Adding a Pop of Colour to Our Home Decor with Skulpta

• Paid Post • Adding personality to our house is so important to me, especially as we are currently renting. I love browsing websites and looking for the perfect pieces that resonate with me. When the team at Skulpta, experts in canvas art, got in touch asking if I would like to have a couple of their canvases sent across, I went straight onto the website to have a look at...

How to Maximise Space in Your Bathroom

Paid Post / Ad with Bathing Solutions.   Our bathroom is pretty small. It has a toilet, bath and towel rail, and has fitted shelving, so during bath time for the kids, it can get a little bit cramped! When we buy somewhere, the first thing I will be looking for is a nice big bathroom, but it is possible to maximise the space you are working with and a few...

Keeping Clothes Fresh for Longer with Day 2

Features gifted products  I am the least domesticated person ever and quite often go to find an item of clothing to wear to an event on the day, only to realise I wore it the week before and forgot to wash it. This has happened more times than I care to admit in recent months, so when the lovely team at Tin Man Comms got in touch to let me...

10 Weird and Wonderful Things About Flats

Over the past ten years I have moved several times. Although I now live in a house, our last property was a maisonette and I have lived in a couple of flats as well. Flats account for a high proportion of homes in the UK – about an eighth of residences in England alone.  With the global population predicted to rise even higher in the next few decades, and city...

3 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Boiler

We are currently renting the house we live in. In general I am not a fan of renting, it can feel like a waste of money, paying out each month without being any closer to owning your home. One of the main benefits of renting, however, is that you are not responsible for big household costs like needing to replace a boiler. The boiler in our home needed replacing at...

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Replacing Your Windows

I’m not sure I have ever written a more grown up blog post title but replacing your windows can have benefits that you might not have considered. The average lifespan of windows is apparently around 15-20 years so if yours have been around for a long time, or you simply fancy an excuse to update them, these are 3 reasons why you should consider replacing your windows. Better Security  Obviously...

5 Ways You Can Transform Your Garden

I am quite possibly one of the least green fingered people I know. My mum has always loved getting out into the garden and transforming the space with different plants and flowers, tending to them during the year so that her garden always looks lovely. I am the sort of person who will be given a plant and before the week is out, that plant is no longer. When we...

5 Tips for Moving House with Young Children

Since having my first child eight years ago, I have moved house a grand total of six times! That’s a lot of moving around in a relatively short period of time and I have managed to pick up a fair bit of experience over the years. If you are planning on moving house with young children, these are the five tips I have learnt along the way. Get Them Involved ...

Marking National Handwriting Day with STABILO

Today, 23rd January, is National Handwriting Day (no, I wasn’t aware either until the lovely people at STABILO got in touch). With three young children, two of which are currently at school, I am keen to celebrate how important handwriting still is, even in this tech-savvy world we live in, so I have written this post, marking National Handwriting Day with STABILO to share the reasons why I am encouraging...