DIY Christmas Wreath

There’s nothing that gets me in the festive spirit more than decking out my home with Christmas decorations. Why not up the fun by making your own holiday wreath to welcome guests to your home? At this year’s The Fair with Flair (in support of The Christmas Fair Fund) Creative Workshop, I was able to get Cindy’s (from Love Laugh) step-by-step on how to create a wreath with gorgeous greenery.   WHAT YOU WILL NEED...

A Coastal Christmas

The weather outside isn’t frightful and the sun is so delightful. And since we live on the coast, it’s time to host, host, host! This season, we have added a Ballito twist to the Christmas feast with the help of Phillippa & Janine Hill from Phill’s Food. Invite your family and friends to indulge in a beautiful seafood spread to celebrate a sunny, merry Christmas.   CRAYFISH COCKTAIL Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 4 crayfish tails 1...

Summer Hair with Jena Morgan

In the world of beauty and style, there’s a player on the scene that’s been turning up the heat. Jena Morgan Hair Studio, now celebrating its first year, has become a beacon of creativity and excellence. Honoured as the “Best Hair Salon in Ballito” by the residents themselves, this boutique hair salon has emerged as the crown jewel of our town. Jena, the visionary owner, isn’t just a master of hair; she’s a culinary champ...

#FABDRINKS – December/January 2024

We’ve got loads of fabulous drinks you’re going to love!   Muratie: Laurens Campher 2021 This is a unique blend of Chenin Blanc with smaller amounts of Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, and Viognier. The flavours are complex and intense, ranging from bright lemon, fresh pineapple, apricots and juicy nectarine to more concentrated lime marmalade, caramel and cream. On the palate, the initial impression is floral, finishing with white peaches and apricots and hints of citrus and...

#FABSTUFF – December/January 2024

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love!   Pure Beginnings: I Am Awake  Feel the natural science of orange, lime, and lemon peel which invigorate and revitalise. With ultra-gentle surfactants, I AM AWAKE is suitable for the whole family. The antioxidant properties of rooibos assist in fighting environmental stressors, whilst the rejuvenating properties of mandarin are ideal for renewing your complexion and protecting the skin. Retail price is R124.95. www.purebeginnings.co.za   The Cookie...

DEAR, COCKTAILS

Let’s take something trending and create a bit of magic! With the launch of Dear Custard, we asked the amazing mixologist Aryn Geekie from Conchilla to create fabulous cocktails inspired by their delicious custard slices, each one influenced by a different flavour. Simple, tasty and easy to make at home – bring out the mixologist within you and create your new favourite cocktail! Mr Choc Chip Inspired by: Chocolate Chip Flirt INGREDIENTS • 1 scoop...

Kids Who Shred

Helmets on and knee pads strapped, the Ballito Skate Park is buzzing with young and talented skaters!   The skate park has been a part of my life since I can remember, and after the revamp, I love seeing the younger generation having it a part of their childhoods too. As one of the residents on the road, I am grateful to all who helped uplift and still help to keep it safe and clean....

Adventure Time

The FabMags family was hosted for an epic team building experience by the team from Adventure Valley, one that challenged our strength, minds and took us to new heights.   Do you ever feel so much excitement that you struggle to sleep? The last time I felt that way was Sports Day in high school. That’s the day you get to represent your team; I was a proud Shark. On Wednesday, 24 August, I was...

Epic music line-up planned for this year’s Ballito Pro Festival

As preparations get underway for the 54th Ballito Pro Presented by O’Neill taking place at KwaDukuza’s Willard Beach from 27 June to 9 July, music lovers can get ready for another epic line-up of top South African musicians and DJs. This includes the free Ballito Pro Music Concerts coinciding with the final weekend on 6 and 7 July at Salt Rock Main Beach from 5pm to 10.30pm, with After Dark Parties planned throughout the event....

Ndlovu Youth Choir Concert Marks Launch of New North Coast Lifestyle Event

The thrilling Ndlovu Youth Choir, one of South Africa’s most talented and vibrant musical acts, promises to take greater Durban and the North Coast by storm, with ONE live performance only on Saturday, 3 June 2023, at The Manor House in Salt Rock. Presented by ZA Fest, in partnership with Seaton Estate, this highly anticipated concert will be a spectacular event, showcasing the choir’s unique blend of African rhythms, contemporary beats, and world-class vocals. Located...