How To Kickstart Your Summer Slim-Down

With the summer nights getting longer and the weather warmer, it’s that time of year we all love to slough off the heavy winter jumpers and jeans and swap to flowy skirts and blouses. Getting motivated to feel comfortable in those lighter clothes can be difficult, but it’s all about self-discipline and feeling confident. The trouble is, if your weight is getting you down it can be very difficult … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Transform Your Bedroom Into a Relaxing Place

Your bedroom should be your sanctuary and place of rest within your home. Unfortunately, we intrude on our own sanctuary by turning out mattress into our home office, playing with our electrical devices long into the night, or installing a TV and falling asleep with bright lights shining on our faces. A bedroom should only be used for two things; sleep and intimacy. If you let work, exercise, and … [Read more...]

Lovin’ Your Body & Mind This Summer

With summer well on its way, it’s time to think about what we can do to help us feel more energised. There are certain things attributed to different parts of our body that we can all be doing to help us reach our potential, and these are the things that we often all know about: stop smoking to decrease chances of disease, eating better, exercise more to get ourselves fitter, get outside to … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Make Your Home Appealing To Potential Home Buyers

When you decide to sell your house, it can be a challenge to find a buyer. After all, you need someone to love your house enough to make an offer. And while it’s often down to the realtor to entice potential buyers, there are some things you can do to help sell your home quicker. Here are some unique ways to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. Bake a batch of fresh cookies I … [Read more...]

DIY: 10 Ideas To Make Your Own Rakhis

"Rakhi" is the cherished Indian festival that celebrates the loving bond between a brother and a sister. It is a day when siblings pray for each others' well being and wish for each others' happiness and goodwill. It is also known as Rakshabandhan, or literally translated as 'a bond of protection'. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and … [Read more...]

Avocado Cardamom Milkshake

There's no doubt in my mind that people all over the world love Avocados, and yet this deliciously healthy fruit is under-utilized, mostly because they think it has no taste. In fact, its lack of taste becomes its greatest strength, because now you can add Avocados to almost any recipe that calls for a creamy ingredient, and its subtle green color will not overpower any other ingredient, at the … [Read more...]

DIY: Make a Sunburst Wall Mirror in Less Than 15 mins

If you are like me, you've always looked at those $100 Sunburst Mirrors at Pier One Imports and thought - wouldn't it be cool to have one of those at home? I wish I could get it cheaper! Guess what, now you can make your own, mostly using supplies that you have at home, and in less than 15 mins! And it will probably cost you less than 10 bucks - yes, no kidding! Check out this cool video and … [Read more...]

Chewy Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

How would you describe your favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies? Soft, Chewy, a bit crunchy, such that it melts in your mouth? If this sounds like your thoughts, then you'll be pleased to know that its very easy to create these in your own kitchen, that too, without much fuss! If you've ever baked before, you'll be familiar with Dorie Greenspan's name - yes, the famous baker who's created so many … [Read more...]

Dessert Crepes with Homemade Dulce de Leche

Spring break shoots up in one week, and what that means is that kids will demand more attention in every aspect of life, starting from a custom breakfast served every morning! Whether I can keep up with the demands or not is another thing, but I'm definitely going to try to make it special for them, as much as I can! And one morning treat I was thinking of are the Argentinian … [Read more...]

Get Your Home Airbnb Ready With These Fab Tips

Lots of homeowners are trying to make as much money as they can out of their properties these days. The most common option is to renovate and decorate a home so that it increases in value compared to the original purchase price. Then, whenever the homeowner chooses to sell their house, they will be able to take all of the profit from helping the property increase in value. However, there are some … [Read more...]