Home Restyle on a Budget

•Sponsored Post• I mentioned recently that Ed and I had been looking at houses to buy, and it has definitely made me realise that we may have a bit of redecorating and potential renovation to carry out on the properties in our budget. Although I have my heart set on some home decor, we won’t necessarily be working with a very high budget to carry out any work and decorating,...

Tips for Cutting Household Costs

•Sponsored Post• Although Ed and I have been lucky to keep our jobs and work through Covid-19 and lockdown, it is undeniable that the pandemic has had an effect on many people’s finances, and we have definitely been trying to be more cautious when it comes to bills and other house related costs. I’ve put together some tips for cutting household costs during this challenging time, and going forward. LED...

Things You May Not Have Considered Before Buying a House

•Sponsored Post• Over the past six months or so I feel like I have been on a massive learning curve. Although Ed owns property, he bought it before we were together, and I have never actually bought a house myself before, having rented since I moved out as a teenager. Although we haven’t finished the house buying process, nowhere near in fact, there have been a few surprises for me...

Our House Viewing Checklist

•Sponsored Post• Although I have been quite vocal on our future house plans in previous posts, I haven’t really spoken much about our current position. I think this is largely down to the fear of something falling through, but also it is because buying a house is such an overwhelming situation and, when you add in all the issues due to cover-19, I feel like the past six month have...

Home Renovation Lust Haves

•Sponsored Post• I have shared before that we are currently renting, with plans to buy in the near future. Over the past year or so I have been following home accounts on Instagram, including that of a good friend, and I have definitely come around to Ed’s idea of buying somewhere that we can renovate to really make it our own. Taking things slowly has given me a proper chance...

Shows We’ve Been Watching During Lockdown

Ed and I have been watching a lot more TV since lockdown started. Beforehand, we both had quite busy social lives and would often be out during the week with martial arts classes and blogging events, meaning that we didn’t really get the chance to watch that much together. Now that everything is closed, and we are spending every night in together, we have had the chance to watch lots...

Home Renovation Tips for Uncertain Times

Contributed collaborative post  If you are looking to do some home renovations, you will probably be excited about what the future holds. That being said, you may also feel like these uncertain times are stopping you from getting as much done as you’d like. If you want to help yourself to make the best decisions overall, then this is the guide for you. Shift to Energy-Efficient Alternatives Nobody really knows...

Top Tips For Throwing A Post Lockdown House Party

Collaborative contributed post Before we start, let me just clarify that I am not suggesting hosting a house party during lockdown, unless you are planning one for members of your own household, in which case, go right ahead! We all get to a point in life where nightclubs and bars feel like too much hard work. We don’t want to queue outside for hours, pay extortionate fees to get in,...