Yes! The Mzansi’s iconic bubble gum which has been bringing people together with its fun flavours and quirky ‘Did You Know?’ has been around for that long. Where It All Started Chappies was created in the late 1940’s by Arthur Ginsburg at the Chapelat factory in the small Johannesburg suburb of Troyeville. His idea of including lists of ‘Did You Know?’ facts on the inside of each gum’s waxed paper wrapper turned the great-tasting, two-for-a-penny gum into a cultural phenomenon. The questions were sourced from popular Springbok Radio quiz show ‘The Three Wise Men’, starring Eric Rosenthal, Arthur Blexley and Dennis Glauber. The company laterRead More →

Holidays are best enjoyed with good friends, great food and smooth sippin’ some Whiskey. So, Jack Daniel’s is bringing the true Taste of Tennessee to South Africa this Summer, offering locals the opportunity to experience and celebrate the best in true Southern hospitality through Jack Daniel’s inspired food, drinks, games, music and more. Food Whether drinking it neat, on the rocks, in a cocktail or using it as that special ingredient to transform your cooking,  Jack Daniel delivers consistent quality that enhances every meal. It has always been a huge fan of whiskey and meat – a match made in heaven. Find below Jack BurgersRead More →

 If Ford invited you to drive one of its cars to attend Idols SA as one of its VIP guests at The South African State Theatre, would you say no? I wouldn’t either! Without hesitation, I jumped in to pick up my girls in the new Ford Figo Blu and headed to the City of Tshwane because a ride alone wouldn’t have been so fun. First things first, Figo Blu’s exterior is inviting! It is adorned with a black mesh grille, accented fog lamps with blue bezels; black multi-spoke 15-inch alloy wheels, black mirrors, fascinating decals and, its black roof caught my eyes almost everyRead More →

The Coffee & Chocolate Africa Expo observed the Deaf Awareness Celebration Day as well as support #ActionAgainstPoverty during Mandela Month, with the Ciro Deaf Barista Competition. Coffee is an almost universally appreciated beverage, regardless of your race, creed, nationality or even whether you are able-bodied or not. Despite this, the process of making and serving the beverage is one traditionally reserved for the hearing-abled. Thus, it is exciting to note that a group of very talented Deaf baristas showed off their skills with a view to being named the Ciro Deaf Barista Champion for 2019 on July 27. The event took place on the secondRead More →

There’s no feeling quite like hitting the road and getting out of town for the weekend. Whether you are heading to the beach with the family or to the bush for a weekend of stargazing around the fire, you are in for a treat that breaks up the day-to-day of the work week and provides memories that last a lifetime. Any extraordinary journey requires the right vehicle, but driving off-road without fully understanding how to approach different conditions can be intimidating and even dangerous. So here are some tips from Ford South Africa to help you get the most out of your journey and takeRead More →

Would you like to know how one of South Africa’s favourite presenters, actors, models and all-around stars of the scene; Minnie Dlamini-Jones gets #TotallyReady for presenting a live show? Read below! THE LOOK. When I have a live show, we first decide on the overall look for the show. That will determine all our other choices. Mainly, that is about the outfit I’m going to wear. That then usually inspires the rest of the look. THE MAKE-UP. The make-up I wear must fit in with the fashion choices. It must amplify the aesthetic we have decided to go for.  THE HAIR. After make-up, I go to my hair.Read More →

Did you know that smoking kills your eyesight? You may need to consider quitting soon! According to The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, 49% of men and 34% of women in South Africa are smokers. Though the detrimental effects of smoking to your overall health is well-documented, many South Africans are unaware of the damage smoking does to the eyes. If you quit smoking, Vision Works says you’re most likely to prevent the following eye diseases and disorders: Infant Eye Disease – Smoking is highly discouraged for pregnant women, as it transmits dangerous toxins to the placenta and may potentially cause harm to the unborn baby.Read More →

If you’re from Limpopo, you are probably the most proud person because of the artists hailing from the province. From Sho Madjozi scooping the SAMA25 and BET Awards to the Ndlovu Youth Choir wowing the audience on America’s Got Talent, Limpopo is definitely leaving a mark. Sure, it is not only Limpopians that are proud, South Africa as a nation is proud as well and the recent appearance of the Ndlovu Youth Choir on America’s Got Talent has won many hearts around the world. Ndlovu Youth Choir was founded in 2009 at Moutse village in Limpopo and sings in all 11 South African official languages. TheRead More →

Need to touch up on your manicure before going out to have a good time with friends after work but pressed for time? Then let a beauty spa come to you. Let’s be honest, being a career driven woman is hard and it is even harder when you have a 9 to 5 job or you are an entrepreneur with dreams to chase everyday because you have to strike a balance between work, family and your social life. My female colleagues and I are in the same boat and we all agreed we cannot let busy hours take a toll on our beauty, so weRead More →

Whole mouth health is becoming trendy as people seek a more holistic approach to overall health and wellbeing. Women today live fast-paced lives and have to multi-task to get through the day – not to mention date night! Luckily, it’s now possible to find a toothpaste that helps protect not only your teeth, but your gums, tongue and cheeks – giving you confidence with fresh breath, to be totally ready to dazzle your date with your beautiful smile. Here are some tips from Colgate on choosing a toothpaste that gets you totally ready, with confidence… Bye, bye germs: Choose an advanced fluoride toothpaste. It helpsRead More →