Creating a sustainable and eco-friendly home has become a growing trend, spurred on by our collective recognition of the environmental challenges we face globally. Not only does a green home promote a healthier lifestyle, but it also aids in the preservation of our planet. We’ll explore the practical ways you can build and continue living […]
Summer is here and it’s time for the annual gathering of friends and family. Hosting an outdoor gathering can be a lot of fun, whether it’s a BBQ, party, or any other type of event. Here are some tips to help you host the perfect outdoor gathering.
Your backyard is an extension of your home—a place where you can relax, entertain, and enjoy the beauty of nature. If you’re looking to revamp your outdoor space, a backyard makeover can transform it into a stunning oasis that reflects your personal style. Whether you have a large or small yard, there are plenty of […]
The tiny house movement is going strong. If you think for a second that going tiny means loads of compromises and cutting down on things, we are here to dispel the notion. Living in a small space doesn’t mean sacrificing comfort or functionality. We look at how to create a cozy and functional home with plenty […]
If you’ve been on the fence about whether an Amazon Prime subscription is worth it, did you know you could sign up for a free 30-day trial? Now the thing is, you’re only allowed to sign up for one trial every 12 months, so there’s actually an ‘ideal’ time (or two) to sign up for […]
The colours we choose to surround ourselves with can have a profound impact on our mood, emotions, and overall well-being. In the realm of interior design, colour psychology plays a crucial role in creating the desired ambiance and atmosphere within our homes.
Kettles don’t often fail. In the past twenty three years, we have used a grand total of two kettles, and the last one did not even break down. Considering how long and how well kettles typically last, it may be worth putting some extra thought in to your next kettle purchase, especially if you’re looking […]
About 60% of the UK has hard water flowing from taps at home. In some regions rich in chalk and limestone, the leeching of minerals into the water makes the water very hard. This means that the content of dissolved calcium and magnesium in the water is greater than 300 mg/l. While overall, it is accepted […]
Keukenhof gardens in the Netherlands are renowned the world over as one of the largest flower gardens in the world. With a short season, usually open only between end of March to mid-May, the Keukehof is the place to visit if you’re a fan of gorgeous colourful vivid displays of spring-time flowers – crocuses (during […]
Smart toasters, have you heard of those? Instead of the traditional toasting method based on time, these smart toasters come with colour sensing technology that automatically monitors the bread to ensure that they are toasted to the shade of gold that you like, automatically changing the time accordingly to suit thickness, accumulated heat etc. Still […]
Oh the joys of spring and the wonders of bright flowers! Spring brings with it the promise of renewal and growth. New shoots emerging from the ground and on trees that were bare over winter. As soon as spring arrives, flowers from bulbs in the start emerging. The wonderful show however lasts between 4-8 weeks […]
Two big reasons for choosing a variable temperature kettle over a conventional one. First, not all beverages requires boiling water. Specialty teas only need between 60-90 and coffee brews best at 95 degrees. Secondly, this will help you save money on your electric bills big time.
Hosting Christmas dinner goes beyond just preparing a seemingly never-ending array of food. Ensuring that your home tree and all it’s lights and decorations are perfect and all the presents have been bought and wrapped…it is almost always a given that the table too needs to be at it’s best. Typical Christmas table centrepieces have […]
There are plenty of ways to decorate your house and get it ready for the festive season with little to no money. Here are 10 easy ways to do just that this Christmas. There is something here for everyone.
With increasing fuel and energy bills, it is worth considering alternatives or ways to help reduce heating bills. What better way to do this than with these DIY hot air collectors. Even on a cloudy day, these solar air heaters perform surprisingly well and are definitely worth checking out. Here are your best options in […]
In today’s world, vacuum cleaners are a necessity. Everyone wants to have a clean floor and live in a clean home. Vacuuming helps remove dust, dirt, and any other particles that makes your home unpleasant to live in. Now, you have a choice between conventional vacuum cleaner or a robot cleaner. But are robot vacuum […]
Stop messing around with a George Foreman or small clamp shell grills. Get professional cafe level results at home whatever you are preparing be it panini, grilled sandwich, steak, burgers, chicken or vegetables with these large contact grills. They come with floating heated cooking plate that levels with the lower plate, searing function, solid hinge, […]
Love grilling but hate splatters and spills? Then these all-season contact grills are your answer. They are not only compact and small enough to put away when you don’t need them but will cook your food fat free, making your meals healthier.
With energy bills soaring up, it’s time once again to look at ways to combat exorbitant energy bills and to try and stay within your household budget. These are quick and easy energy saving tips without costly gadgets or drastic changes.