Category: Guides and resources

  • A Holiday at North Stradbroke Island

    A Holiday at North Stradbroke Island

    Our recommendations for a holiday at North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia.

  • A Weekend in the Lamington National Park

    Exploring the Beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland My husband had two weeks off recently due to an infected cat bite on his thumb.  We had some time on our hands and, because we hadn’t been away since last March, we decided to make the most of it.  Luckily we live in one of the most beautiful…

  • Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

    Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

    A Holiday At Home – Staycation I have previously written about making the most of your staycation and suggested ideas for having a holiday at home.  I wrote that blog post at the beginning of 2020, before lockdowns and social distancing were an everyday reality.  Already many people were changing their travel plans because of…

  • A DIY High Tea For a Special Occasion

    A DIY High Tea is a great theme for a special occasion. For a birthday, hens’ night, fundraiser, girls’ night out, Mother’s Day, baby shower or family celebration. Everything you need to decorate it is easy to obtain from second hand shops and discount stores, which makes it budget friendly.

  • Gift Ideas for Someone Who Is Sick

    It can be difficult to buy a gift that brings comfort to someone who is sick. These gift suggestions are from someone who has been on both sides – as a nurse and a patient.

  • Christmas Shopping During a Pandemic

    Christmas shopping can be a stressful activity. The pandemic has added to the stress. Online shopping is the answer to avoiding the crowds this Christmas.

  • The Best Anti-aging Skin Care Products

    I recommend these to be the best anti-aging skin care products based on my own experience. The products I use contain the ingredients that are known to assist in the anti-aging process. These products are suitable for sensitive and allergy prone skin.

  • Guide to The Regular Health Checks You Should Be Having

    Health Checks Ensure You Stay Healthy Introduction Regular health checks ensure you stay fit and healthy.  Many health problems are not apparent without health checks.  Regular checks you do yourself keep you in tune with your body.  A medical practitioner must also perform some checks.  This article will explain why it is important to have…

  • How to Perform a Breast Self Examination (and why)

    How to Perform a Breast Self Examination (and why)

    The most important detection for early breast cancer is regular breast self examination. This post will inform you of how to perform a breast self examination correctly, and other important facts

  • Amazon Prime Day Sale is on now

    Amazon Prime Day Sale is on now

    Amazon Prime Day is on the 13th October this year rather than July. This means you can get exclusive deals right when you need them – before the busiest shopping time of the year. Prime Day is a two day sales event exclusively for Amazon Prime members. There are already early deals online! This post…