Beauty from the Volcanoes: 8 Skin Care Benefits of Volcanic Ash

 
Beauty from the Volcanoes: 8 Skin Care Benefits of Volcanic Ash
 
Native Melanesians living around the 9 active volcanoes found in Vanuatu were among the first to discover volcanic ash’s positive effects. Volcanic ash is known as a substance that has a high concentration of disinfectant qualities as well as being rich in sulfur — an active mineral that helps the body fight and destroy bacteria. Read More

Five Fall Fixes for Your Home

 
Five Fall Fixes for Your Home
 
Many of us get back into the swing of things when fall rolls around. As we gear up for the coming winter, many of us begin to think about the home that keeps us warm. Fall is a great time to take on home improvement projects, as the cooler weather allows for easier work. With a bit of determination and a willingness to get down and dirty, you can make your home both more beautiful and more valuable. Read More

History Of The British Teapot And Why It Is An Ideal Gift

 
History Of The British Teapot And Why It Is An Ideal Gift
Very few things are as sacrosanct to the British as their afternoon tea. A plate of cucumber and watercress sandwiches, clotted cream, jams and scones complete the ritual. The ritual is genteel and elegant and steeped in tradition. Central to it is the majestic teapot. While we know that tea originated from China, the tea pot is a truly European design. Read More

Improve Your Garden: Master The Art Of Taming Nature


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A garden is your outside lounge area. That’s the mentality you need to take away from this article because far too many homeowners ignore the exterior of their property. It’s understandable that you’d focus more on interior design, given that you spend more time inside your house, but you’re neglecting all the potential of this outdoor space if you don’t look after your garden or never even spend any time in your garden. It can be frustrating to watch grass grow back instantly, but here’s how to start improving your outdoor space and master the art of taming nature. Read More

3 Appliances Worth Upgrading (And 1 That Isn't Worth Bothering About)


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You know that 1990s prosthetic-limb colored tumble dryer you inherited from your dear old grandma, the one you love so much? Well, even though it still works like a dream, it may not be the most energy efficient appliance to be celebrating and clawing onto for dear life. You see, if there is one area in which modern upgrades have come on leaps and bounds, it is in their energy-saving abilities. Read More

Set Up And Protect Your Home Office

 
More and more people are keen to work from home. It saves you the headache of long commutes and gives you a chance to spend more time with your family. Of course, if you’re hoping to set up your own home-based business, then you definitely need to consider a home office. Setting up your space to make it functional as well as inspirational might be easier than you thought. Here are some of the essentials of home-office setups: Read More

Tips For Busy Professionals

 
Tips For Busy Professionals
Being busy isn’t always a positive aspect. It often entails you running around from one activity to the next with no space to breathe in between. You’re fully committed to doing it all and have no intention of letting up.
It’s good to be busy but make sure you’re taking care of yourself. There are ways to keep sane and still get it all done. Be picky about where you spend your time and how you solve problems. Be efficient and precise in your actions. Stay positive and trust in yourself to make the right decisions. See tips for busy professionals. Read More

Creating An Arts & Crafts Cupboard For Your Kids

 
The fact is that crafting can be a highly therapeutic activity, which is why it’s so good for children to do. Many schools now incorporate art therapy into their curriculums because numerous studies have shown how it can aid children’s learning capabilities and mental development, as well as the fact that it is a positive form expression. Encouraging kids to do lots of arts and crafts can be highly beneficial for their health and wellness, which is why more and more parents are making arts and crafts a big part of their children’s lives. Read More