Lifestyle

Lifestyle is about the parts of our lives that are a little more personal – from making food to hair and skin beauty.

Quick Fancy Hair Bands

Today, we’ll be looking at really simple hair bands you can make to – match your outfits, solve bad-hair-day problems or add a fancy touch to your outfit. Difficulty Level: Ridiculously Easy Time: 10mins Items Needed Fabric (will be cut into strips based on the circumference of the head that will wear the band) A […]

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Simple Baileys Cream and Coconut Dessert

So, I made the ‘no fuss coconut cake’ last weekend- Thanks @T-tos!! It was beyond yummy, and easy to make too. I decided to use the coconut cake to make a lil dessert/night cap to wrap up the weekend (last Sunday) and relax one last time before the week started… All you need is a […]

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Perfect Weekend Cocktail – The Wellington

First of all, you should know that I named this drink “the Wellington” a few minutes ago…so don’t go up to a bartender demanding “the Wellington” without knowing what it is, before the guy (or babe) will try and shame you. So, a little background on this drink… I really like Grand Marnier and I’m always […]

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Non-Surgical Recovery Process for Achilles Tendon Tear

It’s a couple of days after your injury and you are gradually coming to terms with what just occurred – You tore your Achilles tendon and you’ve responsibly gotten yourself to a doctor (Read steps to take after an Achilles tear). They’ve put your injured foot in a temporary splint with the foot in a […]

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Super Simple Cheesecake

I love cheesecake. I mean I REALLY  loooove cheesecake. I love cooking and figured I could make a simple cheesecake at home. Googled it, and voila! Found an easy recipe, amended it slightly, so here goes: Ingredients Biscuit Base: 300g Digestive Biscuits 50g Butter- Melted Cheese Filling: 380g Cream Cheese 100g Cream The juice from […]

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Very Simple Coconut Cake

This is a no-fuss coconut cake recipe that requires no fancy mixing tools or preparation. However, in order for all ingredients to blend together well, they must be at ROOM TEMPERATURE. LIST of INGREDIENTS 3 cups (300 grams) sifted flour 300 grams unsalted butter, room temperature – Not Margarine 1 cup (200 grams) granulated white sugar 6 large eggs, room temperature 100 grams unsweetened coconut […]

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Keep-sake Ornaments: Flower Vase

I was working on some customer’s bridal bouquets a few weeks ago when I realized I wouldn’t be able to make my usual Sunday trip to visit my Grandma. So, I looked at the extra stalks of roses I had and decided to make her a little ornament for her dresser. It’s really simple too. […]

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Quick recipe for home-made granola

Difficulty: Easy, Total time: 45mins Makes: 3-4 cups  Ingredients: 4 cups of rolled oats (not instant oats) 2 cups sweetened shredded coconuts 1 cup sliced or chopped nuts or seeds 1 ½ tablespoons of packed light brown sugar ½ cup of honey ½-1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup olive oil (can use vegetable oil) 1 […]

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Did you tear your achilles? What to do next.

How it happens: If you’ve ever felt the sensation of a really taut rubber band snapping in your lower leg, it is very likely that you have torn or ruptured your Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon is a tendon in the posterior of the leg, which connects the bones of the heel to the calf […]

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Baby’s First Bath

There is nothing as overwhelming as bathing a newborn for the first time but trust me you can do it.  It may not be a perfect experience but you will get the job done. That’s all that matters after all, Newborns are NOT dirty. As time goes and baby grows, you will gain more confidence […]

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What EBOLA is and How to prevent it

The new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) aka Ebola hemorrhagic fever in parts of western Africa is the worst recorded in history and the devastating outcomes of the outbreak has left people very nervous at best and fearful at the worst with no real sense what to do. This article will briefly explain: what […]

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