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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. …

Heritage Day

We all know that 24 September 2015 is going to be a public holiday and we are all very excited about it. We get to have a day off work, or school, or from other routine activities. We are also aware that we are celebrating Heritage Day, but not all of us …

Beat the load shedding this December

We hate to admit it, but load shedding is an unfortunate and painful reality in South Africa at the moment. Nobody wants eat Christmas dinner in the pitch black. We've waited all year for December holidays, and nobody wants Eskom to ruin all the …

Shop with Binuns and win!

This competition is now closed. A big thank you to everybody who participated. The winner of the competition was Anelie Smit from Centurion. Congratulations, and better luck to everybody else next time! Buy any items from Binuns on bidorbuy and stand a …

Best braai recipe competition | closed

Prepare your braai tools and get ready for another epic celebration of our Heritage Day this Tuesday, 24 September!   Heritage Day is one of South Africa's most colourful public holidays, because it celebrates the diversity of cultures that make …

Veggie patch for autumn

Move over, spring. Autumn is the most beautiful of all seasons! Especially if you planned your garden well and now have a good selection of maple trees, with leaves just waiting to burst into the spectacular show of autumn colours. If you (sadly) …

Property 2013

According to the experts, the state of the South African property market at the beginning of 2013 is slightly rosier, but remains overcast. While the sector is recovering from the sad stagnation of 2008, there are simply not all that many buyers, not even …

Kitchen, so pretty

The very mention of the term “kitchen” brings to the mind straight, smooth, shiny surfaces. In other words, an antiseptic and impersonal look. But it does not have to be like that. You can have it all: a kitchen with all the modern paraphernalia that at …

Indigenous plants of South Africa – Proteas

Written by: Seeds for Africa The South African Floristic region is one of the world’s 6 recognised floristic regions. Commonly known as the Cape Floristic Region, the region covers the Western Cape and extends eastwards into the Eastern Cape. This …

The king of brandies

Cognac is a French brandy named after the region of France where it was first conceived and where it is still distilled. It is the premium world brandy and its production process follows strict guidelines. The brandy must consist of nine-tenths juice from …