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How to avoid boxing day madness

With everyone capitalising on the extra holiday after Christmas, it’s the ideal time for family outings. But what if you were hoping for calm, ocean waves and the occasional singing bird? Where should you go if you want to avoid the “outdoors-city”? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, suggests the following do’s and don’ts for boxing day madness.
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NYE Party round-up

The festive season is upon us, with Christmas a few days away chances are your plans are set, but do you know what you’re doing for New Year’s Eve yet? If not, here are a few special suggestions to hail in 2018 in style in some of the major cities; Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.
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Punishment for pirating content online

Along with the rest of the world, South Africans have discovered the perks of pirating online content. But what are the consequences of committing this crime? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, finds out.
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Get free advice about cyber security for kids

If you’re worried about security issues when it comes to your children going online you can ask some experts about it, finds Angelique Ruzicka
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How to get movie discounts

We take a look at the various ways that you can get movie discounts.
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How to save on data costs on your phone

Data costs are very high in South Africa, yet using data is essential when it comes to our everyday smartphone experience. But there are things you can do to ensure you don’t pay as much, finds Angelique Ruzicka
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Cheaper winter activities

Fun activities are not only reserved for the summer months. Moneybags journalist Jessica Anne Wood looks at some cheap winter activities that you can take advantage of.
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The best food deals for winter

Moneybags looks at some of the delicious winter restaurant specials you can advantage of this season without having to break the bank.
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Kids gets to be chefs at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017

While the Good Food & Wine Show has some award winning chefs cooking up a storm, your children can also get a taste for what it’s like to be a chef, finds Angelique Ruzicka.
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Las Iguanas launches in South Africa

Angelique Ruzicka finds out more about a new fast food outlet due to launch in South Africa this year. But will Mexican and South American dishes be a hit with locals?
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star Bust your hunger with the Spicy Cajun Chicken Medium Meal from McDonald's. R39.90 is all you need to indulge those taste buds.

star Celebrate your birthday on top of Table Mountain. The Cableway offers you a free return ticket to one of the world's wonders to make your day extra special.

The average cost of a wedding these days can rack up anywhere between R200 000 and R400 000. This is more than some students’ tuition fees for the entire four-year span – just for one day!

star Make sure that everyone remembers your party by visiting Pep.The store has everything you need to throw mean party without breaking the bank.

The Edgars White Sale is now on. Save up to 40% on towels, blankets, throws and duvet covers and inners.

Picking up and being able to travel on a whim is everyone’s dream, right? Whether it’s to the ancient pyramids in Egypt or the endless white beaches and blue waters in Sardinia, the luxury and ease of it all just appeals. But, you’ve decided to explore the prospect of parenthood. And while you can’t wait for the ‘joy’ that comes with it, there are a few must-sees before you take the parenting plunge.

star Get six munchkins when you buy iced coffee at Dunkin' Donuts. You can choose from any of these flavours; caramel, hazelnut and vanilla. Price starts at R22 and the offer is valid for a limited time.  Visit their store in Cape Town for more information. T&Cs apply. 

Recently Capetonians joined doomsday preppers in hoarding water supplies. Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, spoke to a survival instructor to find out how much should really be spent on preparing for disaster.