mud kitchen play area

Creating a Mud Kitchen Play Area

*Affiliate Links

Having a small garden can make seeing its potential quite tricky. I always assumed that creating areas for each family member to enjoy would make it feel even smaller but since creating our pond and rockery, I realised that outdoor space had so much to give us and so I began planning a dedicated mud kitchen play area and this is how it turned out…

Continue reading “Creating a Mud Kitchen Play Area”
Related Posts:
5 Mud Kitchen Play Ideas Your Kids Will Love!
mud kitchen

A mud kitchen is a great addition to the garden for the kids. It can provide hours of imaginative play, Read more

7 Simple Tips To Help You To Achieve Your 1000 Hours Outside Challenge
2 boys in water, one balancing on a log and the other paddling

This year we decided to take part in the 1000 Hours Outside challenge. The idea behind this being that we Read more

How To Make Your Garden ‘Greener’
pretty pink and white flowers

When you think about being more eco-friendly, your first thoughts will probably turn to recycling, making reusable swaps in your Read more

Why Outdoor Play is so Important to us
outdoor play

*Collaborative Post Growing up, I would spend most of my time outdoors, whether that was at our local park, riding Read more

crocuses with water droplets on them

9 Simple Gardening Jobs To Do In Spring

Spring is just around the corner, the days are getting longer and that chill in the air is starting to lift which can only mean one thing – it’s time to get back out into the garden! If you have neglected it a little over the Autumn and Winter months the job list may look a little daunting right now but the best place to start is with a quick tidy up in order to get everything into tip-top shape ready for your plants/seeds/plans and so on. Here are my 9 simple gardening jobs to do in the Spring…

Continue reading “9 Simple Gardening Jobs To Do In Spring”
Related Posts:
Bike Safely: 8 Ways to Stay Safe While Cycling on The Street
a bike in a hallway

*Collaborative Post If you are looking for a fun and healthy hobby, you should consider cycling. As one of the Read more

Is Your Day Job Making You Happy?
3 people sat on chairs waiting on job interviews presumably

Everyone deserves to feel fulfilled at their place of work. It doesn’t just improve your personal life, but has great Read more

4 Not-So-Plastic Travel Credit Card Tips
credit card

*Collaborative Post The days of travelling without credit care are long gone. Nowadays, almost every town or city in the Read more

6 Ways to Clean Your Carpet You Must Know
carpet in a living room

Carpets can be a wonderful thing. It provides a homey feeling, is soft to walk on, and can help your Read more

hedgehog

16 Tips For Getting Your Garden Ready For Autumn

*Amazon Affiliate Links

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:

Continue reading “16 Tips For Getting Your Garden Ready For Autumn”

Related Posts:


Getting Started With Composting

3 compost bins

When I first thought about starting composting, I just assumed that you threw your garden clippings and grass cuttings into Read more


How To Make Your Garden ‘Greener’

pretty pink and white flowers

When you think about being more eco-friendly, your first thoughts will probably turn to recycling, making reusable swaps in your Read more


How To Build A Pallet Planter

a pallet planter on a gardem wall

*Affiliate Links Pallets are just so versatile and can be turned into almost anything but they can also be often Read more


Creating A Privacy Garden With An Eco-Friendly Twist

stunning purple flowers draping down in a garden for privacy

*Collaborative Post Homeowners who want to have more privacy in their homes, should not look to batten down the hatches Read more

stunning purple flowers draping down in a garden for privacy

Creating A Privacy Garden With An Eco-Friendly Twist

*Collaborative Post

Homeowners who want to have more privacy in their homes, should not look to batten down the hatches and draw the curtains. Instead, you should look outside, to your garden. It’s the best place to stop any prying eyes from even noticing your home. An eco-friendly opportunity awaits, as you can have all the private space you want, and not make the neighbourhood ugly. You don’t need to have large metal gates or tall fences. All you need is a little knowledge and love of getting your hands dirty. Here’s how to create a privacy garden…

Continue reading “Creating A Privacy Garden With An Eco-Friendly Twist”
Related Posts:
How To Make Your Garden ‘Greener’
pretty pink and white flowers

When you think about being more eco-friendly, your first thoughts will probably turn to recycling, making reusable swaps in your Read more

A Little Garden Inspiration
water lily

*Collaborative Post Finding the right ideas for your garden can be tough a call. All gardens vary so much and Read more

Earth Day: Making Your Garden More Eco-Friendly
green leaf seen in an eco-garden

*Collaborative Post 'Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?' Anyone with green fingers wants to answer “great, thanks!” Read more

Getting Started With Composting
3 compost bins

When I first thought about starting composting, I just assumed that you threw your garden clippings and grass cuttings into Read more

a pair of welly boots on a path with weeds

How To Make A Natural Weedkiller

Weedkillers always worry me. Not only do we have kids, we also have pets and I never know how toxic they are to wildlife and insects either. So I decided to do some googling and came across a few recipes for making your own natural weedkiller. Most involved white vinegar and salt but in massive amounts which would make far too much for the average UK garden owner (let’s face it most new homes have a garden the size of a postage stamp!) I gave it a try, after a few hours we already saw results, so here is what we did…

Continue reading “How To Make A Natural Weedkiller”
Related Posts:
5 simple tips to help you make the most of your ‘girls’ weekend’ in London this summer
girls weekend away

If you are planning a girls' weekend in London over the summer, chances are you might feel a little overwhelmed Read more

A Writer’s Guide To Finding Inspiration Around The Home
working from home lady at table and laptop

*Collaborative Post If you’ve ever cursed your job as you frantically check your watch in backed up traffic, dreading the Read more

How To Achieve Spiritual Maturity & Growth
spirituality

Physical maturity and financial growth are seemingly the most significant achievements in a material world. But these developments are only Read more

How To Make Natural Toilet Bombs
homemade natural toilet bombs in a jar with some sat outside of it

* Affiliate Links Cleaning my home more naturally is really important to me, firstly because I want to rid my Read more

water lily

A Little Garden Inspiration

*Collaborative Post

Finding the right ideas for your garden can be tough a call. All gardens vary so much and if you have a very small garden as I do, you will understand the difficulties of trying to find something that will work for you and the space you have. Whether you want plants, trees, a patio or new furniture here are a few garden inspiration ideas for you… Continue reading “A Little Garden Inspiration”

Related Posts:


You Need to Know How These Things Work

a lady looking confused

Modern humans take a lot for granted. Relatively few folks can describe how machines remove stains from fabric or their Read more


Making The Switch To Cloth Sanitary Pads

cloth sanitary pads

I started my periods way back when I was around 11/12 and yet what has recently astounded me is that Read more


A Beginners Guide To Growing In A Greenhouse

greenhouse

*Collaborative Post In the height of summer when the sun is shining, it’s easy to grow stuff in the garden. Read more


5 Reasons Why Nissan Has Become a Popular Car

Nissan car

One of the main concerns amongst car buyers is, “Who manufacturers the best vehicles?” It’s pretty impossible to get a Read more

hydrangea in a garden

Upgrading Your Garden For A Low Maintenance Summer

*Collaborative Post

Now that the spring is here it is the best time to start looking at the garden and thinking of ways that we can upgrade it for the summer ahead. If you are either not a dab hand with gardening or you simply are too busy to spend a lot of time on the space, you might be searching for ways which you can make the gardening process a little easier on your for the warmer months. Today we are going to have a look at some of the changes you can make now to have a low maintenance summer garden. Continue reading “Upgrading Your Garden For A Low Maintenance Summer”

Related Posts:


3 Ways to Make Your Horse More Comfortable in a Stable

horse and stables

While us horse owners who have full summer turnout have a few months to go before we need to worry Read more


Nursery Makeover: Upcycling Pine Furniture

furniture upcycle

*Contains affiliate links So, baby number 2 will be here in January and I just know these last few months Read more


3 Simple Ways To Save For Your Kid’s Future

little girl counting money

*Collaborative Post Things are a lot harder for young people than they were for you when you were their age. Read more


The Benefits Of Developing Your Child’s Skills From An Early Age

child and mother looking at a map

*Collaborative Post Every parent wants the absolute best for their child, but sometimes it’s hard to find the balance between Read more