If you live north of the 49th parallel, you are well aware of the short growing season in your garden. You love your fresh herbs and veggies in the summer and fall and adore spending time in your beautiful garden. Now, you can do all that even in the winter months with indoor gardening kits.
While shorter, cold, dark days and longer nights, snuggling in front of a warm fire with hot cocoa are all hallmarks of the cold season, less talked about are the winter blues
When we think of Christmas traditions, we often think of the warmth and contentment experienced in our decorated and seasonally embellished home. Of our desire to bring friends and family together to share in the joyousness of the season and to look toward all the possibilities for the approaching new year.
The feeling of vastness and space is at once linked with peace, serenity and abundance. No surprise then that every time you clear out the clutter and the junk that somehow manages to accumulate of it’s own accord, there is a distinct feeling of accomplishment, followed by a sense of relief, openness and calm.
If you like the ease of making your own cup of tea for one from fine loose leaf teas without the hassle of cleaning up the teapot afterwards, one of these tea mugs with a built-in infuser is your perfect answer.
A Quick Guide Decluttering Room-by-room. The spaces in which we live reflect our personalities, personal style and unique tastes. In turn, our spaces affect how we feel about ourselves and the world around us.
While many dread the impending holiday, others get super excited for the opportunity to flex their inner ‘Martha Stewart’ and make it a grand affair, to make this their best thanksgiving yet.
Your kitchen is probably like many other kitchens, the center of the house both functionally and aesthetically. Now you are seeking a more stark, clean designed industrial looking kitchen to not only add value to your home, but offer you an amazing work space in which to create your masterpiece meals and gather with your […]
There are few places in the world in which tea is taken as seriously as in the Britain. Granted that it is an imported beverage, and the country is certainly not known as a tea producer, however the status accorded to this hot brown beverage almost teeters on the edge of obsession.
The quintessentially English cup of tea is a great reminder of taking a pause in the middle of a busy day.
Although water is one of the most abundant elements on Earth, only about 2.5 percent of that is fresh and available for drinking
Heart-warming, soul-nourishing, filling up…matched with the perfect crusty roll, or a slice of freshly baked soda bread, topped with golden melting butter – there is little as comforting or as familiar as a good bowl of soup.
Kettle barbecues offer more than just the standard grill. You can use it for indirect cooking, roasting, baking, steaming and more. In this post we explore the easy ways you can turn your kettle BBQ to more than just a grill.
Here is a much improved terracotta clay pot smoker using Weber Cooking Grate, secondary smoking grate with a bucket BBQ as a fire bowl, handles from IKEA and good sized flower pots.
There is nothing like being independent and having to fend for yourself, growing your own set of wings and taking on the world. Leaving the nest, the comfort of home and starting on your own doesn’t have to be daunting.
There are few things as heartwarming as a mug or in this case, a jar of tasty, warm, perfectly seasoned, creamy, filling soup on a cold wintery day. These food jars, ranging from a small 10 ounces to a relatively large 25 ounce lunch jar, all provide the ability to keep food warm for several […]
The home kitchen is naturally the laboratory heart of the house, with access to heat and water, it does not take much to dream up new fascinating things to experiment with, food, cakes, drinks; of course the difference being that most kitchenware look nothing like laboratory glassware, with a few provisos,
Small kitchen appliances that not only work great but looks good too. We explore amazing designer kettles and toasters that help make a bold statement in your kitchen.
There are many reasons why one need to control the temperature boiling water, let’s go with one that is most relevant, tea. One of these glass electric kettles do just that.
Like the idea of a Kamado ceramic smoker and grill but put off by the price tag, here is how you can make your one with a trip to the garden center.