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Easter Celebrations

HAPPY EASTER WEEKEND!!! We hope you are enjoying some time with your family! We all celebrate Easter differently, we all have different traditions and memories. Here are some interesting facts about where some of these traditions/symbols orginated from. The Hot Cross Bun – A hot cross bun is a sweet, yeast-leavened, spiced bun made with […]

A Wish for the New Year

May you get a clean bill of health from your dentist, your cardiologist, your gastro-enterologist, your urologist, your proctologist, your podiatrist, your psychiatrist, your plumber and the S.A.R.S. May your hair, your teeth, your abs and your stocks not fall; and may your blood pressure, your triglycerides, your cholesterol, your white blood count and your […]

Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas

Here are a few affordable ideas that you and your family can make this Christmas. Cookies in a jar / Soup in a jar / Recipe in a jar – This gift, with its various layers of colorful ingredients, is most beautiful unwrapped. Make the instructional tag from a folded rectangle of white cardboard, decorate it […]

I wish I had said something…

Have you ever had the feeling that you wish you had said something when something happened? Yesterday, at Claremont Engen in Cape Town, two women started fighting. Both had black cars and one wanted to pass the other who was waiting for a petrol station (she really could not move anywhere at the specific time). […]

The Parent Trap

A scientific study first published in the late 1960’s ranked various stressful events in terms of the extent to which a person would need to adjust their established lifestyle in order to adapt to the situation, for example a bereavement or divorce. Having a child was placed in the top ten of the most stressful […]