Riverfields leisure: things to do on the East Rand this October

  • 14 October 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Make the most of the October weather by heading to a picnic park with the family; or visit a wellness centre that will give you a “spa-sational” experience. Here’s where you can do these things and more on the East Rand …

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Top tips: how to maintain hardwood floors

  • 30 September 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Hardwood floors are a stylish, elegant and timeless choice for home decor. They can be very easy to maintain if you avoid certain mistakes and consider the following tips to keep them flawless:

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Riverfields leisure: fun things to do this September

  • 06 September 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

It’s spring, the season of freshness and new beginnings. You can plant something green. Explore the great outdoors. Enjoy the school holidays with these fun things to do in and around the East Rand:

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Top five salads to try at a braai

  • 30 August 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Braais are a South African culinary tradition that has been around for generations, with a good braai area making these outdoor occasions with friends and family extra special. At a braai, there’s usually plenty of food and drinks to enjoy, but to complete the meal, you need a side of salads.

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Top five vegetable smoothies to try at home

  • 26 August 2019 | Moiketsi Thipe

With a blender, measuring kit and fresh vegetables at hand, you can look forward to brightening up your diet this spring with all kinds of smoothies to try out.

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Riverfields revamps: five pot-plant ideas that will help your plants blossom

  • 18 July 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Before seeds can blossom into marvellous plants, they will need good soil, water and sufficient sunlight. If you are growing them in your yard (or inside), you might also want to put some of them in flowerpots. Here are some amazing ideas on how you can titivate those containers.

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Keeping your living room alive in winter

  • 29 June 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Unless you are the Man of Steel, you probably don’t appreciate coming home to a living room that feels like a fortress of solitude in the middle of a snow-ridden area. No, we mere mortals like the rooms dedicated to everyday use to be warm and comfy, thank you. Here are some useful tips on how you can keep that space hospitable in winter.

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Top soup recipes this winter

  • 21 June 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

There’s just something about soup that makes the battle with shivers, chattering teeth and runny noses more bearable in winter. You can make this liquid dish using vegetables, meats or spice mixtures and come out with a pot bubbling with flavours to clear away the winter blues. Here are some of the most warming, hearty and nutrient-rich recipes.

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Five healthy drinks everyone can enjoy in winter

  • 31 May 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

While the fridge holds on to your favourite cold drinks for the winter, don’t limit your beverage options to just tea and coffee. Here’s a list of warm and healthy drinks you can enjoy during this coughing and wheezing season.

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Top five reasons to have lemons in your house

  • 20 May 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Ever thought about using lemons for more than just making lemonade or to enhance the flavour of the fish you’re about to eat? They have so many benefits that experts could give you more than 60 reasons why you should grow a lemon tree in the backyard.

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