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Saying goodbye to a furry friend …

By Danielle van Wyk

Can you imagine a day without your beloved Nibbles? To most of us, pets are not mere fluffy toys, but an extension of the family. So, when you are told that you may have to put your pet down, it can be devastating - both emotionally and financially.

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5 Top wine tasting spots for you to try

By Danielle van Wyk

Living in Cape Town doesn’t only mean access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, but it also boasts with some of the best wine tasting spots. If your idea of relaxing is sipping on a glass of quality red, or white, then keep reading!

5 Top wine tasting spots for you to try
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7 Pregnancy cravings and what they mean

By Danielle van Wyk

For as long as women have been having babies, they have been having cravings. From ice cream to chalk and cheese. Many a pregnancy story has begun with a pregnant woman with a feverish craving and her nervous husband anxiously seeking the latest object of her desire – such as a bottle of pickles in the middle of the night.

7 Pregnancy cravings and what they mean
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7 Myths and facts about the flu vaccine

By Danielle van Wyk

Seasons are changing and with it the increased chance of a runny nose and chest infection. But some people believe that with a tiny prick you could avoid a trip to the doctor this season. However, there are many misconceptions around the flu and its vaccine. As with any medical procedure, seeking trusted sources and facts behind common assumptions and practices is important. Let’s see if you have all your flu-facts straight with these myths and truths.

7 Myths and facts about the flu vaccine
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Health

Smoking neighbour driving you up the chimney

By Isabelle Coetzee

Waking up to a lungful of second-hand smoke is the wrong way to start your Easter weekend. Even with closed windows, your neighbour’s bad habit may still reach you through the cracks. So what can you do?

Smoking neighbour driving you up the chimney
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Your questions on breast milk donations, answered!

By Danielle van Wyk

Breastfeeding is both beautiful and natural - or so they say. However, it could also mean rock-hard painful breasts, leaking through breast pads and spraying milk as you’re trying to get your baby to latch. Especially if you’re one of those women who have a surplus of breast milk. Understandably this may be an annoyance, but breastmilk could also save a life. Moneybags journalist, Danielle Van Wyk, chatted to the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) about donating breastmilk.

Your questions on breast milk donations, answered!
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Health

When noise complaints fall on deaf ears – do you have rights?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Ongoing interferences from your neighbour may eventually make your skin crawl and have you pulling at your hair. We find out what your rights are.

When noise complaints fall on deaf ears – do you have rights?
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Lifestyle

7 Pregnancy cravings and what they mean

By Danielle van Wyk

For as long as women have been having babies, they have been having cravings. From ice cream to chalk and cheese. Many a pregnancy story has begun with a pregnant woman with a feverish craving and her nervous husband anxiously seeking the latest object of her desire – such as a bottle of pickles in the middle of the night.

7 Pregnancy cravings and what they mean
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Money

Forget about Day Zero – are you ready for Armageddon?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Since Cape Town’s recent flirt with disaster – known as Day Zero – average citizens joined doomsday preppers in hoarding water supplies. When this critical resource suddenly became scarce, people put aside their inherent ridicule and they invested in jerrycans. But do South Africans truly have to spend so much money on their preparations?

Forget about Day Zero – are you ready for Armageddon?
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