Make Black Royal Icing Using Black Fondant

How to Colour Royal Icing Black Without Gel Colours

 There has always got to be a story with me, hasn’t there?  And this one begins with a wonderfully wet walk. Christiaan has gone to work today after two weeks of annual leave.  That means that I had to do the nursery run with all three boys in tow and it was RAINING!  Jaco and […]

Boys Unlimited

A Struggling Mother of More

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!

Alexander Uys


Six weeks after giving  birth to the newest member of our family I am finally sitting down and FORCING myself to write a post.  Do not for one moment think that I have been sitting on my ass – well, I’ve been doing quite a lot of that whilst feeding, but that doesn’t count. It feels like there […]

Bead Ostrich

Not-so-sunny South Africa

Welcome back to cyberspace to me! We got back from South Africa three Wednesdays ago now and I have since been trying to catch up on sleep, health and cleaning. I started this post just after we got back, but have been feeling ROTTEN since then.  Chest, sinusitis and the worst headache I’ve had in my […]