Every once in a while we fantasize about renovating the house, either to freshen up the interiors or change them altogether. The only thing stopping us is the thought of blowing our savings on what might essentially be a vanity project. After all, if there’s nothing really wrong with the house then we should be… Continue reading Home Improvements That Save Your Money!
People have a tendency to think in grand terms for their home, not realizing that it is usually the small things that have the most impact on the home. For example, everyone will notice a big extension on your home straight away, but once they’re noticed it, it probably won’t make an impact again. They… Continue reading Bring Your Home Together With These Easy Tips!
The bathroom is one of the hardest working rooms in your home. It has to deal with both heat and damp and often in a confined space. It is also the most overlooked room in the house and is often the last one to make the home improvement list. Cheap bathrooms can be stylish bathrooms… Continue reading Cheap Chic Bathroom Cheats!
A nice kitchen tops most of our lists when searching for a new home, above any other room in the house including the bedrooms. This is because the kitchen is at the heart of the household. It’s not just a place where food is cooked and shared, it is also the arena where family life… Continue reading Cheat Your Way To A Designer Kitchen!
If you are anything like me, you have been busy attending a neglected garden during the recent spells of good weather we have had! As well as tidying up the borders and fighting the weeds that are inevitability sprouting up. This year, because I have been so busy, I have decided to clear the borders… Continue reading Grass Seed For A Shady, Played On Lawn!
If your husband is anything like mine, you will have a garage and shed full of incredibly complicated looking fishing equipment. However, I don’t complain about the clutter too much as a lads fishing trip always provides some welcome quiet time in the house. Doing some birthday shopping during one of these quiet spells, I… Continue reading What Do You Get The Man (Fisherman) Who Has Everything?
Going on a family holiday can be either one of two things; incredibly fun and a treat for everyone, or stressful and more hassle than it’s worth. Although many of us would have experienced the latter from time to time, it’s safe to say that holidays, in general, are an exciting occasion. Not only are… Continue reading Eenie Meenie Minie Mo, On Our Holiday, Where Shall We Go?
Do you want to know something slightly embarrassing? When it comes to learning a foreign language we English-speakers are among the worst in the world. Now, there are obvious reasons for this – English is widely spoken around the world and is a business language. It is the first language of America, from where we… Continue reading Should Kids Learn Languages From An Earlier Age? Ja, Oui, Si, Tak!
Not everything work out in life the way you want it to. While you can’t always stop bad things from happening, there is nothing that forces you to become a victim of the troubles in your own life. Often administrative processes can make a little issue feel like an insurmountable mountain, and it becomes difficult… Continue reading When Things Don’t Go As Planned: How To Adjust For Common Issues And Keep Your Cool!
Sometimes it seems as though the simple pleasures of making dens in the garden, paddling in streams, and playing hide and seek are long gone. In their place, we have computerised versions where you don’t have to leave your home to go on an adventure and triumph over evil. Though technology marches on with all… Continue reading Coaxing Your Kids Off The Couch!