Coastal Living

Going Green

Going Green

Amanda Scali   5/08/2020 11:32am

Has more time at home in 2020 been making you want to up your indoor plant game?
 
Indoor plants should be an essential component of every interior design, especially in the year of Covid-19.
 
Greenery brightens up indoor spaces and plants are also known to have mood-boosting qualities.
 
Indoor plants are popular because they are relatively easy to take care of, provide health benefits and can be used in a variety of indoor décor themes. Indoor plants are an excellent option for those who have little yard space for an outdoor garden or for those who live in climates with severely cold winters.
 
Consider your environment and your ability to care for your plants to set yourself up for success.
Salted caramel protein balls

Salted caramel protein balls

Amanda Scali   27/07/2020 5:08pm

If Iso eating has been getting you down and you are looking to add some healthy and delicious snacks to curb the 3pm snacking, you’ve come to the right place.
 
These salted Caramel protein balls sound decadent but are full of healthy deliciousness and are a good way to curb your hunger at the office or after a workout.
 
And they are super easy to make.
 
You can thank us later - You’re welcome!
Ways to beat the winter blues

Ways to beat the winter blues

Amanda Scali   22/07/2020 10:03am

Do you find that winter can be a challenging time to stay positive and see the good in the world?
 
Many of us feel lethargic and ‘down’ in the winter months.
 
 
You might be struggling with all 2020 has thrown at you, or you might just be feeling a bit flat and over this year.
 
There are some simple things you can do to get through winter and keep your mental health intact by putting your self-care at the forefront of your mind. From doing more exercise to eating the right food, there's plenty you can do to put the spring back into your step.
 
Here are some ideas for beating the winter blues.
Simple ways to save money

Simple ways to save money

Amanda Scali   14/07/2020 10:44am

Are you looking to save some dollars at the moment? It might be you are looking to invest in buying your first home, or the sudden urge to save could have been brought on by a change in the times and all the upheaval that coronavirus has caused, and you might be looking to put some extra dollars in the bank for a rainy day.
 
Whatever it might be for you and your family, having a savings plan doesn't need to be hard work. Simple changes can have a significant impact over time.
 
Set yourself up for success by planning out your budget and monthly spend and look to make small changes where and when you can.
 
Here are some things to consider.
Beetroot Chocolate Cake

Beetroot Chocolate Cake

Amanda Scali   7/07/2020 10:35am

Do you have a special birthday coming up for a family member or colleague?
 
You might be looking to whip up a cake that is not only enjoyable but looks after a few different dietary requirements as well.
 
This delicious cake is dairy-free and vegan and gets a big tick of approval in taste.
 
Has Corona Virus changed the way we live

Has Corona Virus changed the way we live

Amanda Scali   2/07/2020 11:28am

It’s safe to say that a lot of us have been spending a lot more time at home in 2020, due to Covid-19. It might be because you are working from home, less nights out at your favourite restaurants or that International travel is off the cards for the year.
 
With more time at home, it gives us time to look at the space we live in and how we use it and make the best out of it.
 
Getting a good night’s sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep

Amanda Scali   23/06/2020 12:16pm

Sticking with our theme of healthy living at the moment, today we are going to focus on getting that much-needed rest to keep us healthy and happy.
 
Getting a good night's sleep is critical for our health, but if you've ever had insomnia due to stress or other factors, you will appreciate just how frustrating it can be to get some quality shut-eye.
 
Here are our top tips for getting a great night’s rest.
Traditional bone broth

Traditional bone broth

Amanda Scali   16/06/2020 5:53pm

Looking after ourselves during the winter months is vital for our overall health, especially this year.
 
There is something quite cathartic about making a bone broth, and they have many benefits and healing powers.
 
Some of the health benefits are:
 
It is highly nutritious.
It may protect the joints.
It may help fight osteoarthritis.
It may help reduce inflammation and heal the gut.
It may aid sleep.
It may support weight loss.
 
This recipe is simple, but you do need a bit of time to work through the process.
Giving your house street appeal that gives a wow factor!

Giving your house street appeal that gives a wow factor!

Amanda Scali   10/06/2020 4:00pm

Is your beautiful home being let down by a tired street view?
 
Are you looking to spruce up your street appeal and to give your house that wow factor?
 
You might be looking to sell your home, or just give it a bit more love and street cred. 
 
Fixing it up can be easy but knowing where to start can be a bit harder.
 
Your curbside appeal is incredibly important, especially if you’re selling your home. It is the first view that a prospective buyer will see when they arrive at your house to view the property.
 
You want it to be love at first sight when they arrive.
 
Keeping healthy as the weather turns

Keeping healthy as the weather turns

Amanda Scali   10/06/2020 9:47am

As winter well and truly sets in here in Adelaide, you might be looking for ways to keep your family and yourself as healthy as possible.
 
With recent events and Covid-19 health might be at the top of your mind. Investing in your health is a long-term investment in your family’s future. And the investment will have you feeling and looking great.
 
Here are our top tips for staying in tip, top shape this winter.
Delicious beetroot and fetta salad

Delicious beetroot and fetta salad

Amanda Scali   26/05/2020 2:13pm

The first half of 2020 has been a little bit stressful, to say the least, but we are not down and out yet, and it doesn’t mean that the second half can’t be our best year yet.

Are you looking to add some healthy dining options at home to get your health and wellness back on track?

Having some awesome and wholesome salad recipes in your repertoire can be a great way to add some vegetables and goodness to your weekday lunches or a quick and easy meal for dinner.

Supporting your friends through hard times

Supporting your friends through hard times

Amanda Scali   19/05/2020 2:10pm

To say that 2020 so far has been a bit of a doozy would be an understatement, from bushfires to floods and then to something that no one could plan for or comprehend going into it, it has been a tough year for a lot of people, and we are not even six months into the year.

Covid-19 has thrown up so many challenges for everyone. From work issues to varying degrees of personal upheaval, I don’t think there is anyone who hasn’t been touched or affected.

You might have many people around you going through a hard time right now, but the good news is that there are ways you can help and support them.

Here are some ideas of the way to support your friends through these crazy times.