Arts & crafts

Valentines day after divorce

You have just gone through a divorce and whether it was acrimonious or quite bearable you have undoubtedly been through trauma. Whether you are still saddened by it or quite relieved its over, your life has begun a new chapter and you are now without the partner you had for so long, and fast approaching

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Thrifty home design and decor

The cost of living continues to squeeze budgets that area already stretched to the max, so when it comes to home improvement any tips that can save you money are always welcome. From Upcycling to Freecycling, and Recycling to Make-Do-And-Mend, the savvy homeowner is constantly on the lookout for fresh ideas. Making the most of

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Taking a technology sabbatical

It may appear an absurd thing to suggest, after all where would we be without all this technology? But taking a step back from things that we feel so reliant upon may give a fresh perspective on life. Depending on your work, age and social life you may use technology in various amounts, but if

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Boost your self esteem

As wonderful as being a parent is, the demands of a busy life soon catch up with us both physically and mentally. If babies have taken their toll on your body and your skin has lost its youthful glow after years of worry and sleep deprivation, it could be that your self esteem is starting

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Starting the New Year off on the right foot

As a New Year approaches it sparks a period of reflection in many people. The desire to use the transition from one year to the next as a focal point for change in our lives is strong, and can prompt a flurry of New Year’s Resolutions. Despite our best intentions, resolutions have a tendency to

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Things to do with a cardboard box

At this time of year, it’s quite likely you’ll have a cardboard box or two hanging around. They might not look like much right now – dull, brown, utilitarian. But with just a little imagination, there’s a wealth of creative potential in that boring old box, just waiting to be unleashed. So before you pop

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