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,...

How I Plan to Keep Myself Busy During Lockdown

I promise I won’t only write about lockdown and coronavirus and all that is going on in the world on every post I publish, but it does take up a lot of my mind currently. I have been trying to look for the silver lining in this awful situation we have all found ourselves in and, as I am lucky to be able to work from home and stay safe...

What to Consider When Buying A New Bed

Sponsored Post We are in the process of finding a new home, which is an exciting time but also totally stressful! As well as all the logistics to do with mortgages, stamp duty and solicitor fees, as we will be moving into a property that we will be keen to make our own, we will also be looking to buy new furniture when we move, including beds for us and...

Planning for Nights In

•Features gifted items• Despite enjoying meals at restaurants and the occasional drink with friends in a bar, I actually really like to be in my own home watching TV or a film and snuggling up under a blanket. Therefore it will not be as big of an adjustment for me when it comes to spending nights in. For those who are struggling a little with ideas of what to do,...

A Little Bedroom Refresh for Spring

•Features gifted items• Spring has almost sprung and, although we are still currently living in rented accommodation, I wanted to give our bedroom a little freshen up for the new season. We have had slightly festive bedding since the run up to Christmas, so I was looking out for something a little fresher when I was sent an email about the new By Caprice Home range at Appletree Living, which...

Being the Perfect Weekend Host

Sponsored contributed post  As nice as it is to have friends and family stay with you for a night or two, it doesn’t half require a lot of energy and preparation. If your ultimate goal is to impress your guests, then you need to ensure that you’re giving them the best experience. Here are five ways that you can prove that you’re the hostess with the mostess and ensure that...

Tips for Decluttering More Effectively

•Collaborative post• Living in a house with three children, sometimes it can feel like I am either always living in a mess or I am tidying up constantly, there is no in between. Since I started back at work in September, I have been looking at ways I can organise the house more effectively, so that I am able to get more done in a shorter period of time and...

5 Tips on Preparing For A House Move

•Collaborative contributed post• Moving home is an exciting yet slightly chaotic time! There’s so much to prepare that it can be challenging to know where to begin. The key is to get organised early to ease the stress and make the whole process run a lot smoother. For those looking for a little advice, these five tips should get you started. 1 . Declutter First  When you’re prepping for a...