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The Importance of Caring for Your Wooden Kitchen Utensils The Importance of Caring for Your Wooden Kitchen Utensils

Wooden kitchen utensils have been the first choice in many kitchens for centuries. They are the full package offering you durability and quality, all while adding beauty to your kitchen. Caring for your wooden kitchen utensils is extremely important, here’s why.

On-the-Go Recipes to Rush into the New Year With On-the-Go Recipes to Rush into the New Year With

We’re back to the hustle and bustle that a new year brings and, while it’s tempting to go into your busy schedule full force, you need to remember to keep yourself balanced and cared for. It is a proven fact that eating a nutritious meal is one of the best ways to care for yourself. That’s why we’ve compiled a few quick on-the-go meals that require very little effort and can be prepared way ahead. Read all about it here.

10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home 10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

The holiday season is officially coming to an end and it will soon be back to the regular hustle and bustle of life if you’re not there already. The new year usually ushers in new goals and resolutions and, whether we have some big ones in there, a lot of those goals are very close to home, as close as your kitchen cabinets. Maintaining a clutter-free home can be a challenge, but there are simple ways to make it easier. Read our latest article for some tips to help you keep your home free of unnecessary items and organized.

Four Must-Have Dishes at Your Festive Feast Four Must-Have Dishes at Your Festive Feast

Christmas lunch, or supper, can be quite tricky. Each person likes specific dishes that they feel HAS to be on the menu. Whether you follow the English, and have to have Brussel Sprouts or the New Zealanders whose festive meal would be incomplete without a Pavlova, we can all agree that, in South Africa our Festive Feast would be a lot less festive without our most loved dishes. Read more on the four must-have dishes at your South African Festive Feast.

Do Your Christmas Shopping Online

We at House of York cannot believe that Christmas is next month, but believe it or not, it is. As we mentioned in our tips from last month, the best thing for you (and your bank account) is to get your Christmas shopping done and dusted now already.

Pin it to Win it Competition

Imagine browsing through Pinterest, seeing something from a particular brand that you love, and being able to win that! Now you stand a chance to!

Start Preparing for Christmas Now

Believe it or not, Christmas is nearly upon us and before you know it, you’ll be hearing the carols and seeing the decorations in the shops. Before you say anything, yes, we are very aware that it’s only the end of October. But think about it. If you start preparing for Christmas now already, you’ll most definitely reap the benefits.

Spring Clean Your Life This Year

For most of us, cleaning isn’t really our favourite pastime; as the late comedian, Joan Rivers, famously said: “I hate housework. You make the beds, you wash the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again”.

South Africans and their Subcultures

Heritage Day has come and gone, but that won’t stop us at House of York from embracing our heritage and all that South Africa is about. As many of you will know, Heritage Day is celebrated to honour the vast cultures in our country – and there are tons of them.

Proudly South African Recipes

In September, we celebrate Heritage Day, which is more commonly referred to as National Braai Day these days. We decided to team up with the amazing NoMU this month to bring you some lovely recipes that are proudly South African in honour of our heritage.