Stickerbomb Journal Review and Giveaway
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I have got a thing for notebooks and journals, I have quite a few of them and it looks as if my daughter Caitlin (7) has too. Every time I get a new notebook she is trying to nick it of me. So I was so glad when I was asked if my kids would like to review some Stickerbomb …
Making Your House Solar-Powered
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Making Your House Solar-Powered Solar powered homes were a rarity just ten years ago. Now they’re everywhere. Better technology, cheaper panels, and supportive tax incentives have pushed solar power into the mainstream. Considering the impact solar power has on the environment, this is the sort of tech revolution that reignites your faith in humanity. The average house can reduce their …
How Healthy is Your Home Improvements?
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We are a nation who loves to pick up a hammer and spruce up our homes with a touch of DIY, what we don’t always think about though, are the dangers that can come with it. It can seem so simple to just ‘do it yourself’ so you can avoid long waiting lists and overpriced fees, but just when is …
How to Prepare Your House for a Sale
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‘Staging’ a house is a real estate agent’s term for decorating for viewers. Essentially, you’re making the house look worth buying rather than just neat and tidy for guests. Staging a house for a quick move now is as much of an art as it is a science. So, here’s everything you need to know about preparing for the big …
My Dream Bedroom – Pink, White & Grey
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When I first moved into my house, 10 years ago now, all the walls in every room where the same. Magnolia. The first rooms I decorated where by son’s room who was only 1 years old back then and the bathroom. Then we saved up some money and gave the living room a complete makeover. I hated my bedroom and …
How to Switch from Oil to LPG
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How to Switch from Oil to LPG   Are you thinking about making the switch from oil to LPG but have no idea how to go about it? Than take a little look at the infographic below that may answer your questions and will help guide you through the process. Or if you are still waying up the pros and …
Flowers from Beards & Daisies + giveaway
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As you all may know, I love having a pretty vase of flowers sat in my living room window.  I have reviewed quite a selection of different flowers from different company’s and today I will be sharing with you some flowers from Beards & Daisies. Beards & Daisies are different from other flower websites, as they provide letterbox flowers. Yes, …
The Benefits of Having Automatic LPG Top-up Technology
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  I have already shared with you ways that LPG can reduce your energy costs but today I am sharing with you an infographic that tells us more about the benefits of having automatic LPG top-up technology. If you already have LPG you can switch LPG supplier to get automatic top-up technology and you don’t have to worry about ordering more gas …
6 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs by Using LPG
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Here are 6 ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs by Using LPG Energy bills seem to be at an all time high. I feel like am am constantly paying for mine. But check out this infographic below from the leading lpg suppliers UK as they show you some tips to help you reduce your costs.         This is …
The Best Flooring for DIYers?
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The Best Flooring for DIYers?     It is always a fantastic feeling when you have the time and money available to rejuvenate the interior design of your home. One of the easiest and most effective ways to improve the appearance of your home is to install Engineered Wood flooring. However, I am far from a wood flooring expert and …
Fun Personalised Coasters Review + Giveaway
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I am always drinking tea and have a few cups a day. One of my pet hates is leaving tea rings on my table, so I always use coasters. I have some really old ones personalised ones that I have with me, my husband and eldest son , Ryan, on. But they are all chipped around the edges now, as …
What to Look Out for When Buying Second-hand Furniture online
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What to look out for when buying second-hand furniture online Buying second-hand furniture is kinder to your pocket than buying new and not to mention kinder to the environment. They also come with a lot of character and sense of story and brighten up any room.     Here are a few simple tips to get you started on your …
How to Create an Eco-Friendly Garden
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The summer months always inspire us to get out into the garden, whether that’s to lie in the sun or sort out the weeds that we’ve let get a little bit out of hand. This summer, why not put the warmer weather to good use and work on changing your garden for the better. Creating a more eco-friendly garden can …
Are Wooden Worktops High Maintenance?
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Are wooden worktops high maintenance? Offering plenty of character, rustic charm and natural warmth, it’s easy to see why wood has long been a favourite material to use in kitchens. However, many homeowners are put off using solid wood for their kitchen surfaces, believing that it is too impractical for busy family life. If you want to find out how …
Birthday and Address Book – Review
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      Looking for a lovely gift for you mum this Mother’s day, try looking on I Just Love it. They have loads of fabulous personalized presents. You can find my past review on their Personalized Adult Colouring Book here. Today I will be sharing with you the Cakes & Rings Birthday & Anniversaries book and Little Bird Address …
6 Ways to Give your Kitchen the Face Lift it Deserves
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Give your kitchen a face lift! Like it or not we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. If that’s the case, we might as well make it place we enjoy spending time! Here’s how to make your kitchen feel loved and give it a well needed face-lift! Clear away clutter Clutter is the nemesis of a busy family. …
Stick to Stigu Planner Review
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I was sent the new 2016 Planner from Stick to Stigu. What is Stigu? “Essentially an annual planner/to-do pad/notebook but also a rest and zest handbook hosted by the character ‘Stigu’ and a couple of his friends who encourage new habits in a non-judgemental, non-preachy way that actually works. Stigu shows how, with humour and compassion, through no-nonsense tips, practices, …
3 Easy Ways to Give Your Living Room a Facelift
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3 Easy Ways to Give Your Living Room a Facelift There’s little worse than a living room that looks like a Dickensian novel. Somewhere among the mountain of takeaway cartons and pile of unwashed dishes, you can hear your faithful feline scratching and meowing as she attempts to rid your space of an unwelcome mischief of mice. Your carpet is …
Serene Surprises November Box
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There are loads of subscription boxes around at the moment and I have tried one or two. There are loads of beauty boxes, food boxes (see my Degustabox reviews here) and even boxes for your pets. But this box aims to help you relax and unwind. You can find products like chocolate, bath oils, candles and herbal teas. The perfect …
Having Fun with Brother’s Labelling Machine
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I have always wanted to try out a labelling machine. I know I am pretty sad, but things like this get me excited. When I went to college I did business studies and I loved to do the stock take and laminating posters. I could have stood there laminating things all day long. So when I was asked to try …
Christmas Scandi Decorating Ideas
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You may have seen my Christmas Scandi Style Mood board post a few weeks ago. I really love the Christmas Scandinavian style and I have found some room ideas and inspiration which I am definitely going to be doing next year. Each year, me my hubbie and kids take turns choosing our Christmas colour them. Last year the kids picked …
Buying a New Car : Is It Worth It?
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Buying a new car: is it worth it?   As you may know, I am currently taking driving lessons and I am planning on buying my first car next year. I’ve been thinking about what kind of car would benefit the average family, including whether it makes sense to go for a new, reliable car or a cheaper, yet less …
10 Creative Ways to Decorate your Bedroom Walls
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10 Creative Way to decorate your Bedroom Walls Decorating bedroom walls can be so much fun. With these under given DIYs and ‘ready-made’ ideas, now you can make the best out of your walls and let your walls play an important role in enhancing your room décor. Canvas prints for the Wall Available from thecanvasprints.co.uk from £48.48 Create interesting walls …
NOW TV – At fantastic prices
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A few months ago we got rid of our Sky TV subscription. We was paying almost £70 a month and just couldn’t really afford it. The main channels we watched were the free ones. But I also lived watching the movies, but paying £70 to watch few movies was a bit silly really. My husband liked watching the sports channels, …
Cleaning Up with Plenty
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  I have never been a fan of kitchen roll and always use baby wipes to clean up the bits of toast of my kitchen side or the spilt weetabix on my dining table. But then I tried Plenty wipes. The great thing about these wipes is that they are a lot thicker and bigger than baby wipes and has …
Saving money on Utility Bills in a Larger Household
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Most of us have felt the financial pinch resulting from our outgoings rising over recent years, and many households are now finding that their budgets are overstretched as a result of this. Factors such as the rising cost of food, petrol and bills have all impacted on household finances and the situation is even worse for larger households with more …