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The house that never rests

Family / Lifestyle blog. Sharing our life's fun and adventures with our 3 sons living in London.

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 […]

Here’s How To Modernise Your Interior Design

***Collaborative post*** Are you looking for ways to improve your home? If so, then you might be interested in ensuring that it looks more modern. This is a step that a lot of people will often take before selling their property. Why? A modern home is always going to be more attractive to buyers. Even […]

Signs That It Could Be Time To Change Your Windows

Sponsored post It is so easy to put off some of our home improvement projects, as let’s face it, some can be very expensive, let alone time-consuming! It is so easy putting off changing our windows as this can be very expensive. But how do we know when that time has come where they are […]

Cutting the Cost of Living in London

***Collaborative post*** London is a fantastic place to live your best life and achieve your career goals. For centuries, the big smoke has been a thriving hub of industry, commerce, science and technology. Not to mention having a plethora of awesome attractions, delectable restaurants, cool cafes, trendy bars and more exquisite parks than you could […]

Five Ways To Tastefully Incorporate Some Sparkle Into Your Home

***Collaborative post*** Who doesn’t love a little bit of sparkle? Glitter and shimmer can look great when incorporated into the design and decoration of your home, but using too much can easily tip you over the edge from tasteful to tacky. Here are five ways to tastefully incorporate some sparkle into your home.  Sparkly shower […]

Apps To Create A Beautiful Garden

***Collaborative post*** With the right maintenance, your garden can be one of the most beautiful spaces of your home. Perhaps you’re new to gardening as a hobby, and you’re looking to learn the ropes? Getting into gardening won’t just improve your home, but it will improve your well being at the same time. With these […]

How To Find The Right Car For You

***Collaborative post*** Is it time to look for a new car? It might be that you have just passed your driving test, so it could be the first car you will ever lease or buy. Or it might be that your old car is no longer suitable for your needs, so you might be on […]

Has Your Spouse Lost Interest In You?

***Collaborative post*** Maintaining a mindful marriage is not easy. It means looking at and appreciating the good in your marriage, but also being wary of the bad, and taking care of those aspects before they cause a serious rift. A seeming loss of attraction, oft accompanied by a decrease in sexual intimacy in a marriage, […]