One of the things that I love about the US, compared with the UK, is that renting in the US is much more the norm for most people, and the rental application process is much more straightforward. That’s not to say that I haven’t struggled with the trials of getting… View Post

There is nothing worse than feeling claustrophobic in your own home, but, unfortunately, if your home is a little on the small side, this a reality that you may face. Not everyone can afford to move house, or even wants to, so if you want to feel less squished, you… View Post

As I write this post I am accompanied by an ice pack, a warm blanket, and a very injured knee. It’s not the way that I want to spend my run-up to Christmas, but due to a fall, I have ended up in a way that I would prefer not… View Post

The New Year is usually a time when many of us make resolutions. From getting fit and focusing on our waistline to getting our homes organised to becoming more financially fit. We all try and make a resolution but sadly, most of us tend not to see them through. One… View Post

When we talk about romance, the spectrum of what can be romantic to different people is really wide. Some prefer a cuddly night in with a movie and chocolate, other prefer a stylish meal out, or a long country walk with their loved one. I think the truth is that… View Post

Living life as an expat is something that so many of us want to achieve. Whether you’ve always dream to moving abroad and living in a country that you’ve fallen in love with, or it’s something new that you’ve been thinking about, you may be wondering if it’s something you… View Post

Days ago I wrote a post about the things men do to show you they like you, so what better way to counter that than by writing this post. They say that men and women come from completely different planets, but even though we are so different and go about… View Post

Planning a wedding is such a personal endeavour. I’d never dream of telling anyone how they should have their wedding, and especially not what theme they should choose. I do think that with so many themes abounding you can narrow down the plethora of options by considering the seasons. Websites like… View Post

You may have noticed the title of this post refers to how you can choose happiness every day. Keyword: choose. Not be happy. Choose happiness. You may have heard before, that happiness is a choice. Many will say that this isn’t true, but you can, in fact, decide how you’re… View Post

Men are complicated beings. That’s the myth that surrounds them. In reality, though, men are much more straightforward than we give them credit for. The things men do to show you they like you may or may not be as surprising as some of us imagine. Compliments You  Compliments from… View Post

You may not give pocket watches a second thought. You may even see them as something you could inherit from your grandparents. But, here’s the news: the pocket watch has made a big comeback. Never mind smartphones and smartwatches, fashion has turned its head towards antique timepieces, with the pocket… View Post

When it comes to proposing, everyone wants to find the perfect ring. Since it’s a valuable purchase, it’s important to plan ahead and ensure you find something that will make the wearer and your wallet happy. Here are a few tips to make the most of your budget when buying… View Post

I’ve never speed dated. I suppose it wasn’t as popular as it is now when I was still single. Either way, it’s not something that I ever really thought that I would enjoy. Thing is though, the more I was thinking about speed dating and researching it for this post… View Post

The festive period has me all giddy and excited. It’s our first year spending the Christmas season in Spain and I’m so excited to discover what the customs and festivities bring. There’s something strange about spending the winter in a place where we usually only spend the summer. It makes… View Post

Where I come from people tend to things a bit backwards. I’m not from a backwards city, not at all. But the chronology of some people’s love lives tends to be quite skewed. You get married in your early 20’s and by your early 40’s you have a marriage under… View Post

Interiors are my thing. Like, seriously. I love and have always loved interior decor and design. Going shopping for adornments for my abode has always been more appealing than going shopping for adornments for myself. If you’re a regular around these parts you’ll probably know that we are spending the winter in… View Post

Despite all that we read in the media about the huge number of fixed rate energy deals available on the market that will make our homes more energy efficient, the reality is that energy costs have been rising steadily for a number of years. The need to ensure that our… View Post

We all want our home to be Instagrammable for Christmas, I know I do! There’s something special about being able to dress up your home that makes us want to show it off in those little Instagram squares. The thing is, sometimes our Christmas decor is not up to scratch… View Post