18 June 2019 Lorraine

I think it’s that time of year when kids are exhausted and they are awaiting their half year break, my little one has another week to go and then home for 3 weeks. Gosh, that’s a very long break so I will have to get my list of activities ready. It’s amazing how when we were little our parents asked us to go out and play and never saw us again until dinner time. These days kids are constantly bored. One thing’s for sure I am going to use my 10 year old as my helper in the kitchen during…

17 June 2019 Lorraine

I’ve always loved Decorating with Plants and flowers in my home. Although I must admit I wasn’t always great at taking care of them. Flowers, however are becoming far too expensive to replace frequently and I’m really not into faux flowers so the next best thing for me is plants. It’s why I have fallen in love with houseplants and really trying hard to educate myself so I can make my plants last longer. I am all for decorating on a budget so I don’t believe you have to break the bank to have a good looking home. Yes, you…

12 June 2019 Lorraine

I know when we say Chilli Bites to a foreigner I don’t think they quite understand what we are referring to. Here in South Africa our chilli bites are similar to Pakoras. It’s a delicious spicy Indian snack. South African Spicy Chilli Bites is made with chickpea flour or gram flour and spices, it’s crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. We also refer to them as Bhajias here in South Africa. I know I always refer to myself as a lazy cook but trust me there are some things that are worth a little more effort. Making…