Your Family Magazine – Meet our team

Your Family magazine hit the shelves and the hearts of South Africans in 1973, and has produced home-grown information, recipes, crafts and more ever since. Meet the team who makes this all possible as they share their goals for 2017…



Janine Collins

2017 will be the year I audit my life, my finances and my body. I won’t let fear, guilt or apathy affect my choices.

Elsa de Beer
Office manager

2017 will be the year I finaly pay off my bond and buy myself a new car!


Margie Els-Burger
Food editor

In 2017 I’m prioritising my health by doing the neccessary medical check-ups. Plus I’ll get more active (So I can eat more butter, condensed milk and chocolate!).

Nomvuselelo Mncube
Food assistant

2017 will be the year I finally save money to buy a home for my family, making sure nothing disturbs me along the way.

Carryl Bristow
Art director

In 2017 I’m going to dive into my watercolours and paint, paint, paint! Oh, and I also want to make more time to meditate!


Joni Nel 
Digital editor

In 2017 I’m going to really focus on my health, eating for nourishment, execising more and focusing on managing my stress levels.

Kim Shaw
Copy editor

In 2017 I’m going to focus on project Kim. It’s time to get my mojo back!




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