Sick of your tall boots falling over in a tangled scuffed heap? Here's an easy and quirky way for a tidy shoe space and no more floppy boots.  Words Sarah Heeringa. Craft, styling and photography by Susan Elijas and Sarah Heeringa. Sick of your tall boots falling over in

The best things in life might be free, but money allows us other pleasures, both big and small. No matter how much we earn, the sooner we take control of our finances, the faster we'll reach our goals, explains Esther Goh  Compound interest is the eighth

Too much family togetherness can sometimes prove a challenge. Psychology expert Alice Boyes reveals her top tips for dealing with difficult relatives. 1. Cultivate compassion Toni Bernhard, author of How to Wake Up, says you can cultivate compassion for difficult relatives by “reminding yourself that, like everyone

The one-tray base is the easiest dinner of all! The juices from the chicken and chorizo infuse the potatoes with a smoky richness. Serve with wilted greens or salad and crusty bread for a heart, no-fuss meal.  1 tbsp dried oregano 2 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp chilli

Prepare these decadent but easy chocolate puddings several hours ahead, then top with the fruit and bake while you're eating the main course.  By Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick 125g dark Fairtrade chocolate, chopped 125g butter, diced  3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup plain flour pinch of

Chickweed is a common - and edible - weed. Serve this delicious pesto as nutritious snack with crackers, or add to casseroles for extra flavour.  1 cup sunflower seeds, lightly roasted (see page 79)  2 cups fresh chickweed 3 gloves garlic* 1/4 cup olive oil  juice 1/2 lemon* freshly ground salt

A delicious accompaniment to a main course, taking little to no time to make!  5 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1/2 head cabbage, sliced into long, thin slices 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 - 1 tsp paprika or chilli powder, to taste 4 tbsp cracked/dried burghul wheat  1/4 cup water 2

Ever stood at the bow of a ferry and wondered what would happen if you jump? Or found yourself lighting a gas stove, imagining it's going to explode? Don't panic! You're not alone. Psychology expert Alice Boyes is here to reassure us. By Dr Alice Boyes Sometimes

Feeling blah in the morning? Fading away in the afternoon? Here’s a tasty way to put an extra bounce in your step This tangy apple-flavoured drink is quickly whipped up in a powerful blender, such as a Vitamix. It can be used as a general tonic

Transform assorted old brown cane furniture into Cape Cod classics using sandy-toned neutrals and restrained blue accents  You will need:  4 litres in a shade of your choice from Resene's Whites and Neutrals Chart - we used Resene Rice Cake  1-2 litres Resene Lustacryl Semi-Gloss Waterborne Enamel in a blue shade of your choice - we used Eastern Blue  Note:

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