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13 Things To Help Your Mental Health During The Isolation Period

Ok, so we are now into day… I have no idea! The days have run away with me, I can’t remember what it’s like to talk to other adults and my kids are feral!! I cannot take it much more… Oh, crap, I have to though don’t I? I have weeks of this so I need to carry on, I need to focus and I need to ignore my mind that is slowly starting to scream from being stuck in isolation. I mean, that’s natural, isn’t it? Continue reading “13 Things To Help Your Mental Health During The Isolation Period”

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Cleaning Just With Water Is Possible With E-Cloth

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I recently discovered a whole new world of cleaning and I. Am. Hooked! Cleaning with just water, that is it. Nope, I’m not making it up you CAN clean with just water, kill 99% of bacteria, have an allergy-safe home, reduce your plastic waste as well as stop using toxic chemicals that can damage our environment all by switching to this amazing cloth (and it’s friends!) I reviewed a few of their products a few weeks ago and to show me that you can literally do your entire home, e-cloth sent me some more items to try out. And here is a reminder of how it works: Continue reading “Cleaning Just With Water Is Possible With E-Cloth”

a living room done up using items on a budget

Tips and tricks for decorating on a budget

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So, you’ve been thinking about sprucing your home up for a while, flicking through interior design magazines every night, watching repeats of Grand Designs and browsing through the IKEA website, drooling over the images of stunningly redecorated rooms. The only thing is that’s it’s all just too expensive, with new furniture costing hundreds. Although you may lust after a dreamy new interior, your decorating budget just won’t stretch, and you’ll be stuck with your dated décor forever.

Fear not! There are so many ways you can freshen up your interior without breaking the bank. Continue reading “Tips and tricks for decorating on a budget”

chair in a room on its own to symbolise a minimalist lifestyle

One Foot In The Material World: Learning To Live A (Partly) Minimalist Lifestyle

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It’s not something that necessarily enters our mind as a parent. While we want to teach our children about budgeting and being sensible with the money, these days, with the ever-mounting costs, we still need to find a way to ensure that we live a good life, but not necessarily have a lot of stuff (as well as credit card bills and debt). The minimalist lifestyle can seem like an enticing prospect. But so many of us don’t find it practical to live with the bare minimum. So how can we start on this road to living a minimalist lifestyle without completely throwing everything we own out the window? Continue reading “One Foot In The Material World: Learning To Live A (Partly) Minimalist Lifestyle”

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Be Mindful Of These Risks When Planning A House Move

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Thinking about moving home? There are plenty of reasons why you should, but considering the stress and the risks involved, as we suggested here, you might resist the upheaval.

Still, moving doesn’t have to be stressful; well, not more than should be expected, anyway. And by knowing the risks involved, you might be able to make life easier for yourself. Hence our article. Below are two of the house moving risks you need to be aware of, with some suggestions to help you manage them. Continue reading “Be Mindful Of These Risks When Planning A House Move”

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What Interior Trend Suits You Best?

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Whether you’re moving into a brand new home that’s a blank canvas ready to be decorated, or you’re thinking about doing a total refurbishment of your property, you’re going to need a central design philosophy to work to. Interior design trends come into and go out of fashion through the decades, but for you and your family, it’s all about what aesthetic you find to be the most beguiling. Below you’ll find out some of the significant interior trends in the interior design world, and which will suit you, your family, and your home best. Continue reading “What Interior Trend Suits You Best?”

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Top Tips To Choose The Right Artwork For Your Home

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Choosing art pieces to display for your home is a great way to bring some personality to your home, and an even better way to show off your tastes and add some colour to your decor. But how do you choose the right pieces for your home?  Continue reading “Top Tips To Choose The Right Artwork For Your Home”