parenting

All parents feel overwhelmed at times. After all, you have a huge responsibility, especially as a single parent. However with some good parenting strategies in place you can overcome the challenges life throws your way. Flying solo Without a partner sharing child-rearing duties, you not only carry all the burden of decision-making and caregiving, you … Read More

The Little Hedonist’s November bites

The Little Hedonist’s November bites

November 27, 2017Eating Out, Guest Blogs

With summer peeking it’s head around the corner, I can hardly wait to start eating outdoors again. There’s just something so simply fulfilling about eating good food al-fresco style, whether it’s under the hot African sun, or under the glorious stars. Add a glass of wine, a few fragrant candles and a wind still day … Read More

Mangata Restaurant

Mangata Restaurant

August 9, 2017Eating Out, Uncategorized

Fast food Every foodie has a bucket list. Dishes they want to eat, culinary adventures they want to undertake, flavour sensations they wish upon their taste buds. Very often, these bucket list items are also “firsts.” Without knowing, a friendly invitation to dine at Mångata Restaurant in Simon’s Town offered so much more than a … Read More

Café Paradiso

Café Paradiso

August 3, 2017Eating Out

Renovating date night Fast food… Date night doesn’t get any more romantic than Café Paradiso. Cradled at the foot of Table Mountain in the ever-so-popular Kloof Street, this beautifully cosmopolitan restaurant will leave you feeling completely love-struck…and more so for the food! Café Paradiso creatively renovates the tired concept of date night; here you have … Read More

Stress and Children

Stress and Children

August 1, 2017Guest Blogs

We live in a society where caring parents will go to extraordinary lengths to develop their children’s intellectual abilities and spend a small fortune on all kinds of extra-curricular activities, ranging from art to sports. But how do you prepare your child for coping with life itself? What will you teach him about handling conflict, … Read More

Café Manhattan

Café Manhattan

July 27, 2017Eating Out

A boot tapping good timeFast food…Saddle up for a night on the town! Located in the vibrantly bustling village of De Waterkant, Café Manhattan is the place to be when the sun sets. Gallop on over and immerse yourself in feel-good vibes with a scrumptious meal and deliciously jaunty cocktails at your friendly neighbourhood saloon. … Read More

Fisherman’s Restaurant

Fisherman’s Restaurant

July 20, 2017Eating Out

Be part of something specialFast food…Family friendly casual dining in the heart of Kommetjie where the atmosphere is great and the food even better. Fisherman’s Restaurant is the ideal spot to kick back on a Sunday, to watch the rugby, to celebrate any of life’s occasions or to let the kids run free for a couple … Read More

Flying with children

Flying with children

July 18, 2017Guest Blogs

Peter Pan has it sorted. His flights with children are a roaring success. Second star to the right and straight on till morning. For the rest of us without Pixie Dust, the challenge is real. I have learned from my mistakes on long haul flights with young children, (sometimes flying alone with them) and I also gleaned … Read More