Author Archives: Bianca Spinner

Shopping

Say hello to The Forum’s artisanal immune-boosting meals

Jun 4, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Say goodbye to standing in queues at the grocer, being shoved over in bustling markets or feeling cornered inside a minute takeaway space. Cue The Forum Company… we are utterly obsessed with The Forum’s brand-new artisanal immune-boosting meals delivered to your front door! Everyone’s doing it, […]

Recipes

Try this roasted sweet potato and butternut soup recipe

May 29, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

You herb it here first. Winter has officialy arrived and with the cold weather this week, the guys at Wish on Florida have gifted us with the yummiest vegetarian soup dish recipe for you to enjoy at home during lockdown. This cosy soup dish has hints […]

Featured, Shopping

Support local with these Father’s Day gift ideas

May 27, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

It’s a little early to start planning gift ideas for Dad, however, we think he deserves a little extra love this Father’s Day. Dads are superheroes and let’s be honest: They’re way better at goofing around, letting the kids fly high and playtime. So, support local, small […]

Travel

Take a virtual road trip through South Africa

May 26, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Tired of being cooped up? Just because we aren’t allowed to physically travel doesn’t mean we can’t wanderlust. For those of you who still have the travel bug, allow us to take you on a virtual road trip through our beautiful country courtesy of some […]

Beauty

Hail the ‘no makeup’ makeup look!

May 22, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt about skincare in 2020, it’s that a clean, fresh face is mandatory. We’re kind of over the full face of heavy makeup look anyway, so here’s how to achieve the on-trend ‘no makeup’ makeup look in six simple steps.  […]

Beauty

Give yourself the ultimate lockdown facial at home

May 20, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Since we’re all stuck indoors, now is the perfect time to treat yourself to an at-home facial. We asked the experts at Skin Republic to put together this simple five-step at-home facial routine which feels almost as good as the real thing. So, select your ultimate chill […]

Entertainment, Featured

Your entertainment guide to preventing a meltdown during lockdown

May 19, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Eight weeks in lockdown. That’s 56 days, 1,344 hours and 80,640 minutes. Everyone, give yourselves a standing ovation! It’s been one turbulent rollercoaster ride for the world and if you’re itching to explore, are becoming impatient or are exceptionally irritable and restless, we’ve come up […]

Health

Rooibos: Why it’s exploding as a superfood

May 19, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

These days there’s a lot of science that tells us how healthy rooibos is, but let’s be honest, reading PhD reports can be a bit boring. READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. Rooibos is the ultimate proudly South African plant. It only grows in SA […]

Entertainment

Six cool things you can do from your couch this week

May 15, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Bored in the house, bored in the house. We’re here to turn that frown upside down. So, stay in, stay safe and enjoy our top six things to do this week during lockdown. READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. Grab a drink at the pub […]

Featured

In pictures: A different perspective of our country under lockdown

May 15, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

We thought we’d highlight the splendour during lockdown over the last eight weeks. The great sacrifices we’ve made over the last two months will hopefully save the lives of thousands of South Africans until life returns to a new normal. Here, 11 South Africans share images […]