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Box Schemes in Cape Town, Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal

Box-schemes in Cape Town and surrounds, Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal.

Part of living a sustainable lifestyle for me means supporting local initiatives which offer seasonal, fresh and organic produce. Over the past few years, quite a few local box schemes have emerged so I’ve listed the ones I know of below:

Natural Lip Treatments and Lip Balms

Natural lip treatments and lip balms

As a teenager, I used to scoff at my Moms ‘lotions and potions’ as I called them at the time, petroleum jelly was just fine as lip balm, thank you very much! Besides, one could use it for so many other things such as softening ones cuticles and keeping stray eyebrow hairs in place. Now, with the knowledge that age and experience so kindly bestows upon us, I have realised that making lip balms out of beeswax may be time consuming but it is by far the friendlier option, for ourselves, and for the environment!

Gardening in small spaces

Gardening in small spaces.

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 If you have spent as many hours as I have standing in front of the fruit and veg section in a supermarket, trying to find food which looks and smells like the food from your childhood, then you’ll know why I choose to go organic whenever possible. I dream of my own garden, filled with vegetables bursting with nutrients, glowing with life-energy, butterflies flitting through and ladybirds paying a royal visit. Alas, I lack space, living in a flatlet does not exactly allow one the scope for gardening!