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Crochet with Used Plastic Bags

Do you know of the Cape Town Women’s Agricultural Association? With branches that spread through the entire Western Cape, they are made up of women of all ages who get together every month to address community needs, family life and work towards their annual “community upliftment” goals. Within the association …

Eco Friendly Garden

How To Make Your Garden More Eco-Friendly

Practical Ideas There is no better place to start than your own home and garden when it comes to being more environmentally aware. There are many gardening basics which you can implement easily to immediately boost your garden’s green credentials.   How To Deal With Slugs If you primarily deal …

Rok Bak Chair

Starter Woodwork Projects

There are few things as fulfilling as making something with your own hands from what seems to be little or nothing. That’s why so many people enjoy painting, knitting and other activities. One of the most popular interests for this reason is woodworking. Creating items from wood, whether they are …

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How to Make Homemade Soaps for Gifts

Every woman loves bath and body products. Soaps and body butters are very easy to make at home and make great holiday gifts. Surprise your family and friends with these thoughtful homemade spa gifts. Homemade Body Butter Bars Homemade body butter bars give your skin a soft, silky feeling, perfect …

How to Create a Rock Garden

If you’re looking for a way to create a low maintenance garden in a small space, consider creating a rock garden. Despite its name a rock garden contains more than just rocks and it’s the type of garden that anyone can create successfully. Even if you don’t have the right …

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How To Make Money Investing In Stamps

Stamp collecting started way back in 1840 when the first stamp was issued. This stamp is known as Penny Black. Of course it started out as a hobby, but as so many things in civilization progressed, so did the value of stamps. People now collect stamps not only as a …

Building Your First Balsa Wood Airplane

There’s few more satisfying experiences than watching something you’ve built from scratch take to the air, whether or not you’re an experienced modeller. This guide will take you through all the steps you need for a successful launch. Get your Kit One of the joys of balsa modelling is that …

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Basic Steps to Beat Debt Problems

There is a definite school of thought that investing is better than saving. Generally I agree with this line of thinking mainly due to the fact that you can’t outsave inflation. If you just rely on saving money for a few decades it will inevitably not be enough when you …

Addiction in the Brain

How to Beat Addiction or Break a Bad Habit

Addictions are rife in our society.  Innumerable people struggle to loosen the hold of a negative habit which seems to keep them captive. Addictions, or bad habits, can come in the form of the obviously-damaging such as drugs, alcohol, over-eating, cigarettes etc. Then there is the other type of addiction …

Hilarious Guide to Singing the SA National Anthem

With the Rugby World Cup currently on the go, there is once again a big spike in the patriotism graph. Springbok paraphernalia is everywhere to be seen, especially at the games where the national anthem is sung oh-so proudly. For those of you who battle with the quad-lingal anthem, here’s …