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Turn Your Kitchen From Catastrophic to Chic- Without Breaking The Bank!

Turn Your Kitchen From Catastrophic to Chic- Without Breaking The Bank!

There’s no doubt that that kitchen is one of the priciest rooms in the home to renovate. With everything from new flooring and paint to worktops, cupboards, electrical and plumbing issues to consider, it’s not something you typically consider doing on a budget. You might […]

Your Vileda | special offers

Your Vileda | special offers

I’m a big fan of Vileda – we use their mops for our kitchen and bathroom floors, and they work a treat (their EasyWring & Clean Turbo features in my housework hacks post, so check it out!) Housework isn’t fun, so anything that makes it […]

It’s Getting Hot Here, But Should We Be Preparing For Winter?

It’s Getting Hot Here, But Should We Be Preparing For Winter?

Right now we are on the threat of a hosepipe ban, the heat that we have had so far this summer has been incredible. The weather is good, we are all enjoying our gardens and the great outdoors, but like anything, time is moving so […]

3 Checks to Make Before Buying a New Home

3 Checks to Make Before Buying a New Home

Image Credit   We each have a different idea of what the perfect home feels like, and when it comes to house hunting it’s a fine art that uses both the left brain (logical) and right brain (emotional).   We are often focused on finding […]

Making Sure Your Kids DON’T Get Everything They Want

Making Sure Your Kids DON’T Get Everything They Want

Pixabay   It’s the same old story, you want your children to have everything they want in life, but this can mean you going without. You may be racking your brains to find the best way to make money online, or develop a side hustle […]

Everything You Need To Know To Create An Effective Family Budget

Everything You Need To Know To Create An Effective Family Budget

Creating an effective family budget is absolutely key if you want to make sure your family live a happy, comfortable, high quality of life (with money put aside for emergencies, of course).   If you haven’t yet created a family budget, you could be spending […]

Oh No! The Boiler’s Broken!

Oh No! The Boiler’s Broken!

Picture the scene. It’s Monday morning, the alarm hasn’t gone off, the family are running around the house trying to get ready for school and work. The queue at the bathroom is getting bigger and you suddenly hear the dreaded cry: ‘Mum! There’s no hot […]

Clearing Out Your Home For Good

Clearing Out Your Home For Good

Image   If you want to embrace a simpler, more minimalist life this year, there are many things that you can do to change your lifestyle for the better. Minimalist life can save you a ton of money, help you to keep the house clean […]

House Upgrades To Consider For Your Family Home

House Upgrades To Consider For Your Family Home

As a busy mum, with a potentially hectic and household; your home needs to offer what you and your loved ones need. You may have looked around your surroundings regularly, and noticed that not everything in your house is as you wish. Perhaps you’re missing […]

Country Charm: The Pros and Cons of a Rural Home

Country Charm: The Pros and Cons of a Rural Home

From here   There’s something strangely enticing about cities. Despite their pollution, hustle and bustle and expensive prices they’re often considered some of the most romantic places on earth. They’re vibrant, exciting and living in a city and having everything you need on your doorstep […]