Katie

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Let’s get Braai Day underway!

The unmistakable smell of firelighters and charcoal is a sure sign that something special is happening in yards and gardens all over South Africa. Braais are an established local pastime and this Friday, September 24th, we’ll have the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family – it’s time to celebrate National Heritage Day! […]

A barware love affair

Drinking at home is nothing new, with many of us treating ourselves to the occasional glass of wine at the end of the working day. Since lockdown, however, staying home has become the new going out – and that means needing everything necessary to whip up a quick #quarantini.

Good, clean fun!

Play-Doh is basically nostalgia in a bright yellow container: that distinctive smell, the cheerful colours, and endless opportunities for creativity. It’s a fun, simple concept that has been marketed as a children’s toy since the 1950s.

Popular home products during lockdown

I thought I’d shed some light on what South Africans have been buying during these unprecedented times. It appears that some rather interesting trends have surfaced. Everyone has found their inner Nigella Lawson, with high sales of flour and copious pictures of banana bread appearing on social media. There’s also been a significant rise in […]

Isolation (productivity) station

While working from home comes with many benefits such as comfy clothes, saving money, and not sitting in traffic for hours on end – it definitely has a downside. During this period of Coronavirus-induced self-isolation, you may find yourself setting up for your workday in some dark crevice of your storeroom or your noisy dining […]