Songmics White Desk Review
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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
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …
Advice on Planning International Removals
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The complexities of moving home are increased ten-fold when moving abroad, so you will need to do lots of planning and preparation. Image by Sam Levy via Flickr Moving home can be a very chaotic and stressful time, which is compounded even more when you move abroad. There are so many different things that you need to research and prepare …
10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe
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10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe   Empty it First thing’s first, take everything out of your closet. Drape it somewhere for the time being, or dump it all in a big pile. Whatever you do, don’t attempt to tackle this task without completely clearing out the closet space you’re going to organise. Similarly, don’t bother thinking that this is …
The Best Way to Send Parcels to Friends and Family Abroad
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If you are looking to send a parcel to friends or family abroad, you will need to weigh up the best options that are available. Take all considerations into account when choosing the best shipment method. Image by Lukas via Flickr.com It is almost like the world is getting smaller every day, with people easily moving all over the globe. …
Finding Ways to Store all of my Books
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I have loads of books. So many that they are taking over my bedroom. At the moment I have them stored in a big basket and also on a free standing mirror that has shelves on the back. I’m hoping to decorate my bedroom this year and thought it would be the perfect time to find something to store all …
Homemade Name Stickers
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I get fed up with my 3 kids arguing who’s toy belong to who. Especially when they have a few things that are the same. The main culprit is their colouring books and felt tips. So I thought about buying some coloured stickers and writing their names on them. I had a few sheets of label stickers so I thought …
Organizing with the 4 Box System
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I was challenged by The Plastic Box Shop to take The 4 Box Challenge in order to help me get more organized and clutter free. We had just brought some new sideboards for our living as the others ones were basically falling apart. So this was the time to sort out all our drawers and cupboards which hadn’t be organized …
6 Tips to Help you Organize an Office Party within a Budget
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 When you’re a business owner you have to throw a party once in a while to keep your employees happy. It might eat into your profits, but let me assure you that it’s worth the money. If everything goes as planned, then your employees will be working twice as hard from the next day onwards. You’ll recover the money you spent in no …
How to Make a Fashion Book with Blurb
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How to make a fashion book with Blurb:Blurb is a cool company that lets you make books about anything that interests you. And if you’re interested in fashion and style—and love to show it off—making a book of your personal fashion is a fantastic way to capture your sartorial genius for all time. Whether you want it just for yourself, so …
Storing Your Winter Gear for The Next Season
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The start of the spring/summer season doesn’t just involve dusting and de-cluttering – it’s also the time to organize your winter gear and secure it for next season. Gloves, boots, hats, coats and jackets pose their own storage challenge, but after adding skates, sleds, snowboards and other winter gear, you can end up with an entryway that’s out of rotation. …
Celebrate with 40% Off at Mabel’s Labels
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Are you ready for some Spring cleaning? Let Mabel’s Labels help you get organized! Now through March 4th, Mabel’s Labels is offering 40% off Sticky Labels , Skinny Minis, Tag Mates and the Big Kaboodle Combo. No coupon code required. Plus, receive free shipping on all orders! Hurry – before this offer ends!ends 11:59pm EST on 3/4 FTC Disclosure Statement: This post contains affiliate links and I will be …
25% off Mabel’s Labels!
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I love labels and stickers and these from mabel’s labels are great!And best of all you can get 25% off until sunday 23rd Feb ****************As the games begin to wind down, the excitement is still building up! That’s why Mabel’s Labels is getting into the spirit and celebrating the hockey finals by offering 25% off Hockey Personalized Sticky Labels with code HOCKEY25! This …
Planning Your Perfect Christmas Party
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It’s officially the Party Season!! I love Christmas and I love a good party. And that mean’s I love Christmas Parties even more!!! If you’re planning your own Christmas party you need to start with a theme. A theme and a good costume is a must. Will you go for a Christmas theme, 80’s theme or maybe tell everyone to …
Maximize Your Closet Space {guest post}
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If you’re in need of a closet revamp, take a look around the internet. You’ll find pictures of beautiful, perfectly organized closets. There are shelves and lighting that turn shoes into artwork, and clothes that are color coordinated on matching hangers. There are built-in units that cover entire walls in huge, master-bedroom size closets, and there are drawers the perfect …
Fundraising with Mabels Labels
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With the back to school season just around the corner, help start a Mabel’s Labels fundraiser for your child’s school or daycare! Once the fundraiser has been set up you can shop through a specially created website link and your group gets a percentage of all sales. No more hauling boxes and filling forms because Mabel’s Labels handles all orders, payments and …
My Command Center + Linky
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Here is my command center. Nothing fancy, but it does the job. It’s on the side of our fridge in the kitchen right were everyone walks past multiple times a day. So no excuses that they didn’t know about that chore or what was going on that day! On the front side of the fridge I have a see through …
My Weekly Planner + Free Printable
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Here’ my weekly planner that I made myself!! It’s on the side of my fridge and I use it to note down what I’m doing that week and also what me husband and kids are doing, places their going, money they need for school trips etc. There is also a a little to do list that I use for things …
Cleaning Notes
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Am I the only one who hates cleaning?No, good. I absolutely hate it! I have to force myself to do it. But I do love having a nice clean and tidy home, just coming downstairs in the morning to find it all nice and tidy just puts me in a good mood. Are you like me and sometimes leave the dinner dishes …
Organising a Child’s Garden Party {Guest Post}
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Organising a child’s garden party The long summer holiday can often prove something of an endurance test for parents and children alike. Arranging childcare and keeping offspring occupied takes organisation and imagination, so why not relieve some of the pressure and get the children involved in their own entertainment? Children are bound to miss spending time with their contemporaries during …