Dinner party tips

Are you excited to throw a dinner party, but terrified at the thought? Don’t you worry, after you read this post you will be the hostess with the mostest; your guests are guaranteed to come rushing back! These tips are designed to make hosting easy and to …

How to wash dishes

Sooner or later, you will have to do it. You’ll have to wash that pile of dirty dishes. Read on to learn how to go about it the right way... and then just do it! Tip: Read on even if you have a dishwasher, because some dishes do not take to machine …

How to make doughnuts

Doughnuts are soft, but have a crunch when you bite into them; they are slightly salty from the dough, but sweet from the icing. Aren’t doughnuts such a heavenly combination of all things good? Not only are they tasty, they can be made into various sizes …

Starfinder – A renaissance in space opera RPGs

Starfinder is the successor to the Pathfinder system. Its aim - to apply the same vision that transformed heroic fantasy roleplaying to the space opera genre. In Pathfinder you could play any one of a slew of fantasy races including elves, half-orcs or …

How to deal with life’s small problems

Very often, it is the tiniest problems that baffle us the most and give rise to the biggest discussions. No wonder. “Trifles make the sum of life’, said one English writer (Charles Dickens). A Scottish poet (Alexander Smith) said the same thing a little …

6 tips to overcome the fear of public speaking

We all have fears: of heights, insects, animals… or of public speaking. You might be shocked (or not) to learn that most people are nervous about public speaking; even the most confident speakers can experience jitters before a speech. This blog post is …

You and your sleeping position

There are six main sleeping positions and it seems they can tell a thing or two about who you are. Interested? Read on to find out more, but remember to take the personality readings with a pinch of salt! Fetal position We start off with the most …

Water saving tips

We are all very much aware of the water crisis we currently face, most severely in the Western Cape of course. It has become evident that this is a crisis we need to learn to live with for now. If we want to make a difference, we all need to adapt our …

How to get into the Christmas spirit

Some would say it really isn’t difficult to get into the Christmas spirit, with all the Christmas decorations in the shops and malls and of course those Christmas jingles playing on repeat. But if you are one of those people who feel like it’s definitely …

The burger quest: stuffed burger patties

You can never go wrong with the classic old burger; it is easy to make, delicious, and there is an opportunity to spice things up, because you can add extras to any burger. These days, many restaurants allow you the creative opportunity to design your own …