• Beauty
  • Lamelle – The Science of Skin


    Lamelle Research Laboratories is a biotechnology research company that manufactures products locally for the South African market and they have just released their latest issue of their magazine Lapelle!! For those of you who don’t know, Lamelle Research Laboratories is a South African biotechnology research company (started 7 years ago) that manufactures products that are innovative […]

  • Charity
  • MINI Mandela Day – Amakhaya Home


      Mandela Day…..an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each 18 July (on Mandela’s birthday…and mine!!).  The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, since then it has been celebrated every year worldwide.     MINI Drivers SA organised a Charity event for Mandela Day together with all the crazy MINIacs […]

  • Food
  • Fourways Farmers’ Market


      A couple of weeks ago we started Juicing, and if you went on Joe’s website you would have seen that juicing means lots of fruit and vegetables.  Dewald and I have been going to different food markets in and around Johannesburg in search of fresh farmers’ produce. Last Sunday we went to Fourways Farmers’ […]

  • Cars
  • MINI Market Day


    On the 1st of May 2013, Auto Alpina MINI in Boksburg had a MINI Market Day. A day filled with fun, competitions, painting MINIs, Morgan Beatbox, food, drinks and lots more. Most importantly, the whole day was for a good cause, The St. Francis Children’s Home! During the day they handed out prizes to random […]

  • Food
  • 8 Top Food Allergens

    Do you suffer from an allergy? Did you know that since January 2006, all food producers have been required to identify the presence of certain top food allergens in products? These are, simply, the foods most likely to cause an allergic reaction, ranging from itches to anaphylaxis. It is required by the FALCPA ( Food Allergen […]

  • Beauty
  • Wrinkle-Reducing Foods

    “You are what you eat.” Hokey? Sure. True? Absolutely. And, if your complexion’s not its best, embarking on a healthy skin diet is one thing that experts agree can really help make a difference — especially where keeping wrinkles at bay is concerned. (There are also foods that can ward off acne.)