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Six ways to plant succulents indoors

Like the perfect soul mate, indoor succulents tick all the boxes. Which boxes you might ask? Well, a whole bunch. They are easy to maintain, they are resilient, they bring nature to your home and, best of all, they look beautiful! Before we dig in …

Get inspired to eat healthy

Looking to start the year on a healthy foot? Well, it all starts in the kitchen. Creating and eating healthy food is easy, you just need the right gadgets and appliances to make it happen. Here’s the lowdown on all the trending products you will need to …

Your back to school checklist

The December holidays are officially over and it’s time for all of us to go back to school and work. It’s always so sad to realise that long afternoon naps, watching endless hours of TV and lazing around is now over. On the bright side though, rest allows …

Christmas gift wrapping ideas

What’s better than receiving a gift? Giving one. We have a great variety of gift ideas in our annual Christmas Gift Guide, so naturally gift purchasing is done and dusted. Now we need to think about wrapping! If you are tired of the same old wrapping …

Table setting the Christmas way

Christmas lunch can either be very stressful or easy-breezy. Let’s try for the latter this year. After reading this blog you will be fully equipped to set a table like a pro! So that’s one less thing you need to fret about. Name tags Let’s start …

Make your own Christmas crackers

Tis’ the season to be jolly… fa la la la la la la la la! The festive season is fast approaching. As it draws nearer, get some things off your to-do list. Christmas crackers are always a must. Instead of buying them, why not create your own this year. Get …

It’s your party, DIY if you want to

DIY can mean different things to different people, even though the overall definition doesn’t really change. One thing that everyone can agree on is that DIY is really about doing something yourself, something you can truly be proud of. Whether you are a …

Braai pie recipe

In all honesty, the first time I was introduced to the concept of a braai pie was when I saw my very first Suzelle DIY video; if you don’t know who Suzelle is, look her up and get ready for a good laugh. Looking back, I can’t believe I didn’t know what …

How to make compost at home

With spring upon us, it’s the perfect time to spruce up your garden and get your fingers dirty!  We humans produce a lot of waste, a lot more than we should (but that’s a topic for another day). On the positive side, with all that waste comes the …

Himalayan salt lamps

Have your heard of Himalayan salt lamps? A salt lamp is basically just a beautiful chunk of pink Himalayan salt which has a hole carved inside to fit a light bulb. When switched on, these lamps bring a soothing, warm light to any room. Some people claim …