The 4 box challenge

I was sent 4 large colourful boxes form the plastic box company. Each box was separately labelled ‘keep it, store it, bin it and donate…

Showering Saves Money

  When I was a child we didn’t have central heating. We used to feed our electricity meter with 50p pieces and it seemed to…

Three Energy Saving Technologies that will save your Home Money

 Today – Energy Saving Technologies that will save your Home Money According to a recent report by the BBC, 2013 saw the highest levels of…

Thorntons personalised chocolate hamper review (lucky me!)

Thorntons sell a lovely range of personalised hampers. A chocolate lovers dream. I love chocolate and Thorntons in particular. One day into the school holidays…

Add Timeless Style to Your Home on a Tight Budget

We all want to live in a stylish home but what if the budget you have to achieve this doesn’t seem big enough to get…

Thinking About Winter Yet? Tips To Get Your Home Ready

OK, so it is summer. The sun is shining (some of the time), you are wearing your flip flops as a matter of course, and…

Why Reclaimed Industrial Furniture Is Now So Popular in the …

You may have noticed that there is a growing trend for using reclaimed industrial furniture across the UK. These funky and interesting pieces of furniture…

The little things that make a house a home

We have lived in our current home for 12 years now.  We so very nearly didn’t buy it. This house is wonky and was badly…

PVC curtains for kids

PVC Curtains for Kids are new to me and I have to say I am rather taken with them. Over at www.plastic-curtains.co.uk. you can have…

How to Control How to Heat your Home

I love to come home to a warm and cost home on a chilly day and when my kids come back from playing football in…

How Safe Is Your Area?

Whether you have lived in the same place for a number of years and intend to stay put, or are looking to up sticks to…

My Introduction to Beautiful Interiors

When I was in my teens Art was a major part of my life. I loved to paint and draw, to wander for hours around…

Brightening up your home on a budget

One of the very best ways to brighten up your home is to let in more light. I am not suggesting you got the expense…

Take it or leave it? What to leave behind and …

Moving home can be an extremely stressful time and one of the most difficult parts of this is deciding exactly what you leave behind and…

Sleeping like Goldilocks

I have learned through trial and experience that buying items that are cheaper  does not always mean that you have lesser quality.  Good shopping is…

Your Guide to Selecting and Installing a Gas Fireplace

Although the drive for sustainable energy has gripped British residents, the typical household is often restricted by stringent budgetary constraints. This means that the option…

Finding a Stylish yet Affordable Kitchen for your Home

The most important space in your family home is not the lounge or dining area, it is in the kitchen. Food is something that we…

How to be the Best Landlord Possible

The rising demand for rental properties means that buying to let has become a very popular option for those who want to supplement their income,…

Beds on A Budget

Bills, groceries, taxes, car fuel and other unplanned expenses; they’re all unavoidable and they all add up. And for families on a budget, the stress…

Beautiful Home Lighting Is Free…Almost

 Fortunately for those on a budget, no amount of money can buy you a lighting scheme that brings the room to life. Well, if you…