Is your home ready for winter?

This winter you might hear people using the word “Hygge” which refers to “a form of togetherness” but is most commonly used to describe a cozy, warm Nordic feel. Since the late 20th century it has been a defining characteristic of Danish culture but is relatively new down under. The “Hygge” home has throw pillows made of faux fur or

Top 5 Worst Mother’s Day Gifts

It is that time of year again, we all know we love and appreciate Mum all year long but now is the time to show it. We can’t tell you what your mum would like, but we can give you a few options to definitely avoid. A “Mum” Tattoo As much as she would appreciate the pain and commitment, there

Don’t drown in your to-do list. Do this instead

Do you ever get to the end of the working week, only to realise you can’t have me-time on the weekend, because all those mundane, household jobs are waiting? It’s a common problem, particularly when almost half (47.4 per cent) of two parent families have mum and dad working in some capacity. Ad

Don’t wait for the robots: How you can create a smart home today.

Experts at Mckinsey predict most people will live in a smart home filled with smart devices in the future. Homes will be run by bots (virtual assistants doing tasks like ordering takeaway meals) anticipating our needs and acting like the ‘brain’ of the house. A study conducted by Juniper Rese

11 Cheap Ways to Keep Your House Cooler

When the temperature is way too high, it’s very tempting to just crank up the air conditioner to cool ourselves down. However, that doesn’t bode well for our electricity bill. Thankfully, there are ways to make your house cooler without breaking the bank. Here are some of them. 1. Let the co