Category: Home & Garden

How To Create A Perfectly Organised Home Office

Do you have a home office space? If you’re lucky it’s an entire room all to yourself, or it might be a little nook or even just your laptop on the sofa?! I think that whatever it is, if you are working from home, full time or just occasionally, it …

7 Simple Ways To Improve Your Garden This Autumn

I am a fair weather gardener. During the spring I am chomping at the bit to get out there to tidy things up and see what’s starting to push up. In the summer I am out there most days, tending to this and that or just meandering about and enjoying …

So You Need To Sell Your House….

So you need to sell your house…. You have found your ideal home and have drawn graphs showing how your furniture will fit in to each room perfectly. Your property has been on the market for a while and although you carefully followed all the ‘how to sell your house …

Using A Bullet Journal For Cleaning

OK, I don’t literally mean using a notebook to dust, you understand?! I want to share how I am going to be using a bullet journal for cleaning, as if you spotted my post on Monday, you’ll know that Mrs Hinch has given me the cleaning bug. The only problem …

Gifts for Guinea-Pig Loving Children

As you’ll know, we love our guinea pigs here and the kids absolutely adore Jessie and Leia. With Christmas coming up, I have had a little think about guinea pig related present ideas for you that have gone down well here. Hopefully this will inspire you if you are looking …

Mrs Hinch Has Given Me The Cleaning Bug

If you’re reading this and haven’t a clue what I am talking about, let me enlighten you. Mrs Hinch has an Instagram account where she cleans. Yep, that’s it, she cleans. It’s her Instastories that share all of her tips and show her cleaning each day. And now Mrs Hinch …

Washing, Washing And More Washing

I have spent most of today working. I have been sorting through this month’s pen pal sign up and matching everyone up. It has taken hours! And in between that I have been ensuring that the kids have been fed and watered (they’ve been quite content as they have spent …

GardenSite Garden Bench Review & Competition

It’s been a little while since I talked about the garden. This is no doubt because IT HAS BEEN THE LONGEST WINTER EVER!!! But, I am hopeful that spring is now emerging as we have had a handful of warmer sunnier days, which has meant that we have managed to …

Interior Projects for 2018

I always get itchy feet in January so I am already anticipating feeling this way soon. At least I know it’s coming now, so it won’t sneak up on me and have me making hasty trips to buy random ill-thought out purchases just to assuage the need for change! It’s …

Why A Betta Fish Is The Perfect First Pet For Kids

  Fish are awesome creatures to have in your home, which is true even if you aren’t a big fan of animals. Well, maybe your child has been begging you for their first pet, or maybe you think that a pet will do them some good. You may have thought …

The Best Flooring For Your Child’s Bedroom

If you have children then you know that having carpet around the house, especially in their bedroom, can be a very dangerous game. Now, don’t get me wrong, carpet can be a great option for a child’s bedroom, it’s lovely and soft which is ideal if you have little ones …

8 Things You Didn’t Know Your Plants Can Do

I am something of a latecomer to the wonders of gardening, but I am now very keen. For so many years I paid no attention to what was happening out there, but over the last 3 to 4 years I have found myself increasingly excited by seeing what the seasons …

Can Embracing Hygge Make You Happier?

Well, the Danes certainly think so. Having seen this book about Hygge all over the place in recent months, I was intrigued so it was at the top of my Christmas list…. Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That’s down to one thing: hygge. …

Different Ways to Add More Living Space to Your Home

The main reason why most people end up moving home is because they need more space. If you buy a home as a couple, there is a good chance that sooner or later children will come along and your one-bed flat will start to feel a bit cramped. The obvious solution …

Sushi for Beginners with Yutaka

Have you tried sushi? Probably. But until now, we hadn’t, not one of us in our house. So when YUTAKA got in touch offering us the chance to give it a go, I jumped at it as I like us to try new things and I thought it would be …

Batavia Maxxheat: Electric Hot Air Gun Weed Killer Review

I have a new gadget and it’s a garden gadget, my favourite kind. May I introduce to you the Batavia Maxxheat: Electric Hot Air Gun Weed Killer… From Batavia this is a useful 3-in-1 combi-tool that can be used as a Weed Killer, a Hot Air Gun and a BBQ …

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