Invest In Your Home Now For A Thrifty Fall And Winter

Fall is here, and winter is definitely on the way, and there’s no better time than now to get your home in order and ready for the change in weather, temperature, and the added cost these seasons may bring. You’ll want to ensure that you’re saving as much money as possible, to that you can […]

Before You Dive In, What It’s Really Like To Have A Waterfront Property

It’s a well-known quantity in real estate, it’s the dream of every second-homeowner, and it’s regularly touted as profitable beyond compare. Waterfront properties, by the lake or by the sea, hold an innate attraction for many. But do they make a sound home or a sound investment? As with all properties, there’s no clear-cut ‘yes’ […]

The Labrador Retriever: A Purebred Perfect For Family Life

Dogs can be a great addition to the family home; if they’re trained properly, they make loyal, protective, and playful companions to people of every age. However, some dogs are more suited than others to the hustle and bustle of a busy household, with kids and other pets, and will settle in almost straight away. […]

A Great Place to Work: Tips for Creating the Perfect Home Office

Are you one of the millions of people who earn a living from home? If so, good for you. There are few things nicer than skipping a morning or afternoon work commute. Of course, you’ll want your at-home work space to be organized and efficient. Not sure how to make this happen? No worries. In […]

A Relaxing Relocation: Ensuring A New Place Is Positive

Moving and relocating to a new area, however near or far it may be, can be a challenging and difficult time for you and your loved ones. There are many things to consider, and you may have to get used to a new lifestyle and learn to love a change in what you’re normally used […]

Ahh, Breathe Easy: Simple Steps To An Allergen-Free Home

As any mother knows, allergens in the home are a major problem. Recent estimates suggest that more than 50 million Americans have some kind of environmental allergy, with more than half of those being children.   What’s more, a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that more than half of […]

Bringing The Class Back Into Classical Furniture

Wanting a certain touch of class in your home is far from what the popular belief might lead you to believe. There’s nothing snooty or snobbish, about wanting your surroundings to be that of exuberance and lavishness. Afterall, it’s your home, and you can decide what kind of style you want. The trouble with classic […]

What Do People Fear Most About Moving?

  Are you feeling a little apprehensive about the move? You’re not alone. It turns out that moving home is a serious source of anxiety for a lot of people. Research commissioned by Wakefield Research recently found that more than two-thirds of people surveyed were worried about at least one aspect of their move. But […]

How To Keep Your Pool Clean This Summer (Minus The Harsh Chemicals!)

Image   If you took the step and invested in your own swimming pool for your garden – that’s awesome. There are so many different benefits to having a pool; it fights boredom, they look good, and you have your daily dose of exercise right in your backyard. Having said that, it’s important you maintain […]

What Does The Best Version Of You Look Like?

Do you honestly think you’re the best version right now? If most of us were honest, we’d say no. That doesn’t mean we’re not good people. Not at all! It simply means there are a few areas in our lives we could definitely improve on. Aiming to be the best version of yourself is one […]

4 Unexpected Things That Can Ruin Your Garden

Image by Flickr   Pets, pests, parasites and the public. They’re all obvious enemies to a lush and verdant garden and while these four should absolutely should be guarded against, by no means are they the only threat your garden faces. As vigilant as you may be against wild and domestic animals or the unhelpful […]

Don’t Want To Buy A House? Here Are Your Options

  So, you’re looking at moving out; you’ve spent enough time living with your parents and you’ve made the decision to go out, fly the nest and make your own journey in the world! However, the housing market is a hard place to understand and play properly, and chances are that you’re not going to […]

The Dog Obesity Epidemic

You’ve no doubt hear about the obesity epidemic affecting people, it’s all over the news. But you probably haven’t heard about the obesity epidemic in dogs. Around 35% of people in the US are considered obese. That’s a huge amount, but in dogs, it’s even higher. 40% of dogs are now obese, and that number […]

Save Money On Your Home Upkeep With These Simple 3 Habits

Pexels   Many people are put off from acquiring a mortgage in the modern market due to the apparent cost of upkeep that running a home seems to demand. Fortunately, these issues are usually overblown, as with anything you can make good or bad financial decisions relating to the upkeep of your home space.   […]

Rooting for Love: 3 Talks to Have Before Moving in Together

Deciding to move in together is about so much more than finding a spot for your toothbrush in the bathroom – we’ve seen enough episodes of Sex and the City to know this. No matter if you’re moving into your partner’s place, if you’re buying a place together, or if they’re moving into yours; cohabitation […]

What Is The Perfect Family Pet? The Truth About Cats And Dogs

People tend to either be dog people or cat folk. It’s pretty rare that you talk to someone and they play devil’s advocate choosing to sit on the fence. The debate about the perfect pet for children has raged for years. Some swear that their faithful hounds make the most appropriate pets for your little […]

Coming to Grips With the Reality of Your Relationship

Relationships are complicated. Not everyone is destined for each other and there are times when it can seem like you relationship is collapsing around you. One of the hardest things to do in this situation is to come to grips with what your relationship actually means. Some people are together due to unfortunate circumstances, some […]

Crafting A Happy Home Atmosphere Is Important For Familial Health

Flickr   As with all things in our life, our home atmosphere is something that we need to work on to keep it healthy and happy on a daily basis. Just like the most beautiful flowers, relationships need watering, and a complex unit such as a family needs watering all the more to stay satisfied. […]

Making Right Life Choices; Even When It’s Hard

(Image Source)   Family life is rarely an easy thing. From the difficulties you will find in raising your kids, to the time you’ll have to spend working to make it all sustainable, the job of an adult in the modern world is a challenge. During your time in this role, you’ll have to make […]

Hot Home Design Trends That Will Take Your Space to the Next Level

Hot Home Design Trends That Will Take Your Space to the Next Level   When it comes to your home design, you want to find something that best matches your personal style, but is modern and elegant too. The latest trends are diverse, so there really is something for everyone. Whether you get your furniture […]