Category Archive: Home

Finding the perfect dining table

“Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table.” Bob Ehrlich I have not been posting regularly, we have been away on leave after a very busy… Continue reading

Matters of steel… House ideas

I am sure you have noted one of the latest trends. Big, black, steel-framed doors with glass. Even though it will unfortunately never work in our house it is still beautiful. They are… Continue reading

Daily inspiration, Scandinavian furniture

Originally posted on anordinarywoman:
Styling in a nice setting with typical Scandinavian furniture design – light bright, airy, wood mixed with other natural material & on the first image with plants. Furnitures that…

My notebook and I

It has been a while since I have written a post. Call it writers block or indecisiveness. I remember my art teacher’s saying, during our drawing classes we would often find ourselves staring at the… Continue reading

Tips for a first time home-buyer

Having to find a home or start looking can be quite overwhelming, especially if it is your first time. As we have recently found a home and have quite a lot of friends looking… Continue reading

Coffee and rusks for breakfast

There is something profound in getting up extra early, having rusks and coffee hearing the birds and the world outside waking up. It is a slow rise and time to be quiet be at… Continue reading

Hunting days are over! – We found a house

We found a home! I cannot believe that I can say these words! After the long and very difficult search we can finally say our ‘house hunting’ days are over.

Finding a house to call home

The title should actually read the FRUSTRATION of finding a house to eventually call home. My husband and I are looking for a house, but in South Africa and possibly anywhere else in… Continue reading

Getting started

This is just a test to see whether I can figure out how to use or rather start this ‘project’ blog. Start wherever you are and start small. -Rita Baily

  • Follow my homelife blog on
  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • Advertisements