Cleaning Tips

Winter is here, it’s time to clean your oven

10 Jun , 2016  

How to Clean Your Oven

Isn’t it true that we continuously postpone the dreadful task of cleaning this particular electrical appliance for weeks, months, even years? More…

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Confessions of a Happy Housewife

Five Awesome Personalised Gifts for Mother’s Day

2 May , 2016  

Happy Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday 8th May, for those of you who may have forgotten!) and now is the perfect time to start planning a special surprise for your mumma. More…

Home Improvement

6 Ways to Improve Your Office Space on a Budget

21 Apr , 2016  

Work Station

Regardless of whether you work from home or in a thriving office, creating the ultimate work space is paramount for success. The way in which you get the job done and how the area is set up can make all the difference for creativity and productiveness. More…

Home Improvement

The Science Behind a Happy Home

15 Apr , 2016  

Happy Home

According to science these 8 things will make your home feel happier! More…

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Cleaning Tips

Different Hard Floors and Their Cleaning Requirements

24 Mar , 2016  

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When the time comes to choose a flooring it could be very tempting to use the type that looks best, without thinking of the maintenance that will have to follow later.  Consider now all the benefits and drawbacks of each type of hard floor and the respective cleaning methods. More…

Entertainment

Some Curious and Quirky Valentine’s Day Facts

11 Feb , 2016  

Valentine's Day Facts

You can call me a hater, but I was never really a great fan of Valentine’s Day. Don’t get me wrong! I don’t hate romance. In fact I literally live for everyday, casual romance – the little things, you know! More…

Entertainment,Travel

Throw Back: Our New Year’s Eve in London

17 Dec , 2015  

Our New Year's Eve in London

Ahh… 2012 – the sweet memories. And they said the world would end!

Every December, I remember our first New Year’s Eve as a married couple. We choose a slightly unorthodox honeymoon destination and went to London during winter. And they have proper winters there!

So, here’s what to expect from a New Year trip to London, if you plan for one! More…

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DIY Projects,Entertainment

The Crafty Housewife’s Christmas Gifts Sorted

2 Dec , 2015  

Christmas Gifts

Let me be honest with you, as I have always been! I hate Christmas! I don’t hate the smell of oranges and cinnamon, I don’t dislike family gatherings and it’s not even about Christmas cleaning (which I hate a little bit too). I hate Christmas because of the “All I Want for Christmas” song, Santa Claus and because it’s such an industry and so commercialised that, media nowadays would have us believe that the best gifts are the ones you purchase at the department store. The best gift to me is the one made with love and here I’ll give you a few easy ideas to make all your friends and loved ones happy. More…

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Entertainment

The Smug Person’s Guide to Being Prepared for Christmas

27 Nov , 2015  

Christmas Holidays

You know the festive season is just moments away when holidays are planned, Christmas dinner is booked at the family home and the shops are lined with tinsel and a very chaotic buzz. It’s the time of year that always comes around so quick and most of us are never really 100% prepared – but if you start getting organised now, the big break will go down smoother than ever. More…

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Healthy Living

Spring Cleaning is Also About Spring Cleansing

16 Sep , 2015  

Spring Cleansing

There is no better time than spring to turn our homes inside out, to clean the dirt, grime and dust and to re-insert order in our dwellings, lives and minds. The same applies to our bodies too. Just like we take rubbish out in spring, I believe this period is great for getting rid of the toxins in our bodies as well! Surely, the heavy wintry climate has seen quite a bit of those building up in your system and now would be a great time to revise your work out routine and meal plans. Is there anything that needs a quick clean up? More…

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Cleaning Tips

3 Things You Need to Make Spring Cleaning a Piece of Cake

10 Sep , 2015  

Spring Cleaning

You know spring has sprung when it’s time to dig deep, rotate mattresses, clean the carpets and turn wardrobes and closets inside out. Deep cleaning the fridge and oven, washing the carpets and vacuum cleaning behind and underneath furniture surely top my list of most hated chores. To ease spring cleaning this year, I consulted with Scott Theggie, owner of Eagle Ducted Vacuums, and asked him about some of the most effective tools and equipment to make spring cleaning a piece of cake. More…

Cleaning Tips

6 Essential Tips for a Successful Spring Clean

9 Sep , 2015  

Spring Cleaning Tips

Let’s face it – no one really enjoys cleaning. Despite how good that feeling is when it’s all been done, the motivation (or lack of!) beforehand can be really discouraging. Spring usually comes with a strange desire to clean and organise your home, a ritual that encourages you to declutter from top to bottom in those first warm days. The art of spring cleaning has been around for centuries providing the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start in your home, so why not get started now? More…