Ode to the humble toilet roll

So we’ve started collecting toilet rolls as we always make our own Christmas crackers, but I thought to do some Halloween favors for Harry’s friends down the road. Plus we haven’t done any crafting activities in a while and winter is setting in! How awesome are some of these ideas.

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Here’s our bat, cat and monster 🙂 Definitely going to look into the rockets for Harry’s birthday. Find these ideas and more here. 

Pictures & Words

Found the best gifts, especially for us South Africans abroad. Beautifully packaged & designed, these puzzles, memory games and activity pads are a great way to teach your kids about their beautiful country!


Pictures & Words products pay tribute to all things South African. From biltong to bakkie, from protea to poitjie, from rugby to rusks – we love to highlight both the obvious and the unexpected. Pictures & Words proudly manufactures all products 100% locally – in Cape Town.

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All P&W’s products are:

  • a tribute to all things South African
  • designed to make young and old smile
  • hallmarked by originality
  • locally made in Cape Town
  • environmentally friendly: recyclable printed on FSC certified paper
  • appreciated by both locals & visitors

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Definitely getting Harry a few of these for his birthday. Check out Pictures & Words on Facebook for more!

Fun Foods by Sam Scarborough

I so need to get my hands on this book now that we’re into school lunch boxes! Enjoy fun, creative and healthy foods you and your kids can make together. I’m off to get out those cookie cutters for tomorrow’s school lunch!

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Available through Penguin Publishers (R170)

Hey, I’m still here . .

Hi hi, sorry for the lack in posts, but we were away for a bit – catch our trip to Sicily here and watch our for more on kimgray.co.za next wk.

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Harry also started school yesterday – Oh boy, he was so excited and just loved it. What a relief 🙂 Long may it last!


Hope to bring you more, cute-kids-goodness, soon! XOX

P.S. Happy 1 September X

The Honest Co.

I’ve been dying to try The Honest Co. Products developed by actress Jessica Alba.  I mean how cool are those diaper prints? Thanks to Net-A-Parcel, I could order products to South Africa.

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I’m loving the 4 pack travel wipes. Not only are they fragrance-free, super gentle and made from medical grade cloth – seriously outstanding quality, but these little packs are so perfect to stash in your handbag 0r purse as they’re lightweight (10 sheets) for when you don’t need the full-on nappy bag weighing you down!

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Harry’s been loving the super foamy bubble bath, made without harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrances. They are also Tear-Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegan & pH Balanced. Isn’t all the packaging just so pretty too!?

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The sunscreen, without being too heavy and greasy, is still nice and thick and creamy and I love the easy to pack, slimline tube!

Do check out their awesome package deals and don’t forget to sign up to Net-A-Parcel  so that you can order those long distance treats for baba, that you can’t get your hands on in South Africa!

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