House, Home and Garden
In later life, and especially in retirement, we may well have more time to renovate and redecorate our homes, get the house and garden in order or maximising the eco-friendly and greenness of your home!
Gardening ranges in scale from fruit orchards, to long boulevard plantings with one or more different types of shrubs, trees and herbaceous plants, to residential yards including lawns and foundation plantings, to plants in large or small containers grown inside or outside. Well, here are some great resources and ideas for you…
Our monthly Cook Book has yummy recipes for you! Delicious (and healthy!) salads, braai recipes, scrumptious casseroles, pasta recipes and sweet treats! The Cook Book also covers topics such as bread making, meals for one, nutritional meals, healthy eating, freezer cooking, seasonal cooking, microwave cooking, bulk cooking, preserves etc. New recipes and ideas each month…
Refurbish means to "clean up again," refurnish means "to provide with new furnishings," redecorate means "to add new decoration(s)," and renovate means "renew or restore to as-new condition." Phew, so let’s get started and each month we will bring you new ideas!
Wikipedia’s definition of Handyman is “a person skilled at a wide range of repairs, typically around the home. These tasks include trade skills, repair work, maintenance work, both interior and exterior, and are sometimes described as "odd jobs", "fix-up tasks", and include light plumbing jobs such as fixing a leaky toilet or light electric jobs such as changing a light fixture”…
Treading lightly on the Earth, reducing our carbon footprint and choosing to live in a more sustainable way can be achieved by making a few wise and simple changes. The good news is that we CAN make a difference. Every kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity you don’t consume saves over a kilogram of carbon dioxide (CO2) that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere.
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