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Throw a party for singles day

Single on Valentine’s Day? Who cares! Don’t let the overabundance of commercialised love acts put you off; Singles day is your day. This is your opportunity to celebrate by throwing a singles awareness party, invite friends, just girls or guys as well, …

How to declutter your home

Clutter is a problem we all face. The accumulation of stuff is just a normal human trait, hence the need to declutter. Every now and again we need to get rid of the clutter in order to refocus and feel in control again. You might not believe this, but …

Should hot food go into the fridge?

It is fine to store your hot food in a fridge, but there are some considerations you should bear in mind. I admit it. I am one of those people who insisted on cooling hot food to room temperature before putting it into the fridge. Then I found that …

Back to school survival guide for parents

After the Christmas festivities, the New Year celebrations, the away-from-home summer vacations, South African parents face one more big drain on their pockets. At the beginning of each and every year, they have to fork out on the back-to-school supplies …

Decorating with clocks

Beautiful or unusual clocks can be an effective focal point in your interior design. As clocks come in many shapes and sizes, they can work wonderfully with any style: classic, rustic, vintage or ultra-modern. When choosing a decorative timepiece, have …

Spring cleaning: stuff to get rid of

As spring approaches, a good spring clean is always a great idea. Get rid of old, unused and unwanted items you no longer need. A clean and decluttered home can make you feel like you have a fresh start and can help you clear your thoughts. If the items …

Dinner party tips

Are you excited to throw a dinner party, but terrified at the thought? Don’t you worry, after you read this post you will be the hostess with the mostest; your guests are guaranteed to come rushing back! These tips are designed to make hosting easy and to …

How to wash dishes

Sooner or later, you will have to do it. You’ll have to wash that pile of dirty dishes. Read on to learn how to go about it the right way... and then just do it! Tip: Read on even if you have a dishwasher, because some dishes do not take to machine …

How to deal with life’s small problems

Very often, it is the tiniest problems that baffle us the most and give rise to the biggest discussions. No wonder. “Trifles make the sum of life’, said one English writer (Charles Dickens). A Scottish poet (Alexander Smith) said the same thing a little …

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 …