The majority of the little touches that make a room, such as LEGO storage boxes, a desk, an array of LEGO-themed toys, minifigures and soft toys we already owned.  However, once the room was completed there was something missing.  We’d utilised some superhero style bedding that we’d purchased a couple of years ago when we had hoped to change the decor in the nursery for him.  But never got round to using to doing it.  And whilst there is nothing wrong with the bedding set it just didn’t fit his new room.  Which given that he had waited so long for it, I wanted it to be perfect. … View Post

6 Tips to Help You Sell Your House Without …

6 Tips to Help You Sell Your House Without Getting Stressed

We all know trying to sell a property is no picnic. In fact, it’s probably one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. There are a hundred and one things to think about when selling your home. From dealing with estate agents to worrying if a buyer will pull out at the last minute. It can require nerves of steel sometimes.… 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

The Best Apartment Amenities for Families

The Best Apartment Amenities for Families

Today it can be harder than ever to find kid-friendly apartment communities. Your top priority is making sure that the neighbourhood is safe and that the school districts are top notch. Once you’ve filled that criteria, you need to find a modern apartment with the right kind of amenities to keep your family safe, engage them socially, and help educate them.… View Post

3 Ways to Get the Home of Your Dreams …

3 Ways to Get the Home of Your Dreams in 2018

The things is, a dream home is a subjective term, and this is something that is different for everybody. Your dream home would likely be completely different to someone else’s, and vice versa. So, you need to make sure you are focused on improving your own version of what your dream home is. Here are some of the best ways to get the home you have always wanted this year.
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Winterise Your Garden Against the Cold, Wet Months

Winterise Your Garden Against the Cold, Wet Months

With summer almost out the door and autumn on the horizon, our gardens are slowly going to fall out of use as the air turns colder and we are less likely to enjoy sitting outdoors unless you have a patio heater or chiminea for warmth. Not only does it close of your garden for use, but if you are someone with a pet you might be half dreading the winter months as they start to bring in the dirt, mud and leaves from the garden on their trips outdoors.… 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 you can update the look of your …

How you can update the look of your home

Thinking about updating your home can be a bit overwhelming. Many times, the thought of tackling anything can immediately outweigh the amount of effort that you’re wanting and willing to do. Instead of psyching yourself out before you even begin, why not take a step back and think about home renovation ideas that literally anyone can do. If you have a bit of time, you have the ability to make changes in and around your home.… View Post

Are Your Walls Looking A Little Plain?

Are Your Walls Looking A Little Plain?

If you’re sick of blank walls, or the paintings you’ve got up are getting a little stale, now’s the time to shake things up a bit; a bit of negative space here and there is fine, especially when it’s a bit humid and hot indoors, but it’s not something we want to stare at forever. Here are a few ideas and tricks you can use to dress up your surroundings and make sure those four walls you paid so much money for are always pulling their weight!… View Post

Create a Vintage Space for the Entire Family

Create a Vintage Space for the Entire Family

There are many rooms in the house that are only meant for certain people. Bedrooms, the kid’s game room, or parent’s study may all have things that are off limits to some people. The living room, however, is meant for everyone. This is where you come together for family games, movies, and conversation. It is important to make this room a place that everyone enjoys looking at, as well. … View Post

Freshers life: Kitting out Uni digs

Freshers life: Kitting out Uni digs

It’s back to school, but for parents whose kids aren’t quite so small, ‘back to school’ is a whole different ball game. After battling through those torturous teenage years, your eldest is finally spreading their wings and leaving the nest. Heck, who’d have thought you’d actually be dreading it?… View Post

Hot desking: because your blog’s got that …

Hot desking: because your blog’s got that big

As one of the original old school bloggers, I know that when you start out you just don’t realise how big the blogosphere is. In the last ten years alone, it’s grown enormously. Those of us who’ve stuck it out and survived, I reckon we deserve a big bag of kudos. We’ve experienced first-hand how our hobby has changed steadily, but rapidly, into an industry of its own.… View Post