Is Your Mattress Sabotaging Your Metabolism?

Toa Heftiba What does sleep have to do with metabolism? A lot. A good night’s sleep is good for the body in many ways, including your metabolism. According to medical research, not getting enough good, healthy sleep may be linked to diabetes, heart disease and brain disorders, such as stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Another risk…

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Hello Gen Z Yellow

Gen Z Yellow Mood Board Gen Z Yellow is here and it’s challenging how you think about decor. Is the Instagrammable muted palette trend over? Maybe, suggests this new trendy colour that is all about vibrancy and complementary colours. Gen Z Yellow is here to make a statement. Admittedly, we’re not able to give up…

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A Backyard Makeover in the Country

Where you can be both over the moon and beneath the stars at the same time. Over time, what we once considered our fixer upper has slowly become our forever home, and it’s all because of its location. Nestled on a quiet street at the edge of town, our laneway appears untouched by time. Surrounded…

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At Home À La Parisienne

French style isn’t just Eiffel Towers and French words A true Francophile knows that French style has many layers to it. It’s emotional, complex and lots of fun. First, it can be a bit cliché, and that’s more than OK. So embrace the Eiffel Tower motifs and scripted French words. Then there is the renaissance…

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Feeling The Miami Heat

In the mood for Miami A Miami mood board: Not exactly revolutionary. The obvious reason to choose Miami as inspiration for a porch or patio mood board is the warmth, the beaches and that ocean-view vibe. But it is the art deco lines and watery colours with warm hits in accent pieces envelope a space with…

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Oscar Trends That Are Totally Doable In The Home

Bringing Hollywood to the home The Oscars are the ultimate level of glam. So it makes sense that this week’s Instagram Mood Board touch on the trends that make the Academy Awards not just a must-watch, but a source for trend hunting, too. This year the looks were very Hollywood. Proving that white isn’t just…

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7 Reasons You Just Had The Worst Sleep Ever

unsplashToa Heftiba Isn’t it time you got a good night’s sleep? You know the obvious stuff to sleep better – cut out caffeine, don’t work before bed, et cetera, et cetera. But there are some other sneaky reasons you’re feeling exhausted today. And it may be one or more of these reasons. 1. You didn’t…

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At Home With Meghan Markle & Prince Harry

A royal wedding with royal taste Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s upcoming wedding has fashion followers wondering what designer she will wear on her wedding day. But for us home bodies and décor aficionados, we are obsessing over how she will dress her new home at Nottingham Cottage. By blending her taste for fashion, her décor…

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