Keep your kids safe on the internet

Yesterday was Safer Internet Day – a global initiative aimed at promoting safer and more responsible use of online technology. As a mum with kids who have cellphones, tablets, computers and gaming consoles, the issue of online appropriateness is something I am acutely aware of.

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New-look Barbies … about time

This week, Mattel announced that Barbie has been given a makeover – the doll will now be available in three new body types – tall, petite and curvy. So, the 56-year-old stereotypical, disproportionately long-legged, blonde and blue-eyed “bombshell” is getting more real. The new dolls will now feature four body…

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Are you addicted to your device?

Well, who would have thought. According to smart device repair specialists, iFix, two thirds of South Africans admit they’re addicted to their cellphones. I’m not sure which is more fascinating – that iFix actually did a study on this phenomenon or that there such a thing called cellphone addiction.

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More comfort on low-cost flights

More comfort on low-cost flights Here’s a piece of interesting news for those of you planning on flying within SA this upcoming holiday. SA low-cost airline, kulula, has just announced Stretch Zone seating – for those fliers who want cheaper flights as well as the option of more legroom and…

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Durban’s Good Food & Wine Show around the corner

The Durban Good Food & Wine Show kicks off on October 30 at the Durban Exhibition Centre. Run in association with Durban Tourism it promises celebrity chefs galore, book signings, Q&A’s and what is a food show in Durban without the Big Durban Curry Cook-Off. And if you’re a fan…

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Wild Coast Sun calls on all biking enthusiasts

Are you a mountain biking enthusiast? Well, here’s an event you might want to add to your race calendar. The Wild Coast Sun has introduced The Wild Coast Sun Mountain Bike Challenge which happens on October 31. Three routes (40km, 20km and a 10km fun ride) for varying fitness levels…

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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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Cotton On branches out into homeware

I was so excited to hear that Australian clothing brand, Cotton On, known for its easy-to-wear clothing, is branching out with a lifestyle/homeware range. There’s nothing I love more than browsing through home décor stores dreaming up new looks for our home.

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