No relief for hungry households: Festive season food prices continue to rise

Posted on Nov 25, 2020 by Claire Warneke

According to the PMBEJD’s latest stats, there will be no relief for consumers as we head into the ...

Adoption: Lucky’s story begins with a friendship & ends with a family

Posted on Nov 25, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Lucky Du Plessis shared his incredible adoption story on Twitter this week and had Mzansi in tears.

Bokashi bins: Do they smell? And how can I recycle food waste at home?

Posted on Oct 20, 2020 by Claire Warneke

After noticing how much food their family threw away, a South African entrepreneur decided to figure out how ...

Depression: Why men struggle to seek help & how to recognise symptoms in your partner

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Men and depression: October is mental health awareness month. While this topic is certainly far less ‘taboo’ than ...

Can young children REALLY suffer from depression? Kuziva Mtawarira says ‘yes’

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 by Claire Warneke

“The biggest myth about childhood depression is that it doesn’t exist,” says Psychologist and Director of The Beast ...

Marmite & the booze ban: Here’s why you couldn’t find the popular spread on supermarket shelves

Posted on Oct 7, 2020 by Claire Warneke

South African Marmite fans have been wondering what happened to their favourite spread as it slowly disappeared off ...

Family meals & finances – How skyrocketing grocery prices are affecting our kids’ nutrition

Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Raising a healthy family in the current economic crisis is getting tougher and tougher.

Grocery bills have shot up – Here’s how much MORE we’re paying + why it’s putting our health at risk

Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Research by the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group (PMBEJD) shows how the cost of groceries has skyrocketed ...

Gardening tips for growing trees – How to make sure your new tree grows strong and tall!

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Claire Warneke

While some of us can’t even keep plastic plants alive, there are those who have naturally green fingers, ...

Biryani – A mouthful of love and memories

Posted on Sep 21, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Just say the word 'biryani' in a room full of South Africans, and the nostalgia is palpable. It's ...

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