Keeping Warm – the best tips

23 / 07 / 2018 / 0 comments

It’s true: women feel the cold more than men. And with the cold snap we’re having on the East coast of Australia right now, women are shivering in their kitten-heels. We’re in Australia. With the exception of a few chilly…

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How to make tea at home

Five ideas for delicious, healthy home-made tea

16 / 07 / 2018 / 0 comments

Once, I went to an Algerian friend’s house for lunch. After lunch she got a container full of mint that she kept in her freezer and made me a delicious, sweet, minty cup of tea. I had honestly never considered…

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Kitchen and Food hacks

9 / 07 / 2018 / 0 comments

There are so many of them all over the internet – some of them make you sit up and think “Wow! Why have I never thought of that? Where has that idea been all my life?” And some of them…

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Dinner Party Hacks

2 / 07 / 2018 / 0 comments

Love hosting dinner parties but not the hassle? Here are some genius dinner party hacks that will have you relaxed, enjoying your friends’ conversation and not running around like a crazy person worrying about soufflé when you should be kicking…

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Different ways to cope with stress

18 / 06 / 2018 / 0 comments

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed out? Got too much going on? Here are some ideas to help you deal with it. Sometimes stress can make us feel anxious, depressed or angry. Or it can make us feel overwhelmed, forgetful or…

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Winter TV ideas

11 / 06 / 2018 / 0 comments

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I love the idea of Vivid, and I think people who go out into the chilly night and look at the pretty lights are wonderful adventuring stoics who do us all…

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The best cooking shows online!

4 / 06 / 2018 / 0 comments

These days, with internet-enabled TVs, almost everyone has access to YouTube on their TV and it’s changed the way we watch it. Our family surf between YouTube clips on the weekend, and in our house it’s mostly about cooking. Here…

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Five Easy Knitting Projects to Get You Started

28 / 05 / 2018 / 0 comments

Winter is upon us and just today I saw some beautiful bamboo knitting needles in my local $2 shop. Just seeing them made me want to get into a project because I adore knitting with bamboo – it’s warm, flexible…

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