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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.

DIY Projects In The Home

Creating a stylish luxurious feel to your home needn’t require costly expenses and hiring of helpers. Create a personalized style and feel by knuckling down and doing it yourself (with the help of House of York, of course).

Spring is here – declutter your sanctuary today

For most of us our home is the only place that makes us feel safe and secure – it’s our sanctuary. In most cases however, we are fooled into thinking that luxury comes at a hefty price which creates the illusion that it takes a lifetime to accomplish.

Inspiration for Women’s Month

Women wear so many different hats in today’s society, from partner and wife to mom and taxi driver, even referee when children argue. While we are known to be brilliant at multitasking, we are also known to avoid “me-time” in exchange for chores or school pickups as our guilt buttons are always switched on.

Brighten up your life

Are the winter blues getting you down? Why not brighten up your life by adding more vibrant colours to your surroundings and kicking the heat up a notch in the kitchen. Colours can conjure up various feelings from positivity to frustration to relaxation. In the wintery months, moods tend to dip which is why the addition of warmth through colour, texture and hearty recipes will ensure a more comforted feeling.

Functional working spaces at home

Space in a home can be limiting at times, especially when wanting to create a work space free of clutter, and sticky fingers. A working or office space at home needs to encourage focus and creativity, without over-indulging the senses with the relaxing feeling that accompanies being at home.

Happy healthy families in the kitchen

To encourage happy healthy families, there are a number of activities one can do to create a sense of relaxation in the home, whether it be lounging around playing board games with the children, going for walks or teaching them about healthy eating. These kinds of activities promote a sense of calm and togetherness, which is often not experienced in today’s busy world.