• Our Civil Ceremony

    A year ago today, we were married for the first time. We arrived at that stage in wedding planning where every couple considers elopement at least one million times every day until they reach the altar. And though this urge passes for most bridal couples, getting married sooner, rather than later, made perfect sense for

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  • Fresh Tears

    I want to cry. But my pride and anger protest the pain relief. I manage a few fresh tears along my waterline, and no more. It’s a tough week. The only place I feel comfortable is in the bathroom, where I can close the door, hide, pretend. With the water crisis (in Cape Town), I

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  • Easy Baking Recipes for the Novice Baker

    Even though I’m not having too many sweeties these days, I’m a sucker for easy baking recipes.   I’m teaching myself to bake so there’s always lots to learn and a quaint recipe to follow. Here’s how I find my favourites… Finding easy baking recipes on Pinterest When I want to know something about a dish

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