Kids

How to get organised: Step 1

As Oprah said, your home should “rise up to meet you”. Do you feel like it does that when you arrive home? Or is it the opposite? Having a disorganised home wastes a lot of time, creates stress and frustration, makes it difficult to spend time with the people you love and may be unhygienic in …

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Kids

6 Tips to help you stay organised

Here are a few tips to help you on your way to getting organised. Some of them are easier than others but all of them are manageable and can make a huge difference in your day-to-day life.   1. Observe where things accumulate in your home and work around that rather than trying to get your family …

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Health

A Healthy Home

Living a healthy lifestyle is more than just eating healthy foods and exercise, it is important that the environment in which you live is healthy, both physically and emotionally. Here are some ideas on how to maintain a healthy home environment: Kick your shoes off when you get home, by doing this you will eliminate …

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Home Spaces & Organisation

A Tiny Home Office

Do you have a home office? Does the rest of the house spill into it? Do you even spend any time in your home office anymore? Sometimes, especially if your home office is just a zone in your house and not a room, this is what happens. Children’s toys, sewing projects, art supplies and everything …

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Health

What should you have in your Home First-Aid Kit?

A well-stocked first-aid kit is a necessity in every home. Having everything gathered ahead of time will help you handle an emergency quickly and will keep you calm. You should keep a first-aid kit in your home and in your car. Remember to also take a first-aid kit on family vacations. Store your kits in easy to …

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Creative Craft Corner

Creating your own Vegetable Garden

With the kids back at school and moms & dads back at work, your life may be starting to show signs of routine and getting back to “normal”. The holiday chapter has been closed recorded only in photographs, memories and journals. Perhaps, you have made some new year’s resolutions for 2013. To be thinner, happier, healthier, …

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Creative Craft Corner

Home Made Himalayan Bath Crystals

A great gift for that special occassion or just to say “I am thinking of you”, these bath crystals are the perfect thing to add to your bath while you relax and let the stress of the day disappear… What you will need: An empty glass bottle/container/jar – recycle, recycle, recycle! Himalayan Crystal Salt Essential …

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Heart, Soul and Mind

Are you creating Complicated Systems?

I recently read an article on the Zen Habits Blog that really struck me. I guess if I was Oprah, it would have been an “aha” moment. At times we avoid or don’t have time to put systems in place for whatever we need to do daily/weekly/monthly as we think we do not have the time …

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