Stikeez craze boggles my mind

Who would have thought. I first happened on these funny objects when my dad presented my kids with about 20 of them two weeks ago. They of course were ecstatic – apparently Stikeez are all the rage at school and because I do not shop at Pick ‘n Pay I…

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Be bold in your curves

Bold in Curves will be hosting an exclusive Women’s Day celebration tomorrow at 47th Avenue Lounge in Durban at 6pm. The aim of the evening is to celebrate woman, embrace them, motivate them and build an image that will last forever. Bold in Curves believes beauty isn’t about size and works…

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Well done Woolies

I was ecstatic when I opened my e-mail today and read a press release that Woolworths stores will be removing sweets and chocolates from their checkout aisles. Never mind nagging kids in tow, keeping my hands off some of those forbidden, delectable goodies has often left me cursing under my…

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Give peace a dance

September 21 is the United Nations Day of Peace. In its 19th year, Earthdance, hosted by Cosmic Collective, Emithini, Urban Shaman & Friends, it will take place at The Prawn Shack in Amatikulu on the North Coast from September 18-20. Earthdance is part of the global Festival for Peace which…

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Pick an SA wors champ

“South Africanisms” set us apart from the rest of the world. They give us our uniqueness and are part of our South African identity and tradition. They make us proud of who we are and where we come from. Think the bunny chow, Shisa Nyama and biltong (to name only a…

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For the love of cake

  What makes an economist give up a successful career to pursue a career in the kitchen, at home? For Janet Kohler the answer is simple – family and children, of course.

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Celebrate those special people in your life

The United Nations declared today (July 30) as International Friendship Day. Friends should be celebrated because they play an important role in our lives. So, today, reconnect with your friends and remind each other of the great moments you’ve shared together. Looking for a great web host, try Hostking

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#MandelaDay – honour an icon

People around the world observed Mandela Day this weekend. It is a privilege to have lived in Nelson Mandela’s time, and to share the same nationality as him. Wear it with pride and honour his legacy – it’s the least we can do. As you walk through the museum at the…

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A new skin care range to try out

Remember that little oasis I wrote of early last month – the place that I escape to when I want to treat myself with pretty nails and a good hairstyle? Well, I’ve been invited by owner of this little oasis, Natasha Nathulal, to try out a new skin care range…

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Model boot camp at DFF

The fourth Durban Fashion Fair (DFF), brought to you by the eThekwini Municipality, is around the corner. The fashion extravaganza, a highlight on the Durban fashion calendar, boasts international, national and emerging designers who will showcase their creations from August 26-29 on the SUNdeck at Suncoast Casino.

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