Archives for July 2015

Threads and Cords for Macramé and Laddering

  With so many threads and cords on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose; what thread or cord to use for what and when and even knowing what the difference is between a thread and a cord! (A thread is made up of fibers that are twisted and a cord is made of […]

Finding Your Dream Home Can Be Easier Than You Imagined

Remember, when you were younger you played home with your brothers and sisters. It was so much easier then, because you could imagine what your dream home looked like and pretend you were living in it. Then you grew up and real things got in the way of owning your dream home. Issues only adults […]

My Awesome Guide to Improving Your Home’s Visual Appeal

To me, my home is one of the most important things in my life. So I’m forever looking at ways I can improve it. The visual appeal of a property is extremely important. So I used these ideas to help make my property more attractive. Have a read and make sure you apply them wherever […]

5 Numbers That I Always Keep On Speed Dial And So Should You

As a mom, I know that my job is always to keep my children safe from any hard. That being said, when it comes to keeping kids safe, it isn’t the easiest of tasks – they have no fear and little understanding of danger.   I am a bit of a worrier, I always worry […]

7 Golden Rules for Keeping a Small Space Organised

How I Get The Kids Ready For School, Fast!

Every parent can relate to the military precision needed to master the morning routine. When it works perfectly, it’s a thing of beauty! The kids are up on time, they’re out the door quickly, and they’re even wearing matching socks. These are the good days.   When it goes wrong, it’s a train wreck. A […]

I Just Got A Pool Fitted In My Garden: Here’s Why You Should Too!

Now I know what you’re thinking: I’ve got a pool in my backyard, so I must be rich, right? Well, it might shock you to learn that I’m the least wealthiest person you know! When I make improvements to my home, I try to find the best (and cheapest) options in my budget.   No, […]

Decor Changes to Cover Each Season of the Year

Your home doesn’t need to stay the same all the way through the year. To create the best decorative effect, you should make changes as the seasons pass.   Winter   Everyone loves winter. It’s a time of the year that’s best suited to changes the way your home looks. You can use plenty of […]

I Made These Little Additions to my Garden and Now It’s the Talk of the Town

Check out these additions I made to my garden to make it the talk of the town. Try to apply as many of them as possible to your back garden too. Flower Garden To make your garden as perfect as possible, you need to make it eye-catching. A great way to do this would be […]

My Essential Guide To Personalizing Your Home

source   Adding a little bit of personality to your home is the perfect way to liven things up a little and create an entirely unique living space. We all know the phrase ‘there’s no place like home’, but does that ring true for you? In a world where many new build homes are constructed […]

Check Out These Awesome Ideas I Used to Stay Cool in the Summer

Image Source   I love the summer; it’s my favorite season. I love to spend time in the sun and enjoy the weather while I can. However, as we’re all aware, the summer sun can be brutal. It’s important to keep cool and refreshed as much as you can. Here are some of the techniques […]

Look After The Outside Of Your Property To Encourage A Quick Sale

Source:   If you are looking to move home in the near future, then you’ll already be thinking about preparing your property for a quick sale.   When potential viewers look at the property, they only have a short while to form their opinion on the home. For this reason, first impressions count for everything […]

4 Ways To Instantly Make Your New House Feel Like A Home

Source:   Moving into a new home is one of life’s most exciting moments. No matter how perfect the property feels, though, it will require a little TLC and decoration.   A house can’t be considered a home until the character of the homeowners shine through. Here are four easy steps to instantly transform your […]

Check Out How I Prepared for a Weekend of Furniture Repairs

You may come to a point in your domestic life where you need to make furniture repairs. I reached that point a few weeks ago, and this is how I prepared for it. Planned What to Do Much like preparing for a home renovation, the first thing I did was to plan out exactly what […]

Check Out These Fantastic Security Methods That I Use to Protect My Property

As a homeowner, I put a lot of stock in keeping my property safe and secure. It’s so important that your home stays as your own private domain, away from the outside world. Here are some methods I use to protect my property, and you can try using them as well. CCTV System As a […]

My Simple Guide For A Complete DIY Garden Clean Up

Over the years, I’ve become pretty damn good at clearing out my garden. While it would be nice to hire a professional to do the dirty work, when you have a tight budget and limited time, you have only got one option. Get out there and do it yourself in a quick a time as […]

Get a Load of These Methods I Use to Keep My Garden Beautiful

Image Source   It always amazes me just how many people overlook the importance of their garden. It seems we’re all keen to do work and renovations around the house, but how many of us step outside? The garden is such a wonderful place, full of magic and mystery. There’s so much we can do […]

How I Combined Style and Function in My Bedroom

Style and functionality should be the two main concerns for you when designing a new bedroom. Here’s how I got the balance right.   I Drew Up a Plan   The only way you can determine what a functional bedroom will look like for you is to draw up a clear and detailed plan. This […]

Simple Ways I’m Keeping My Kids Healthy In 2015

No parent wants their child to become ill or unhealthy. That is why I have taken lots of steps this year to ensure my bundles of joy are looked after properly. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not spending thousands on specialist vitamin medications or anything quite as dramatic. I’m just using some common sense, and […]

Take Some Advice From Me If You Plan To Move House Soon

My family moved to a new home last year, and the process was very stressful. It was the first time we had relocated since having the kids, and so we got lots of things wrong. In hindsight, I should have looked for articles like this one before the big day. That would have helped me […]