Cat “owners” will know that you never actually own cats, you are merely the provider of food, warmth and scratches when your kitties allow it. Above this, your duties as a “good human” also include regular litter box cleaning and ensuring there is adequate space and objects to play with between naps. In the interest of keeping your cat in top physical and mental condition, here are...Read More
Open plan living has been the go-to layout for decades. With over forty years since kitchens were opened up to the rest of the home, open plan layouts now need to adapt to suit the 21st century, particularly when it comes to working from home. Whether it’s a private space to work or a sneaky spot to hide clutter for a spotless home, here are ten ways to take your home from open plan...Read More
Winter is here whether we like or not, but the cold weather doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy the outdoors in our gardens. So put on your jacket and grab something warm to drink while we take a look at some ideas for utilizing your garden in these frosty months. Luckily, most of South Africa is blessed with a mild winter, but at night the thermometer still dips lower than we’re...Read More
A story of an orchid by Yvette Lamusse
Six years ago, a close friend’s daughter got married. It was the most beautiful wedding with orchids everywhere! I was one of the lucky guests who was offered to take an orchid home from the wedding. That when my love affair with orchids started!
I remember every time I walked past it – I couldn’t stop admiring this beautiful plant. In...Read More
Food that warms the body and the soul is always a good idea. We are in the middle of winter and if you’re feeling like us, some inspiration in the kitchen could not come at better time. We share the perfect winter lunch recipes to warm up the whole family.
Chicken Hot and Sour Soup with Pumpkin by Jamie Oliver
This is a Jamie Oliver favourite, which makes it pretty easy to make...Read More
Choosing the right window treatments for your home is a crucial part of your home’s final interior attraction. Each window treatment has its charms, and it also depends on your personal style and budget to finally decide on what timeless trend you want to incorporate. Every home calls for a different look – and sometimes some rooms also require a specific look and feel that may...Read More
Decorative concrete treatments for your home is now more popular than ever. With its cool and contemporary look, it is a great option for homes in South Africa to add a touch of class. Coming to the fore as a top design trend this year, concrete is a versatile and sophisticated product to use for your home’s exterior and interior. The joy of concrete’s versatility lies in the fact that...Read More