Moving house? Make things less stressful!

With our moving-in ‘anniversary’ just around the corner (and having a good friend who has just been through the process of moving), it got me thinking about the stress and struggles that moving house can bring. So I thought I’d put together a little checklist of things you can do to help make your move a little less stressful. Once you have made the decision to move and you’re offer has been accepted on  your new home, the excitement can {Read More}

Say Goodbye to Summer by Hosting the Ultimate Gazebo Garden Party

Are you the hostess with the mostess?  Let’s end Summer 2018 with a bang! Whether your garden is large or small, this inexpensive pop up Gazebo is the perfect solution to throw an unforgettable soiree. They come in a range of shapes and sizes, and can be decorated with lights and scatter cushions, so channel your inner feng shui until your heart’s content! Unfortunately the British weather can be a little unpredictable, but we’re not letting it rain on our {Read More}

Updating your kids bedroom with a mural

Wallpaper has been used in houses for centuries and it’s now trendier than ever to decorate your home with the inspiring prints, colours and textures available. But it’s not just wallpaper, if you’re looking for a statement piece, or something to simply brighten up one wall, you could always opt for a wall mural, wall art or even wall stickers; the choice really is almost endless. Thinking of a mural? We’ve used a wall mural in Isabella’s room to add {Read More}

How to Create a Stress-Free Home Environment

Do you sometimes feel that your home isn’t quite the relaxing and tranquil home that you long for? Most people want to come home from a busy day and relax in a stress-free home. If your home is chaotic, you might not be able to do this and instead you’ll find it exacerbates any stress levels you already have. Sloane and Sons have created a handy guide to creating a Stress-Free Home with Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art. {Read More}

Freshening up the Living Room

Having been in our home for just over 2 years now, I’ve started to freshen up the rooms starting with the children’s bedrooms. Next on my list is the living room. Our living room is quite long and so while the children are still quite young we’ve almost split the room into two; a living room and a playroom. This means that we’ve decided to hold off on completely redecorating until we move all the toys out in a few {Read More}

New Kitchen Ideas

I have a long list of rooms in the house that I’d love to tackle and having lived in the house for a little over two years now, I’m getting more and more itchy to get them sorted. Top of my list though would have to be the kitchen. Here are some of my new kitchen ideas . While it’s a functioning kitchen, in my eyes, the layout was never properly considered so as well as not looking aesthetically pleasing, {Read More}

Moving Home Checklist

Have you ever moved home? If you have, I’m sure you’ll agree it can be one of the most stressful things you can do which is why Rattan Direct have come up with a home owners checklist to help you out. There are several aspects you may need to consider including preparing for a move. Moving always takes more time than you initially think so considering the timescale you have, especially if you have a set date you need to {Read More}

CanvasChamp : review

Updating photo frames and pictures around the house can not only be time consuming but can also end up costing a small fortune. There are so many ways now to display your images from photo frames, canvas prints, acrylic, wooden blocks, the choice seems endless. However, we tend to always go back to canvas. So when CanvasChamp got in contact, I jumped at the chance to review one of their canvas prints. I knew immediately which photo I was going {Read More}

VonShef 750W Food Processor : Review

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been putting the VonShef 750W Food Processor through its paces to see if it can save me time in the kitchen at meal times. It’s also inspired me to try and make healthy snacks for the children instead of buying them! What’s Inside? You will receive: 2 litre bowl 1.8 litre jug Stainless steel coarse grater Stainless steel fine grater Emulsifying disc Stainless steel shredder Plastic dough blade Stainless steel chopper blade Citrus {Read More}

WIN SONGMICS Ottoman : Are you always looking for extra storage ideas in your house?

If you’re anything like me, you will always be on the lookout for additional storage solutions that look great as well as being functional. With two children and I don’t know how many toys, as well as having my own crafting paraphernalia, in the house, we are constantly looking for the best ways to keep the house looking tidy. The SONGMICS Ottoman is my idea of the perfect solution to hide my mess! We have lots of storage boxes in {Read More}