C500 Police Accredited KeySafe Review and Giveaway

I believe you can never be too careful or too cautious when it comes to home security. In fact as you are reading this I’m having a fence put up around our large front garden. My house is on a footpath, so last year I had garden gates erected to deter people from walking across my lawn with prams and…

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How To Make Your Dream Home A Reality

For years, you’ve been dreaming about what the perfect home would look like for you. Maybe it’s a property far removed from the presence of others – a rural paradise for you and your family to settle down. Perhaps it’s the polar opposite of that; maybe you prefer being amongst people, and you’ve always dreamed of occupying an apartment right…

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PAIRFUM Reed Diffuser Review and Giveaway

At the moment with a 2 year old and a 6 month old I don’t get the chance to have many “me time” moments or that feel of luxury around the home. Yes the two year old climbs and destroys everything! But when I got the opportunity to try out one of PAIRFUM’s Reed Diffuser, I thought it would be…

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Ideas for Expensive and Attractive Kitchen Countertops

Arguably the most essential feature of a kitchen’s appearance and functionality is the countertops. Whether remodelling the space or looking to upgrade the existing one, nothing says more about the quality of the kitchen than the type of material used for the countertop. While some of us may remember the unsightly laminate and formica countertops of the 1960’s and 70’s,…

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How To Organise Moving House With Young Kids

Moving house with young kids. It’s not easy, but if you are super organised you can move house stress free. I’m going to share with you my organisation tips on moving house with kids. Also how to help your child cope with moving anxiety. You don’t want to move into your lovely new house, and your toddler takes one look around,…

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12 Tips On How To Design A Small Bathroom

We all know what we want out of a bathroom, but is it big enough for all your needs? Most bathrooms in modern houses are fairly small, to keep the other rooms as big as possible. As you know from my renovation series that my mum has designed and is having a new bathroom installed as we speak. She is…

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Selling Your House

Selling your house can seem like an overwhelming task. In fact I would go on to say it’s one of the most stressful things in life. So you want to be sure you’re doing everything right, to get the best price for your home and to sell it quickly. Here are six questions to ask yourself before you sell your…

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Top Trends in Kitchen Design 2019

We are approaching the end of the year now, so time to look forward to the predicted trends in kitchen design 2019. To be honest I love looking at interior design trends that are coming up, but I want to look at kitchens in particular as that is mum’s next project for the renovation of her miner’s cottage.

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A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 3

It’s been just over a month since the last update on the renovation project on my mums old miner’s cottage. Work has been going on very nicely. If you want to catch on the previous updates they are here – part 1 and part 2. So these past 6 weeks work has been going full speed on the demolishing of…

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Facts You May Not Know About the Rodents in Your Home

The common rodent is a hardy little guy and he can live in just about any environment, yet more often than not, the mouse or rat will set up home in your home. Why? Well, there’s an abundance of food on tap and it is clean and dry. They are masters at discretion and it is only the tell-tale signs…

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7 Luxury Baths For Your Next Refit

As you know from my previous posts that I’m helping my mum with her cottage renovations and the bathroom is currently being refurbished. Searching for luxury baths to suit her needs was quite a job as there are many different designs on the market. However if you have a browse online you are sure to find what you require, like…

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Six Tips for a Cosy Winter

Winter is on its way! It’s time to make your home cosy for the coldest time of the year. The mornings are dark, there’s a crisp wind in the air and the markets are here. Yes, its official, winter is on its way. Say bye to the heatwave of summer 2018 and hello to our famous British winter time. Our…

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Autumn Winter Home and Living Trends 2018

With Autumn arriving I like to do a sort of Spring clean and refresh the home ready for the Winter months. By doing this it makes the home more cosy and snuggly ready for the colder months. It’s also a fantastic time now that Summer has been and gone to research and update the decor and soft furnishings. I love…

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