Earl Grey Cough Drops (Oh yes, they’re homemade!)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by socms_admin

[caption id="attachment_473" align="aligncenter" width="553" caption="Image courtesy of blog.freepeople.com"][/caption]   The freezing cold spell of 2 weeks ago is slowly becoming a distant memory as the temperature starts to rise...

Snow Globe Cupcakes!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by socms_admin

[caption id="attachment_457" align="aligncenter" width="561" caption="Image courtesy of SugarHero.com"][/caption] I’ve mentioned before that I love winter. I really do, but if I’m being honest, I will admit that sometimes the cold does get to me...

Glitter Snow Globes

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by socms_admin

Snow globes are just magical. With the swirling snow and miniature towns, it is easy to imagine walking through that winter wonderland... Just because we don't experiences white Christmases in SA doesn't mean we can't experience the magic of snow globes...

DIY Marquee Light

Monday, December 19, 2016 by socms_admin

I have always wanted a Marquee Light. Anything with pretty lights and I'm sold! I love marquee lights because they can be really individual, and as you might have noticed by now, I love individual gifts. I always thought that making a marquee light was completely out of my reach, imagining metals and solders and wire cutting and electricity and all the things that I can't do...

Hand-painted Japanese Rice Bowls

Thursday, December 15, 2016 by socms_admin

I love Japanese rice bowls. I love their versatility. They're not only good for holding rice (gasp!), but also for small salads, beads, chocolates,floating candles, small bunches of flowers...

Magnetic Wristband for Tools

Friday, December 9, 2016 by socms_admin

If you’re a person who likes to work with your hands, then you know that there is nothing worse than not having your tools within reach. You’ve just gotten the pieces in the right position when you suddenly realise that your pins are on the other table...

Superhero Shoes!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by socms_admin

I love projects that allow you to take very simple items and turn them into something extraordinary, which is probably why I love these Avenger sneakers so much. Who would think that something so gorgeous could come from a plain pair of canvas sneakers and some party napkins? I know a lot of kids who would love to find these under the Christmas tree...

Giant Jenga

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by socms_admin

Yesterday we featured something mini, today we feature something GIANT!

Coming from South Africa, we often dream of a white, snowy Christmas with blazing fires and mulled cider...

Mini Gingerbread House

Monday, December 5, 2016 by socms_admin

There is nothing more festive than a Gingerbread house! Every Christmas I say that this is the year I make a gingerbread house, and every year I become overwhelmed with the mammoth task of making a gingerbread house...

There’s so much more to life…..

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 by Pauline Silva

Do you find yourself thinking  there has to be more to life than running mom’s taxi service, meeting the taxman’s deadlines, managing the bosses’ diary, cooking dinner every night, appeasing the teacher,  keeping the dog out of the neighbour’s garden? Tick the box...