Category Archives: Christmas and Holidays

By December 13, 2019

It’s Christmas time peeps and with it comes the hustle, bustle and, at times, the inevitable stress that can accompany Christmas time. Sometimes though it’s a good idea to take a deep breath and remember what Christmas time is really about. Christmas time is a time of giving and receiving, of goodwill towards all (yes,


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By January 4, 2019

2019 has begun and many of us have made new year’s resolutions, some of which may come to fruition, some that may not! Maybe for you it’s finally getting serious about that renovation you’ve been putting off for years or embarking on a new build. If either of these things are high on your to-do


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By December 28, 2018

Christmas is over for another year and the holiday season upon us. It’s a great time to enjoy some time out from our everyday routine, be refreshed and hopefully motivated for the new year ahead. Some will be heading to exotic locations overseas, but most will holiday closer to home. This year we are in


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By December 21, 2018

Create some WOW factor with your Christmas table this year and make it unique to you! Remember you don’t need to spend a lot of money – sometimes the simplest things have the most impact. Check out a few ideas that are sure to get your creative juices flowing…… • Decide first whether you’ll serve


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By January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to all! What have you been up to so far this year? For me, some days have been about getting up a bit later some mornings (oh the joy – not to have to rush into the day), then pottering around home. Other days we’ve gone out for the day, leaving early


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By December 22, 2017

I have to say that I love Christmas time! I know, I know, I can almost hear you saying, “Go away!” The fact is that at this time of year, it’s easy to feel totally stressed out. Between fighting for a car park at the local shopping mall, cueing up at the grocery store, not


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By November 24, 2017

Summer’s almost here and the holiday season is fast approaching so get ready to make the most of it by creating an inviting outdoor room. they are a must if you’re going to get maximum enjoyment at this time of year. You don’t need heaps of space for your little slice of paradise so take


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By December 23, 2016

Create some WOW factor with your Christmas table this year and make it unique to you! Remember you don’t need to spend a lot of money – sometimes the simplest things have the most impact. The photos show two very different table settings; one is more traditional looking and the other has a decidedly more


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By December 16, 2016

The countdown to Christmas has arrived and for those of us in the southern hemisphere things are really starting to heat up, literally and metaphorically!! But let’s face it, at this time of year it’s very easy to slide down the slippery slope into stress mode with all of the things that need to be


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