Simple Steps To Ensure Your Bread Appetizer Doesn’t Fall Flat

When hosting a dinner party, there's a lot to consider. What should you serve? What time should you start cooking? In all the planning, the appetizer can slip your mind. At the end of the day, that isn’t a disaster. How many of us eat a starter when we’re at home anyway? But, failure to produce an appetizer can be a disaster in an unexpected way. For the most part, this dish is a filler. It keeps … [Read more...]

How To Create a Cozy And Relaxing Living Room

Your living room is supposed to be cozy and relaxing. It is meant to be a place where you can unwind after a difficult day at work. After you have been rushed off your feet all day long, you want to chill on the sofa, watch your favorite TV show, and unwind. However, it is very difficult to do this if your living room isn’t a peaceful and relaxing space. So, how do you transform your lounge to … [Read more...]

How To Be The Hostess With The Mostess

If you feel like you ever put yourself under pressure just trying to get a new recipe right, then pulling out the big guns at a dinner party can be a truly trying affair. Cooking a good meal is always a plus, but there are ways to make sure you impress your guests and make sure they have a wonderful time. It’s all about paying attention to not only what food you make, but how you frame and … [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...]

Top Tips For an Efficient Bathroom Makeover

Image credit: House of Smiths The family bathroom is often overlooked when it comes to decor, with efforts focussed on rooms in which we spend longer chunks of time, such as the kitchen, lounge, or bedrooms. Actually, if you think about it, not only do you spend quite a lot of time in the bathroom over the course of the week, but it’s one room that your guests are almost certain to set foot … [Read more...]

The Ever-Growing Lure of Kitchen Gadgets

The lure of kitchen gadgets is undeniable. They promise to make your cooking life easier. They will fix problems that you never knew you had until the moment you saw the solution. Your food will taste better, be healthier, and somehow still manage to be all these things despite halving your cooking time. Who would resist those ideas? Very few of us, which is why it’s so common for most … [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...]

Giving your Bedroom a 5 Star Makeover

When we’re on holiday, one of the few things we remember (aside from the experiences we’ve had) is the place we slept at. Hotels can be one of the most luxurious places on earth. We’re pampered with room service, fresh sheets every day, and room service that comes and handles all of the cleaning. While hiring a maid to do this for your is probably expensive and a little over the top, there are … [Read more...]

The Moroccan Berber Rug – A New Alternative to Carpet

When it comes to home décor, there are numerous ways to decorate a room. Some people like to decorate with wallpaper and paintings. Other people prefer furniture in order to give each room a comfortable type of look. Another trend that is becoming increasingly popular among a number of home and business owners is to feature a Moroccan Berber rug. Although the name is notably recognizable to some, … [Read more...]