South Africa is experiencing its worst drought in over 100 years. A combination of climate change and poor planning has led to a dire situation, particularly in Cape Town and the Western Cape. We are nearing the end of winter and our dams are only 29% full (effectively 19% as the last 10% is unusable). […]
How-To Guides Archives
I like to think I've learned a few things along the journey of this blog and trying new things. Here are some how-to guides on a few different topics. This is also the home of all the Cheap Ass Guides.
The idea of self-care boxes has been around for a while. Some call them coping boxes, happy boxes, self-care kits – but the exact name isn’t too important. What’s important is that they are a very useful tool when it comes to taking care of your mental (and sometimes physical) health. Whether you struggle with […]
As with many crafts and hobbies, those looking to start scrapbooking are often put off by the apparent cost of getting started. If you want your layouts to look just like those you find on YouTube and Pinterest, you need to splurge on all the kits, tools and accessories, right? Wrong! In this Cheap Ass Guide […]
If you’re a creative person, you’ve probably had those days where your creativity seems to fail you. You’ll stare at a blank piece of paper for ages and yet no inspiration will hit you. Normally, a bout like this passes fairly quickly, and a day or two later you’ll be back to splashing paint/words/bits of paper across […]