Christmas all year round

Week 47: Buy Local this Christmas

We have all heard the saying “buy local”, but why should we be buying locally? Does it make a difference? You may have seen the image above on Social Media recently. I am not sure where it originated; it does make a good point. However there are so many reasons why we should buy local – …

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Earth Friendly

Week 5: Just 47 to go!

Summer days are wonderful, our Summer fruit is amazing! Pity about the drought… I hope and pray we get some rain soon but still it is good exercise in using this precious resource more carefully. Water-Saving Tips Here are some Water-saving tips you can use in your own home: Only flush when necessary. Don’t use …

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Kids

Organised: Play Room, Craft Room and Office

Keri had a multi-functional room which she had tried to organise and therefore was not a huge mountain of disorganisation but was rather a room that was not that functioning well. I am really proud of Keri for starting on this project even though she was feeling a bit ill and should have perhaps been …

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Kids

How to get organised: Step 2

If you haven’t already, please go back and read “How to get organised – Step 1” to get started on your organising journey. So, by now you should have written down what your vision and purpose is for the room and what you need in the space you are organising. You need to be ruthless …

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Heart, Soul and Mind

We’re a Family…

Here at the Family Treasures Head Quarters we are infinitely aware of those whose families are incomplete, those who have difficult family relationships and those who don’t have family at all. We want you to know that you are as important as any other family member that comes to this site. We all part of a …

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Kids

5 Things to do with the kids this Autumn

Once again, its autumn – some days it feels like summer, other days it’s winter and some! Autumn, however, is the perfect time to have some fun with the kids. Collect Leaves. Children old enough to handle a crayon can make angel faces. Lay a leaf on paper and rub outward with side of crayon, creating …

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Health

The Humble Cauliflower

Humble and perhaps plain in its natural state, the cauliflower can be transformed into just about any flavour or texture you ask it to! It is a blank canvas ready to be transformed into a cooking masterpiece. In addition to being really versatile, cauliflower has some wonderful qualities. Here are just a few: It promotes Heart Health: Cauliflower helps …

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