The many uses of baking soda

Baking soda deserves our respect. Also known as bicarbonate of soda and sodium bicarbonate, this white powder is amazingly versatile. Read on to discover some of the tried and tested uses of baking soda for health, grooming, cleaning, and …

How to buy dinnerware

Food looks better when served on nice plates; some claim it tastes better too. There’s your reason to take this subject seriously! Although dinnerware can be made from glass, wood, plastic or metal, ceramic is by far the most popular material. That is …

How to make delicious pie crust

Pie. What comes to mind when you hear this simple, three letter word? Delicious smell, golden crust, melts in your mouth, comfort food... and the list goes on. The wonderful thing about pies is that they can be eaten all year round and can be made as a …

DIY dog beds

If you are feeling inspired and want to create a unique bed for your dog, here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing. This blog post will provide you with a guide on how to create trendy and simply adorable dog beds all by yourself, something …

Carpets for your home

Carpets and rugs provide warmth and comfort, reduce slips and falls, absorb noises and add a beauty and style. This blog post will help you choose the right carpet for every room. Living room Depending on the arrangement of your furniture and on …

Let’s play Bananagrams

Have you ever heard of Bananagrams? You could say it’s the new kid on the block, maybe a fad or a passing craze. The addictive word game is simply bananas, it’s that good! This blog post will give you an overall description of the game and how it works. …

How to pack a salad

You know what the problem is. You make a fresh salad the evening before and put it in the fridge. Alas, when you open it the next day at work for lunch... those crispy leafy greens have turned all tired and wilted. That unappealing sight is what makes …

How to make homemade ice-cream

Cream ice is what it was called in the 17th century. Today, it is an all-time favourite, always loved and constantly being reinvented. This blog post will give you a quick guide on how to make homemade ice-cream that is delicious and easy to make. This …

Choosing the right braai

Kettle, gas or flat top braai - which is the right option for you? We weigh up the pros and cons of each. Choosing the right braai is a hotly contested topic in South Africa. We’ve got everything you need to know about becoming the ultimate braai …

Cronut Recipe

Have you ever heard of a cronut? Sounds quite strange, doesn’t it? Well, it’s the combination of a doughnut and a croissant, created in 2013 by Dominique Ansel, a Parisian-born baker who now resides in New York. Cronuts have been described as nothing less …