Category : Featured

18 Aug


From Nostalgic Niknacks to Retro Home Accessories

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 Comments

Retro PlayDoh Pots Herb Planters

When it comes to nostalgic nicknacks around the home, these lifelong loves can range from the sublime to the ridiculous. I’m not usually one for hanging on to things myself, I’m what you might call a de-clutter bug, but I am forced to admit to a few ‘special’ little somethings scattered here and there. Perhaps the strangest of my attachments comes in the form of….. Read more »

13 Aug


Modern Sofa Beds & Funky Futons

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 Comments

Via Amazon

When far-flung family or old friends land for an impromptu overnight stay (oh the joy, that cold creeping kind of joy as you realise several loads of washed clothes still decorate the banisters, radiators and countertops, and the collection of crumbs delicately dropped by your wandering toddler create a ‘helpful’ path for your guests to follow to find the kitchen), it’s something of a relief….. Read more »

01 Jul


Craving Chaos: Open Plan Family Room Heaven

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 Comments

Via Home & Decor

As I’ve watched our baby son transform into a boisterous toddler–getting up to and into, well, everything–I’ve come to realise that my list of what makes the perfect home for us has transformed too. When we set our eyes on our lucky number 50 (yes, our first home was no less than the 50th house we viewed…) we knew it was the one for us….. Read more »

23 May


How Simple Changes to Your Household Chores Could Help Save the Planet

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 Comments

Tree shaped clothes line, Via Rodrigo Barba

Provided by Good to be home When you’re pottering around the house doing your basic household chores, there’s a good chance you’re wasting a fair bit of energy and increasing your carbon footprint significantly. As the 2013 Housing Energy Fact File shows, we’re using quite a lot of energy at home these days! However, with just a few changes to your chores you could save….. Read more »

Category: Eco Friendly, Featured

23 May


Outdoor Birthday Party Ideas for the Summer

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 Comments

Via Lights4fun

Provided by Lights4Fun When throwing a birthday party, regardless of the time of year, you will no doubt be working like crazy with ideas as to how to make it amazing. If you or your loved one is lucky enough to be celebrating their birthday party in the summer months, throwing a garden party can be a fantastic idea, not only for making the most….. Read more »