• 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 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 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 language of flowers

Mom on Thyme on the language of flowers and Rosemary Chicken|Tiemie Ma oor die betekenis van blomme en Roosmaryn Hoender

28 September 2016:

Somewhere in growing up or growing older, some kind of personality test suggested that I become a florist.

I have always wanted to be a florist … since I was a little girl, ‘working’ in the garden with my dad and having to touch every flower so that he can take a picture, I […]

September 28th, 2016|Flowers, Language of flowers, Mom on Thyme, Remembrance, Rosemary, Thyme, Tiemie, Tiemie Ma|
  • Mom on Thyme Brand and braai

Mom on Thyme on brand & ‘braai’|Tiemie Ma oor korporatiewe identiteit & braai

23 September 2016:

So:  Thyme means ‘courage’.  They say it’s from the Latin word ‘Cor’, meaning ‘heart’.  With the original definition:  to tell the story of who you are, with all your heart …

Today I met an interesting guy.  His name is John Sanei.  He brands himself as an optimist, a trend specialist, a business innovation […]

September 23rd, 2016|Brand, Courage, Mom on Thyme, Story, Tiemie, Uncategorized|
  • 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), […]