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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK

As much as moms have a love-hate relationship with school holidays, I rejoice. No traffic between 7h00 and 8h00 on the roads. No road rage from sleepyhead mommies in PJ’s with bed hair. My colleague who usually manages to crochet half a blanket on her way from Pretoria to Joburg, is at work before she… Continue reading SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK

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I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.

Groupon may have left the country, but I have definitely become a voucher kind of girl. While Groupon made friends with bargain-seeking clients (who mostly stuck around for the one promotion) and made enemies of suppliers who were hung out to dry after massive discounts, there is another voucher scheme going. The old-school honest kind where… Continue reading I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.

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HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.

In an age of less is more, I am still astounded by the number of friends who rent storage for the one-half of their possessions that don't fit into their house. I bow deeply to the Millennials who have a pack-up-and-go lifestyle, and I get really grumpy at old school corporates who do not understand… Continue reading HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.

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#SUMMERSPA – GET YOUR BODY SUMMER AND SANDAL READY AT GUVON SPAS

1 December marks the unofficial start of the Christmas break and while some of us are still hammering away at the keyboard, chances are that work hours are a bit more lenient and you will be able to sneak away for an extended lunch or early afternoon.  We have some great suggestions for you... Summertime also… Continue reading #SUMMERSPA – GET YOUR BODY SUMMER AND SANDAL READY AT GUVON SPAS

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BENEFITS OF DATE NIGHTS. AND DO WE HAVE MANY OPTIONS FOR YOU!

On this sultry,  I'd-rather-stay-in-bed- with hot-chocolate Friday morning, we share a blog from Date Night SA who has single-handedly changed the face of date nights all over South Africa. As you sip on your morning coffee and read through all the brilliant reasons for a date night below, picture the myriad of options within the Guvon Hotel group… Continue reading BENEFITS OF DATE NIGHTS. AND DO WE HAVE MANY OPTIONS FOR YOU!

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WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN LODGE.

Glenburn Lodge in Muldersdrift and Umbhaba Lodge in Hazyview, Mpumalanga have teamed up to offer three romantic five night honeymoon prizes to brides and grooms who book their wedding during May, June or July 2017 at Glenburn Lodge & Spa in the Cradle of Humankind.  A winner will be chosen each month. With three spectacular… Continue reading WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN LODGE.

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IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS FOR YOU…

I have just bought a mountain bike. Its black and green and very pretty. Don't get excited, my intentions don't stretch much further than 5km in and around the Cradle of Humankind. My husband suggested that I get a wicker basket and bell for my bicycle...I can see a French loaf and bottle of champagne fitting… Continue reading IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS FOR YOU…

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG. OR HAS IT?

The tree outside my bedroom window is pushing out hopeful little green leaves and I don't have to wear my puffer jacket to survive the 100 meter dash between the parking lot and the office front door anymore. If you are feeling the start of Spring, which is only two weeks away, we have a… Continue reading SPRING HAS SPRUNG. OR HAS IT?

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NOT TO BE MISSED. THERAVINE PRODUCT DAY AT GLENBURN SPA.

What do you get when you combine the magic of the vineyards and the peaceful surrounds of a Muldersdrift countryside venue - the Theravine Spa product day at Glenburn Spa, off course. Join Glenburn Spa & TheraVine on 8 September for a great day out with the added bonus of winning some super prizes. R350 per… Continue reading NOT TO BE MISSED. THERAVINE PRODUCT DAY AT GLENBURN SPA.