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Surviving Easter: The hunt for a family weekend of sanity

I love a good weekend away just as much as the next person, but having your family around may complicate your break away. Spending the long Easter weekend in a close-knit environment with your family…

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Franschhoek Mother’s Day breakaway at Grande Provence

Treat your mom like a queen this Mother’s Day and spoil her with a Franschhoek breakaway and elegant luncheon at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate on Sunday, 12 May 2019. The Restaurant at Grande Provence…

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Staying home this Easter? No problemo!

We’ve all been there… Whether it is because of a financial decision, or because you are just not up to hearing your mother complain about your sister who never phones home, you decided to just…

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It feels like home at Lapos Kitchen

With a glass of Lozarn Cabernet in my hand, recommended by the man himself, my night in the warm and cosy Lapos Kitchen began. From the first moment it felt like a Sunday lunch at…

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Yass Queen: Three Netflix comedy specials you cannot miss

I’m not sure under what rock I’ve been hiding, but I’ve only recently discovered the joy of the female Netflix comedy scene, and as if on queue, Netflix has served me up three amazing specials…

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Spiced (and Spiked) Rooibos Hot Toddy

Autumn is here, which means that the leaves are changing and the weather is getting colder — and what better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than with a Rooibos Hot Toddy? Think…

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So, where does our style come from?

Okay, so I have always been a bit of a girly girl. When I was a kid, I loved getting lost in my own world and dressing up in all sorts of eccentric outfits. It…

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Our favourite moisturisers

Winter is just around the corner, and that has the 9Lives team rounding up their favourite moisturising products to keep their lips, faces and skin healthy and hydrated. We’ve got our favourite creams, moisturisers and…

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Franschhoek Winter Wines

Winter is here, and the best part is that Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter! Brave the weather and head to the Franschhoek Cellar for this year’s edition of Franschhoek Winter Wines. Inspired by the season this Winter…

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A feast for the senses at Paul Cluver Wines for Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival

The Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival is back, and it’s guaranteed to be one of this year’s social calendar highlights. Taking place over the weekend of 27 and 28 April participating Elgin Wine…

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