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SHWEET original and affordable gifts

Hi Shweet Peeps! Shoh, these corona-times are not for sissies! It does however not mean that we should not celebrate our sistah's this Women's Day! Or give a gift of appreciation to that special client, or already looking into a year-end gift (as #thistooshallpass)..... We fully understand that budgets are super tight in these unprecedented times, so we have worked with our suppliers on a list of some amazing gift…
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July 16, 2020
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My First Words Book in xiTsonga: Langutisa Kutani U Dyondza

Did you know that Shweet Products absolutely loves developing new products? Especially if they have such an impact, and require lots of learning For this product we were approached by Impact Consulting to develop a my first words book in xiTsonga, for little learners in Mpumalanga and Limpopo. It was important that the book would not only be in their own language but that it would fit the local context…
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July 16, 2020
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LOVE AFRICA. BE SHWEET AND WEAR OUR MASKS

It took me a while before I could get myself to start do what was most logical, to make face mask of all the off cuts that we gathered over the last years. I guess I was also a bit in shock, to experience my business in an sudden halt after being on such a roll to zero income almost overnight. But there were many requests and even more off…
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May 24, 2020
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Safari Oriented Car Games

Going on Safari is great fun for both adults and children alike, but the drive to your Safari destination can be a long and tedious journey. One great way to keep everyone entertained and to get everyone excited for the adventure that lies ahead is to play some safari oriented car games. Three of our favourites are: The Animal Name Game Ages 6 and up: One person names an animal…
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June 17, 2018
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7 reasons why we should all play memory games

I love memory games! I think I love everything about them. The boxes, the cards, my childhood memories of playing, and especially the exciting feeling you get when you turn over two cards and get a matching pair! (either by accident or by memory) it really does not change when you are 5 years old, or approaching 40! Part of the fun and my enjoyment is that it is one of the…
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June 17, 2018
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We Love Shweshwe

We love shwe shwe – the waxy feel, the iconic scent of fabric dye, the endless geometric patterns and the bright and bold colours. We never get bored and always keep choose new patterns for our range of notebooks, and it is no surprise that we make all our hats in this happy vibes fabric too! Some facts about shweshwe: The local name shweshwe is derived from the fabric’s association with Lesotho‘s…
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June 17, 2018