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Decorating with clocks

Beautiful or unusual clocks can be an effective focal point in your interior design. As clocks come in many shapes and sizes, they can work wonderfully with any style: classic, rustic, vintage or ultra-modern. When choosing a decorative timepiece, have …

Spring cleaning: stuff to get rid of

As spring approaches, a good spring clean is always a great idea. Get rid of old, unused and unwanted items you no longer need. A clean and decluttered home can make you feel like you have a fresh start and can help you clear your thoughts. If the items …

Dinner party tips

Are you excited to throw a dinner party, but terrified at the thought? Don’t you worry, after you read this post you will be the hostess with the mostest; your guests are guaranteed to come rushing back! These tips are designed to make hosting easy and to …

How to wash dishes

Sooner or later, you will have to do it. You’ll have to wash that pile of dirty dishes. Read on to learn how to go about it the right way... and then just do it! Tip: Read on even if you have a dishwasher, because some dishes do not take to machine …

How to deal with life’s small problems

Very often, it is the tiniest problems that baffle us the most and give rise to the biggest discussions. No wonder. “Trifles make the sum of life’, said one English writer (Charles Dickens). A Scottish poet (Alexander Smith) said the same thing a little …

You and your sleeping position

There are six main sleeping positions and it seems they can tell a thing or two about who you are. Interested? Read on to find out more, but remember to take the personality readings with a pinch of salt! Fetal position We start off with the most …

Water saving tips

We are all very much aware of the water crisis we currently face, most severely in the Western Cape of course. It has become evident that this is a crisis we need to learn to live with for now. If we want to make a difference, we all need to adapt our …

The many uses of baking soda

Baking soda deserves our respect. Also known as bicarbonate of soda and sodium bicarbonate, this white powder is amazingly versatile. Read on to discover some of the tried and tested uses of baking soda for health, grooming, cleaning, and …

How to buy dinnerware

Food looks better when served on nice plates; some claim it tastes better too. There’s your reason to take this subject seriously! Although dinnerware can be made from glass, wood, plastic or metal, ceramic is by far the most popular material. That is …

Carpets for your home

Carpets and rugs provide warmth and comfort, reduce slips and falls, absorb noises and add a beauty and style. This blog post will help you choose the right carpet for every room. Living room Depending on the arrangement of your furniture and on …