Family snaps where everyone is perfectly arranged and saying cheese can end up looking awkward or boring.
Technology appears to be making timeless crafts more popular, as people making handmade goods find a market online.
Condensing a challenge into a bite-size time-frame can be liberating. Here's how to become a new you.
No longer the land of lace doilies and macrame plant-holders, craftwork is cool again.
A Wellington mother is getting dirty for the sake of fitness, as she trains for the upcoming Warrior Dash in Wellington.
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Between the to- do lists and the Christmas shopping for the family there is one special person who often gets forgotten during Christmas - you. Here are some Christmas gift ideas to inspire mums, because you deserve it.
If microgreens were to be compared to a brand of car, they'd be a Toyota - really low maintenance, easy to drive, fuel efficient and no fuss.
With Christmas quickly looming, one's mind turns to sorting out what tokens and gifts we will give to family and friends.
Red plastic mulch, also known as selective reflective mulch, laid under tomato plants can produce up to 20 per cent higher yields.
Colleen Simpson gives step-by-step instructions on how to make a beautiful, snuggly baby blanket.
Want to start a food blog? A visiting US expert is keen to help.
Photographers make it look easy, but getting a family photo where everyone looks good can be anything but.
We all legitimately need child-free time to refresh and re-energise, so learn to fit in things you like to do - and don't feel guilty about it.
I've been blogging for about four years now and it has been strange to see how in that short period of time how blogging has taken off.
Fancy a good cupcake? How about making your own? Go on, you can do it.
Police were called over a woman's award-winning photo of her 7-year-old daughter in a bathtub.
If you're itching to take up knitting or are stuck in a beadwork project, there's help - and many classes - online.
You can sow tomato seeds now for an early start.
You can take some great shots of the toddler doing their favourite activity. If you make the photo-shoot a fun and exciting experience, it is likely the toddler won’t mind (and even enjoy) having his/her photo taken.
Hellebores offer a variety of colourful options for gardeners, writes Genevieve Willoughby.
You can process photos on your PC to your heart's content without spending a cent.
There are many positives to growing your own fruit and veges at home. Apart from the financial benefit of having fresh fruit and veges at your fingertips, there are benefits if you get the kids involved too. Here's how to start planting.
Dip-dyeing is an easy, fun way to transform fabrics.
Like the idea of homemade Christmas gifts but figure the diary is already too full? Think again.
A fun way to jazz up your baby or child’s room is to decorate letter blocks for initials or make their name – perfect for the door or wall.
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