Home Improvement,Interior Design and Decoration

5 Reasons You’ll Want to Spend More Time in Your Backyard this Winter

23 May , 2017  

Pergola in the Backyard

Just because winter is on its way, this doesn’t mean you need to stay inside to keep warm whilst entertaining. Creating a wintery living space is absolutely possible through well-lit and heated outdoor areas. We often think winter is the downtime season. And in many ways it is. A small amount of hibernation can be good – but don’t let those winter blues kill the fun.

Extend the summer season by crafting a backyard space you won’t want to leave during winter. Incorporating comfort, shelter and warmth will help to establish an area you can use anytime. Here’s how to get the most out of your space this winter:

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Healthy Living,Home Improvement,Interior Design and Decoration

4 Home Improvements that will also Improve Your Life

2 Mar , 2017  

home-where-the-heart-is

They say home is where the heart is, so if that’s the case, shouldn’t we be putting as much investment into our personal space as we do to keep our hearts happy and healthy? Creating a home that makes you fall in love with it again and again, is one of the best ways to boost happiness in our lives. And it doesn’t need to cost a fortune either. Property upgrades, simple DIY projects and giving your space a little TLC all go a long way.

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Confessions of a Happy Housewife,Entertainment

How to Earn the Most Brownie Points this Valentine’s Day

3 Feb , 2017  

Valentines Day Gift Ideas

Cupid is set to shoot his bow and arrow February 14th, and unless you’re ready with something spectacular to surprise your loved one with, you may just miss out on earning some decent brownie points! Getting organised for Valentine’s Day early this year is a good place to start. Even the littlest things that make the biggest impacts require some thought, planning and inspiration. And if you want to avoid booking a dinner with every other couple out there, it’s time to start organising the night now.

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Home Improvement

The Brown Thumb Gardener: 6 Tips for Keeping Your Plants Healthy

29 Dec , 2016  

healthy-plants

Most of us these days live super busy lifestyles. Whether you’re a full time mummy or daddy at home, or mixing parenthood with work and trying to find some social time in between; keeping your garden looking good can be the least of your worries. Then there’s a few that suffer from the brown thumb syndrome! The tendency to kill plants no matter how hard you try to keep them looking lush, green and healthy.

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Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips for Clearing Out Your Home This Season

28 Oct , 2016  

cleaning equipment

Now we’ve officially come out of the winter hibernation, the warmer weather is upon us and the spring beauty is finally here! Complete with a little sunshine, fresh air and some pumping tunes to make it (relatively) fun, it’s time to give your home a top-to-bottom buffing ready for those summer holidays. Spring cleaning is an essential part of a happy home. The season is a time of renewal; so why should deep cleaning your house be any different? More…

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Home Improvement

8 Plants and Succulents that are Reasonably Hard to Kill for People who are Prone to Destroying Plants or Just Starting Out

3 Aug , 2016  

Easy Care Succulents

If you have a notable inability to make plants grow – or worse, find yourself throwing out scores of withered house plants after unsuccessful attempts; then you’re probably suffering from a really bad case of black thumb. More…

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Home Improvement

5 Ways to Make a Beautiful Garden that Requires No Maintenance

14 Jul , 2016  

A Garden that Requires Little Maintenance

Despite gardening being a rewarding and relaxing task for some people, not everyone is willing to be consumed by the amount of hours and work it can take to make your outdoor area looking great. It doesn’t mean to say though, that you need to miss out on a space that ‘wows’ you. With some prep, planning, planting and design advice; you can boost your low-maintenance landscaping techniques and get back to enjoying the backyard instead of working in it.

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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…

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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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…

Entertainment

5 Birthday Gift Ideas When ‘Home’ is so Far Away

22 Jul , 2015  

5 Birthday Gifts for People Who Live Fat

Do you remember when you were younger and present giving was so easy? You could pretty much impress your friends and family with anything – a Popsicle frame barely glued together with your favourite picture of you and your best friend or a creative bookmark covered in fun snaps of everyone. No matter what, it always pulled those heartstrings. Things changed, didn’t they? More…