Before You Buy An Older Home, Consider These Key Factors

Are you thinking about purchasing an older home? Typically, people will take this step as a way to save money on a property. It’s true that older homes can be more budget friendly. However, they can also come with issues that you will likely not be prepared for and this is something that you should […]

How To Give Your Dog A Very Happy Christmas

Christmas is coming, and many of us are currently in the midst of our festive planning. It might look a little different this year, of course, thanks to the continuing disruption caused by the pandemic, but there is still much to look forward to. But while in the planning stage, we shouldn’t forget about our […]

Choosing The Right Bedroom Lighting

***Collaborative post*** Your bedroom has to be a cosy, comfortable space to relax and enjoy. You sleep here, you rest here and it’s the place where you wind down after a long day at work. A bedroom should be soft, soothing and muted in its decor, and the lighting should be just as soft as […]

Upgrade Your Home During Lockdown With These Tips!

***Collaborative post*** There is nobody out there right now that’s happy about another lockdown. The world is supposed to be getting better, not worse, and while we can all do or bit to support the recovery from a pandemic by social distancing and wearing masks, we feel pretty useless. The shops are shut, the restaurants […]

Deep Cleaning Kitchen Guide

The prospect of deep cleaning your kitchen may seem a little daunting, however, once you know where to start and what to tackle, you’ll soon be on your way.  Before You Get Started  You firstly need ot make sure you have all of the basic supplies such cleaning products, rubber gloves, sponge scourers, a number […]

Social Living: Make Your Home Ready for Guests

***Collaborative post*** Your home isn’t just for you and your immediate family to enjoy. It’s also there for your friends and extended family, too. In an age when it’s more and more difficult to go out to pubs and restaurants, many of us are looking to host people in our homes — or at least, […]

How To Take Better Care Of Your Mental Health

Have you ever been told to just ‘snap out of it’ or to ‘cheer up’ when you’re feeling down? You’ll know that it is just not that easy when you struggle with depression.  Depression is an illness. It is not just an emotional weakness. It is caused by imbalances of brain chemicals or from historic […]

4 Tips For Making Your Home Winter-Ready

The passage of linear time has been hard to track this year, for obvious reasons, but it won’t have been lost on anyone that nights are drawing in. The days are getting colder, and there is more likely to be some rain to deal with too. Although our arrangements for the holiday season might be […]

4 Reasons To Avoid Credit Cards When You’re Skint

It’s nearing the end of the month and your bank balance is looking bare. It’s so low that you can’t afford a drink and a packet of peanuts in your local establishment. Yes, you’re officially skint. People say they are broke and have no money, but they don’t mean it. Their balance might be low, […]

Staying Active During Lockdown This Winter

The last six months for most of us have been a huge change of pace in life and a strange new world to get used to. When we have a family with children, being in the house for so long can be a huge challenge and many of us have struggled to keep everyone sane […]

3 Reasons You Might Not Be Enjoying The Home

***Collaborative post*** It can be a very unfortunate state of affairs when you notice that you are not really fully enjoying the home as well as you could. When that happens, you are probably going to want to do something about it as soon as possible, so that you can stop it from worsening and […]

How to Choose the Right Pet Door for You

***Collaborative post*** If you’re thinking about installing a cat flap or a dog flap in your home, then there are several important factors to consider. Ideally, a cat flap or pet door should add convenience and increase safety, not the opposite. There are also different kinds of pet door you can look into, to decide […]

The Design Trends That We Are Likely To See Next Season

***Collaborative post*** The American Institute of Architects (AIA) asked the architects what they expect to be the most important changes in the design of the houses and asked them to submit their forecasts and vision for the coming years until 2025. The results are interesting – most people are quite open to design and will […]

Fun Ways To Get The Whole Family Active

***Collaborative post*** You work hard to provide for your family. You want them to have the best of everything that you had in childhood, and enjoy opportunities and experiences that you never got as a kid. However, you also want them to get the most out of childhood. Including, perhaps, avoiding temptations and pitfalls that […]