How to Dry Your Hair Properly

How to Dry Your Hair Properly

The simplest way to dry hair is to take a soft, absorbent towel and mop up as much water as possible, leaving the sunshine to do the rest. The hardest (and most harmful) way is to put rollers into wet hair and then go to sleep. But the most effective…

The Expert Way to Shampoo Your Hair

The Expert Way to Shampoo Your Hair

Any shampoo will clean the hair, but a shampoo specially formulated for your hair type will result in shinier, easy to manage hair. Good shampoos contain extra proteins and oils to keep the balance between cleansing and manageability. Bad ones don’t. Use a gentle shampoo and stay away from those…

What to do when your bored

35 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Most things had fascination, and you burned with a thousand plans and ambitions. Did your fingers itch to create something beautiful? Did you yearn to be out-of-doors and doing? Here’s what to do when you’re bored. Treat yourself to a homemade facial. Raid the fridge for those wilting cucumbers, which…

Pork Recipes

5 Quick and Easy Pork Recipes

The new pre-trimmed cuts of pork without bone, rind or excess fat are more nutritionally desirable than traditional cuts which are often high in fat. Nevertheless, many people enjoy the cheaper, old-style chops and roasts. Depending on the cut, pork can be roasted, boiled or stewed, stuffed and baked, stir-fried,…

Potluck Dinner

8 Delicious Ideas for Potluck Dinner

To “bring a plate” is a popular way of catering for fund-raising functions or friendly get-togethers. What to bring is solved by these potluck recipes. They’re great for family meals too. Chicken Wings, Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings 1 kg (2 lb) chicken wings cornflour 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1…

7-Day Diet That Really Works

7-Day Diet That Really Works

The marvelous thing about the desperation diet is that it won’t leave you either desperately hungry or bored. You can eat more goodies than you would believe, and still lose a lot of fat. So you’ve simply got to lose some weight. And fast, too! You hopped onto the scales…

12 New Ideas for Mayonnaise

12 New Ideas for Mayonnaise

Summer is salad time, and for most people, mayonnaise is an essential salad ingredient. But there are many other delightful dishes in which mayonnaise can be used for extra flavor. In this feature is a selection of tempting recipes that are examples of the use of mayonnaise, showing how it…

8 Easy Dessert Recipes to Make at Home

8 Easy Dessert Recipes to Make at Home

1. Heavenly Pie Take 2 bananas, pinch of salt, 2 egg whites, juice of 1 lemon, some chopped walnuts, 1 cup castor sugar, 1 small cup whipped cream, and a little table jelly. Prepare a deep pastry case, beat the mashed bananas, castor sugar, salt and lemon juice, and fold…

Ideas for Easy Summer Desserts plus Recipes

10 Ideas for Easy Summer Desserts

1. FROZEN FRUIT SALAD Three cupfuls cooked peaches, finely cut and drained; 1 cupful shredded coconut; 12 marshmallows, quartered; ½ cupful maraschino cherries; ½ cupful walnuts, finely chopped; 1 cupful cream, ½ cupful mayonnaise. Add the peaches, coconut, marshmallows, cherries, and nuts to the whipped cream and mayonnaise (which have…