Category: Home & Garden

Keeping a Cards and Wrap Stash

Every home should be keeping a cards and wrap stash. I would not be without mine, it keeps me organised and on track. Whenever an occasion pops up, I am usually well-prepared for it, and you know that I love to send cards whenever I can! But keeping a cards …

3 Easy Ways to Brighten Your Home

During the summer months, I like to spend all of my time outside. I like to keep busy making changes out in the garden and tending to it. When the cold starts to seep in, I move into hibernation mode. My thoughts turn to home decor and interiors. Working from …

5 Mistakes That Damage Your Homely Feeling

Home sweet home. It would be a sweet little sign to hang in your entrance, and that makes you smile when you look at it. However, when the sign appears meaningless, there’s something wrong with your home. Most homeowners are guilty of committing at least one of the following five …

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 …

My Living Room Makeover with Superfresco Easy Wallpaper

We’ve been wanting to redecorate our living room for months. It felt really dated, and in need of a face-lift. The room’s painted, though we’ve wallpaper in the 2 alcoves. We’d got as far as several trips out to choose wallpaper, but despite being keen, we still hadn’t made any …

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 about …

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 …

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