My number 1 moment from the last 10 days

The past 10 days have been quite a whirlwind of figuring out how to do the practical things when it comes to being a mom. Before the 6th of October I had only ever changed maybe two nappies rather awkwardly and maybe dressed a toddler, but I had never changed a poo nappy, breast fed, bathed or dressed a baby. It’s been a learning curve –one that can be overwhelming and scary all at the same time. What makes it so overwhelming is that my baby is so small and seems so fragile that I don’t want to hurt him. […]

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Welcome Baby Noah

On Friday, 6 October 2017 baby Noah made his appearance into the world. God was just so faithful in how He was present and in control of everything during the birth. The final week before Noah’s birth was the hardest and longest – I literally felt like he had tripled in size since the week before. I felt SO heavy and was more than ready for our little boy to come out and meet us. That Thursday afternoon I developed quite a bad headache – I assumed it was the start of a migraine which is normal for me to […]

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Chocolate Oreo Peanut Butter Bars

in the kitchen katherine bodmer

I think that these will be a new favourite dessert to make for lunch or dinner with friends, or even just as a tea time snack. David may even request I make them as an anytime snack. I found the recipe on Julia’s website, http://www.savorytooth.com and edited it a little bit. What I really like about it that it’s so quick and easy to make. Here’s how to make these yummy Chocolate Oreo Peanut Butter Bars. Ingredients For the bottom Oreo crust: 1 x box of Oreos (about 21 Oreo cookies) 6 tablespoons butter For the middle peanut butter filling: […]

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We made a little potjiekos

Potjiekos recipe

A while a go, before May this year David and I decided to attempt some potjie kos. I did what I usually do when I decided to try and make something new – I Googled a bunch of recipes until I found one I liked and then decided to change it a little bit. Now that I had the recipe we needed to set a date and then invite some people round for supper to help us eat all that food. I used the following Boland Lamb Potjie recipe found on http://www.potjiekosworld.com/lamb-potjie-recipes/boland-lamb-potjie/print/ Instead of lamb I used beef potjie kos […]

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