How to Create an Eco-Friendly Garden
garden
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 …
Beautiful Mini Heart Garden Lights
garden
I have recently become a blogger ambassador for Valuelights. I have been following them for a while on twitter and they have some really night lights. From garden lights to ceiling light and desk lights to disco balls! There is something on their suitable for every need. As part of being a blogger ambassador I get to review some of …
The State of My Garden!
DIY
I have lived at my current house for 9 years and our garden is a right state! Seriously! We haven’t done anything to it because we just don’t know where to start and the fact that money is tight. When we first moved in there was an orange plastic netting used as a fence, and over the other side of …
10 Pretty Planters That Won’t Break the Bank!
garden
With better weather finally upon us, we’re all looking out at our yards. If you’re like me you are itching to get your hands into the dirt and prettify your outdoors!  I spent some time surfing the net in search of great planters, and I’ve put together a list my 10 favourites. They are mostly really inexpensive, but sometimes you …
Child Drowning Dangers and How to Prevent Them {guest post}
garden
Having a swimming pool is fun for the entire family, but there are risks involved as well. Accidental drowning is one of the most common dangers associated with swimming pools. There are several precautions a homeowner can take to prevent children and even adults from being a victim. Adequate Lighting Inground pools should have adequate lighting both around the perimeter …
6 Incredible Outdoor Lights That Will Make you Proud of Your Home {guest post}
decor
So let’s say you’ve just purchased a home. You take the time to install the right furniture and put in the right decorations. You’re happy with what you see. And then suddenly, your interior designer asks you about what outdoor lights you’d like. Outdoor lights! What for? Well, there are many reasons why one should consider putting up outdoor lights. …
Twig Stars
Crafts
I’ve seen quite a few twig stars on Pinterest and thought I’d have a go at making some myself as they look really pretty in the garden. All you need to make these are 5 twigs approx the same size, or just cut some to size. Place them in a 5 point star shape and fasten the ends together with …
Handmade Twig Wreath
Crafts
I love to get all cosy in winter and just sit on my sofa with a hot chocolate under a blanket and having pretty things around my house to looks at. I like to bring nature inside the house so I decided to make a lovely wreath from things that I had found in my garden. Here’s a lovely mini …
Getting the most Out of Your Weekend {guest post}
garden
When you look at your backyard, what do you see? Is it a beautiful space that you want to spend time in? Do you kids like playing outside? Or is it a bit of a jungle mess that needs some TLC? If you’re trying to decide on what to do with your backyard, we have a few suggestions to hopefully …
Using Toilet Paper Rolls as Seedlings Trays
garden
I recently brought some flower seeds, but forgot to buy the seed trays. So I improvised and did what my grandad always does and used toilet paper rolls cut in half and placed them in a foil tray that I normally use for freezing meals in. Also I don’t have a greenhouse but saw the idea to use a empty strawberry container here. But unfortunately I …