What Should Be In Your Bathroom But Probably Isn’t
home & garden
What Should be in Your Bathroom but Probably Isn’t If you have functional features like a toilet, sink, shower or bath, then you’re half way to creating your dream bathroom. However, there are several things which can be added to take the functionality of this room to the next level. These can be small adjustments which make your bathroom warmer, …
How to Keep your Car Maintained in Winter
home & garden
  Keeping your car in tip-top condition is really important, but is especially important to make sure your car is well maintained in winter. I have only just passed my driving test last weekend and got my very first car. It’s an oldish car, a year 2000 Seat Leon. It has had only one previous owner who was an old …
Effective Home Cleaning – Working with Maid Services
home & garden
Effective Home Cleaning- Working with Maid Services A clean and organized home creates a strong foundation for other areas of your life. People spend a significant amount of time in their homes and the cleanliness of where they live can have a tremendous impact on their overall wellbeing.     Reasons for Professional Cleaning If you are wondering about why …
My New Wall Art from Posterlounge
home & garden
A few months ago I started decorating my kitchen and dinning room. We went for a black, grey and red colour theme and did a feature wall in my dinning room with a London theme wallpaper. I still haven’t finished yet as I need to paint my kitchen cupboard as they are currently blue, but we need to get our …
The Best Ways to Solve Disputes with your Neighbours
home & garden
The Best Ways to Solve Disputes with your Neighbours.   From arguments over noise to disagreements about boundary walls and overhanging branches, there’s no shortage of things to fall out with our neighbours about. So, what should you do if you find yourself in a dispute with the people living next door? Here, we look at the best ways to …
Songmics White Desk Review
home & garden
My daughter Caitlin has been after a desk for a while now. She loves to write her own stories and prefers to write them at a desk father than on her bed or floor. She was using an old small cupboard with the doors removed temporarily, until I could get her a proper desk. So when I was asked if …
How to Get Your House Ready for Summer
home & garden
How to Get your House Ready for Summer With the summer holidays just around the corner, you will need to prepare your house for having the kids full-time. Read this guide on how to get your house ready for summer in easy steps. 1. Tidy As your kids are going to be spending a long time in your house, it’s …
Making Your House Solar-Powered
home & garden
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?
home & garden
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
home & garden
‘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
home & garden
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
home & garden
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 …
Benefits of Switching from Oil to LPG
home & garden
Benefits of Switching from oil to LPG I have already shared with you some great tips to help you save on your energy using LPG and also the benefits of LPG automatic top-up technology and today I am sharing an infographic to show you the benefits of switching from oil to LPG. So what do you think is best? LPG or oil? …
The Best Flooring for DIYers?
home & garden
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 …
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook
home & garden
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook     Let’s face it: not everyone likes to cook. While some see cooking as a creative process and gain a sense of fulfillment after whipping up a dish, others see the cooking as cruel and unusual punishment. For people with a fear of cooking, making a meal from scratch makes them worried …
How to Create an Eco-Friendly Garden
home & 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 …
Are Wooden Worktops High Maintenance?
home & garden
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 …
6 Ways to Give your Kitchen the Face Lift it Deserves
home & garden
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. …
Cleaning Up with Plenty
home & garden
  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 …
How Long Does It Take You To Clean Your House?
home & garden
I get fed up of tidying up my house. It feels like as soon as I have finished I have to start all over again straight away. This is mainly because of my 3 kids, especially the youngest two who are just 5 and 4. They like to bring their toys down stairs to play in the living room, but …
Beautiful Mini Heart Garden Lights
home & 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!
home & 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}
Guest post
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 …