Christmas Gift Ideas
by Guest Author
Piet Plagiaat Boereklap CD, priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
A range of CD compilations including 30+30 Goue Sokkie Treffers 12, LIG: Liefde, Inspirasie, Geloof, Rapport Oppipad double CD priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
Ek kan weer in liefde glo. Heinz Wincklers debut Afrikaans album priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
Wicus van der Merwes album Hooit, which includes a free second CD priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
The Coconuts Volume 1 and 2 (2 DVD set each) of the South African television series, from $50 each, Royal Hotel Records
Carike Keuzenkamp Vriende en Lagendes. A duet album with guests including Steve Hofmeyr, Kirt Darren, Rina Hugo, Johan Stemmet, Coenie de Villiers and others, priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
Cooking for pleasure by Matilda Scarfe. Gourmet African favourites and traditional recipes from Sabonas regular contributor, $29.95, Sabona Buy & Sell
Jukebox 2 DVD priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
Treffer na Treffer 3 DVD priced from $27, Royal Hotel Records
Fun Fly Stick. Fly foil items and rice bubbles! The Fun Fly Stick is a portable Van de Graaff generator that enables the user to levitate objects! A completely safe science toy. $33 each, Prof Bunsen Science. See SabonaProf Bunsen Science Promotion for your chance to win one of 2 fun fly sticks.
Stories from Africa... and Oz. The Giraffe who got in a Knot (by John Bush and Paul Geraghty) and The Great Aussie Kerfuffle (by Gaby Bush, John Bush and Maurice Giacomini) published by Bush StoryRhymes. Having written stories about African animals, John hasrecently started to write about the Australian bush. Other books include The Baboon who went to the Moon and The Roo from Woolloomooloo, $13.99 each. Bush Story Rhymes. See SabonaBush StoryRhyme Promotion for your chance to win two books and a CD from Bush StoryRhymes
Culinary Inspirations. A filo-book of recipes for everyday meals, entertaining, baking and outdoor meals. Written by Meryl Haley, who runs a cookery school in KwaZulu-Natal, and Sabona editor Cheryl Goodenough, $27, Sabona Buy & Sell
Aussie Actually by Lois Nicholls. A warts and all account of Loiss personal journey to make a new start in Australia. It captures the heartache of leaving familiar surroundings, family and friends in South Africa, $19.05, Sabona Buy & Sell
Nibbles Freckle Star ($5.95), Christmas tree lollipops ($7.95) and Santa with zip filled with large Smarties ($12.95). Available until December 21 or until stock runs out, From Sharryn Rasmissen. firstname.lastname@example.org and 0447 592 742
Sabona Subscription. Buy a gift subscription and your family member or friend will receive a gift from you throughout 2010. $30 for a one year or $55 for two years. From Sabona Subscriptions
Walking in Brisbane. Brisbanes Best Bush, Bay & City Walks by Dianne McLay. A user-friendly guide to walks that explore interesting locations on Brisbans doorstep. Some walks suitable for families with yourn children. Includes full-colour photographs and maps, from $29.95 from Brisbane Walks See SabonaDianne McLay Promotion for your chance to win a copy of this book.
Little Travellers. These small beaded brooches produced in KwaZulu-Natal come with a passport to record their travels, and include details of its makers home town. A range of Little Travellers is available including Soccer World Cup, Runaway Bride and Runaway Groom travellers. The sale of these brooches has made an enormous difference to the lives of many South African women living with HIV. Sold at Oxfam Shop. $18.95
Rhodesian Bush War Memoir. Soldier Blue by Paul Williams is set against the backdrop of the Rhodesian bush war of the 1970s. Described as among the best of the books about this war and Zimbabwes decline. Available from Sabona Buy & Sell.
Mother and Baby Doll. For each doll sold, Oxfam Shop donates $1 to a Zimbabwe-based breastfeeding clinic to run an HIV and AIDS education campaign. The Batsiranai Craft Project has bought and operates a house where women with disabled children do their craft work and get to learn management, business and marketing skills. The dolls are made by women who have handicapped children. Sold at Oxfam Shop. $29.95
Ghoempies Back. Carike Keuzenkamp and the lovable kiddies character Ghoempie are back with an exciting new release in the Kinderland series. Carike en Ghoempie kuier saam met Ghoeghoe in Kinderland 6.From $30. Royal Hotel Records
For Your Home Dip bowls ($159.95) and cushions ($42) from The African Store in Queensland. These cushions made from mud cloth, which is woven by the men and coloured with mud by the women of Mali. The African Store, Montville
Crafts from Africa A range of crafts made by women from Uganda to support the work of Operation Uganda. From $2.50 to $30. Jewellery from Africa Range of jewellery made by women from Uganda using paper beads, cow horn and amber. Sold in support of Operation Uganda. From $5 to $30.
New Aussie Gift Basket filled with Aussie favourites. This basket and a range of others, wrapped and delivered for you by Basket Basket. $68 for this hamper. 5% of the proceeds of the New Aussie Gift Baskets sold in December and January will begiven to the Sabona Appeals Fund. Order at Basket Basket and mention Sabona.
A Taste of Africa A range of hampers available to order online from Saffa. From $65.
Beautiful Beads Teaspoons or forks ($18 for pack of six) and champagne or wine glasses ($40 for pack of six) decorated with beads from Africa. Made in Sydney by Venisha Ramdhani. Price excludes postage. email@example.com and 0433 468127
Aboriginal Art. Pack of 24 cards featuring artwork from 2010 Reconciliation Calendar. Made with 100% recycled paper and soy based inks. Sold by Oxfam Australia at Oxfam Shop. $17.95
Bush Tucker. A hamper of traditional Australian food products including ground wattleseed, ground lemon myrtle, passionberry and fig jam, kurjera relish and native pepperleaf and honey mustard. Sold by Oxfam Australia at Oxfam Shop. $59.95
Outback Spirit. Giftset of six bottles of dressings and sauces with unique native Australian flavours. Sold by Oxfam Australia at Oxfam Shop.$25.95.
John Smit Autobiography. Captain in the Cauldron The John Smit Story. This much anticipated autobiography by the longest serving captain in Springbok rugby history gives a revealing account of the simultaneous joys and travails of one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in sport. The genial, jovial and witty Rugby World Cup-winning captain explains how a tubby kid from Pietersburg with dreams of winning Wimbledon grew into this countrys most successful rugby captain. Smit, renowned for his honesty and humility, gives an eyebrow-raising account of the ambushes awaiting rugby celebrities in this country and offers the secret to his longevity in a sport that eats the nave and gullible for breakfast. John Smit told his story to Mike Greenaway, the award-winning sports writer from The Mercury newspaper. Distributed in Australia by Royal Hotel Records. From $40.
Be A SuperBok. Great Springbok supporters shirt. Excellent quality. A variety of designers, including provincial supporters shirts. Shirts for women also available. Distributed in Australia by Saffa. From $39. SabonaSaffa Promotion: Sabona reader qualify for 10% off all shirts bought in December and January. Go to www.saffa.com.ausabona to order.
DVDs Compilation of Leon Schusters best works in Best of Schuster 1 and 2. Distributed by Royal Hotel Records. From $25.
DVDs Assortment of Leon Schuster DVDs including compilations of Leon Schusters best works in Best of Schuster 1 and 2; Mama Jack, Mr Bones, Oh ShucksIts Schuster; You Must Be Joking; and Theres a Zulu on My Stoep. Distributed by Royal Hotel Records. From $25. See SabonaRoyal Hotel Records Promotion to win a hamper consisting of John Smits book, a Whackhead CD and Lira: Live in Concert DVD.
Assortment of Kwla DVDs containing footage shown in kykNETs amateur video competition. Distributed by Royal Hotel Records. From $25.
Spoil Him. Mary Kays MK High Intensity ambery oriental fragrance products and MKMen Skin Care products will ensure the guys in your life look and feel great. Mk High Intensity Gift Set $65. MKMen products range from $18 to $30. Mary Kay products: Heidi Willows 0410 379 499 and firstname.lastname@example.org
A Year-Long Gift. Diary for a Lady and Dagboek vir n Dame from the Lady Grey Collections. 15cm by 15cm page a day diary. Contains monthly planners, 2010 and 2011 year planners and extra note pages at the back. 10 illustrated sections with inspirational thoughts from Elises brush, camera and pen. Published since 1983. $25 each. SabonaLady Grey Collections Promotion: The first three Sabona readers to order from the Lady Grey Collections will each win Lady Grey Collections hamper worth $100. Order now from www.ladygreycollections.com.au . Mention Sabona when you order.
Beautiful. Marys Kays ultimate floral fruity experience: Bella Belara Body Lotion and Shimmeriffic Body Powder packaged in a pink satin ribbon drawstring bag. $68. SabonaMary Kay Promotion: If youre in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast you can receive a complimentary beauty appointment with Mary Kay consultant Heidi Willows. Contact her on 0410 379 499 and email@example.com.
Embrace Motherhood. Mothers Toolkit products that help mothers to create the life they want. Includes Mothers Essential Personal Toolkit and Free Your Time books and Mothers Miracle magnets that help mothers to create balance. From $14.95 each, or on special this Christmas, buy all three for $47. SabonaMothers Toolkit Promotion: One set of Mothers Essential Personal Toolkit and Free Your Time books and Mothers Miracle magnets is up for grabs.
Party-girl Colour. Mary Kays Romantic Notions sets of party-girl colours for festive parties, celebratory events, a night on the town or just a romantic day out. $75 each. SabonaMary Kay Promotion: If youre in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast you can receive a complimentary beauty appointment with Mary Kay consultant Heidi Willows. Contact her on 0410 379 499 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Body Pampering. Mary Kays Peppermint Cream Body Care gift set ($35) and skin-delighting Tropical Pineapple gift set ($58). SabonaMary Kay Promotion: If youre in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast you can receive a complimentary beauty appointment with Mary Kay consultant Heidi Willows. Contact her on 0410 379 499 and email@example.com.
Pamper Her. Lavender eye pillow bag and Swarovski crystal earrings. Handmade in Sydney by ex-South African Venisha Ramdhani. $10 each plus postage. firstname.lastname@example.org and 0433 468127
Yummy! Chocolate Bouquet. Includes 30 chocolates. Need we say more? Available until December 21 or until stock runs out. From Sharryn Rasmussen. $39.95 for Sabona readers. SabonaSharryn Rasmussen Promotion: Pay $39.95 instead of $42.95 when you buy a chocolate bouquet. Mention that youre a Sabona reader. Order from Sharryn email@example.com and 0447 592 742.