The way you light a space will determine the look and feel of an area. Solely turning on an overhead light every time you walk into a room may work well for lighting the entire area, but it won’t do much for unwanted shadows or comfort. There are three lighting layers that offer the solution for all your lighting problems. But only one lighting fixture can create all layers. Recessed lighting is multi-faceted and can be used in every area of your home.… View Post

5 easy ways to keep your kitchen feeling fresh

5 easy ways to keep your kitchen feeling fresh

Everyone dreams of that big kitchen renovation, but we all know that it comes with a heck of a hefty price tag. Not only do our kitchen get a lot of use, but they also take some tough love, too. Heat, cleaning chemicals, water, potent smells, our kitchens have to cope with quite a lot. While it may not be possible for you to shell out for an entire kitchen refit, there are other bits and bobs you can do to brighten the space and give the area a fresh new look.… View Post

Back To School | Oh Lord! The laundry!

Back To School | Oh Lord! The laundry!

’m not one to exaggerate or be dramatic in any way, but is anyone else…

Literally. Drowning. In. Laundry?

Don’t answer in the comments. I know you are, and if you’re not, I don’t want to know that either. What happens when the children go back to school? It doesn’t really make sense, does it? You’d think with them being at home 24/7 over the summer months there’d be more clothes to clean during July and August.… View Post

How to get the family laundry organised

How to get the family laundry organised

How in the world does it seem that the laundry seems to duplicate itself overnight? What was one pile when you went to bed has somehow turned into two, with no signs of slowing down? What’s even worse is trying to figure out a system that actually works for everyone in your family to put their laundry someplace that states, “I’m dirty and need to be cleaned.” … View Post

5 kitchen decorating ideas

5 kitchen decorating ideas

The kitchen is not only a space for cooking and eating but also where all of the action in the home takes place. We survive because of the kitchens. From entertaining visitors to gathering together, every day, as a family. It’s the true heart of the home because it’s where food is prepared. When comes to transforming your kitchen you can decide just how much of a change you are looking for.  Whether it is replacing kitchen units, adding a different scheme or sprucing up with new accessories.  Take a look at our top kitchen decorating ideas…… View Post

Kitchen Design Ideas – Inspiration and Tips

Kitchen Design Ideas – Inspiration and Tips

Thomas Edison said that genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration, which means that an idea may come easily to you but carrying out the plan takes hard work. The same can be said for designing a kitchen space. There are nearly endless kitchen design ideas, but the execution is where most of the kitchen renovation work happens. And that’s where these tips come in.… View Post

Your Water Can Affect Your Health // Is Your …

Your Water Can Affect Your Health // Is Your Filtration Sufficient?

Depending on where you live, the water coming to your tap might contain tiny particles, some not even visible to the eye. If these particles reach your digestive system, they can cause health issues.

One of the fastest and easiest ways to clean drinking water is through filtration. Buy a water filter and install it on your tap such that all water coming out is filtered and all dirt and other particles removed.… View Post

Vorwerk Kobold VK200 customising your cleaning experience

Vorwerk Kobold VK200 customising your cleaning experience

A couple of months ago Vorwerk contacted me to see whether I’d like to put the Kobold VK200 Cleaning System to the test.  Stating that I would find vacuuming easier, enjoyable and most importantly I’d notice how much cleaner my carpets were.  With three children in the house (especially the muck monkey also known as Piglet) I need all the help I can get with cleaning especially vacuuming.  Piglet spends a large portion of the day playing on the floors around out the house so I want them to be as clean as possible.… View Post

5 simple hacks to teaching your children the importance …

5 simple hacks to teaching your children the importance of recycling

Considering how much waste Brits go through every day, and collectively as a year, it is having a catastrophic impact on the natural environment. And what’s most important is teaching our younger and future generation the importance of recycling and waste removal. When we recycle, we reduce the pollution caused by waste, we reduce the need for raw materials and we use much less energy which helps preserve natural resources. Children are very likely to pick up the habit of recycling and the importance of being considerate towards nature if taught from an early age.… View Post