Outdoor Living

Minimalist Home Design: How to Get It Right

Minimalist Home Design: How to Get It Right

Minimalist home design isn’t simply sleek, stylish and Scandinavian. It’s a design mindset that can change the way that you live your life. Having a minimal home will definitely help you to be more organized and less stressed. Why? Because this design style enables you to get rid of the clutter that takes up space in your home and occupies your mind. You’ll have more space for the things that matter and your home will look bigger too. If you want to embark on some minimalist home design, you can change your entire property into something sleek and new. Make…

Relaxation Techniques I Personally Recommend Because They Work

Relaxation Techniques I Personally Recommend Because They Work

Relaxation techniques really need to be taught in schools. Our lives are more non-stop and stressful than ever before, and young people are often the ones who cope the least. Sometimes, in life, you need to take time to relax. It’s impossible to hurtle through every day at a million miles per hour. Sometimes we just need to stop, breathe, relax… and find ourselves again. If you’re in need of some downtime, here are some relaxation techniques that actually work. Relaxation Techniques #1: Exercise I know what you’re thinking. The last thing you want to do when you’re stressed, tired…

Living An Outdoor Life With Gorgeous Design Ideas

Living An Outdoor Life With Gorgeous Design Ideas

In Australia, we love living an outdoor life; it’s in our DNA. Parts of the country provide the opportunity to entertain and enjoy the outdoors in all months of the year; other areas are seasonal. But you can bet most Australians will want to spend as much time as possible communing with the outdoors. For some, this means a balcony in an apartment building. For others, it’s a patio, courtyard or small garden. Australians love their gardens so whether it’s a small garden or a large garden, like mine, the entertaining areas, the plants, the lawn, the pots, the pool…it’s…

Styling Your Home’s Exterior With Three Simple Tips

Styling Your Home’s Exterior With Three Simple Tips

It’s the first vision of your home that visitors see. So styling your home’s exterior can give clues to the beauty within. The outside of your home is in many respects the most important part of all. This is particularly true at certain times, such as when you are attempting to put the house on the market and want to improve your curb appeal. However, it is likely to be something that any houseproud individual seeks to achieve at any time. If you are keen for your home’s exterior to look as classy and stylish as possible, then read on….

Get The Perfect Smile With These Easy To Follow Steps

Get The Perfect Smile With These Easy To Follow Steps

Do you think the perfect smile is beyond your reach? Well, think about this. We all know that exercise is good for us. It will help us to brim with health and to keep strong. But did you know what exercise is good for your face too; for all the same reasons? There are many ways to look healthy, but you can improve how good you look by having the perfect smile. In order to have a perfect smile, getting the best smile you can is really important.

Thank You, Mum. Special Occasion Celebrations

Thank You, Mum. Special Occasion Celebrations

Special occasion celebrations are the perfect way to show those closest to you how much you love and appreciate them. So throw a surprise party and spend some time together. If you are lucky enough to be close to your mother, then it’s a great idea to make a big effort for her birthday – remember all the birthday parties she threw for you and your friends when they painted the dog and trod buttercream into the carpets? Here are some ideas to help you push the boat out in return…

Value Boosting Outdoor Renovations (That You’ll Actually Enjoy)

Value Boosting Outdoor Renovations (That You’ll Actually Enjoy)

Outdoor renovations can sometimes be very expensive. And if they are not done well they won’t significantly increase the value of your home. To add value and not over-capitalise, picking the right project is the key. Building projects can be stressful and there is a risk that your plans and investment don’t add the value you desire. So, as with any renovation project, it’s advisable to ensure your outdoor renovations will add value AND enable you to enjoy your time at home. Gutter protection Okay, so it’s difficult to say that people actually enjoy their gutter guards in the traditional…

Why Should ‘Me Time’ Be Such An Important Priority In Your Life?

Why Should ‘Me Time’ Be Such An Important Priority In Your Life?

‘Me time’ seems to be a source of great guilt for so many parents. Why is it so hard to fit in some me time and not feel like you’re neglecting your family? If you are part of a busy family, in a relationship, or spend a lot of time in the office then you may start to feel a little bit of brain fog. Humans are naturally social creatures and enjoy being a part of a busy pack. However, we also need a little time to ourselves to take stock of life and stay in touch with ourselves. And you DON’T need to feel guilty about that.

Could You Do A CooDo? Luxury Living for Less

Could You Do A CooDo? Luxury Living for Less

Available in Australia, the COODO™ is loved by travel and design enthusiasts around the globe. It’s a modern day alternative to living in suburbia. So what’s all the fuss about? OK, well let’s see – Coodo is European designed, boasts a glazed facade and Feng-Shui construction (ooo-kay), glass curves and high-quality amenities. However, the BEST feature would have to be the portability and what it adds to outdoor or garden style.

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Delicious winter recipes start to be on the weekly menu when colder weather hits. But ‘comfort food’ doesn’t have to unhealthy. While it’s tempting to consume bigger meals to stay warm, many of us struggle to resist filling foods that may not be the most nutritious option. So you’ll love these easy and delicious soup and egg brunch winter recipes. Eating more doesn’t always mean eating badly, and comfort food can be healthy as well as hearty. Making smart decisions like drinking more water, increasing your vegetable intake and including more grains in your meals are excellent ways to improve…

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Your body was given to you to take care of. Your confidence and self—esteem is often based upon how you feel about your body and if you aren’t taking care of it, you won’t feel too good about it. The truth is, it’s hard to have low body image if you are taking good care of yourself. It doesn’t matter how much you weigh, you should treat your body with the respect it deserves. If you eat how you always eat, you will weigh what you’ve always weighed and this is so true for understanding how to love your body. If you are unhappy with your complexion, weight or strength it’s time to make changes to those things.

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny lifestyle changes can make a BIG impact in your life. And by tiny I don’t mean buying a new lipstick, a different face cream, or trying the latest ombre hair colour style. Beauty has to come from within us, and how we feel on the inside is represented on the outside. This is why tiny lifestyle changes can have such a huge impact on our overall appearance. Just getting more fresh air, drinking more water, or giggling with friends is scientifically proven to make us look and feel more beautiful. If you’re feeling a bit down, or you just want to pep up your style, make some of these little changes and see the huge difference it makes.

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature is my medicine. Would you like to know why? Let me ask you, are you tired of feeling tired? Maybe you find yourself coming down with illness after illness, are sluggish and are generally walking around in a bit of a daze? It doesn’t have to be this way. A few lifestyle changes can make a dramatic difference. The truth is, nature is a wonderful healer, and there are so many inexpensive and natural ways you can improve your life and feel so much happier and healthier. Here are a few ways you too can embrace the mantra “Nature is my medicine”.

Positively Glowing : How To Keep Yourself in Top Condition

Positively Glowing : How To Keep Yourself in Top Condition

People who are positively glowing exude strength, confidence playfulness, and a harmony with life. You probably know people like this. But how do they get that way? You know when you are on a plane and the flight attendant says “When the oxygen mask is released ensure your own mask is secure before helping others”? Well, that’s an adage for life. Unless you are OK and healthy you can’t help others. And that’s the same for every adult and every parent. You can’t effectively care for your children if you aren’t positively glowing. So what can you do?