Where has the family dinner hour gone? There once was a time when we would all come home from a long day and sit down with our family for a nice home-cooked meal. In today’s fast paced world, we need more bonding time with the family. One might say that in today’s day where people [...]
When many think of Japanese interior design, their first thoughts are of large pillows in the middle of a room surrounding low tables with paneling of rice papers. Much of the western opinions of Japanese interior design are the fault of misrepresentation on television and in movies. Eastern art, for example is simple and strong [...]
Wood furniture is an elegant and beautiful way to furnish your home. Just like everything else in the house however it will need cleaning and regular care to ensure it stays in tip top shape. When cared for correctly, wooden furniture can easily outlast its owners and because of this it is quite often passed [...]
Crock-pot cooking can offer some very tasty meals and desserts however some basic rules should be followed when using a crock-pot to cook with. You should be careful not to over stir their food while it’s cooking in a crock pot. Taking the lid off during cooking causes vast amounts of heat to escape, therefore [...]
Before we go into the tips for tough stains, remember when cleaning carpet with a vacuum, walk through the house and pick up any loose debris. Items such as string, buttons, pins, paperclips and coins can clog or damage your machine. A little prevention could end up saving you a lot of money. Gum on [...]
To enjoy the fall season, some subtle and small changes to the way one looks will ensure that one looks and feels at his or her best throughout the season. A few basic tips that can be incorporated in any haircare routine will go a long to making this possible.
There is nothing more beautiful than a woman’s hand fresh from the salon. A professional manicure can turn even the most damaged of fingers into a work of art. But, manicures are expensive and need to be redone on a regular basis. Professional manicure results are simple to achieve at home with a few manicure [...]
The second trimester is a great stage of pregnancy to go on holiday. You won’t be too big yet, you’ll be feeling pretty good and it will be still safe to fly. However, there are some safety precautions you should take when travelling during pregnancy.
Becoming a parent for the first time can be a bewildering experience. Here are some tips to help you through those hectic first few months: help you through those hectic first few months: