Less is more: Making your minimalist decor work.

Less is more, making your minimalist decor work

  Applying minimalism in your home design and decor isn’t the easiest thing in the world.   If you lean too far one way, you’ll risk making the home appear too crowded and oversaturated with conflicting elements.   If you lean too far the other way, you’ll risk making it too bland and empty.   …

How to know if you need a new appliance.

How to know you need a new appliance.

  The question of whether to repair or replace a product is one that has baffled people since domestic appliances became common in homes.   Though repair may seem like the obvious first choice, a lot of the time, this may prove to be more expensive in the long run. On the other hand, you don’t …

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

  In life, there are many occasions that warrant the perfect event. You might not think of yourself as the perfect host, but you can be.   With a little time and patience, and a lot of effort, you can pull together an event that you’ve always dreamt of hosting.   Whether you’re looking to …

When being a mother is harder than you thought: Common post natal issues.

When being a mother is harder than you thought: Common post natal issues.

  You are ready to discharge from the hospital with your bundle of joy in your arms.   You’ve read plenty of parenting books, and you feel ready to survive your first month with your new baby. However, there are some health troubles that may be lurking in the shadows to get you first!   Here’s …

Kids off to university? Here’s how to stop worrying.

How not to worry about your kids in university.

  So, your child has made it to their late teens and is just about to embark on one of the most exciting stages of their life so far – university. It’s an exciting time for them, but a worrying time for you.   Your head will be swimming with all kinds of thoughts, and …

4 simple fixes for big home maintenance problems.

4 simple fixes for big home maintenance problems.

  Without good home maintenance habits, systems stop working efficiently or break down entirely.   The following four simple fixes for big home maintenance problems, preventing some of the worst disasters related to poor maintenance.   Thread seal tape.   Sometimes a homeowner does not perform maintenance designed to protect shower-related water pipe and head threads …

Don’t let damp destroy the bathroom you love.

  Do you love your bathroom?   Do you spend hours soaking in the bath, escaping from everything?   Good!   Too often the bathroom is a neglected room. Even so, your love for your bathroom means there’s more pressure to keep it the way you want. Due to high levels of damp and heat, …