This seasons must have’s!

This month we kick off a series of summer essential hair and makeup looks to get you ready this festive season. With all the year-end functions we want you to look your best. We bring you some basics that you just have to have in your make up bag.

1. Primer
A really good primer is recommended, especially in summer when your face can be a little sweatier. A good primer will help to prevent shine and also to smooth the texture of your skin before applying foundation. This is a must-have for anyone with skin imperfections
2. Mascara
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Discover oodles of family fun activities in Bloemfontein at the Windmill Casino.

Located just off the N1 Highway, Windmill Casino in Bloemfontein is a one-stop entertainment destination for you and your family. Whether you’re just passing through or checking in for a holiday, you’ll find everything you need for a fun day out or a relaxing weekend away at Windmill Casino in Bloemfontein. With a warm welcome to usher you and your family in, Windmill Casino is home to the best fun to be had in Bloemfontein.

Far more than just a casino, the Windmill complex is home to a wide range of entertainment venues making it your one-stop fun factory for the whole family to […]

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Serve up a festive feats south African Style – over an open fire

Kettle-braaied turkey with dried fruit stuffing

Main Ingredients

1 cooked leftover turkey, (about 5kg), rinsed and dried
1 cup PnP butter

For braai

1 PnP onion, sliced
1 carrot, roughly chopped


250 ml PnP mixed dried fruit, chopped
125 ml muscadel, sweet sherry, or fruit juice
1 glug PnP olive oil
1 PnP onion, chopped
4 PnP garlic cloves, chopped
500 grams pork sausage mince
2 bay leaves, crumbled
3 tbsp PnP rosemary, chopped, or use sage
375 ml breadcrumbs, fresh
1 PnP grated lemon peel
4 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice, and grated reel of 1 lemon
1 large PnP egg, beaten
1 dash salt and milled pepper


Soak dried fruit in muscadel for 1 hour.

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Finding your ideal getaway

Nestled in the lush green hills of Waterkloof Ridge, the beautiful classic Italian inspired boutique hotel, Castello Di Monte compliments its amazing surrounds. The tastefully sculpted gardens, mature olive trees, lavender hedges and de-stressing water features enhance the tranquil charm of Castello.

This stunning boutique hotel offers delectable private dining, subject to reservations 24 hours in advance and breakfasts, lunches, dinners, high teas and cocktail functions are planned to the finest detail.

Ideal for those romantic candlelit dinners for two to intimate functions for up to 35 guests, executive chef Louis Vermaak creates culinary triumphs for guests time and again.

The panoramic view from the terrace is […]

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Nothing can prepare you for the end

Catch the fourth and final installment of the Hunger games. The story follows Katniss Everdeen as she prepares for her ultimate fight against President Snow, the tyrannical Capitol and her choices that will define Panem forever, in the final, death defying “76th Hunger Games”. Realizing the stakes are no longer just for survival, Katniss Everdeen teams up with her closest friends, including Peeta, Gale and Finnick for the ultimate mission. Together, they leave District 13 to liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem and assassinate President Snow, who’s obsessed with destroying Katniss. What lies ahead are mortal traps, dangerous enemies and […]

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The Ultimate Relaxing Break!

If you’re feeling run-down and your nerves are frazzled, and you are desperately in need of some time to unwind, be sure to visit Summerfields Rose Retreat and Spa, for your ultimate relaxing break!

Summerfields Rose Retreat boasts a range of accommodation, from a large family house to luxurious tented suites. The Stone House is ideal for a group or family of 6, and it is perfect for those who want a little privacy. Guests staying at the Stone House have access to a nanny service, and the option of their very own personal chef.

The beautiful luxury tented suites are situated under a […]

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