Your back to school checklist

The December holidays are officially over and it’s time for all of us to go back to school and work. It’s always so sad to realise that long afternoon naps, watching endless hours of TV and lazing around is now over. On the bright side though, rest allows …

Diaper bag checklist

Being a parent means being prepared! However, babies are unpredictable, so it is easy to sometimes miss important things. Imagine having a small crisis, with your baby throwing up or spilling liquid, and you are without the right equipment at the right …

3-ingredient dessert recipes

Sometimes, whipping up a delicious dessert or tea time snack for your beloved houseguests seems like a daunting task. The most delicious desserts and sweet snacks are often the easiest and simplest recipes. Spare yourself the stress and try out one of …

10 pet tips during fireworks

It is New Year’s Eve and while you are celebrating a new year and a new you with extravagant firework displays, your pets will not be as jolly as you are. Fireworks can cause dogs, cats, bunnies and guinea pigs to become quite skittish. Pets tend to run …

5 home décor styles

Many of us swoon over beautiful pictures in home décor magazines and websites, but when it comes to decorating our own homes, we are often not sure how to go about it. The task becomes a little easier once we understand the basics. A good starting point …

Christmas gift wrapping ideas

What’s better than receiving a gift? Giving one. We have a great variety of gift ideas in our annual Christmas Gift Guide, so naturally gift purchasing is done and dusted. Now we need to think about wrapping! If you are tired of the same old wrapping …

Table setting the Christmas way

Christmas lunch can either be very stressful or easy-breezy. Let’s try for the latter this year. After reading this blog you will be fully equipped to set a table like a pro! So that’s one less thing you need to fret about. Name tags Let’s start …

Make your own Christmas crackers

Tis’ the season to be jolly… fa la la la la la la la la! The festive season is fast approaching. As it draws nearer, get some things off your to-do list. Christmas crackers are always a must. Instead of buying them, why not create your own this year. Get …

How to plan a baby shower

Anyone can be a baby shower planner. You just need to make time and be committed, and don’t forget to make it fun! When you are given a solemn responsibility to plan a baby shower for your sister, friend, cousin, or colleague, you know it’s a big deal, …

It’s your party, DIY if you want to

DIY can mean different things to different people, even though the overall definition doesn’t really change. One thing that everyone can agree on is that DIY is really about doing something yourself, something you can truly be proud of. Whether you are a …