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January 2017

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6 bras every woman should own

January 5, 2017

Bra shopping can go two ways. It can be a great experience where your options are endless and you end up walking away with more than you went in to buy. Or it can be a struggle and absolutely nothing looks good or feels great. But, no matter which way your shopping trip goes, most women need to own bras. But did you know that you shouldn’t simply own two bras that you wear on rotation for months at a…

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Health

Spoiling yourself this summer

January 5, 2017

2016 has finally come to an end. It was a long and productive year. You’ve reached all your goals and worked hard to achieve them. If you want to stay motivated, don’t be so focused that you forget the little things, like spoiling yourself. You need a little indulgence to keep you going. As a woman, you always try to impress and satisfy others. It’s time to take care of yourself for once. Every now and then you have to…

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Living with a new roommate

January 4, 2017

The new year has started which means it is time to head back to university or college. Perhaps you are heading into dorm life with a stranger or moving into a digs with someone you found online. Whatever it is you are doing, having a good relationship with your roommate is important. The last thing you want is to have screaming fits with your roommate over dirty dishes.   Here are a few tips on living with a roommate.  …

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Food and Wine

Prepping for Christmas lunch on a budget

January 3, 2017

Everyone in South Africa is feeling the financial pinch this festive season. Food in particular is extremely expensive right now and with Christmas literally days away this is very concerning.   What’s more, according to an article published by Timeslive, the increased food prices are here to stay for a while. At the beginning of this year Christie Viljoen, Financial Risk Manager at KPMG in South Africa, was reported as saying,   “For this year‚ the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)…

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5 cost effective ways to enjoy a summer’s day

January 3, 2017

Summer is here and we all want to make the most of the beautiful weather outside. Spending time with our family and friends is important but can often become a costly thing. If you think about it, going to a restaurant or doing an activity outdoors can be rather pricey. There are so many ways of enjoying the summer in the outdoors without feeling the burn in your back pocket.   Day at beach   It’s 33 degrees outside and…

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Health

Seven summer skincare tips

January 3, 2017

It’s summertime which means most of our spare time is spent on the beach and in the outdoors. But this also means that the harsh sun is beaming down on your skin. We all love summer and the fun that comes with it. But how do we enjoy summer without obsessing over our skin?   Here are a few skin care tips to live by this summer.   1. Gentle soap During summer our skin becomes even more dry than…

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Life

Six tips for getting into the swing of a new year

January 3, 2017

The New Year is a time of new beginnings, a time for a change, and a time for setting goals. It is the time of the year when people start to think about the direction in which their life is heading and what the year ahead should look like. Start your year off by implementing these six tips for getting into the swing of a New Year.   Set goals   Start the year off by setting realistic and reachable…

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Taking care of your skin in your 20s

January 3, 2017

As you get older, your skin changes. When you are in your teens you get those horrid breakouts and as you enter your 20s your skin regime changes. There is a shift in hormone levels, there is also a change in skin complexion and routine. Taking care of your skin in your 20s is very important. Taking care of your skin now already will help combat things like dryness, sun spots, and other similar skin issues later on in life.…

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