There’s a lot to be said for DIY home maintenance. You can learn new skills, save yourself money, and still get the house you have dreamed of at the end of a lot of hard work. There’s a satisfaction in DIY, in that you then get to live in what you have created. Nevertheless, you… View Post

Nearly every home has at least one room that is commonly regarded as the ‘spare room.’ When you buy a house, it is always advisable to get one that is slightly larger than you need. I don’t usually advocate taking on more than you need, but in some instances, such as if you are planning… View Post

We’re more aware than ever before about just how much damage we’ve done to the planet over the last twenty years. In some cities, pollution levels are so high that residents are being asked to use their cars on alternate days, climate change has shown the polar icecaps are melting at an alarming rate, and… View Post

There are times when it feels like the beauty industry can feel very impersonal. Beauty brands are now producing more and more new products than ever before, and while that can be a great thing it can also have some downsides. One major downside to this commercial side of beauty is that now brands have… View Post

Are you one who loves minimalism or do you prefer a little bit of “laid back chic”? If boho chic is more your style you’ll want to carry on reading about some fab features for laid back chic/boho chic home decor. Where some people embrace clean lines and light colors, some of us want to embrace color, texture,… View Post

Another week has come and gone and it’s time for another installment of Like, Love, Loathe. After tweaking with the format I have come to the conclusion that Sunday nights are the best night to share the weekly round-up. Grab a cuppa, run a bath, and let’s delve into what was great this week, and… View Post

If you’re not a homeowner, you probably have rose-tinted visions of wandering around your castle with an air of smugness and achievement. There are, of course, a wealth of benefits associated with owning a home, but don’t let anybody fool you into thinking that it’s all plain sailing. Ask anybody who has recently bought a… View Post

Bucket lists are a fun idea to give you detailed goals. All those things you dream of having or doing one day should definitely be on the list! The trouble is, at our age, life kind of gets in the way of dreams. You might even struggle to put two or three things down on… View Post