Listeria hysteria- Listeriosis

Listeria hysteria, is it valid? Listeria or Listeriosis whatever you call it has been around for years. Is the hysteria over the listeria outbreak warranted? In my opinion it is too little too late. The outbreak was bound to happen, and here’s why. Food safety in South Africa South Africa does not have a central authority […]

Online shopping

10 reason to grocery shop online

Here are 10 reasons to grocery shop on line. In June 2015 I started this blog and in the first article I spoke about how much I saved with online shopping.  Nearly 2 years later, I can still say it is worth the hassle. Yes it was a huge learning curve on how to do […]

How to do recycling without leaving your house.

Last year I took my first foray into recycling. I wasn’t able to find out much, but what I did find was useful. Recycle or trash? Recycling in Johannesburg Since then I have found out a lot more. Johannesburg streets often ring with the sound of wheels rattling past our houses in the early hours of […]

Fridge and Freezer lost and found

If you can’t remember what you had for supper last week, why not take a peek into the back of your fridge? I often used to find interesting specimens growing in the containers, even an onion, or two, sprouting! What do you have?  A chest freezer or an upright? Even with the best of intentions, […]

Are you ready?

The Rand Water Board announced this week that South Africa has been hit by the worst drought in 23 years! The last droughts of this magnitude were in 1982 and 1991 and I remember them both! We are in for more heat waves, high incidences of fires and the hottest temperatures ever for this summer. If we […]