How to Clean a Toaster in 8 Easy Steps

Whether you love it or merely like it, toast can be an absolute lifesaver in the mornings (in the evenings, in the middle of...

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Ah, coffee.  Is there anything better than a really good mug, at the perfect temperature, perfectly tasty, perfectly balanced, brought to you in bed by...

Hot In the City: A Prep-Your-Home-For-The-Summer Checklist

As I’m writing this, the UK is embarking upon yet another heatwave, and I keep lamenting over the fact we never installed that AC...

17 Ways to Decorate a Coffee Table (Including a Coffee Table Book About Coffee Table Books)

When I compare our home to our daughter’s London flat, one thought often pops into my mind: I guess you either have a knack...

How to Clean Bathroom Tiles (Even When You Absolutely Don’t Want To)

We are all fairly familiar with my love of doing the dishes by now. However, I’m not sure if I’ve ever spoken about my...

How Not To Ruin Your First Lawn (Also Known as Lawn Care Tips For Beginners)

Speaking as someone who started caring for their first lawn rather late in life, I can testify to the fact that lawn maintenance is...

How to Save Time When Cleaning and Maintain a Spotless Home

I realise this might come off as a bit of an unpopular opinion, but I like to clean my home. At least, I like...

How to Clean Vertical, Venetian, Horizontal, Roller and Every Other Kind of Blinds

I don’t know about you, but dusting has always been a chore I found tiresome. While it’s definitely much less of a workout than...

The Only 12 Items You Need in Your Kitchen to Make (Practically) Every Meal Imaginable

Tom and I got into a heated argument last week.  I entirely blame his sudden desire to make himself a lemonade (technically a lime-and-lemonade).  Like all...