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 …

Vegan chocolate cake delight

If you are in need of a superb chocolate cake recipe that is suitable for vegans, you don’t need to look any further. Making a vegan alternative or even hearing the term "vegan" might make you panic or even get you in a flat spin. You will be happy to know …

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 …