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Month: October 2017

Chill Out! Simple Ways To Save On Heating Bills This Winter

Chill Out! Simple Ways To Save On Heating Bills This Winter

As February looms, we are eager to make our house as warm as possible, banishing the cold and hoping that our homes will retain as much heat as possible. For some this is a ‘put your finger in the air’ type of activity, the heating […]

Don’t Be Conservative With Your Conservatory

Don’t Be Conservative With Your Conservatory

Conservatories have had a poor reputation in the past as a random glazed room stuck onto the rear of a property consisting of either a tiled floor with wicker furniture or junk that people don’t want elsewhere in their homes. Fast forward two decades and […]

Are You Spoiling Your Child Too Much? If So, Here’s How to Change Your Approach

Are You Spoiling Your Child Too Much? If So, Here’s How to Change Your Approach

No parent wants to spoil their child, but it happens even when parents don’t really realise it. It’s all about the day to day things you do and how you approach your role as a parent. But what should you do if you’re starting to […]

4 Smart Home Improvements You Have To Try In 2018

4 Smart Home Improvements You Have To Try In 2018

What’s the difference between a good and bad home improvement? For me, a good home improvement is smart because it helps provide your home with something it was lacking. This could be in a practical or aesthetic sense, depending on which you deem the most […]

Giving Your Bathroom a Spa Feel

Giving Your Bathroom a Spa Feel

We all deserve to be pampered now and again, but not everyone can afford a trip to the spa on a regular occasion. But, what if you didn’t have to? Why not bring the spa to you instead? A few changes to your bathroom can […]

Incredibly Fun Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Recycled Materials This Year

Incredibly Fun Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Recycled Materials This Year

Picture source   Yay! It’s almost Christmas, it’s the time to decorate your house with pretty tinsel and sparkly trees adorned with your favourite baubles. Go green this year and don’t spend a fortune on new decorations. Instead, recycle old materials to create wonderful, festive […]

7 Things No One Tells You About Having A Baby

7 Things No One Tells You About Having A Baby

(image)   There are things people will tell you when you are having a baby… It’s the best thing that will ever happen to you. Your sleeping patterns will change. You will be a wonderful mother.   All true, and everybody and their mother will […]

Christmas Dinner Mistakes That You Won’t Be Making This Year

Christmas Dinner Mistakes That You Won’t Be Making This Year

The great British Christmas dinner is a tradition that has endured as part of our shared cultural heritage for centuries. Since the end of the 19th century, the traditional Christmas dinner has revolved around turkey, roasted potatoes, stuffing and a whole range of different veggies, […]

6 Healthy And Easy Dessert Ideas You Can Serve The Kids

6 Healthy And Easy Dessert Ideas You Can Serve The Kids

Racking your brain every night for a dessert which is scrumptious, but not too unhealthy for the little ones? Believe it or not, there’s sweet treats from all over the world which taste amazing and are nutritious at the same time. It’s not all chocolate […]

Things to do in London this half term

Things to do in London this half term

Are you looking for something to do with the kids this half term?  Some of my top picks are below! BACKYARD CINEMA Why not head down to Mercato Metropolitano  and enjoy the latest theme at Backyard Cinema?   Backyard Cinema have discovered a hidden ice kingdom buried […]