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Hello Again!
At last! Welcome to our June issue… You’ll have noticed by now that our May issue could not be published under lockdown, but we spent the shutdown preparing a jam-packed, positive and hopefully uplifting June issue for you. Where do I possibly begin?
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Love To Win!
Beat the winter dryness and keep your family’s skin nourished with Pure Beginnings’ range of tried and trusted organic skincare. Known for its hydrating and nourishing properties, the Pure Beginnings range of pH-balanced skincare products is your ide
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Singing Calms Your Baby
A University of Montreal study has found that infants remain calm twice as long when listening to a song than when listening to speech. The Canadian study, published in the journal Infancy, looked at 30 healthy infants between six and nine months old
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Cut a piece of felt the width of a wooden hanger and about 90cm in length. Fold over the bar of the hanger. Match the bottom pieces and side edges and pin in place. Machine or hand sew around the edge of the felt and just under the bar of the hanger.
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Get In Touch
This month’s star letter will receive one case each of Retief Reserve’s red and white wine worth R2 000 The Retief Reserve range celebrates over 80 years of winemaking expertise and passion, garnered over three generations of the Retief family. The
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Delicious Winter Fare, Home-baked Loaves, And How To Make Gluten-free Flours
Serves 4 Takes 40 mins + resting 1.2kg tomahawk beef steak30ml black or mixed peppercorns10ml sea salt flakes olive or avocado oil, for cooking50g butter2 red onions, cut into wedgeschips, to serve 60g butter2 shallots, finely chopped250ml red wine
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You’re Getting Very Sleepy…
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Pretty Pullover
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At Our Table
Rooibos is a proudly South African product that grows in the Cederberg mountain region of the Western Cape. This evergreen bush with needle-like leaves is packed with antioxidants, is a natural anti-inflammatory and contains no caffeine. Some other h
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Trend alert !
Tomahawk steak is a bone-in ribeye cut with a few extra centimeters of the rib bone left in. It’s called a tomahawk cut because it resembles a single-handed axe. This cut is all the rage at the moment with it showing up on restaurant menus and social
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QUARAN-TEENS Help Them Manage Their Mental Health
Child psychiatrist Dr Heather Alisson warns parents not to underestimate the impact that the Covid-19 lock down may have on the mental health of our teenagers. She says, ‘Being a teenager is difficult in itself. Now teens are faced with uncertainty b
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Important Note
››Unless yarn specified is used, SAPROTEX cannot accept responsibility for the finished work. ››Owing to printing restrictions the colour reproduction is matched as closely to the yarn as possible. ››The instructions are given for the smallest size,
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Life In Full Colour
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Make Gluten-free Flours
Makes 4½ cups 750ml rice flour250ml potato starch125ml tapioca flour Combine all the ingredients and store in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Makes: 4 cups 500ml rice flour500ml ground almonds Combine all the ingredients and store in an
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5 Tips To Help Them Cope
Mild anxiety in all age groups is appropriate and can be a normal response during this period. Dr Fraser explains, ‘During a period of prolonged anxiety and social isolation, the mind may experience a fear of the unknown and a sense of a lack of cont
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RHINO String Art
Cut a piece of superwood to 60cm by 40cm. Gently sand with sandpaper to remove rough edges. Wipe with a dry cloth to remove any particles. Paint the wood surface and sides with black paint. Allow to dry and apply a second coat. Print the rhino templa
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Reader Of The Month
Beaulah Kruger lives in Melkbosstrand with her husband and 14-year-old son. She’s been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer stage 3 and is doing well with her chemo and treatment. …BOOK Animal Farm by George Orwell. …MOVIE The Usual Suspects. …R
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Combine 750ml bran-rich self-raising wheat flour, 180ml mixed seeds, 15ml sugar and 5ml salt. Stir in 580ml sparkling water until just combined. Spoon into an 11cm x 22cm loaf tin lined with baking paper. Sprinkle with extra mixed seeds, if you like.
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Who Knows?
The only alarming thing about raising kids is that you literally haven’t got a clue what you’re doing. Apart from that, it’s totally a breeze. Here’s how it all goes down. Short version. You live for your first 30 years or so, developing a fair idea
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This Weekend
Now more than ever you have the perfect excuse to stay indoors, so take advantage of your isolation and catch up on your burgeoning list in Netflix… From the comics by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez comes the story of three siblings and their mother,
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FATHER’S Day Spoils
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10 Of The Best… Autumn SUPPERS
Serves 4-6 Takes 30 mins 125ml plain yoghurt15ml garam masala30ml olive or avocado oil1 garlic clove, crushed5ml ginger, finely grated10ml honey6 poppadoms2 sirloin steaks30ml Indian rub or garam masala45ml olive or avocado oil1 nectarine, sliced1 m
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KNOW YOUR HEADACHE Migraine, Tension Or Cluster?
It’s worth knowing whether what you’re experiencing is really a migraine, or whether it could be a tension or cluster headache, which are commonly mistaken for each other, but have different causes and treatments. Migraines can result in a pulsing se
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Sublime style from Block & Chisel
Luxurious furniture and decor providers Block & Chisel have opened a new store, located at 155 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. ‘The popular Parkwood suburb with its galleries, coffee shops and restaurants is the ideal backdrop for our latest showroom,’ s
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10 Of The Best… DESSERTS
Makes 6 Takes 1 hr + cooling sunflower oil, to grease 60ml water180ml castor sugar 500ml milk250ml cream4 eggs60ml castor sugar5ml vanilla essence 1 Preheat oven to 160°C. Line the base of a roasting pan with a tea towel. Lightly grease 6 x 160ml
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HOW TO HANDLE Convulsions And Seizures
According to The Illustrated South African First Aid Manual, (Struik Lifestyle), convulsions and seizures can be brought on by a variety of causes, including: High fever Stroke Dehydration Poisoning Oxygen deprivation Epilepsy Meningitis Brain inju
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Loving Local
Sustainable fashion is something we’re hearing more and more about, and as a reaction to the ‘fast fashion’ craze, the world is starting to realise that we need to adopt a more conscious approach to fashion. We can no longer ignore the fact that the
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Super Natural
Serves 4 Ready in 20 minutes 1 Tbsp oil for frying1–2 Tbsp your favourite Thai curry paste1 heaped tsp grated fresh ginger1 tsp crushed garlic1.2 litres good-quality vegetable stock250g brown or portabellini mushrooms, thinly sliced300g egg noodles
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Ways To Reduce Burnout
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, so find out as much as you can about your loved one’s physical or mental condition, as well as about the resources that are available to assist you and your family. KNOW YOUR LIMITS and don’t be afraid to seek assistance and help
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