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5 design tips for a happy home (guest post)

Your home is supposed to be a safe haven, a peaceful and serene place where you can escape the troubles and worries of modern-day life, shed the unnecessary stress, and imbue your mind, body, and soul once more with…

get your heating ready for winter

Get your heating system ready for winter

According to those experts who monitor such things, the average household decides to admit that summer has finally gone and switches on their central heating for the first time on 13th October. As much as I’ve been tempted to…

Is your family home gas safe? {guest post}

With the seventh annual Gas Safety Week commencing from September 18th PlumbNation have put together a quick guide to warn you of dangerous gas appliances. Poorly maintained fixtures such as boilers and fires could be an unknown hazard lurking…

How to stage a property to sell or rent fast

Whether you want to sell your home or rent out a room it needs to look good. The trick to selling or renting fast, and securing the best price, is to make the space look as attractive as possible.…

modern kitchen

Design ideas for a sleek and modern kitchen

If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you’ll know that we recently moved house and relocated. Unlike previous properties we’ve lived in, we’re not planning to heavily renovate this one; the property is only twelve years old and…

make your home more energy efficient

How to save money on your utility bills

The hubby and I have lived in three different houses in the six years we’ve been together. Before starting a family, we used to like a renovation job, preferring to ‘put our own stamp’ on a property as opposed…

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Finding our forever home – and moving to a new city

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll know that we’ve been house hunting since selling our house in January. The decision toΒ put our house on the market was a bit of an impulsive one, but it felt like the…

update your home for spring

Easy ways to update your home for spring

Is it me or has winter been going on forever this year? I’m actually a fanΒ of winter, but I have to say I literally cannot wait for warmer days now and I’m feeling better with each daffodil shoot that…