• Foodie

    Delicious South African Craft Gin

    It was too close for comfort! We nearly all had to go without our favourite gins for World Gin today. …

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    Introducing Footy’s Cooldrink & Flavouring System

    Footy’s recently sent me their entire range of very versatile cooldrink powders. They come in 6 yummy flavours and can …

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  • Foodie

    {Recipe} Quick and Easy Footy’s Raspberry Ice Tea

    I was recently gifted the entire range of Footy’s Cool Drink powders so I thought I’m going to …

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  • Foodie

    {Recipe} Delicious No Bake Faux Chocolate Truffles

    Today I’ll be sharing another favourite from my gran’s recipe file. The are very much literally balls of …

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    {Recipe} Divine Rooibos Tea Chocolate Cake

    Being proudly South African I adore rooibos tea and I love cooking with it. This rooibos tea chocolate cake recipe …

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  • Lifestyle

    Breath Out Proudly For Longer The Game

    Clorests SA revealed Breath Out Proudly For Longer – The Game recently and I was lucky enough to be asked by …

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  • Pets

    “Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend…never owned a dog.” — Author Unknown

    Things no one tells you when getting a puppy

    I make no secret about is that we have six dogs. And yes I say we have, not we own, because you don’t own family members, you have them. We added the last two fur members a couple of months ago and our other dogs being much older I remembered smack bam how much work puppies are! So I thought I’ll compile a list of those things that you tend to forget when you have older dogs. There are things you tend to forget to tell your friend about when they’re getting a puppy. They eat, everything Not as much…

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    Pampering Your Pooch: Good Or Bad?

    Dog owners should never feel guilty spoiling their 4-legged friends.  Let’s face it, dogs are a part of the family and the unconditional love they provide to you just can’t ever be matched.  Possibly even from other humans. So, it only seems reasonable that we offer them a luxurious life, right? What are some of the common ways that we can see other humans spoiling their dogs?  Dogs like to play with other furry friends, so why not enroll them in a doggy daycare?  This can be an expensive luxury for your pet, but it gives them a chance to…

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    Why Cats Can Keep You Feline Good!

    For those who have never known the joy of sharing a home with a cat, this post may seem a little irrelevant. However, you should read on to find out the joys of moggy ownership. Being responsible for another living creature changes you as a human being. Suddenly you become more weepy at animated films with animals in like the Lion King, you are more tolerant of other four legged creatures and you begin to understand why people see their pets as part of the family as much as tiny human beings. Having a feline in the home really is…

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    Can A Dog Help Improve Your Life When You’re Depressed?

    We all end up feeling depressed now and again; it just seems to be a mainstay of the modern world. But rather than feel like it can come and go it’s important that we make the appropriate investments within ourselves so that we are fighting fit to the best of our ability. This can mean a few lifestyle changes, but also having more formative influences in our lives. You may not think it, but owning a dog is one of those things that can help to alleviate depression. If you’re someone who is prone to depressive episodes, or you are…

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    Pets Mean Pounds

    When you become a pet owner there’s so much to consider but primarily you’re thinking about how much you love your new best friend. Still, at the back of your mind you will have considered the cost of taking on a new addition to your household. In this article, we take a look at some of the financial factors you might want to consider before you sign on the dotted line of pet ownership. The Day-to-Day Whether you have a dog or cat, the biggest recurring expense is, of course, food. The more pets you have the greater this bill…

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    Consideration to Bear in Mind Before Getting a Dog

    Dogs are wonderful companions. It’s not all too surprising that they are such popular pets! They’re warm, loving, loyal, cute, and entertaining. But if you are considering getting a dog, it’s also important to remember that they are not a sheer novelty. They are living, breathing, sentient beings, and you are going to have to make sure that you meet all of their needs and requirements and provide them with a high quality of life for the duration of their lifetime. So, what should you take into consideration before setting your heart on a particular pup? Here are some areas…

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    How To Deal With Your Pet Becoming Ill

    Our pets are our most treasured companions. The bonds we form with them are beyond words and have a different meaning to our human relationships – somehow, we feel, they just ‘get’ us. The silent, non-judgemental from friendship they give us is like no other and runs deep. So coping when your pet falls ill can be very difficult to come to terms with – made all the more so as we feel it’s somehow silly to feel emotional about it. When a much loved pet falls seriously ill, it’s completely natural to feel a whole range of emotions –…

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