Date Night: In or Out

With Love Month on our doorstep, some of you may want to celebrate by dining out while others want a cosy night in – either way can be fun and delectably done with the help of these suggestions!   A Romantic Picnic at Home You don’t need to eat out to have a special date night. Why not indulge in a cosy indoor picnic instead? Set the mood and turn your living room into a...

#FABSTUFF – January/February 2024 Edition

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love!   Enough: Caffeine Range This body scrub, antioxidant serum and tissue oil are all ethically sourced, high-quality, natural and vegan. The scrub is infused with upcycled coffee and gently removes dead skin cells while toning and firming. The lightweight serum is suitable for all skin types, revitalising your skin with a caffeine boost, reducing puffiness, and shielding against free radicals. The tissue oil is a deeply...

A Local Christmas

The holidays are here, so it’s time to prepare for the festive season. Of course, this includes shopping for all things Christmas, from fun decorations and delicious food to special gifts. We’ve got the perfect spots for you to shop!   For the Festive Feast  Located in Piggly Wiggly, The Pantry on 103 offers locals all they need when it comes to quality food products and more, including coffee, ready-made meals and delicious snacks. With...

#FABSTUFF – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love!   Crooks Apparel: Sausage Cat Hot dawg! It’s a sausage cat. This is a silly and lovable cat plush toy from Rock Paper Scissors. These characters are part of a collection of one-of-a-kind pieces, and are hand made in the Midlands. Retail price is R375. www.rockpaperscissorsshop.co.za   Safari Days: Classic Candle Celebrate the natural beauty of the African Bushveld with this classic single wick scented candle. The candles are...

Through The Eyes Of A Local

The Rawdons Craft Gin and Beer Experience – join us as we explore a best-kept secret of the Midlands through the eyes of a local, but don’t say anything. We all know how famous the Nottingham Road Brewery is. If you don’t, be sure to taste the most outstanding, smooth, and well-rounded Craft Beers made from the finest quality hops and malted barley, drawing the best water from an artisan well on the grounds. You...

We’ve got loads of stuff in this edition that you’re going to love! Six Dogs Honey Lime Gin Is an irresistible combination of farm honey, home-grown limes, and the finest botanical spirit. Sip it and you’ll taste classic notes of juniper, coriander, and the earthy tones of angelica, complemented by a bite of zesty limes and a subtle infusion of honey to soften and sweeten the overall taste. Retail price R450 www.sixdogs.com NeoVita – Probi-Tum...

Midlands Under the Christmas Tree

If you are not sure what to do for Christmas gifts this year, look no further than right here on your doorstep – the Midlands, of course. We are shining the Christmas spotlight onto a couple of local places, offering some unique and eclectic gift ideas. These are our 12 “unique places” of Christmas.   The Ellenbird Christmas time is fast approaching, and here at The Ellenbird, we feel as if all Santa’s elves are...