The Lookatwhatimade family has just returned from a lovely (long) weekend away. It was exactly what we needed after the mayhem of the last two weeks, although coming back to a house full of boxes that still need to be unpacked was depressing to say the least!
Meeting great people and playing with yarn…what more can you want from a trip? The Scheepjes Bloggers Weekend 2015 was an amazing experience.
I am very excited to tell you that my friend Jenny has agreed to help me with the day-to-day running of the blog. Some of you might already be familiar with her via social media. If you aren’t yet, you soon will be :)
Oupa Collin Uys 20 January 1926 – 19 February 2013 There is no easy way to start a post about death, so I will start at the beginning. My grandmother’s first husband, Evelyn Hough, passed away from emphysema when my mother was knee-high to a grasshopper. Her second husband, Fritz Goetze, passed away when I […]
Today I got a lesson in parenting. And despite my best efforts to avoid the most common cognitive distortions, I am gutted!
I wish all struggling mothers would admit that they don’t have everything under control. It is so empowering knowing that you are not alone. Kids are an amazing blessing, but 98% of the time they are HARD work!
Elmien Uys lives and paints in Piketberg, South Africa. These are some of her paintings.
We welcome our third little boy into the world. Now we are officially outnumbered!
Put together some frugal Christmas gifts that are both pretty and cheap. These little goody-bags will cost you less than a fiver.
Flowers make me happy, so when this succulent finally flowered, after 5 years, I just had to share!