Preparing Your Kids to Go Back to School

Preparing Your Kids to Go Back to School It’s always better to be prepared for your kids to go back to school once everything kind of-sort of gets back to normal. Indeed, some kids across the country are still finishing their current weird year, but this is what makes now an ideal time to start thinking about next year.  This year has been wild and unusual as it is, so thinking of getting the kids back to school will, at […]

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5 Ways To Bring The Beach To Your Garden

5 Ways To Bring The Beach To Your Garden If you’re looking for ways to bring the beach to your garden now that summer holidays are unlikely then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you’ve had to cancel your holiday because of COVID-19 or you’re not booking something just in case, recreating the beach at home is a great way to feel as though you have your own little bit of paradise. Luckily, there are […]

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Vinyl Flooring Do’s and Don’ts A Quick Guide for Caring for Your Flooring

Vinyl Flooring Do’s and Don’ts – A Quick Guide for Caring for Your Flooring So you have been considering delving into the choice of luxury vinyl flooring for your home. It’s a solid choice and enjoys many benefits, however there are some rules you can follow to ensure you get the maximum amount of benefit from your floor and avoid any ghastly errors that could cause damage and requirements of fixing. Installation If you have just installed your vinyl flooring […]

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Slowing Down Your Fashion Sense: How To Ditch Your Reliance On Fast Fashion

Slowing Down Your Fashion Sense: How To Ditch Your Reliance On Fast Fashion When the lockdown was eased last month and retailers reopened their doors for the first time since March, we saw some worrying trends emerge on the highstreet. One of which was the enormous and lengthy queues for discount retailer Primark. While it’s understandable that many consumers might need access to affordable clothing, these “enormous” queues highlight a disturbing truth about our shopping habits. We’ve become addicted to […]

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Lockdown Diary Week Sixteen!

Lockdown Diary Week Sixteen! I never thought when we came into lockdown back in March that we’d still be in it come my birthday, yet here we are. My 41st birthday week (I always like to take a week) and though things are slowly creeping back to normal around me there is still a very real threat from the virus and precautions are necessary as far as I’m concerned. Some people are absolutely sick of the situation to the point […]

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The Magic Of Lasers On Unwanted Hair

The Magic Of Lasers On Unwanted Hair Unwanted hair is always a menace for both men and women. Perhaps women make it more popular with its excessive need and use but it holds true for men too. Laser hair removal has seen people go through various treatments namely, waxing, shaving and threading. It is well known that both these procedures, in fact, all of them leave the pores of your skin completely exposed to infection. At most times, laser hair […]

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New Floor, New Me!

New Floor, New Me! When we moved into our house four years ago I had all the hope that we’d be ship shape within a year and every room would be decorated and exactly as we wanted it. The reality is that after an initial flurry of a loft conversion and new kitchen we have been rather slow going with the process. Amazing how a new baby in the middle of renovating can set you back! It is all a […]

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Creating A Safe Garden For Your Family

Creating A Safe Garden For Your Family Once we’ve got kids, whenever we are in the market for a new home, one of the things high on our wish list is often a nice big garden that they can play in. We imagine paddling pools in the summer and snowmen in the winter. We think about big family BBQs and summer afternoon picnics. We picture long, hot days in the garden with our families, and then glasses of wine or […]

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How To Save Bees With Your Kids

How To Save Bees With Your Kids  I’m a massive fan of bees, so much so that one of my son’s middle names is actually Bumblebee (I kid you not) and as a result we have a fondness for keeping the bees in our garden – of course. I’ve been known to rescue them with sugar water if we find one out of his steam, save them from spider webs and naturally we encourage an environment that invites them in […]

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Lockdown Diary Week Fifteen!

Lockdown Diary Week Fifteen! Our second week of home school without our key teacher person for three days of the week felt a little easier. We got ahead of the game by being a day in hand with our work meaning camping at Gram’s could happen for the big two again and I got to feel like I had a day off from the teaching – which isn’t really teaching as I don’t generally know any of the answers and […]

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