If you have a spare room at home, it’s so worth making the most of it. Whether you’re renting or buying your property, this is space that you’re paying for so why let it go to waste? When you consider how short on space so many people are in their homes (especially those that live in big cities) it seems crazy to waste perfectly good rooms that you have access to.… 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

How to set up a home office

How to set up a home office

Flexible working conditions have allowed many people the opportunity to work remotely rather having to attend their usual workplace each day. Add to this the thousands of people who are self-employed and work from home… View Post

BenQ WiT eReading Lamp

BenQ WiT eReading Lamp

When using a computer screen, do we actually need to turn on a table lamp? Yes, for the reason that, if you do not turn on the light, the surroundings of the screen will be dark, while the screen itself is bright. This will create a sharp contrast between light and dark, which causes eyestrain or “contrast glare.”… View Post

TeacherBoards // Organising Family Life

TeacherBoards // Organising Family Life

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

Top tips for an organised New Year

Top tips for an organised New Year

Having worked for many years in administration I like to think of myself as an organised person.  That was until 2017 happened and I dropped the organisational ball somewhat.  Especially since the children returned to school following the summer holidays.  You’d think that the ability to return to a routine would have helped me pick up the slack.  Instead, I ended up in a downward spiral until we hit Christmas.  Determined to start afresh with the New Year I have gathered a few top tips for an organised New Year to share with you.… View Post

Back to school // Homework station inspiration

Back to school // Homework station inspiration

With two out of my three children in school, homework has become part and parcel of our weekly routine.  Whilst the amount and difficulty differs according to their age group, there are some products that they both require in order for homework time to go as smoothly as possible.  As part of the Wayfair Home Experts team, I am collaborating with them to showcase a couple of homework station inspiration ideas.… View Post