Spring cleaning is the traditional time to deep clean your home, paying particular attention to annual cleaning tasks and difficult to reach areas. Historically, the arrival of spring gave us the chance to open the windows to let fresh air and light back into our homes after a long winter. Now that we have technically-advanced appliances to assist with the daily chores, is spring cleaning still … [Read more...] about It’s spring cleaning time!
I'm trying something new with this post, by sharing what I am currently up to, whether it's organising, relaxing or just getting through each month! For years I have included a “Currently...” card in my scrapbooking pages, to remind myself what I was thinking, reading, watching, creating (you get the picture) at a particular time. For a while now I have wanted to bring over that idea to my blog … [Read more...] about Thoughts for February
This “Straight to your door” post will not only help you be more organised, but will leave you feeling pampered and special, this month and every month! Cycle Logicals is Dubai’s first subscription service for your monthly sanitary products, with added treats and surprises to sooth and pamper just when you need it. When I was at university, I had a friend whose boyfriend bought her a gift on … [Read more...] about Straight to your door: Cycle Logicals
Is it me, or has Christmas gone a little out of control this year? A quick flick through social media this afternoon and in five minutes I have seen several "Christmas Tree of the Year" contests, "limited edition" Elf on the Shelf sets worth over £300 (seriously? I don't even spend that on my family, let alone a doll!) and personalised dogs' Christmas stockings. Experiences, not things Don't get … [Read more...] about A simple Christmas
I try to put mealtimes at the centre of our family life. Getting together to share the details of our day with our evening meal is important to our family. But after a day at work, the school run, deadlines and appointments, I don't mind admitting that sometimes it's a struggle to get something healthy on the table. So I was delighted when I had the opportunity to try out the meal delivery service … [Read more...] about Straight to your Door: Hello Chef
With the temperature finally below 30 degrees here in Dubai it's time to play outside again. And time to work on organising outdoor toys! After a long, hot, dusty summer, your outdoor toys probably need a bit of a clean-up and organisation. That's exactly what I did for this little boy's toys. Previously the toys were stored on two metal racks and a bookcase placed outside in a covered alley … [Read more...] about Organising outdoor toys