Category Archives: Special Celebrations

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Design for Your Engagement Ring

In the frenzy of the excitement, with the wedding bell’s practically already chiming, it is important to keep a level head about some things. The design of the engagement ring is one of these important things. The following five things are imperative to keep in mind when you design an engagement ring. 1.      Be Sure […]

Happy Halloween!! Here’s Some Great Tricks & Treats

Halloween is one of my favourite days of the year for various reasons. I love dressing up, I love the costumes and the eerie vibes. I love seeing all the creative make-up tutorials, home decor and baking happening on my Instagram feed and I love the sentiment behind Dias de Muertos. A day where our […]

Cadbury Festive Range – The Perfect Stocking Fillers #ACadburyChristmas {+ GIVEAWAY}

How did we get to the end of October already? Where has this year gone? Do you realize that Christmas is only 60 days away? ARE YOU PANICKING??!!! Oh, neither am I… At least I have my stocking fillers sorted thanks to Cadbury’s new Festive range. We are big on traditions in our family – […]

How To Make Christmas Magical With Elf For Christmas

It is the second year that Holly the Christmas Elf is gracing our home with her presence. She was such a hit last year that we are turning up the notch this time around. If you weren’t around or cannot remember – here are some snaps of Holly’s adventurous time in the Halliday household…

Caffeine and Fairydust Won The Award For Best Blog of 2017! #SAMommyBloggerAwards

On Friday evening I got home from dinner with friends after a crazy busy, but wonderful day. I was on a such natural high after spending a really great day with my son that I completely forgot that the South African Mommy Blogger Award announcements were happening that eve. As I put my son to […]

Mikayla – Seven Things About You That Take My Breath Away (Happy Birthday!)

Dear Mikayla Rose,  Today you turn seven. I have been your mom for 2823 days, yet it feels like a few seconds. I know, what a cliche. That might be true, but you won’t believe how it is breaking my heart that you are growing faster than what I can keep up with. I want you […]

Breathe – Hello 2018!

At 00:00 We popped the champagne as the countdown ended and I filled my lungs with air and breathed again. I have been holding my breath for months, just waiting for 2017 to end and 2018 to start.   I know that sounds silly. It is ridiculous, in fact… but if I thought 2016 was hard, […]

The Most Amazing Star Wars Birthday Party That Ever Was

We decided to throw Mikayla and Knox a joint birthday party – it just made the most sense seeing as Knox’s birthday is in December, then it is Christmas, New Years, Mikayla’s birthday beginning January and then school starts. It is a crazy time of the year and I have been especially busy… luckily the girls […]