Category: Home & Garden

4 Easy Ways To Get Started With Houseplants

This post contains affiliate links Yes, it’s all about houseplants today. I shared last month about becoming a plant lady, and if you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that my love of houseplants continues to bloom. I suspect that many of us have started a love affair with houseplants …

On Becoming A Plant Lady

A few years ago, I caught the gardening bug. I’m still not sure how or what finally triggered it, but after many years of complete disinterest, the pastime grabbed me. I not only appreciated all that was growing in my garden, I started to want to shape it and to …

3 Ways To Create A Calm Bedroom

This is a collaborative post  We could all do with a bit more calm in our lives at the moment, couldn’t we? We need the time to be able to completely unwind, relax and get some rest, and to do that, it helps to be in a calm environment. For …

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Garden

This post contains affiliate links We’re not all green-fingered, we don’t all love gardening, but most us would like our gardens to look nice. We would like to enjoy spending our time out there, and maybe, just maybe, over time we will develop an interest and learn more to keep …

4 Home Improvement Projects That Add Value To Your Home

This is a collaborative post When you own your own home, you want to make it as comfortable and as a practical as you possibly can. You need to make it into a space that works for you and your family and you want to enjoy living there. Fortunately, many …

Is It Time For Gardening Again?

Is it time for gardening again? I only get out there spring through to autumn, as I find there is little to maintain and do during the colder months. I tend to start pottering around out there as the spring rolls in. I like to be relatively confident that the …

3 Ways To Add Value To Your Home

This is a collaborative post Do you plan to sell your home? Or perhaps you might want to in the future. If you’re looking to relocate at any point, you’ll no doubt want to get as much as you can for your current property. That’s why it’s crucial to start …

Clever Ways To Decorate Your Home With Fairy Lights

This is a collaborative post Ever since Edward Johnson put fairy lights on a Christmas tree in the 1870s a Christmas tradition was born. Each year we put twinkling lights around the tree to add a little magic to our homes, but there are more ways you can use fairy …

5 Tips To Make The Perfect Reading Corner For Kids

This is a collaborative post Garrison Keillor once said that a book is a gift you can open again and again, and I’m a firm believer in that statement. As wonderful as settling down with a good book is, in today’s fast paced world that’s full of distraction, noise and …

4 Ways to Play in Your Own Back Garden

This is a collaborative post My children love playing in our back garden. It actually never ceases to amaze me how much fun they can have out there, coming up with different ways to play. When the sun is shining (and often even when it’s not) my two want to …

BBC Gardeners’ World Live

I received press tickets to this event A few days ago we went along to BBC Gardeners’ World Live and, as always, we had brilliant day. It’s become something of an annual date for my mum and I. My mum is my gardening guru, everything that I know I have …

7 Easy Perennials for Every Garden

I enjoy gardening these days. I haven’t always, but over the last few years I have redesigned most of my garden and added more new plants than I can really count. I like to potter about out there and I enjoy seeing it change over the seasons. I like to …

Our Living Room Makeover

Our living room makeover is finally complete, so I am excited to be sharing it with you today. As you know, this is pretty much the final touch in all of our home projects, and it’s also been the biggest change. We wanted to give it a new look, including …

Home Interiors Projects Update

I shared with you a couple of months ago our home interiors plans for 2019. Well, we’ve been pushing on with them and working hard to complete them. Nothing motivates you more to get projects done than a deadline, and the imminent arrival of our new puppy is that deadline! …

A Look At My New Home Office

If you read my post about my home interiors plans for 2019 you’ll know that, amongst other things, I wanted to sort out my home office and give myself a new space. It was a room that was part office, part playroom and part guinea pigs home. Well, now it’s …

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