How to Create a Family Friendly Garden The Easy Way

How to Create a Family Friendly Garden The Easy Way

Now that the summer is here, it’s so nice having a garden for the kids to play in. Unfortunately, not all our gardens are safe enough to leave the children unattended. Or, there’s nothing there to inspire them to go outside and play. You need to create yourself a family friendly backyard! It doesn’t have […]

The Essential DIY Tools

The Essential DIY Tools

If you like to get jobs done around the house, you need to be prepared. Most jobs are solved with just a few bits and pieces. Others jobs can be a little more tricky. If you’re new to DIY, you might not have any idea where to start. Well, the first step is tools. Even […]

DIY Coffee Bookmarks and Giveaway of 1 Year of Graphic Stock {$588 value}

DIY Bookmark and Giveaway for a free Year's membership to GraphicStock ($588 value) https://ooh.li/4340f98 #unlimiteddownloads #GraphicStock #FreeGraphics

Supplies: Graphic image (mine was already perfect to turn into 3 bookmarks) Printer Card stock Scissors or paper cutter Mod Podge (optional) I found my image on GraphicStock (more info about discounts AND a giveaway for a one year membership below!). I didn’t even feel it needed anything, but you could open it with Photoshop […]

How To Spend Less & Give More When Gift Buying

How To Spend Less & Give More When Gift Buying

There’s a lot of pressure to buy gifts for your loved ones these days. And many of us are guilty of putting no thought into the process whatsoever. Because modern life is so busy, it can be tempting to splurge on the first thing you see, or just buy a gift card from the recipient’s […]

DIY Poise Recycle Your Period Pad Money Hider #RecycleYourPeriodPad

Recycle Your Poise Period Pad into a Money Hider #RecycleYourPeriodPad https://ooh.li/fe87da7

    Get a free sample of Poise Thin-Shape pads! WHAT IS LBL? • One in three women experience Light Bladder Leakage (LBL) – little leaks that can be triggered by everyday occurrences like coughing, sneezing, laughing and exercise. o Weak pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy, childbirth and weight gain are just a few LBL contributors. WHAT […]

Fantastic Relocation Ideas For People Who Fancy Something Different

Fantastic Relocation Ideas For People Who Fancy Something Different

Are you considering selling your home and moving somewhere different this year? If so, you’re probably doing some research into the most desirable locations. To give you a helping hand, we’ve come up with some killer suggestions that could be perfect for your family. Sometimes you just need to think outside of the box to […]

How to be Prepared for Emergencies Around the Home

How to be Prepared for Emergencies Around the Home

We all know that the home is a constant battlefield, there are so many problems to face and things that go wrong. Here’s how to prepare for emergencies around the home.   Power Cut   Power cuts are a big annoyance, but they happen, and there’s nothing we can do to stop them. Your lights […]

Four Major Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Fixing

Four Major Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Fixing

picture source   Everyone who has an air conditioner is thankful now the summer has crept up on them. What was once a bit of a useless accessory four months ago is the most important one in the house when June hits. They are powerful, efficient and keep you cool. However, there are times when […]

The Amazing Make-Ahead Baby Food Book by Lisa Barrangou, PhD Book Review

The Amazing Make-Ahead Baby Food Book by Lisa Barrangou, PhD Book Review

I love the concept of this book. Making your own baby food, what a novel concept! Not only will you save money, you will have the satisfaction of knowing what is going into your children’s bodies. You will also have that glorious sense of satisfaction that comes from accomplishing a DIY on your own. This […]

4 Decisions You Shouldn’t Make Overnight

4 Decisions You Shouldn't Make Overnight

Life is full of huge decisions, and although our lives are busy, we shouldn’t make them too quickly.   New Job   It’s not uncommon for people to hate their jobs, most of us feel like that at some point in our lives, that’s just the way it is. But that doesn’t mean a new […]

4 Jobs That You Should Leave To The Professionals

4 Jobs That You Should Leave To The Professionals

Everybody loves a spot of DIY around the house – there is something very liberating about doing things for ourselves and getting our hands dirty. From the very basic like replacing a washer, to the slightly more complicated and involved like insulating the attic. There is a DIYer in all of us. That said, there […]

9 Easy Tricks To Spruce Up Your Home For Summer

9 Easy Tricks To Spruce Up Your Home For Summer

image source   Summer is so close we can smell it! The scent of freshly cut grass and the summer haze is nearly upon us. We’ve finally made it through the cold, dark, and grey months and come out the other side. As we race into June and July, it’s time to take a long, […]

Four Great Ways To Maintain Your Home

Four Great Ways To Maintain Your Home

                                                            Picture source   There is nothing worse than a home that isn’t in good shape. The last thing you want is to come home after a hard day in the office to a kitchen full of dirty dishes because you just want to relax. But maintaining your house isn’t just about keeping it clean and […]

DIY Or Leave It To The Pros: How To Decide

DIY Or Leave It To The Pros How To Decide

picture source   Everyone has been there. A part of the house is broken and you want to unsheathe the hammer and drill and fix it on your own. There is a sense of pride and achievement that you cannot replicate when you do a bit of DIY. In today’s society, it is proof you […]

4 DIY No-Go Areas You Should Leave To The Pros

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Image Credit   In writing this blog, I’ve come across some impressive DIY ideas that almost anybody can do with the right mindset and a dash of creativity. But, there are some things you just shouldn’t mess with! There are a lot of dangers in the modern home that can cause serious accidents, and  I […]

Essential Guide To Homeowner Repair Horrors

Essential Guide To Homeowner Repair Horrors

  Owning your own home buys you so much freedom. You can live the lifestyle you want and decorate the home in any style that suits you. You can also make structural changes to the building, landscape the garden, and even build a shed. Of course, owning a home comes with a great deal of […]

 A delicious southwestern chili featuring chili, corn, black geens, and more. Find the full recipe at SimpleRecipesClub. Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 rib of celery, chopped small 1 pound ground beef 2 15-ounce cans black beans, drained OR 2 cups dry beans, previously […]

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How to React After Your Home Is Damaged by Fire

How to React After Your Home Is Damaged by Fire

The thought of a fire starting in your family’s home is a horrible one. But these things do happen, and the most important thing is that no one gets hurt. But damage to your property is still traumatic. Here’s how to react to a fire in your home.   Make Sure the Home is Safe […]

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3 Easy Ways To Encourage Your Kids To Spend More Time Outside

3 Easy Ways To Encourage Your Kids To Spend More Time Outside

With games consoles, tablets and the internet to keep kids entertained, it can sometimes be a struggle to get your little ones to spend time outside. But it is important that we find ways to encourage our children to spend at least a few hours a day out in the fresh air.   Playing outside […]