Christmas Centrepiece Ideas You Would Love

Christmas has to be my most favourite time of the year! I get to shop and I get to decorate my home and most of all I spend time with my kids! We definitely love holidays! Loads of stuff to do together. The last couple of days, my little girl has been asking "when is school closing?" or "Do we have school today?"! She's already in the holiday mode! Can't say I blame her. Can"t believe that Christmas is a couple of weeks away! I am definitely looking forward to it! No school runs for 2 whole weeks! And it is time to bring out the decorations and start shopping for a Christmas tree! So when is the best time to decorate? I don't think there is a set time for that. I think whenever suits you a

Feeling Burnt Out? For the Burnt Out Mums

Feeling burnt out? I know the feeling, as a mum of three to an 8 year old boy and 5 and 4 year old girls, I get overwhelmed and just want to curl up under my duvet and just sleep. Everybody gets burned out once in a while, especially mums (I can relate to that), how do you handle it? Most times you never know when to just stop and rest, you just keep moving and keep pushing. I do that too and then boom! It just hits me and then I feel tired and stressed! As Mums, we all seem to get to this place at some point – when we become the burnt out mom, we become stressed and we just wonder how to keep up when we feel burnt out. It can be an exhausting time in our lives. Loads of stuff to do, inclu

Hello November: Things to do! Treat yourself this November!

Phew! What a month October was. I had so much going on in October and we had an amazing family break in Brighton (Read my last post on my Brighton trip here https://www.artafrique.org/post/our-brighton-vacation) November is finally here soon it will be Christmas (My cue to start shopping)! Time to start getting ideas for Christmas but first we have November to get through and there are lots of things to do! What are your goals for November? Any Ideas at all? Well I have a couple of things I would love to do. I rounded up a couple of ideas for things to do this month! 1. Get yourself a couple of cookbooks! I just ordered 2 from amazon and I am excited and waiting for other books to arrive! My