Secondhand September is upon us and it is such a great time for us to shift our focus from buying everything brand new to thinking about what other options are available to us. In the past, I have been that snob. I have thought of secondhand items as not being good enough, not being luxurious enough and not being for me and I do believe that there was a lot of this mindset going around when I was growing up in the 90’s (coincidentally this was also the time when more “convenient” disposable items came to market too) but I am so, so glad to see a change coming and a lot of us waking up to the damage that large corporations and fast fashion companies are causing to the planet in both pollution and greenhouse gases. Shopping secondhand is now seen as you being more environmentally friendly, as you being super savvy, it allows you to find one off pieces and to create unique collections inside your home. So, how do you go about shopping successfully in this way? Here are my tips for secondhand shopping…Continue reading “Tips For Secondhand Shopping”
How often do you think about your eyes and their health? Can you imagine life without the valuable sense that is your eyesight?
Your eyesight should not be taken for granted. If you develop problems with your eyesight it could have a massive impact on the whole of your life. There are several ways that your eyes could start to develop problems. For example, your eyes could start to change shape. This will cause your eyesight to blur. You may start to see spots on your eyes or you could even develop glaucoma. The smallest changes in your eyesight could bring on headaches and make driving unsafe. So, how can you take better care of your eyes? Continue reading “8 Ways To Look After Your Eyes”
Anniversaries are a big deal. It doesn’t matter if it’s your wedding anniversary, an anniversary of buying your new home, or a business anniversary, these moments are worth celebrating. An anniversary isn’t just an excuse to reminisce about an important moment in your life, like a wedding. These celebrations can also be a way to pay homage to the time and effort someone’s put into something. Continue reading “5 Ways to Celebrate an Employee Anniversary”
Does thinking about your finances leave you in a cold sweat? Many of us are trying to come up with a good financial balance at the moment, but even if you’re currently satisfied with your financial situation, there’s always room for improvement.
The truth is that our finances could change in an instant. You could lose your job, you could become ill and no longer be able to work, you could have an unexpected pregnancy or another unanticipated situation that leaves you in financial difficulty. Continue reading “Have More Confidence In Your Finances With These Simple Steps”
If your property is suffering from damp problems, you should hire a damp proofing contractor that will protect your home and make it more comfortable for living. But, how to know if a certain damp proofing contractor can be trusted with the task of solving your damp problem? It takes the right experience and expertise to locate the exact problem you might have.
Today, there are many contractors that offer damp proofing services, so it takes more than taking their word for it in order to choose one. You need someone who will show up on time, provide quality service, deliver on time and budget, and realise your vision. Continue reading “6 Red Flags to Avoid When Hiring a Damp Proofing Contractor”
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Your garden needs to be prepared for each season in order to help it to grow sufficiently and to prevent extra work all at once. We may still just be teetering on the edge of summer right now but Autumn is definitely in the air and this is the perfect time to get some garden jobs underway. Here are my 16 tips for getting your garden ready for Autumn:
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A proper handbag is an essential for every mum out there. Not only are you carrying your own essentials as a mum, but you are also carrying essentials and the ‘what if’s’ for your children. This means that form and function are equally as important, while if you are choosing for yourself sometimes form can take lead. Now when choosing the right handbag, there are so many things to consider like colour, shape, durability, material, style, and of course how quickly my kids can ruin it. Continue reading “Every Mum’s Guide to Choosing the Right Bag”