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Sunscreen protection

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By Sheree Epstein   It’s that time of the year again… Christmas, holidays, festive season, beach and the SUN! We all know that not wearing a protective sunscreen can be seriously detrimental on the skin. Not only do we need to wear protective sunscreen whilst we are on holiday at the coast and constantly in the sun, but it is ... Read More »

My biggest wish is to spend more time with you!

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By Heidi Meyer   “Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more”: Dr Seuss. The inspiration of this article came when I was de-cluttering and organising an office and found a picture written on which was this: “I love you mommy, my biggest wish is to spend some time with you!” This opened my ... Read More »

Mama Magic baby expo in Joburg

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As South Africa’s biggest and best baby and parenting expo, MamaMagic™, The Baby Expo has all you could need, want and more from 0 – 6 years old, under one roof. Making parenting easier for you, MamaMagic puts the magic back in parenting. Come and celebrate our 10th year with us and enjoy the very latest products and services, expert ... Read More »

Good cop bad cop

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By Mia Von Scha   In parenting I often find one parent playing good cop and one bad cop. I’m generalizing here, but it’s very often mom playing the good and dad bringing in the other end. So do we, as women, tend to push the disciplinarian side onto our spouses? Or are they naturally like that? Or are they ... Read More »

Homemade beauty products

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By Sheree Epstein Here are some of the best homemade beauty products that you can prepare and use from the comfort of your own home. There are many kinds of ingredients you can use from your kitchen to make amazing beauty products from home, but these are just a few ideas and popular ingredients. For those of you ladies that ... Read More »

Frozen Peppermint Crisp tart

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This looks soooooo good. It is easy to make too! Recipe Source: www.rainbowcooking.co.nz Ingredients 1 tin (380 ml) of caramelised condensed milk. 300 ml fresh cream. It should be well chilled. 1 packet (200 gram) Tennis biscuits (you won’t need all of it, but don’t sneak away too many while building the tart, else you may run into trouble.) 2 ... Read More »

7 ways to maintain order in your home

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By Heidi Meyer We hear a lot about maintenance or the lack thereof which for example leads to power outages because maintenance to the power stations had not been done, poor maintenance on Telkom lines lead to breaks in internet connection. The poor conditions of roads due to lack of maintenance despite allocation of funds. So does everything degenerate into ... Read More »

What to do when you like one child more than the other (eek, it does happen)

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By Mia Von Scha We all have times where we favour one child over another. Children go through different phases and some of these can be extremely challenging. It is easier to get on with and ‘like’ the child not going through a difficult phase or one who has a naturally more cooperative temperament. These are usually transitory fluctuations in ... Read More »

Puff pastry toppings

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By Heidi Janit Puff Pastry is in my eyes an absolute gem. It is so easy to prepare (you roll it out and stick it in the oven) and you can get so creative with the toppings! Great to serve at a braai and a dinner party! They can be served hot or cold. First: The puff pastry! If you have ... Read More »

Date night ideas!

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You don’t have to spend a fortune or go out on the town. You can spend some quality time with your partner at home and enjoy a romantic night reconnecting. Here are a few ideas to help you along: Dinner and a movie: Rent a dvd, decide on a dinner theme (Italian, French, Thai, etc) – get a bottle of ... Read More »