10 Best Free Printables – Coffee Theme

The article, ‘10 Best Free Printables – Coffee Theme‘, may include affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Taking advantage of free printables is a clever way to DIY gifts or create artwork to hang on your wall at home …

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Downsizing: How to de-clutter to make it easier


Moving house, especially if you’re downsizing, is the perfect time to cull a bunch of stuff you no longer want or need. In the lead up to putting my house on the market, I’ve taken this idea to heart. In a massive way. Some of my de-cluttering has been the result of packing items away …

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9 Easy Eco-Friendly Tips for Apartment Living


Often, people assume if you’re not living in a place you own, you have minimal control over things like being eco-friendly (aka green living). And, there’s no doubt about it, you can control so much more about your living space when you own it. You can make greener choices for paint and building materials, you …

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15 Simple Steps for Easily Spring Cleaning Your Bathroom

Spring cleaning your bathroom: 15 steps to make it spic and span. Gather all the supplies you’ll need. Mop, bucket, microfibre cloths, an old toothbrush or two and don your cleaning clothes. You can take much of the trauma out of deep cleaning your bathroom by avoiding some of the toxic chemicals in commercial cleaning …

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How to Embrace the Frugal Joys of Hygge

The fugal joy of a hygge nook

Have you heard about hygge? If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest lately, you’ll know ‘hygge’ is everywhere. Hygge is a Danish word (pronounced ‘hooga’) and roughly translates to ‘cosiness’… and a whole lot more. Luckily for us, hygge is no longer just a Danish phenomenon, thanks in no small part to this book: The …

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7 Cute and Clever Ways to Organize Your Pantry

Organise your pantry with these cute, clever and frugal ideas.

Organize your pantry and watch life become simpler and less stressful. Oh, and it’ll save you money, too. How? Simple… When you know what you have, you don’t waste money buying groceries you don’t need and you can make sure you use what you’ve already bought before it hits that sneaky use-by-date. Being organized and …

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7 Frugal and Safe Cleaning Products You Can Make At Home

safe cleaning products feature

What are safe cleaning products? They are cleaning products that are non-toxic and, in this article, also ones you can make at home. Without needing a chemistry degree! Don’t wait for spring cleaning time, start introducing these safe cleaning products into your regular cleaning routine. And, let’s face it, cleaning doesn’t wait for spring, it’s …

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9 Gorgeous Books to Help You Make the Most of Your Home

Gorgeous books to help make the most of your home

Are you a brand new homeowner ready to decorate and organize your space? Maybe you’re in the middle of working on a fixer upper? Wherever you are in your homemaker journey, one of these gorgeous books is bound to inspire you. Here is a list of nine home improvement books you’ll definitely want to have …

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9 Home Hacks That Will Make You An Organization Genius

use these nine ideas to create an organised home

These home hacks help you get organized and stay organized. Make life simpler and easier by getting on top of problem areas like linen closets and bedside tables. A life with less clutter is simpler and less stressful. And, most of us seem to be striving to start living our best lives by reducing stress …

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9 Simple Tips for a Clean, Fresh Bedroom

Tips for a clean fresh bedroom. | Healthy Living | Home Tips

  You’ve done the work. Spent hours on Pinterest and perusing glossy magazines and you have a gorgeous clean, fresh bedroom, worthy of a spread in Home Beautiful. Now the hard work really begins… Keeping it a clean, fresh bedroom that’s a health-hazard-free zone. What dangers could be lurking in your bedroom? Here are the …

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10 Wardrobe Items You Should Immediately Get Rid Of

Do you stand in front of your wardrobe, doors open, frowning at the contents? You do? Well, take heart. You’re not the only one. Over the last six months or so, I’ve been working on reducing the clutter in my life. My closet is just one area in which it seems I have a problem …

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Thrifty Ideas for a Comfortable and Cozy Home

My home is my workplace, but it’s also my haven so it has to be comfortable and cozy. Keeping it cozy without spending a lot of money has always been important to me. It’s not always neat, but it is welcoming. I live in a partially renovated Victorian cottage (similar to this one). It’s timber …

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