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Do You Want A Cosy Home?

If the answer to this isn’t yes, then there’s got to be something wrong. When you have those days where everything just seems to be going wrong, work was a nightmare, the traffic was horrible, you’ve had an argument with a partner, what do you look forward to the most? Going home, putting your feet up, and relaxing in your own home. But what could be better than relaxing in a home that has added comfort? There are so many additions that you could make that would make it so much more inviting for you and your guests. So, if you want to up your comfort game, here are just a few things you can do that we know will change your life. Continue reading “Do You Want A Cosy Home?”

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Storage Solutions When Your Kids’ Stuff Takes Over the Home!

So, turns out that 2 kids, 2 adults, a cat and a dog in one house equals to zero space being left. Even though we have a four-bed house it was never designed well when it comes to storage. We’ve had to build cupboards, a window seat, a wardrobe and yet we are still struggling to store everything and now that we have run out of areas to build units I am looking into what funky shelving units are available to help with space but to also make our home look good too.  Continue reading “Storage Solutions When Your Kids’ Stuff Takes Over the Home!”

5 ways I'm going to be more ecologically friendly

5 Ways I’m Going to be More Ecologically Friendly

The focus to be more ecologically friendly is definitely a big talking point at the moment and it’s making me think about how bad we are in our own home for throwing away too much plastic, using too many non-reusable items and not really thinking enough about what else can actually be recycled.

I think as a parent it can be a really tough area to crack, though. It is so easy to buy disposable nappies, wipes and anything that seemingly makes our lives simpler at a time when we are super busy and extremely tired but in the long run how much waste are we producing and how much money are we spending without realising? It’s going to take a bit of time to work out what I need to change overall, but to start with I have 5 focus areas: Continue reading “5 Ways I’m Going to be More Ecologically Friendly”

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How to refresh and rejuvenate your home

Living day-to-day in the same living space makes it very easy to dismiss, overlook, and forget about any of the issues that may have arisen. We all too easily become mired in routine, and familiar surroundings are very much a part of that. However, with summer just around the corner, you may be about to start your spring clean, and that’s the perfect time to make some real changes. If you’re considering giving your home a summer makeover that will change the entire dynamic of your home, then you may be wondering where to start. If that’s the case, then this list will give you a starting point that will allow you to make the best changes to your home and make your living space refreshing and filled with positivity. Continue reading “How to refresh and rejuvenate your home”

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Top tips for the spring clean

With Summer creeping ever closer, it’s time once again to look around your home and make your plans for the annual spring clean. If you want to make the most of your home during the summer period, then now’s the time to prepare. The long winter months can create numerous issues that need to be tackled, but with a little planning, your spring clean doesn’t have to be time-consuming or costly. From your bathroom to your garden, kitchen to basement, if you’re hoping to have a summer of relaxing in comfort and style, then here are the best tips you can follow for the ultimate in spring cleaning. Continue reading “Top tips for the spring clean”

Sleep Sanctuary: Turn Your Bedroom into a Parent’s Paradise

A child-free bedroom is something of a dream for many parents. From co-sleeping to your toddler crawling into your bed in the middle of the night, it’s hard to keep them out. But parents should still be able to get some time to themselves, and your bedroom can be a sanctuary where you get to relax and have some peace – at least, some of the time. If you want your bedroom to be somewhere you can feel is mostly yours, if not entirely your own, a redesign could be what you need. While baby things have their place, moving most things to another room could be the best idea. Continue reading “Sleep Sanctuary: Turn Your Bedroom into a Parent’s Paradise”