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Gardens in a Dry Climate

One of the questions which crops up time and time again is how to plant and manage a garden on the Greek Islands, particularly for those keen gardeners who have come from a far less warm and dry climate. Gardens in a dry climate like the Greek Islands are usually spaces which allow the interior to extend into the wonderful sunny climate, to make the most of outdoors allowing it to become an integral part of your home.

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Keeping Pets in Greece

Keeping a pet can be great fun for all of the family and can even make living abroad feel less lonely when you first relocate overseas. However, a dog (or any animal for that matter is for life and not just for Christmas so make sure that you have time and room in your life for your little furry friend!

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Time For a Tea Party!

Although it may be more common to see the Greeks enjoying a cup of coffee in the afternoon rather than a cup of tea, it doesn't mean that you can't have your own tea party of your own - even in Greece! Holding a tea party is a calm and relaxed way to entertain and socialise with your friends and makes a nice change from evening entertainment and sitting in bars. Whether your friends are mostly Greek or fellow expats, they will both enjoy an afternoon tea party with you.

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Task Busting in Two Minutes

Have you got just ten minutes to minimise your mess? Well don't worry, because ten minutes is all you need! It is amazing what you can manage in ten minutes if you know what to do and where to start first! We often find that we have many short ten minute slots throughout the day, but they never seem to be all at once, so we never seem to use this time efficiently. If you could just complete smaller tasks in each of these short time slots

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Transform Your Garden

It's time to get green fingered in the garden, so get your gloves and spade and prepare to spruce up your garden this season. If you want to get stuck in and transform your garden ready to enjoy this summer, then don't waste anymore time. First of all, make a plan of what you would like in your garden and where you want to put it. If you're stuck for ideas, take a look at our list of ways to helo you transform your garden in to the garden of eden.

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Save Money and Save The Planet

There has never been a better time to save money and the planet as well! Today is all about saving money and helping to save the planet by going eco-friendly. Did you know that you can easily combine both if you know how? Not only will you be able to save huge amounts of money each year, but you will also be able to do your bit for saving the planet.

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Save Money on Your Food Bill

Start shopping smart and save money too. Do you get annoyed when you can never stick to your set budget when it comes to your weekly shopping bill? It is understandable that you can get distracted, when in a supermarket, which leads you to buy many extra items that you wouldn't have planned to buy. Sticking to a budget can be hard, but if you don't have a budget in mind how can you expect to stick to it?

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Fitting Swimming Pool Lights

poolHow great does swimming pool lighting look at night? For many people, the lighting in the pool is just as important as the pool itself. Not only does swimming pool lighting make a vert attractive feature; it is also essential if you plan to use the pool after the sun goes down. Commercial outdoor swimming pools have to have special lighting as it is a safety issue. Whether you plan to use your pool at night or not, it is a good

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Lots of Ways using Greek Lemons

In Greece, there are vast amounts of lemons on the trees, making lemons easily available. Whether you choose to use lemons for cooking, in drinks or other purposes, there are enough lemons available in Greece to use them in a number of ways. Lemons can be used in many different ways, so if you are lucky enough to live in Greece, take advantage of the thousands of lemon trees around you. Not only are lemons good to use in drinks and food, they give off a great smelling aroma and are great for using around the home too! If you want to store lemons, you can pro- long their freshness by storing them in the refrigerator and they will last for about a week. Are you not sure how to get the most use from a lemon? Here are some of the best tips using lemons!

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