A weekend away with friends

A couple of weeks ago we went to Franskraal with a couple of friends of ours and their daughter. It was a great weekend with lots of ice-cream, braai-ing, beach time and chatting. I love really love the Franskraal house – it’s a perfect place to escape from the busyness of life a weekend or for a mid-week break….hint hint David. I also love how it can be shared with our friends – it’s big enough for everyone to come with. Here a few of my highlights from the weekend away. xKx

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The weekend away that blessed me

When we got home yesterday evening I felt really blessed by these four young women and their children. We had some really awesome conversations that blessed me and humbled me, as well as helped me put things into perspective. I felt really blessed to be let into their lives for the weekend by sharing some good quality time with them, as well having honest conversations with them over breakfast, lunch, supper or even tea - well I drank the tea and they had some wine.

I think that’s important to share the blessings you receive from God with other people. I also think that the blessings you receive should have a “reverb” effect to the people around you. We’ve been blessed with access to an amazing holiday home in Franskraal and this past weekend we got to share it with some amazing girls and their children. A few months ago Vanessa and Courtney asked Mel if she knew of somewhere that could go for a weekend that wasn’t expensive. She then told us about it and we were like, “the Franskraal house”. I invited them […]

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Rawsonville weekend away

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David and I went on an adventure over the Du Toit Kloof pass last weekend. We stayed at a really nice guest house called De Eike. It can be found just outside of Rawsonville, which really is a one horse town. There’s not even cellphone signal, which was a bit of challenge for me but I think by Sunday I was fine with that. On Friday we popped into the  Du Toitskloof Winery to do some wine tasting. We tasted three white wines and three red wines for free. We then bought one white and one red bottle of wine, which I […]

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