Cape Town’s water crisis

Cape Town’s water crisis

How the water crisis affects one family

The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa, is all over the news. Over the last few weeks, “Day Zero” was mentioned more frequently. It’s the day when Cape Town would have to shut off most of its water systems. These are frightening news, especially for someone who like me lives in the desert. If this can happen in Cape Town, it can certainly hit my desert home! We’ve asked our beloved reader Heidi Maggot who lives with her family of 5 what it’s really like to live in Cape Town now.

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How to organise after your guests leave

How to organise after your guests leave

What to do when your guests have left

We had 2 special guests stay with us for the last 2 weeks. It was fun. They loved the beach and the warm weather, soaking up every ray of sunshine they could. We laughed over dinner and (over) indulged when it came to dessert. But now, they’re back home and we’re cleaning the house. What are the best ways for cleaning after your guests leave?

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Clean your fridge (2017)

What’s alive in your fridge?

It’s August 2017 and we’re working with a client who’s tired of wasting food. All too often, it’s forgotten in their fridge. Whether it was too much take away or some foods that just seem to disappear until they’ve expired, my client wanted to change this. So we started at looking at their behaviour and noticed, their fridge has never been cleaned. Does that sound familiar?

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Clear out your handbag

What’s all in your handbag?

Is your husband or partner rolling his eyes whenever he sees your handbag? Are you complaining about how heavy it is? Did you know that the average handbag weighs 6.27 pounds? That’s just the handbag. If you’re anything like me, you may also carry a laptop bag, your gym bag and a bag with your lunch. Wow! That’s a massive weight to carry every day! I’d say: It’s time to clear out your handbag!

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Make your bathroom your oasis

Quick cleaning tips for your bathroom

Do you love those bathroom design ideas on Pinterest? I certainly do. Bathrooms that add a bit of calm are my favourite. A bit of greenery, some soft towels and tile colours I love… I love those bathrooms. In the morning, bathrooms may look anything but not like that.

To help you get that spa feeling no matter what time of the day, here are 6 wonderful tips:

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Quick cleaning tips for your kitchen

5 great daily tips for your kitchen

How do you clean your kitchen? No matter how little time I spend in it, there always something to be cleaned. Don’t ask me how as I’m really not the most passionate chef – I love to eat and let others cook! So why is cleaning the kitchen always such a big thing?

To speed up this unwanted task, let me share my best tips for you. Reduce your time cleaning your kitchen with these 5 daily activities:

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Unpack after a holiday

How to quickly unpack your suitcases

Do you know this situation? You’ve spent a wonderful time while on holiday and don’t want to go back to your normal routine? And there’s the massive suitcase that you need to unpack? For me, I prefer unpacking to packing the suitcase. All the little memories are coming back… and so is the laundry. We have collected our top 5 tips for the easiest unpacking:

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