Our May wish list
Most moms love nothing more than being pampered or, being spoiled with fabulous pampering goodies. The Bodycare From Africa collection comprises four different ranges of products: Argan, Charcoal, Olive and Shea, all of which include a range of butters, scrubs, washes and creams. Details: www.takealot.com or at selected Pick ‘n Pay stores (from mid-May 2018).
Sushi it up in style!
Who doesn’t love a little sushi for a special occasion…? Now you can make it extra special with items from the Carrol Boyes range of stylishly cute sushi accessories, ranging from a sushi platter (R279) and soy bowls (R279 for 4) right through to a toothpick holder (R129) and salt and pepper set (R229)! Details: www.carrolboyes.com
Wonderful in white
Whether you’re looking for a gift a special mom or something wonderful to wear on your wedding day, Elie Saab’s ‘In White’ is the perfect choice. The sharp, woody scented fragrance celebrates femininity and includes notes of orange blossom, jasmine, patchouli, rose and cedarwood. Details: Available at Woolworths stores, 30ml (R890), 50ml (R1410) and R90ml (R1900).
Website we’re loving…
Every bride, wedding guest and wedding planner needs to check this out, pronto! This online wedding registry platform has none of the typical limitations (like location or price) and although new, it already boasts over 150 leading local brands and over 3000 items to choose from! And if you’re looking for something a little out-the-box, you can even buy the lucky couple a game drive or cooking course – or even send them paragliding! The options are limitless!
Woo her with wine
What better way to show your mom some love than with a beautiful bottle of wine? The Garden Route label – the brainchild of Cape Wine Master Boets Nel of De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp – currently produces and sells the national favourite, Sauvignon Blanc as well as the current wine of the moment, Pinot Noir. Details: The Garden Route Sauvignon Blanc is R110 a bottle and The Garden Route Pinot Noir is R110, and both are only available directly from De Krans or online: www.dekrans.co.za.
If you love South Africa and you love her wildlife then this book is a must-read. According to stats, last year 662 rhino were killed in the Kruger Park alone, and over 1000 across the country. Rhino Revolution asks the questions: how is South Africa going to sustain the cost of securing rhino while the belief continues to persist that the enemy lies elsewhere in Southeast Asia? The powerful book boasts magnificent photographs and afterwords by John Hanks and Yolan Friedman. Details: Available at most bookstores, approximately R350.
Get It Magazine (Ballito/Umhlanga) – November 2018