It is a hot sticky day and you have been busy meeting deadlines, making important phone calls and running personal errands. You managed to grab a quick bite here and there. You return home, sweaty and bone-tired, and now you simply want to stand under a shower and cool off.
Home & Kitchen
One fine morning, you enter the garage to look for something you cleverly stored at a safe place ages ago. As you step inside, the damp, musty smell almost makes you faint. How it reeks!
Being a fan of the instant hot cup water dispenser, here are the steps to ensure that your hot water dispenser continues to serve you year after year.
Brimming with beauty and edible bounty, kitchen gardens are a blessing. You sow the seeds, nourish the soil, watch the leafy vegetables grow and reap the fruit of your labor. It is easy to enjoy fresh and seasonal produce when the weather is pleasant.
Being smart with your energy consumption means being clever with your energy bills. Why heat the house when you are not around or set the same temperature throughout the day even when you are asleep. Use one of these smart thermostats to save energy and money.
Throwing a summer party can be a lot of hard work. We all want to be that perfect host who leaves a grand impression on their guests. From greeting them with a jolly smile and warm hug to preparing a delicious feast from scratch – everything needs to be immaculate and picture-perfect. Unfortunately, reality can’t […]
Whenever I take out the trash, I notice that almost half of the garbage is composed of food – there are leftovers no one wants to eat anymore, stale bread and dinner rolls now engulfed in mould, and wasted fruit that went rotten from being in the refrigerator for too long. It is enough to […]
Love your garden but hate getting burned? Protect yourself from harmful UV rays! The long-anticipated summer season is here, and you are fully prepared for it. You have brought new swimwear for the innumerable beach trips, your favorite flip-flops are back in the shoe-rack, and your garden is impeccably clean with freshly-cut grass and blossoming […]
Are you on a hunt for an exciting landscaping project for your garden? Are you gathering ideas to spice up things in your plain old backyard? Does your roof garden need a little dose of color and excitement? If so, then you’ve definitely arrived at the right place.
Disasters and accidents can strike anywhere leaving you terrified and unprepared to combat. It has been two decades, but I still clearly remember the day when a kettle filled with piping hot tea spilled on my toddler brother’s legs. Where is the medical kit when I needed one.
Does the color red make you feel anxious? Do you feel calm in a blue room? Does orange stimulate your energy levels? It is a no-brainer that looking at certain colors can relax you.
Sonos takes entertainment sound system up a notch with their new sound bar, the Sonos Beam. Quite a lot smaller than the original Sonos Playbar (90cm width), together and Sonos Playbase, the Sonos Beam corners the home entertainment space.
Summers are the best – the long days of warmth and sunshine, sunbathing on the beach, swimming in the pool, and ice-cream cones! What’s not to love about it? However, there is one thing though, that we can all agree on that we don’t like about summer. The heat it brings with itself!
Coats and scarves, caps, hats and handbags, these things have a way of building up and getting out of hand and, coat hooks in the hallway are typically the perfect solution. But move over, boring old traditional wall hooks.
When I was a child, my room was several shades of dusty pink which I abhorred. It was my grandma who chose the color pallet when she was still around. The rose-colored wall, the tinted windows, the stuffy polka-dot bedding, the mauve curtains… It should have been pretty cute, but it reeked of niminy-piminy ladylike […]
Do you feel like kicking back in a jet spa at the end of a busy day and just wind down while you body burns all that excess fats at the same time. You don’t have to go to the gym, spa facility or the local swimming pool to do that, all you need is […]
Who doesn’t love an impeccably furnished and polished garden? On one hand, you have your freshly cut grass and new blooms swaying in the wind, and on the other, there is a snug-looking sofa by the tree where you can sit down, read a book, and enjoy a cup of coffee.
We love the IKEA Besta LED light door and panel especially when you can control it with a wireless remote but we just could not bring ourselves to fork out all that money for multiple doors. So, we came up with a cheaper alternative and added voice support along the way. Here’s how we did […]
Remember the good old days when we used to play draughts, tic tac toe, snakes and ladders, and hangman games? Oh, what fun they were! The awesome feeling when you would finally win the game and boasted about it for days! And let’s not forget the constant rivalry and the rush of adrenaline.
Not long ago I was at the beach staring at the waves crashing against the shore, listening to the distant cries of seagulls, skies were vast and blue dotted with fluffy clouds… Everything was picture perfect. Well, except for one thing. Whenever I ran my hands through the sand, I came across little bits of […]