Month: November 2012


Homemade Xmas Gifts – Sugar Scrub

First off, all apologies for not positing regularly lately.  It is that time of the year when everything has to be done before December so time for experimenting and maak’iting is being used for work work /0\.  I did however manage to pinch off a couple of minutes this weekend to start with the Homemade Christmas Gifts series. Read more →

Look what I made - Danielle

Cupcake Decorating Class

With Christmas approaching, we here on the MAAK ‘IT website are gearing towards the season. As I love baking I have included “Christmas cupcakes” on the list for my Christmas goodies menu but I wanted to do something really great, not just your normal sprinkle here and there on cupcakes but something clever and not shop bought either.  Just my… Read more →


Ziploc™ Omelettes

When I first received the email with the how-to for these bad boys I was very sceptical about it.  Seriously, breakfast in a bag?  It sounded impossible and quite frankly a little disgusting.  Luckily my curiosity outweighed my scepticism one idle Sunday morning and we tried them out.  What an awesome way to make breakfast!  Since that day, I have used this as… Read more →

TGIF – links to get you through the day

I do believe Africa is finally getting onto the international fashion map.  During the recent Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa Scott Schuman from The Sartorialist was in Mzansi!  I have always thought that South African street style photographers have a distinct advantage, what with us being the rainbow nation and all, and I was not wrong!  Have a look see… Read more →