A place like no other, New York City is a dream tourist destination and home to over 8.5 million people. A thriving metropolis packed into just 5 boroughs – it’s the city that never sleeps and with so much to do, see and eat, you won’t want to either.
It’s Asthma Awareness Week (1-7 September), and we’re doing our bit with our partner Asthma Australia to raise awareness to help the 2.5 million people in Australia who manage their asthma symptoms on a daily basis.
In 2017 the biggest health problem facing Australian children is injury, but what’s even more surprising is that 25.5% of all injuries occur at home.
The winter weather reigns on, and if you’re anything like us, you’re running out of productive ways to spend a wet weekend indoors. Fear not, we’ve got your next weekend project sorted.
It happens every year, spring has supposedly sprung, but those last few weeks of winter just seem to cling on, keeping us cooped up inside. But, honestly, spring is just around the corner, and we can say with conviction we are looking forward to leaving the cooler days and longer nights behind us!
Now more than ever, small businesses are taking centre stage, driving a change in consumer spending habits from the once booming chain retail outlets to the artisan merchant.
It’s great to see the cosmopolitan collective heading back to their agricultural roots, going green and growing at home. From window-box planter, pop-up community gardens, and even the occasional indoor kitchen nursery. No matter the space available, the trend for green growing and sustainable living continues to spout up everywhere…and we couldn’t be more thrilled.
We’re pleased to see the world’s plastic problem is being taken seriously in Australia, with the retail big hitters withdrawing single-use plastic bags and parliament pushing for a change in legislation.
One of the more frequently used rooms in the home, we spend about an hour and forty minutes a week in the bathroom, a highly functional space from the layout to the materials used, our bathrooms encapsulate our morning and evening routines… and all the products associated. They also serve as a mini sanctuary, as nothing can put a long day behind you better than a hot shower.
Is plastic really a problem? Yes - plastic is a problem. Yes it’s been a revolutionary material that transformed and has shaped our modern lives, and yes we can credit its creation with many important products we couldn’t live without – but it’s also become ubiquitous on this planet…and it won’t be going anywhere for a long time.
The elusive ‘work-life’ balance and ‘having it all’ is something that has become embedded in western culture, and for the most part, it isn’t working.
Your floors set the look and feel for your home, they are also a big investment and you want them looking their best, which can be tricky, especially in high-traffic areas of the home like the entry way and kitchen