Confession time… Tigger suffers from the middle child syndrome. Bless his heart he has never really had a bedroom kitted out to the way he would choose. Up until we moved home two years ago he had the box room. Which was the nursery that had decorated for the arrival of Roo. In neutral tones of cream and cocoa to tie in with the Mamas & Papas Barnaby Bear theme, we had chosen. It was never redecorated for his arrival or the subsequent years he called it his bedroom. It never had his own stamp on, it was just a room where he slept and kept his belongings.… View Post
Are you feeling a little cooped up? Once spring has sprung, we all think about spending more time getting fresh air. Today’s world of digital devices and constant work also finds us yearning for a natural landscape. However, this doesn’t mean that furniture is out the window. Here’s how you can enjoy your garden more often with the best outdoor furniture.… View Post
Organising family life doesn’t have to send you into a mild state of panic as you suddenly realise you’ve missed another appointment. Setting up a family organisational area within the home can be done relatively easily and once in place will hopefully streamline all the families appointments and paperwork.… View Post
Now that Piglet is approaching two and a half years old she is still very much in her cot. Whilst the thought of when we should transition her to a toddler bed is there. I’m not in any particular hurry to complete this milestone. However, having been through this process twice before I am keen to do this in steps rather than all at once – that is, unless she decides to make a bid for freedom and climb out of her cot.… View Post
Putting up a perfect nursery before a baby arrives can be a little bit stressful, particularly if you lack experience in design. Whilst it can be an exciting time the task at hand can be overwhelming as you want to create the perfect space for the new arrival. The following tips can help put you on the right track when it comes to decorating a nursery. … View Post
So, you just moved in and you’re not sure where to start. That’s alright, it’s pretty typical to be overwhelmed by your new digs. But there is one obvious challenge to tackle first: your lawn.
The first thing your neighbors will see is your lawn. Is it brown? Green? Is the grass cut? The answers to those questions might determine what the neighborhood thinks about the rest of your property. As the focal point of your property, your grass says a lot about you. It is a window into the rest of your home. A good looking yard often times means a well-balanced house with a pride of ownership.… View Post
If there’s one thing many people fail to mention about moving to a new house, buying a new house, or even renting a new place by yourself, it’s that the livability of a place goes far beyond the immediate aesthetic value of the place. Sure, you might find a house that looks great from the outset, but when you’re actually living in the place, there will be things that annoy you about it.… View Post
Many people overlook the importance of outdoor decor in the modern design world. The interior is king, naturally, as we spend all of our time indoors when at home. However, forgetting or foregoing the outdoor is as short-sighted as it is tragic. The outside of your house is the surface seen by the world. It is what you gaze lovingly at from your back or front yard on a warm day in spring, and it is important for these reasons.… View Post
When was the last time you went to the spa? Had a facial, a body treatment? Or had a soak in a hot tub? For me, it was many moons ago! Being a busy parent often means we have to budget not only our money but our time as well, and it can be difficult to find five minutes peace, let alone an entire afternoon!
So, why not bring a spa experience to you? It’s a lot easier than you think, and following these quick and simple steps, won’t break the bank either! Take a look, go on – treat yourself, you deserve it! … View Post