Women's Lifestyle
Your Family

Your Family

June 2020

Need a quick and easy recipe? What about a creative craft idea for a homemade gift? Or some practical advice on everything from parenting to health, family matters and food? Your Family is the all-in-one magazine for busy, working moms. Expect tried-and-tested easy suppers, the best advice on family health and wellbeing; not to mention expert tips on organising her home and saving money. Your Family – it’s about simplifying and balancing her day, so she can celebrate the best of family life.

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in this issue

3 min.
hello again!

At last! Welcome to our June issue… You’ll have noticed by now that our May issue could not be published under lockdown, but we spent the shutdown preparing a jam-packed, positive and hopefully uplifting June issue for you. Where do I possibly begin? Although our April issue referenced a new virus on page 93 and gave some tips on preventing infection, little did we know that it would spread to every corner of the globe before we printed our next one. Our lives have all changed significantly for the foreseeable future. On one hand, our to-do lists have grown. Cooking, cleaning, shopping, working from home and homeschooling the kids. I’m not sure about you but having extra responsibilities brings a lot of stress into the mix. At the same, Time is back. Not…

2 min.
get in touch

This month’s star letter will receive one case each of Retief Reserve’s red and white wine worth R2 000 The Retief Reserve range celebrates over 80 years of winemaking expertise and passion, garnered over three generations of the Retief family. The Retief Reserve Cape Red Blend is full-bodied and well-structured with a light peppery scent of ripe berries, perfume and spice. Spoil family and friends at your next Sunday roast by pairing this Cape Red Blend with a leg of lamb, venison pie or roast chicken. Van Loveren family vineyards is one of South Africa’s leading family owned wineries with a variety of quality offerings and a family friendly wine-farm experience.Vanloveren.co.za STAR LETTER Shopping trips have always been a treat for me – whether it’s month-end clothing sales or even a quick run…

1 min.
reader of the month

Beaulah Kruger lives in Melkbosstrand with her husband and 14-year-old son. She’s been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer stage 3 and is doing well with her chemo and treatment. BEAULAH’S FAVOURITE: …BOOK Animal Farm by George Orwell. …MOVIE The Usual Suspects. …RECIPE Carrot pineapple cake. …GUILTY PLEASURE Eating a whole chocolate slab at once! …WAY TO DE-STRESS Friday afternoon braai with my husband. WHAT’S GUARANTEED TO GET YOU IN A GOOD MOOD? Every chemo session! I love being in the chemo room with everyone joking, nurses singing musical theatre songs and all of us eating cake. FAMILY TIME IS SPENT Playing a Biblical board game on a Sunday afternoon with my husband and son. IN HER FRIDGE, SHE’S NEVER WITHOUT Cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce, and water. If you’d like to be our next Reader of the Month, send an email to: nolwazid@caxton.co.za…

5 min.
at our table

WE LOVE ROOIBOS Rooibos is a proudly South African product that grows in the Cederberg mountain region of the Western Cape. This evergreen bush with needle-like leaves is packed with antioxidants, is a natural anti-inflammatory and contains no caffeine. Some other health benefits include boosting your immune system, easing stomach cramps, alleviating headaches, and helping to treat skin conditions like eczema and premature ageing. Its vibrant, red colour and sweet, fruity taste makes Rooibos a fun ingredient to get creative with in sweet and savoury dishes, as well as drinks. Chilled Rooibos tea is a refreshing drink during hot weather, while a hot cup of Rooibos is soothing and relaxing, especially at bedtime. Try it as a red espresso, in lattes, red cappuccinos, or cold drinks like iced teas or fresh red…

1 min.
life in full colour


1 min.
sublime style from block & chisel

Luxurious furniture and decor providers Block & Chisel have opened a new store, located at 155 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. ‘The popular Parkwood suburb with its galleries, coffee shops and restaurants is the ideal backdrop for our latest showroom,’ says Block & Chisel’s director Paul McAdam. While their Illovo store offers a wide selection of furniture, decor accessories and soft furnishings, the new Parkwood store is all about a boutique-style retail experience. This proudly South African brand is known for the French and English country furniture it makes in its Cape Town workshop. You can expect to find rich layering, the use of modern with traditional and plenty of beautiful detail.…