It’s the start of a new year and with the burst of fresh optimism that 2022 brings, it might be easy to whip out a few new year’s resolutions. The problem is that they may seem like a tiny hill in the moment but could become a giant, looming mountain by the end of January. We all know how difficult it is to stick to that new exercise routine or to say no to an extra tjoppie (yum!). Let...Read More
From night-time nappy changes to starting school, children’s needs change almost as quickly as they do. Having a children’s room that meets their and your needs as they grow can seem like a never-ending project. We chatted to award-winning blogger and mom, Karen Kelly (The Lovilee Blog) to get her tips and insider info for beautifully designed, functional children’s room decor....Read More
Romantics, it’s time to celebrate! Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which means there’s some extra time to spend with your loved one. Like everything else in the past year, some changes are needed when it comes to celebrating the day of love, but we see it as an opportunity to enjoy some quality time together at home. Here are ten home-based date ideas to show your loved one how...Read More
The time to wine and dine has officially arrived. Although we might be doing a lot of wine-ing and dining at home this year, it does not mean we cannot go all out and make our Valentine’s Day celebrations a special one. To assist you along the way, we have put together some tips to help you with your food and wine pairing during the season of love. (more…)
According to the experts, you can grow a gorgeous lawn in the shade, as long as you pick the right grass and take care of it. Most garden-appropriate grass needs at least four hours of direct sunlight to survive, but shade-tolerant grass can thrive in four hours of dappled sun or partial shade. This is an important fact to keep in mind when you plant and grow grass in the shade.
You are not the only one who had to deal with lockdown. For your pets, the change in routine and having you around 24/7 may have caused some stress as well. Now with the colder months starting and you going back to a regular routine, it may be more of a challenge to exercise and treat your pets. Here are our tips for keeping your furry family members healthy. (more…)