December 4, 2020

Poached Pears and the Sweet Mafia

Posted on April 2, 2014 by in charity, desserts

poached pears

Poached pears look so very posh when you order them in an upmarket restaurant, yet people are always hesitant to make this “difficult ” dessert! Poached pears are not at all difficult to make! Honestly, I have also always thought that making poached pears is tricky, but this recipe Thys gave me, worked like a […]

Bake a difference and Save 7 Lives

Posted on May 20, 2013 by in baked goods, charity


Bake a Difference and Save 7 lives……….. if only saving lives was that easy. Certainly it takes more than baking a few cupcakes to save lives. Bake a difference  and  Save  7  lives is the brainchild of Gabrielle le Roux or better known as Gabbles to us. Gabbles has featured on this blog before when […]

Food4Kidz – get involved, please!

Posted on May 14, 2012 by in charity


Food4Kidz is a registered well-fare organization and I had the honor and privilege to work with them during my stay in the beautiful Bloemfontein. You will still hear a lot about my trip up north, maybe even get a bit tired of my rantings and ravings, but it was life-altering so I just have to […]

Mandela-Madiba-67 minutes just for you. Happy Birthday!

Posted on July 18, 2011 by in charity

Mandela-Madiba-67 minutes. Today Mandela or Madiba  is 93 years old. Wow, what an innings! I had planned a post about his birthday and how my family and I would do our 67 minutes of community service, but was seriously lacking an angle to start my story with. Even after our 67 minutes( that turned into […]