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April 2015

Money

Do this to become financially free

April 30, 2015

Many of us don’t love being at our desks every day for eight hours. We dream about having free time to do the things we love. Retiring at 65 just doesn’t seem like a good option for us. We want to be young and fit enough to travel the world, help with community projects and perform charity work.   If you have those dreams, you need to be thinking carefully about your finances and how you can become financially free.…

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Food and Wine

The perfect combination of red wine and winter

April 29, 2015

What is it about winter which just screams red wine? There is something about the combination which is just so perfect. There’s nothing like curling up next to a roaring fireplace, with a fluffy blanket covering you and a warm, rich glass of red in hand as the nights become darker, wetter and colder.   We have compiled a how-to-guide on some of our favorite red wines and the foods they pair best with to help you be prepared for…

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Food and Wine

The good food and wine show

April 28, 2015

Come and enjoy good food with excellent company at the Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC). On the 21 – 24 May 2015 the best of the best in the cooking industry will be joining us in the Mother City for a fun filled day for the whole family. If you come from afar book in at a hotel in Green Point, it’s only a few minutes away from the CTICC. Buddy Valastro, The Cake Boss on TLC network will be…

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Create your own romantic getaway this winter

April 24, 2015

Winter is upon us and the days of romantic picnics at the beach are coming to an end. Chilly nights, a warm water bottle and woolly socks, leaves a cold after thought to anything remotely romantic. How do you keep the adventures alive when it’s too cold and rainy outside? There are only so much rom-coms you can watch before it feels like you’re puking boy meets girl movies. Create a different setting Make a playlist of your favourite love…

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Work

Want to take a year off and travel the world?

April 24, 2015

Many of us dream of escaping the boredom of our daily 9 to 5 routines. Long days of stretching out on clean, white sand, the waves lapping at your toes and a cocktail in hand. That is the dream which keeps us trudging along toward our monthly pay cheque with the hope of squirreling some extra money aside for that yearly vacation.   But what if that could be your reality for an entire year? What if you could travel…

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Work

Take your business to the next level

April 24, 2015

Owning your own small business can be a rollercoaster of emotions. Most often, you’ll be so focused on moving forward and keeping things ticking along, you won’t be thinking too much about growing your business.   But it is important to take your business to the next level. If you allow your business to become stagnant, new competitors will move into your space and begin taking over.   “These days, doing what you’ve always done won’t cut it anymore. Just…

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Importance of outside play – even in winter

April 23, 2015

Too many children are spending too much time cooped up indoors, playing on computers and watching television, rather than playing outside. This is especially important to remember in winter when cold, rain and wind keeps children inside. But those daily moments of spending time outdoors playing in parks and on jungle gyms are crucially important and by robbing your child of them, you could be doing more harm than you realise.   “The weather changes from warm and sunny to…

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How to stay warm while being green

April 23, 2015

None of us wants to be cold, during winter; but none of us want to be destructive to the environment either. That concern, of not wanting to harm the planet while still trying to achieve goals linked to comfort and security has been the central focus for all sustainable movements, though. This is such a serious issue that Scientific American had its own report on the matter. For example, consider how lighting works: “Artificial night lighting doesn’t just spoil star…

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Fashion

Bras: Your health benefit

April 20, 2015

For decades women have been fascinated with their breasts, always wanting to know if theirs is normal, which bra band is the most comfortable and if why is it that the most comfortable bra is the least sexy? Bra manufactures have always promised to design a perfect bra that will stand through the test of time. Through the wear and tear of material, the washing machine and yet still have the pretty factor. Now scientists have come up with new…

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Fashion

How to look hot in winter

April 15, 2015

Looking stylish in the cold, dark winter months can be tricky. We’ve rounded up some of our top tips and tricks.   The sun is setting later in the evening. It is dark when you get up in the morning. There’s just no denying it anymore. Winter is on its way. And it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear this winter to keep yourself still looking hot while you’re wrapped up in a million layers.  …

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