Writers: Wendyl Nissen

Wendyl Nissen

For more than 25 years Wendyl Nissen has been a journalist, editor, producer, columnist and commentator.

Seven years ago, Wendyl gave up her stressful corporate career to work from home and in the process discovered that there was a domestic goddess lurking within. She now has six hens, a productive organic garden, cleans her house with baking soda and vinegar, bakes her own bread, and in her spare time experiments with her expanding repertoire of natural cleaning and beauty recipes.

She has four adult children, a teenage daughter and a grand-daughter.

Baby on a budget


One of the best things about being pregnant for the first time is going shopping for baby stuff. Cute little singlets and sleepsuits, a cot, toys and blankets are a joy to buy when you are expecting. But sometimes there just isn’t a lot of money around, and that’s when you need to know how to do it on the cheap.

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