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June 2015

Fashion

How to choose the best boots for winter

June 26, 2015

One would think that choosing a winter boot is easy. All you have to do is fit them on, walk in them and then that’s it! But you couldn’t be any more wrong. When those chilly mornings arrive your feet will pay the price. Thoroughly check out the boot with these easy steps or you may end up with piles of socks in your laundry basket. Warmth One of the major concerns when shopping for winter boots is have warmth.  Always check…

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Family Home

Are you ready to move in together?

June 25, 2015

Things are going well but should you and your partner move in together? To some people moving in together is the kind of proof of love and commitment that can only be bested by a sparkling diamond ring. To other people it is a sure way to kill the flame of passion. To other still it might simply be a matter of economics: cooking for two is more efficient in the long run. This is a weighty question with many…

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Family Fashion Money

How to make furniture for the future

June 24, 2015

Who could’ve predicted a decade ago that having instant access to libraries of information at the press of a button would be standard? Who could’ve thought that wide televisions, displaying picture perfect clarity would be quite standard in homes, too? Yet, here we are today: More than half of American homes have such powerful technology. The question we should then be wondering is what will happen in the future. One of the most exciting aspects is perhaps virtual reality (VR).…

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Why your car isn’t starting – Part 2

June 22, 2015

Even if you don’t consider yourself a car savvy person in general, it helps to do some of your own research into car problems as well. This can arm you with the right questions when the time comes to speak to your mechanic. In part one we looked at why your car might not be starting if it also isn’t cranking. Now in part two we will tackle what might be going on if your car won’t start, but the…

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Home

Minimise loss when it’s load shedding

June 22, 2015

Technological equipment and appliances in your home can be some of the most expensive items that you will own. That’s why if it breaks, there’s a part inside of us that dreads the loss. With Eskom giving us a knock out every now and then, there is a fear that our beloved goods could come under fire, as they are sensitive to power surges. Load shedding is becoming more and more a common occurrence that’s why it’s imperative that you…

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Food and Wine

Tips for buying wine online

June 17, 2015

Consuming wine is a favourite pastime for many a woman. If you add chocolate and girlfriends you have yourself a perfect evening. Where do you buy your wine? You probably buy from a liquor store, boutique winery or even straight from the wine estate. We’re here to introduce you today to the concept of buying wine online. That’s right; you can order your next shipment of wine without even getting out of pyjamas. Isn’t that the dream? In South Africa…

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Fashion

Your guide to buying him jewellery

June 12, 2015

It is a common dilemma women find themselves in: what gift to give him? Men have it easier. They can walk in to any jewellery store and (assuming he knows her taste) is confronted by a plethora of gift options. The thing is that you can get him jewellery as well. Not convinced? We’ll guide you. The basic principle of men’s jewellery Of course it practically goes without saying that we do not live in a homogenous society and especially…

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Why your car isn’t starting – Part 1

June 11, 2015

A car not starting is a very frustrating problem because it could be one of many things, some simple to fix and others not so much. We’re going to try demystifying this issue somewhat by breaking down what the problem could be. Even if you won’t feel comfortable fixing the problem yourself, being armed with an idea of the problem could really help you when you go to a mechanic. To make the matter simple we can divide the problem…

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Family

Marriage advice for those heading down the aisle soon

June 10, 2015

Marriage is a huge step, a massive commitment and should never be taken lightly. The days leading up to your wedding can be stressful as you grapple with the adjustment. If you, or your groom, are feeling nervous that is completely normal.   Unfortunately, divorce is on the increase in South Africa. Statistics SA’s Marriages and Divorces 2012 report revealed 21 998 divorces were completed and registered in 2012, up from 20 980 the year before. It is clear then…

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Winter school holiday activities

June 9, 2015

The mid-year school holidays are just around the corner. That means you’ll soon have to start planning fun activities which can keep your little ones occupied.   Dinosaurs at Kirstenbosch Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is putting on an exhibition of a different kind from this month. They’re showing how cycads and dinosaurs co-existed millions of years ago. Says the South African National Biodiversity Institute: “The dinosaurs disappeared about 65 million years ago, after the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) extinction event, thought to…

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