Do you remember the days when we used to boil our veggies to a pulp, pouring out all those amazing juices? Luckily we know better today and steaming is obviously the way to go. If you’ve already got some food cooking on the stove, that steam is more than enough to cook your veggies perfectly and that is where this Staub New Classic Cast Iron Round Cocotte with Steamer insert comes into its own. We already know the benefits of a cast iron pot, but this one is so much more. Besides retaining distributing heat evenly, this Staub Cocotte features a lid design to evenly drip moisture back over the food, the lid keeps in 9 times more moisture, and it comes with a steamer insert.
Home and leisure competitions – Kit our your home with some awesome appliances, furniture, flooring and more. We find competitions that will make home makeovers a joy, and much more affordable. Here you will find those little items which you desire, but cannot always afford. So don’t delay, get your entries in now.
This competition is every DIYer’s dream. Men’s Health is giving away tools by some of the best in the business including Bosch, Skil and Dremel. For those that often find themselves walking up and down the power tools section at your local hardware store just aching to by yourself a brand new drill, rotary tool or saw with the thought that they may come in handy some day, or if you’re a seasoned DIYer and can do with a new set of power tools, get your entries in to win this amazing prize worth R6000. Not only will you be able to finally complete that long outstanding project at home, you’ll never again need to convince your partner that this is money well spent.
A couch may be a simple tool that offers seating, but they become so much more. We grow closer to them and we become attached to them. We enjoy the comfort they offer and we love the way they look. Eventually, they become part of the family. Out of all our furniture, they probably take the most abuse too. We spill on them, we sit on them, the kids jump on them and the cat scratches them. Day after day, we wear them out and eventually one day, you realize that your dearly loved couch is in a sad state of affairs, and then its time to move on. If you’re breaking the ties with your current couch, and you think it’s time for something fresh and new, enter this competition today.
Vacuum cleaners aren’t the most exciting appliances we own, but can you imagine living without one? If your vacuum cleaner is a George, probably not. Much more than a simple, ordinary vacuum cleaner the George is stronger and more capable vacuum cleaner than most of its competitors and while many vacuum cleaners have wet and dry capability, the George can do much more than clean up small spills. Whether its drying out carpets or hard floors, clearing blocked drains or cleaning the upholstery, the George is strong and durable enough to take on any task you through at. You can now win one of these built-to-last vacuum cleaners. Click on enter for more.
It’s a better idea to rather run one larger fridge than two small ones. An extra fridge may not seem like much but it will make a noticeable impact on your electricity bill at the end of the month. Fridges today are also much more economical than they once were and if you’re still running the same fridge you’ve been for years and years, you may be spending a lot more on your bills than you should be. If you’re running out of space in your current fridge/freezer or it’s simply time to upgrade yours, enter this competition before you do. Home Magazine is giving away the beautiful Samsung Duracool Smart refrigerator featuring No Frost Technology worth R5 999.
Food processors come in all shapes and sizes and offer various functions from mixing to cutting and even cooking. Very few are as talented as the Magimix food processor though. This mixer does it all! It not only mixes but chops, slices, blends, kneads, and even grates making it the all-in-one solution for all your baking and cooking needs. With this machine, there’s no need to have cupboards full of single purpose devices and what sets the Magimix apart from the rest is after you use it once, you’ll use it again, and again, and again. So if you need some help in the kitchen, get your entries in to stand a chance of winning this amazing food processor wirth R4 500.
You most probably did not choose the flooring in your home and most of us get stuck with the flooring that came with it. While it’s such a big part of it, many just live with it the way it is since the cost of getting new flooring installed is high, and we can easily find other things to spend on in our homes. A new carpet here or there, or simply new tiles in your bathroom or kitchen will make a big difference however. Especially if what you inherited from the previous owners looks like it’s been based on a Dr Seuss story book. Maybe your current carpets are simply worn out, and you could do with new ones. Well, now you can. Stand a chance of winning R20 000 worth of Belgotex flooring!
Sometimes we need to step back and consider the effort that goes into running a household and appreciate those people in our lives that keep things running smoothly. If that someone is you, maybe it’s time you get the rest of the family little more involved in the daily chores. Besides spreading the workload and getting things done so much faster, it will also teach the kids a few important lessons for when they one day have their own homes. To make things even easier in the kitchen, it helps to have all the tools that goes with running a household. Stand a chance of winning a brand new AEG fridge / freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
There’s nothing like a few online competitions to get your week off to a good start and today we’re kicking off with this amazing competition from Food and Home in which you stand a chance of winning a 605-litre multizone four-door fridge/freezer worth R20 000 from Defy. With features like A Energy, Dual Cooling Technology, Eco Energy Efficient, Multi Zone and No Frost you know that this fridge means business. The fridge also has one of those handy mini-bars so that you don’t need to open the whole fridge just to grab the milk, and cold water and ice is also available at the touch of a button. Go and enter now, you can figure out where to put it later.
Every mother wants to give her baby the best start in life and whether you’re a mother or a mother to be the amazing prizes in this YourParenting competition is everything your baby needs to get a head start in life. Fisher Price’s toys encourage learning through play developing the necessary skills your child needs to live a happy and healthy life. Not one but three lucky readers will win a Fisher-Price Rainforest hampers worth R5 999 each which includes the best of Fisher Price toys. Two runners up will also receive Laugh & Learn hampers worth R2 999 each. This mus be one of the best parenting competitions we’ve found so far and best of all, it’s free.
Something we sometimes neglect to take care of is our mattress. Not flipping over your mattress regularly will eventually cause it to compress permanently in places, and may leave you tossing and turning. If your mattress has seen better days and you’re longing for a good nights rest on a comfortable bed, check out this competition by Ideas magazine in which they’re giving away two Sealy Posturepedic queen-size bed set comprising a mattress and base, each worth a massive R20 500. Entry is free, simply fill in the form online.
This competition is an expecting mom’s dream! Preparing everything for that special day when your newborn comes into this world is both wonderful, and costly. Stressing about money while pregnant though is probably the last thing you need and for one super lucky mom, this will be the least of her worries. YourParenting.co.za has put together a massive baby hamper valued at a whopping R11 000! This Chelino hamper includes a walking ring, a swing, a car seat, a camping cot, a baby bouncer, a travel system and a bath unit, which covers just about everything you need to give your baby a good start in life. Please share this with all moms to be!
It seems that food prices just keep on going up and every month it gets a little harder to fit everything you need from the grocery store into your budget. Luckily at Checkers they offer groceries and household items for less, while never compromising on quality. To make things a little easier next time you go shopping, how would you like to enter this competition and stand a chance of winning a R1500 Checkers gift card? Click on enter and sign up for the Checkers newsletter to enter.
If your furniture have become a bit worse for wear, and your home could do with some new decorative touches we’ve got the competitions to help you get started. Currently up for grabs is the massive Belgotex voucher, a Sealy queen size bed, Trellidor roller shutters, a Grafton Everest lounge suite, Timbercity vouchers, Woodebender Furniture, shutters and now these beautiful and luxurious Bustle Back Dining Chairs worth R40 000. These expertly crafted wooden lounge chairs made of mahogany with hand-carved backrests will be the center of attention in your lounge and will be adored by all for a very long time.
Today’s competitions will almost definitely make your day a little less painful. So while you’re still getting used to the idea of a full work week ahead, take a break and check out what we found for you today. Cooking and baking has in the past few years experienced a rise in popularity and many have found their passion in the kitchen. If you’re one of them, this one’s for you. Good Housekeeping is giving away this fantastic Kenwood kMix Kitchen Machine valued at R4 500! This mixer which comes with a balloon whisk, K-beater and dough hook, with it’s solid build and 500W motor is not only versatile but tough enough to take on any mixing challenge.
If you would like to cut down on your electricity usage at home, there are quite a few things you can do to soften the blow. One thing many fail to do is consider the age of their appliances Older appliances were power hungry and the word green was only a colour when they were manufactured. Today’s appliances like these by AEG are much more efficient so that they deliver much more, with a lot less electricity. Besides simply being more efficient, their design also offers savings in electricity use, like the auto power off function in this AEG dishwasher, or the small access door on their fridge. It all adds up. If you would like to stand a chance of winning one of these, click enter to get started.
If you’re hoping to become a good cook one day, you need to make sure that you’ve got the right stuff. And we don’t mean you need to swear a lot and be able to whip up amazing dishes in seconds, no, we’re talking about your equipment. With the wrong tools not even Gordon Ramsey will be any good at cooking, so if you really want to up your game in the kitchen, maybe it’s time to get rid of your old cookware and utensils. Easier said than done, we know. But not today. Taste is giving away an amazing set of Scanpan utensils and cookware worth an incredible R18 000! That’s almost a whole new kitchen! For your chance to win, go and register now!