Home Made Granola bar recipe

Nov 27, 2014 Tags: ,
Home Made Granola bar recipe
Granola Bars are great for both breakfasts, packed lunches, picnics or a pick me uppers. This home made Granola Bar recipe is both easy to make and delicious and can be used as a Christmas stocking filler this year!     Granola bar recipe 2 cups rolled oats (gluten free if needed) 1 1/2 cup brown rice krispies 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup Sunflower Seeds 1/4 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup dried fruit   Greek Yogurt Coating 1 tablespoon... Read More

Christmas wishlist 2014

Nov 26, 2014 Tags: , ,
Christmas wishlist 2014
So I have thought long and hard about my Christmas wishlist 2014. I have tried to combine some items from both my needs and wants list. Here with what I found / want:     Image/Product credits from top to bottom: Le Creuset Herb planter available from Yuppiechef.co.za Custom luggage tags available in a variety of patterns by Tickled Blue Say My Name Coffee Mug by Be Kind available from Hello Pretty Anna Ceramic mug available from In Good Company Coloured bamboo utensils available from In Good Company Still high ball glass with... Read More

Kamersvol Irene 2014

Nov 25, 2014 Tags: , ,
Kamersvol Irene 2014
Kamersvol in Irene, Pretoria is just over a week away and I am beyond excited about attending again! I havebeen fortuanate to attend 2 of the 3 other vents held this year, the first over Easter in Jozi and then at the second at the Castle in Cape Town. Geneviève Fundaro captured some lovilee images of some of the products that will be on sale at the event. Candace from Absolute Perfection did the styling.     The event takes place from 2-7 December 2014 at the Open Window, Irene, Pretoria. The show is from 9-5pm Tu/Wed/Thurs/Sat... Read More

Woodland Themed Birthday Party

Nov 24, 2014 Tags: ,
Woodland Themed Birthday Party
Lauren Petim from POP! Events in the Western Cape submitted these lovilee images of her little ones’ Woodland Themed Birthday Party. The images were beautifully captured by Carla Correia from Carla Likes Photos.     The Woodland theme for a party is both versatile and great for both boys and girls alike! We just loved the candy table and the photo bunting.     Other lovilees that made the day possible included: Photography: Carla Likes Photos Birthday Cake: Michelle’s Cake... Read More

Affordable DIY home make-overs

Nov 21, 2014 Tags: ,
Affordable DIY home make-overs
Over the past almost four years that I have had lovilee, I have done quite a few DIY projects in and around our home. The first make-over was our kitchen, thereafter I tackled manny’s room and more recently our bedroom and bathroom. Today I share some tips and ideas for affordable DIY home make-overs based on my own projects and then one that I assisted on, being Lerika’s little ones’ room.   Regular maintenance and ensuring that your home gets the required amount of TLC from time to time, will invariably ensure that... Read More

Custard Slice Recipe

Nov 20, 2014 Tags: ,
Custard Slice Recipe
Nicolette van Niekerk from La Petite Patisserie shares a delicious Custard Slice Recipe. The Vanilla or Vanilla Custard slice, is actually originally from France, however it is still seen as a traditional British baked delicacy and a very popular teatime treat.   French Patisseries sells them as Mille- Feuille meaning “a thousand leaves”. It is traditionally made with Rough Puff Pastry, layered and filled with Crème Patissiere (pastry cream), which is a smooth, thick and sweet custard. Make three layers of pastry and fill it with two... Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving with free printables

Nov 19, 2014 Tags: ,
Celebrating Thanksgiving with free printables
Although we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in South Africa, I love the idea of showing your appreciation for the people who play significant roles in our lives. And what better way to do that, than around a table, sharing food? We are entering into the season of giving, after all. Over at Lieflingkind, we’ve created a spring inspired set consisting of place mats, name cards & favour tags / thank you cards which you can use to decorate your table & show your loved ones just how special they are to you. Thanksgiving this year takes... Read More

Carrot cake recipe feat Little Honeypot

Nov 18, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Carrot cake recipe feat Little Honeypot
Today we share a Carrot cake recipe by Lauren Kim that was styled using some items from the Little Honeypot store. We just love their home products! From the lovilee table runners to the ball and claw oak boards and French jugs to name a few!     Carrot Cake recipe Ingredients 85 g butter 10 ml grated orange rind 160 g castor sugar 2 jumbo eggs 15 ml golden syrup 375 ml coarsely grated carrots 200 g self – raising flour, sifted 2.5 ml bicarbonate of soda 2 tsp All Spice 200 ml milk 1 x quantity cream cheese... Read More

Huckleberry Finn inspired shoot

Nov 17, 2014 Tags:
Huckleberry Finn inspired shoot
Photographer, Kim Gensler decided captured this lovilee natural light photo session with 4 beautiful children at the Silver Lakes Golf Estate. The inspiration behind the session was based on the very popular novel written by Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn & Tom Sawyer. If you you haven’t read or heard about the novel, it takes place in southern America during the early 1800′s. It’s basically about 2 boys and their adventures down and around the Mississippi River.     To keep with the... Read More

‘Build’ your own advent calendar

Nov 14, 2014 Tags: , ,
'Build' your own advent calendar
When it was time for us to do our Christmas styled shoot we wanted to add an advent calendar. Liezel from Match Set Love always makes the best and most unique calendars for her family so I asked her to assist. She came up with the idea of re-purposing old food tins, covering them in cardboard, adding a vinyl number and decorating them with washi tape. She also designed cute lids for the tins that are available for download below.     Christmas advent calendar   What you will need? 25 empty food tins Cardboard in the colour... Read More

 


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