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If you’ve been blessed with a super sensitive olfactory system, chances are pretty good that finding the perfect perfume is an almost impossible feat. Here’s an idea: why not make your own? Hand-mixing fragrances, using essential oils is a simple, enjoyable and highly therapeutic process...

Chances are, if you’re a woman, you’re well-acquainted with all the discomforts associated with the menstrual cycle. From the cramps and breast tenderness to mood swings and night sweats, it’s never easy. Not all women experience the same measure of discomfort; for some, the arrival of...

This Quick Apple and Blueberry Crumble was made by Amy van der Merwe of AnEarthenLife.com. Sadly I do not own an oven yet so I do all my cooking on the stove top and sometimes you just want a cooked dessert. This is a super quick and easy apple and...

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: DOUGH 1 cup sourdough starter 1½ cup Farina ’00 flour 1tsp dried yeast 2tsp salt glug of olive oil METHOD:  Place flour into stand up mixer bowl with the sourdough starter, yeast and salt. Knead to form dough (±10minutess). Place dough in a bowl with...

Makes ±24 INGREDIENTS 120g Muscovado sugar (plus extra for dusting) 80ml toasted sesame oil 1 large, free-range egg 240g self-raising flour 3 TBSP almond milk pinch of salt 85g Silan Natural Date Syrup 100g good quality dark chocolate, chopped roughly 2TBSP white sesame seeds (plus extra...

We’d been hiking in soft-but-steady rain for seven hours when our veneers of positivity started to crack. Morale had been high within our group of 12 hikers when we set off from the main gate of Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, but now in the mountains, amidst...

Stress. Even the word itself makes me feel stressed. This is unfortunately a topic I know about intimately having faced proper burnout in my life already. And because I have been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue in the past and have been fortunate enough to write...

We take an indepth look at what to consider before choosing your vitamin brand. Always take your vitamins, say the grannies and doctors the world around. But questions begin to surface: “Which ones?” “And how many?” and “Don’t I get enough of this from my...

Currently approximately 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year to make mostly single-use plastic products such as bags, straws, bottles and packaging. Only nine percent of these plastics end up being recycled, most cannot be recycled at all. The majority of this ends...