Monday, March 16, 2015

Current Situation

Hi all

So you may have noticed me missing from Blogger last week and the weekend. Well, Whk has had some interesting weather conditions and I gots the flu. Everything hurts, my ears, my spine, my pinky finger, runny nose,my throats burns, bathrooms breaks (but you probably didnt need that much info). Maya bear got it too. So till I am better and can sit up straight, Am gonna go back to bed and let this flu pass on. Will be back when I feel 100%. till then.

Peace, Love and lots of tissues. 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Last Night´s supper

'For me, cooking is an expression of the land where you are and the culture of that place'.- Wolfgang Puck 

Hi everyone

Couscous. Couscous is a hit and miss in our house. I love it but certain members of my fam (who will remain nameless) don't like it, so I try and cooking with it at least once a year. Last night was that once for 2015. 

This was supper

Colorful and healthy

Ingredients were
- 1 cup couscous
-  small vegetable cube)
- 1 can chickpea
- 2 carrots peeled and grated
- 1 quarter green pepper diced
- 1 quarter red pepper diced
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 3 tbsp lemon juice
- quarter onion finely chopped
- garlic clove finely chopped
- cumin spice (pinch)
- paprika spice (pinch)
- salt and pepper

What I did

I boiled water and in a large coffee cup mixed that with the vegetable cube to melt. Vegetable stock or chicken stock would  also work. I then, in a large glass bowl placed my couscous and covered with the melted sock. I covered this for 5 minutes with a kitchen towel until the couscous had absorbed the liquid. 

Then I mixed my oil, lemon juice, garlic, onion, cumin, paprika, slat and pepper to make a vinaigrette. 

After 5 minutes when my couscous was ready I used a fork to fluff it up, added my chickpeas, red peppers, green peppers and carrots. Over everything I added my oil mixture. All in all I was good and healthy and yummy. I liked it!!!!! 

Will have to check a new recipe for next year. 

Peace, Love and Couscous

Monday, March 9, 2015

Drummer girl

'We are all gifted. That is our inheritance'.- Ethel Waters

Hi All

So over the weekend, Maya and I went to our neighbors son's 5 birthday party at a local restaurant. It was a good party, good food and lots of screaming and crying kids. The restaurant hosted over 5 different children s parties. Below are a few shots I took. 

The cake my friend baked for her son. She did this!!!!! Talent!!!!!

The set up

Maya playing in the kiddie area

Ready to go

Another angle of the cake

Yummy and so tasty

Fun fact: This restaurant, at a certain time the wait staff comes over to the birthday person and starts to play the drums, chant and sing. So they had left their drum in the middle of our table and My girl went over and staying drumming away!!!!! Just like that. On her own. In a crowded restaurant!!!!!

My little drummer girl

My musician

Now its time for ice cream

Have some

I love that Maya is so independent and willing to explore and not shy. She totally surprises me everyday. Never a dull moment with her. I am truthfully very Blessed.

Love, Ice cream and Drums

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Last night's supper

'Cooking is about creating something delicious for someone else'.- Ayumi Komura

Hi all

Last night I decided to make a borewors supper. Now borewors is a type of sausage very common in South African and Namibian  cuisine. It can be braai'd (bbq), cooked on the stove top, made into a casserole or even used in a salad.  Anything. Anytime. Breakfast, lunch, supper. So I had some in the fridge and decided I wanted to make the worlds quickest and easiest dinner. Borewors and pasta.  

My ingredients were
- Pasta (spaghetti)
- Borewors (is already spiced)
- 1 onion
- half a bottle of spaghetti sauce (I wanted to finish it)
- 1 can of chopped tomoatoes to add to the sauce
- mushrooms
- oil to fry 
- salt and pepper to taste

My cooking stash


My wors


Half bottle sauce

Salt and pepper


tinned chopped tomatoes

so in oil I sweated off my onion and when it was lightly brown I added my canned tomatoes. I like to cook this down for a good half hour to 45 minutes.

Then I boiled my water for my pasta

 In went my pasta

Next I chopped my borewors into small bite sized chunks

After cleaning my mushrooms I cooked them down with a little bit of butter and salt

Next I browned my borewors

And when the tomatoes had cooked down I mixed into it the remaining pasta sauce and cooked the two together for a further few minutes.  Afterwards added everything to the borewors and combined it all together. A bit of salt and pepper to taste.

Afterwards strained the pasta and dinner was ready.

Hello Kitty pink plate

Check that form (and the red nails)


My dinner

It was All good!!!! Yummy and pretty filling. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hair Porosity

'Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning'.- Benjamin Franklin 

Hello March!!!! Ok its the 3rd of March but still hi!!!!

So I got curious the other day when I saw a test about hair porosity and I wanted to know what it is and do the test. I am a curious being by nature. I had to know. 

So what is Porosity?

Well, its your hair's ability to absorb moisture and the porosity id broken into 3 categories: Low, normal and high. 

This is a test you can try to see where your hair fits in

Glass of water

strand of my hair (am in serious need of a manicure!!!)

put it in

and its just floating, staying on top. 

So according to the test I have low porosity. My hair just stayed at the top. Didn't even try to go lower. I got the sads after realizing this. But knowledge is power!!! So after doing more research the only real thing I need to change is to do more hot oil treatments and if possible get a steamer for my hair. Everything else I am already doing. I use a liquid based leave in and I use a light oil to seal my ends. I already use silicone free conditioner and sulfate free creams.

Please note: Images were taken from Google images.

Smile, Love and Porosity