Celebrate Flexible Working

We all could use more flexibility in our work lives. Whether it’s getting to the bank during business hours, taking your pet to the veterinarian (which closes at 5pm) or attending your child’s school play, these are the parts of life that should not be or cannot be missed but they often take place smack bang in the middle of the traditional

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 “Hy

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

10 Surprising Ways to Clean with Baking Soda for a Spotless House

During the ancient times, baking soda was also used for personal care like toothpaste, facial cleanser and body soap. While I am aware of these and other cleaning hacks available online, adding these baking soda hacks to your list is relatively important, too. One, it is economical and convenient. T

Prevent the Build Up of Dust

In spring, you’re most likely to find your home dusty. Take this time at home to do some spring cleaning to keep everything spic and span and your home dust-free. While it’s necessary to call a cleaning service to tend to harder-to-clean parts of your house, you can easily do some of the foll

The Quickstart Guide to Decluttering Your Home

Nothing can compare to that amazing feeling of coming home after a long day full of activities, may it be with school, work, or other important matters. But does coming home to a messy and chaotic house give the same level of comfort a tidy one has? If you’re always on the go and can’t seem t

5 All-Natural Cleaners for the Whole House

As a homeowner, we want to be able to protect our home through proper maintenance and judicious cleaning. Keeping things neat and tidy around the house not only keeps ourselves and our families healthy but also keeps our things in good working order longer. Normally, when looking for cleaning pro