As you welcome your, ‘oh so cute’ new bouncy bundle of fur in to your home, as you arm yourself with puppy pads and training crates, chew toys and comfort blankets; as you do everything you can to help your new puppy smoothly transition from his familiar mum’s side in to your welcoming home you […]
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Looking for ways to keep your bedroom tidy and clutter free, use these 9 fresh ideas to declutter your bedroom and create more space.
Whether you are a kid or a grown-up, no one can resist the yummy Halloween candy and sugary treats. The festive season of carved pumpkins, awesome costumes and scrumptious sweets is just around the corner, and you may have already begun to stock up on assorted Halloween candies.
Last night we were out having dinner. While we waited for our order to arrive, I noted that everyone at the table, including me, was glued to their phones. Smiling, frowning, smirking, puzzled, astonished – each face showed a vast array of expressions.
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 […]
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.
Coming up with unique gifts for Father’s Day is not easy. Every year when Father’s Day arrive, we rack our brains trying to figure out the best present. Materialistic things don’t have an impact and cupcakes don’t go easy on the sugar level. Of course, you can always give him a pair of cuff links […]
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 […]
Have you ever wondered why humans are suffering from cancerous diseases on such a large scale lately? The reason is linked to chemicals and carcinogenic toxins. There are more than 50,000 chemicals that we use on daily basis.
The beginning of the month is glorious – the wallet is brimming with crisp notes, the smiles are wide, and the long shopping list is ready. After paying dozens of bills and splurging, the smiles melt into furrowed brows and sullen expressions.
It has been almost three decades and I am still unable to find a perfect shampoo that doesn’t dry out my hair. I have spent hundreds of dollars on fancy bottles of shampoos and conditioners that merely end up on my
Downsizing isn’t easy especially when you have to find storage for all your things but here are eight amazing storage ideas to make sure that you have all the room you need for your things. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for decluttering and throwing out what you don’t need but
The other day I made a long-delayed trip to the supermarket. While running errands, thirst got the better of me and I bought myself a bottled water. After gulping down the whole bottle, I threw it in the recycle bin.
The season of Spring brings with itself blossoming flowers, rays of sunshine, warm breeze, and unfathomable joy. The new blooms and fresh green grass can lift anyone’s mood after a depressing winter. Almost everyone welcomes spring with open arms and a wide smile.
At some point in all of our lives, we may have felt like giving up the luxuries and worries of contemporary lifestyle to adopt a simpler and more intentional manner of living. I mean, I have often fantasised about quitting my current job, abandoning my well-maintained home, and moving to a small English cottage with […]
A hardwood floor can be an attractive addition to any home. Its rich appearance will attract you and your guests and it will definitely add value to your home. You can install hardwood flooring in your bedrooms, living rooms or even kitchens which makes it quite a versatile home improvement technique.
Pillows are one of those things that we are often advised to change on a regular basis. The recommended duration of use ranges from 6 months to 3 years, even with regular washing. This then of course, produces quite a number of ‘old’ pillows and just what can you do with old pillows?
Every morning when you wake up, you make a beeline for your kitchen to make a fresh cup of coffee and breakfast. A neat and tidy kitchen can do wonders. Not only is it appealing, it also lifts your mood and lets you take control of things easily.
Take a look around your house and you will find a number of things that you use every day without giving a single thought. The nail polish remover you take out to rub off the chipped off nail colour, the used tea-bag you just threw away in the bin, that empty jam jar you are […]