• 25 jaar

Tiemie Ma oor 25 jaar en oor kamp

Vandag is ek 25 jaar getroud, met my hoërskoolliefde, en ons ken mekaar vandat ek 14 jaar oud is.

Hulle sê, as jy 25 jaar getroud is, dan gee jy silwer vir mekaar, maar hierdie jaar kan ons nie silwer gee nie, want ons sente is op.  As ‘n mens se sente opraak, sonder dat jy […]

  • Mom on basil pesto

Mom on Thyme on Basil Pesto Pasta and Love

14 November 2016:

They say that in India, basil was cherished as an icon of hospitality and in Italy, it was seen as a symbol of love.  This made me think.  I am naturally a very caring person.  Kind, kind-hearted, warmhearted, tender, concerned, attentive, thoughtful, solicitous, altruistic, considerate, affectionate, loving, doting, sympathetic, understanding, compassionate, feeling.   Name […]

  • Mom on rey bread and olive oil

Mom on Thyme on rye bread and olive oil:

30 October 2016:

Lately I’ve been wondering about the wholesomeness of life.  Something which can only be experienced when you have bitter-sweet times.  It’s like olive oil.  Olive oil comes from the olive fruit. But when you press the fruit real hard, you won’t find oil, only a white sap, tasting bitter. To get the oil, […]

October 30th, 2016|Budget meals, Courage, Creativity, Feeling thankful|
  • Mom on Thyme mushroom pasta

Mom on Thyme on Mushroom Pasta and Thyme2B:

19 October 2016

Sometimes moms get tired and just need to be.  They get tired of thinking too much and planning all the time.  When moms are in being mode, dads usually have to take over.  Moms then, are grateful, a bit tearful and let dads cook, while they sit, and sip on wine which was […]

  • Mom on Thyme limiting thoughts

Mom on Thyme on limiting thoughts and steak salad|Tiemie Ma oor nie wyd en ver genoeg dink nie en biefstuk slaai

10 October 2016:

Things are not always what they seem.  You think you have run out of ideas – but then you didn’t.  You think you are too tired to think, but then you aren’t.   You think things are really bad, but then it’s not.  You think steak is too expensive, but then it’s on special.

We […]

  • Mom on Thyme Cowboy

Mom on Thyme on vulnerability & cowboy food|Tiemie Ma oor kwesbaarheid & ‘Cowboy’ kos

My usual schedule is work in the mornings, hunting for food around 14:00 and picking up the kids from school before the hectic afternoon routine starts (twins – being in two places at the same time) …

This hunting for food thing became extremely difficult when I lost my usual hunting weapon (income and therefore money), […]