• Thyme to break crayons

Thyme 2 break crayons:

I have recently been revisiting the concept of passion and purpose.  It seems that there are many opinions and ideas around finding one’s passion and purpose, and that knowing when you found it, is actually the most difficult part of it all.

One of my passions in life is to find inspiration from beautiful and creative […]

February 2nd, 2017|Awareness, Brand, Courage, Creativity, Inspiration, Passion, Purpose|
  • 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 midweek celebrations

Mom on Thyme on midweek celebrations and marshmallow puddles|Tiemie Ma oor fees vier in die week en marshmallow poeletjies

5 October 2016:

When our twins were born, lots of people used to say:  “Double trouble is on its way …”.   I cannot remember much of this predicted double trouble, but I can remember lots of double joy.   Double joy in playing around, double joy in hugs and double joy in laughter.

As parents we had to […]

October 5th, 2016|Appreciate, Authentic, Celebrate, Creativity, Feeling thankful, Mom on Thyme|
  • 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), […]

  • Thyme to blog i choose a venue with a story

I choose a venue with a story

What makes a venue special? Really special? I’ve asked around and these were some of the descriptive words that caught my attention …

#comfortable
#retreat
#food
#warm
#cozy
#company
#inviting
#friendly
#excellent service
#beauty
#special
#farm
#space
#simplistic
#in the moment fun
#no worries
#with it
#professional

I’ve seen many venues, and organized many events and I’ll choose the following words to describe my favourate experiences:

#heart
#light
#unique
#different
#vintage
#memories
#open to new suggestions
#without pretense
#a venue […]

July 24th, 2016|Authentic, Beauty, Courage, Creativity, Dreams, Happy place, Identity, Real, Story, Venue|
  • Thyme to blog why I do what I do

Why I do what I do …

I am a firm believer that we were created to be happy, fulfilled, creative and caring towards others and that we should live our lives with purpose and passion.

As wife to my husband, mum, entrepreneur, businesswoman and idea and transformational coach, I have discovered that there are two choices in “doing” life. […]

July 4th, 2016|Calling, Creativity, Dreams, Listen, Soul-search|
  • Thyme to blog why women

Why women?

Woman
ˈwʊmən/

noun

an adult human female , a female person associated with a particular place, activity, or occupation [peculiar / specific context and culture] (Oxford Dictionaries)

According to the above definition, women are associated with a particular place, a particular activity, a particular occupation or context, tradition and culture. They are, however, no longer limited to one […]