Holiday Blog

Welcome to Odette de Mascot’s Holiday Blog! She’s made loads of lists, checked all of them twice, to help you make your holidays better than nice. From ‘surviving’ your relatives to keeping your kids occupied, essential holiday safety tips and whipping up dream festive cuisine in less than no time, Odette has got you covered. Click on the topics below to start adding some special sparkle to your summer holiday today!

Holiday Blog

07:00 (GMT+2), Mon, 18 Dec 2017

Finally, those leftover gift wraps get a purpose! Impress your guests with your family’s upcycling savvy and make decorations that are not only environmentally friendly, but easy on your budget too!


07:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Odette has selected five South African greats that should be on every road tripper’s list as some of the best songs to travel to.


07:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 14 Dec 2017

What would summer be without ice lollies?


07:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 12 Dec 2017

Nothing can spoil your carefully laid out holiday plans like an unexpected vehicle breakdown. Reduce this risk by being prepared to take to the road.


07:00 (GMT+2), Mon, 11 Dec 2017

What are you giving this season? The best gifts are the ones money can’t buy. Here are a few ideas for budget friendly stocking stuffers that aren’t tacky.


07:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 8 Dec 2017

Join Odette on a road trip down memory lane to a time before roadside convenience stores and restaurants mushroomed up along major routes, when prepping the travel snacks was very much a part of packing and planning.


07:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 1 Dec 2017

What do you enjoy best about summer holidays? Is it that you get to spend time away from the office and catch up with family and friends, or do you like the fact that there are more daylight hours available to swim and braai?


07:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 7 Dec 2017

Central South African summers are hot and very dry in some parts. Try out these three tantalising thirst quenchers to help you cool off this season!


07:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 5 Dec 2017

If you’re into the Great Outdoors you’re most probably planning a camping trip this summer. Check out these genius camping hacks as featured on Buzzfeed.


07:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 6 Dec 2017

It’s said that if your shadow is shorter than you are, you're vulnerable to sunburn!


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