Our October Wishlist
Reading is one of the most precious ways of spending time with your little one, no matter what their age. Nyambura Waits for the Bus, by Cath Alexander (and illustrated by Catherine Groenewald), is a beautiful tale of a young girl who is late and needs to catch the bus to visit her Gogo. While she waits for the bus she gets lost in thought. It’s a lovely story that teaches kids the importance of doing good deeds. Available in English, Afrikaans and Zulu. Available at bookstores, R120.
Bold and fun
Babelicious is a fun and unique contemporary baby and children’s decor brand, which includes linen, furniture and décor accessories. Linen is made from 100% cotton percale, 200-thread, the finest imported and local fabrics and high-quality print. All of which is designed, printed and manufactured in South Africa. There are 15 unique designs to choose from. If you are tired of the fluffy stereo type or simply want something bold, bright and beautiful, check out the range at TUWA Beauty Spa at Sugar Rush Park, Ballito / 0643745654 / 0832997992 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.tuwa.co.za
If you’re looking for a great gift for someone special, or you just want to enhance your own living space, try the Ubanesque Gift Candle from SoyLites. The newest addition to the range, these candles are available in four scented perfume blends, each with a 60 – 70-hour burn time. Scents include Wild Litchi & Aloe, Exotic Amber & Lime, Pomelo & Ginger and Desert Rose & Orange Blossom and the candles are beautifully finished off with a bamboo wooden lid. Details: The full range is available at selected suppliers, or online (www.soylites.co.za), R380.
Wash away winter
While Summer is coming in full steam ahead, you may still be suffering from lingering colds and flu and the symptoms that go hand in hand with them. The Biologie Winter Therapy Soak is perfect for relieving sore muscles, blocked nasal passages and aching limbs, and also has a host of other skin benefits. Just add 3 tablespoons to every 20cm of a hot bath, lie back and relax. Details: Available at Rain, Ballito Junction (lower Level) / 032 586 1728.
Luxuriously zesty with tangy orange marmalade notes in beautifully intense fine dark chocolate…we think everyone needs a little Lindt Excellence Orange Intense in their lives! Available at all major retailers, R39,95.
Get It Magazine (Ballito/Umhlanga) May 2018