Tips For Maintaining Your Acacia Wood Picnic Table

  The important thing to remember about all wood is that it was a living organism. Just like you, plants are made of cells that contain a lot of water and just like you would dry out in a desert, so will your wood furniture. We have already coated your new Acacia wood picnic table with a food grade protective oil. Over time, this protective layer may diminish, and the Acacia wood may become susceptible to damage. We recommend that you reapply a coat of food grade oil to the wood’s surface once or twice annually. Mineral oil is an...

Read more

Feeling Disconnected From Everything and Everyone?

  Ever have moments in your day where you wonder how you got to this point in your life? Is this it? Am I destined for more or is this my life? Why do I feel so disconnected from everything and everyone? Too often we go through life like this, in a perpetual state of auto-pilot. Life becomes Groundhog Day and starts to feel like something that just “happens” to us. We try to manage our health, relationships and careers in a world that offers more and demands more and we question when, if ever, we get off this hamster...

Read more

9 Reasons Every Kid’s Room Needs a Hammock Chair

  Few things can match the soothing embrace of a hammock chair. Lulling us to relaxation and taking our cares away, its therapeutic effects are instantly felt. A hammock chair is not just for adults, though; it’s perfect for kids too. In fact, it’s one of the best items of furniture to have in a kid’s room and here’s why. 1. Yes to the reading habit The reading habit is on the wane. With distractions all around, kids find it difficult to focus on one thing at a time, which is what reading demands. This is where a hammock chair can help! By...

Read more

How To Install A Hanging Chair Indoors

Installing a hammock chair can instantly turn an empty corner into a cozy reading nook! Since posting pictures of our hammock chairs on Instagram, I've received a lot of comments and messages about how difficult it looks to install one properly. If drilling holes into the ceiling sounds a little intimidating, don't worry, I got you! Below, I've outlined step-by-step instructions with images, to make installing your hammock chair a piece of cake! What you'll need to install your hammock chair   Tools Power drill (if you don't have one you could try using a hand-held Phillips screwdriver, but you'll need some muscles) Stud finder...

Read more

10 Items You Need to Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day Picnic

  Drop the yearly routine of testing out that up-and-coming restaurants —try something new that guarantees alone time with your date: a Valentine’s Day picnic. But before addressing what you need to take, you have to figure out the where. Head over to a secluded park, your favourite sunset viewing spot on the beach or a little alcove off a nature trail. If the weather at your location insists on staying stuck in the 30s, move the date indoors by a fireplace or somewhere with a great view. ONCE YOU’VE CHOSEN YOUR ROMANTIC NOOK, IT’S TIME TO PACK YOUR VALENTINE’S DAY PICNIC...

Read more

Traditional Mulled Wine Recipe With Brandy and Cinnamon

  Total: 30 mins Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins Yield: 4-6 Cups (4-6 Servings) When winter weather swirls in, nothing could be cozier than a toasty mug of mulled wine. Mulled wine, the vine’s version of a classic hot toddy, is a traditional holiday treat in many Old World countries. Dubbed "Glögg" in Nordic nations and "Glühwein" in Germany, mulled wines have been warming people for centuries. Typically made with red wine, the wine is sweetened, spiced and heated—offering a delightful alternative to traditional coffees, ciders and toddy’s at holiday gatherings or just on a cold winter's night.  ...

Read more