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Our wish list is set up for summer

Summer loving

Conceptualised on Clifton 4th beach in 2014, Granadilla is a swimwear, beach accessory and summer-loving brand that embodies the energetic spirit of Cape Town summers. Focusing mainly on premium swim shorts for men, it now offers kiddies shorts and women’s cozzies, too. All featuring a locally inspired design, while staying on the forefront of fashion, culture and most importantly – a summer attitude. Available at A Brief Affair at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, White River. Swim shorts – long or short style: R790, kiddies shorts: R590. Ladies cozzies also available.
Details: 013-750-1635 or 065-917-2064.

Forty winks?

When you’re all hyped up for the holiday vibe, it’s often difficult to fall asleep. Say hello to Duo Calm Soothing Sleep. One pill before bedtime promotes healthy sleep by regulating your circadian (day/night) rhythm. R445 from fusionlabsonline.com.

 

Let’s celebrate

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We are super excited to be launching the Jenna Clifford Celebratory Crackers in the Lowveld! The gift of sharing with someone special. It takes two to crack it, adds fun with a bang along with the beauty of the contents. Brenda and Jenna’s friendship stems back to 15 years ago when Brenda’s twins attended Summer’s (Jenna’s daughter) birthday party. This “Cracker” concept has been a dream of Jenna’s for quite some time and we are thrilled to bring these Celebration Crackers to the Lowveld.

 

Endless summer days call for the perfect drink

Bloedlemoen is the first blood orange gin in the world. With the fruit locally sourced in the Cape, this is contemporary, London dry-style gin is distilled using 10 botanicals. Now, just in time for endless summer days, Bloedlemoen Gin has added a new variant to its collection… Bloedlemoen Amber, with the addition of a selection of locally forged fynbos and honeybush. Amber is warmer, sweeter and spicy, and is excellent enjoyed neat, on the rocks or with a cut of orange zest and a splash of tonic. R399 a bottle.

 

Fancy an orange lolly?

Makes 4 x 85ml ice lollies. Juice of 5-6 large oranges (roughly 500ml); a squeeze of fresh lime juice (Note: You will need 4 x 85ml ice lolly moulds and flat lolly sticks).

• Mix the fresh orange juice with the squeeze of fresh lime juice, tasting and adjusting to your liking. • Pour into lolly moulds until each one is 3/4 full. • Place moulds upright in the freezer for about an hour before poking sticks into each mould. Freeze for a further 3 hours or preferably overnight. • Remove moulds from freezer and briefly dip them into hot water, then gently pull the lollies out and serve immediately.

Recipe from Jude’s Ice Cream & Desserts.

 

Sun-kissed

Hot days. Sultry nights. Sexy swimwear and slip dresses. Which all, obviously, scream tan. We’re massive fans of the Caribbeantan brand. Think products that are good for you, good for our planet, and cruelty-free! You’ll find them at Dis-Chem and Clicks, select independent stores, as well as online at www.caribbeantan.online.

 

Zero just happened

Zero waste. Zero plastic. Zero cruelty. We’re mad about the new Zero Bar shampoo… a proudly local product that’s concentrated, water-free, plastic-free and cruelty-free. Designed to last through between 55 and 70 hair washes, outlasting most bottled shampoos, there are four to choose from (called the four Bar Bros)… an Argean bar, Jojoba, the Moringa bar and Wild Desert Melon. All four have loads of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, and promise to clean, enrich, moisturise, condition, shine, strengthen, nourish, soothe and repair. Only available on line at the moment, they cost R75 each, or R300 for a pack (all the same, or one of each). Details: zerobar.co.za.

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