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Chinese steamed pork buns recipe

How to make delicious Chinese steamed pork buns   Preparation time for dough: 1 hour and 45 minutes. Cooking time: 20 minutes   Dough ingredients: 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon sugar 1 packet of yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 + 1/4 cup …

Celebrating Mandela day together

Mandela is a name that resonates with millions of people around the world. We know him as a president, a politician and philanthropist. Today however, nearly three years after his passing, Nelson Mandela's legacy remains ingrained in our hearts because of …

Top 10 tips to save water

With water restrictions becoming more and more severe in the drought that we are currently facing, it is important to go to extra lengths to save and reuse water.   Here are a few helpful tips to help you save water.     1. …

Christmas wish list for kids

  The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is just around the corner. To help you prepare for the moments that matter, we have taken the time out to do the research for you and put together a magical list of great gift ideas for kids. Talk …

Making your own baby food

Being a parent can be one of the most wonderful and exciting times of a person’s life. The responsibilities of being a parent can also weigh down quite heavily on one’s shoulders. One of the first things that come to mind when thinking of child care is …

Do gift vouchers make a good gift?

When you give someone a gift, it is normally because you want them to feel special and valued. Often times, people do not know what to get someone for a birthday, a special event or as a surprise.   You probably know that there is nothing worse …

Get your garden spring ready

With spring bringing people together, with more braais by the swimming pool, there is nothing more unsightly than seeing a garden as brown and depressing as a cold winter’s day. There are many different ways to get your garden spring ready and to make it …

Benefits of puzzles for children

Playing with puzzles as a child may have had a bigger impact on your cognitive development than you might expect. Because puzzles challenge your brain, they have a positive effect on your thought processes and on how you approach challenges and problems in …

Garden furniture: wood, metal or plastic?

Give your patio a facelift this spring with some stunning garden furniture and enjoy your outdoors  in comfort and style.   When you invest in outdoor furniture, it is important to consider durability, affordability and style. Take extra care …

10 Things to love about winter

Everyone complains this time of year when winter comes around.   We're cold, we're sniffly, days are shorter and nights are longer.   But, believe it or not, there are people out there who simply adore the cold winter …