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Win a £100 voucher to spend at Joshua James Jewellery

Win a £100 voucher to spend at Joshua James Jewellery

I absolutely love sentimental pieces of jewellery, something that reminds you of a certain place in time or simply of someone. When Joshua James asked me to review s piece of jewellery from their engraving section, I jumped at the chance. I also get to run this fabulous competition too to win £100 to spend in their engraving section on the website.  VIEW the POST

4 undeniable signs that you need reading glasses

4 undeniable signs that you need reading glasses

As we get older, even the simplest of menial tasks can become a little difficult. Age affects our joints, making it harder to move like we used to, sometimes our memories are a little unreliable and we might not have as much energy as we used to. The same can also be said for our eyes. As we age, our eyes don’t focus as easily from near to far distances, this is due to a condition called presbyopia, which is related to the lenses in our eyes becoming less flexible as we get older. It’s incredibly common, and if you think you’re developing this condition, speak with your optometrist for advice. I have worn reading glasses since my teens, I do wholeheartedly believe it is because I read in the dark as a child. VIEW the POST

A fabulous Spring gift guide for 2021

I have loved exploring Spring time themed gifts over the past few weeks, pastel colours and special subscriptions being some of the wonderful items that are in this Spring gift guide. One of the things that have become more popular over the last year is definitely subscriptions and the idea of having something delivered to your doors each month. Here are some of my favourite items for gifts this Spring:

You deserve it! 4 ways to spoil yourself this week

You deserve it! 4 ways to spoil yourself this week

When was the last time you pampered and had a chance to spoil yourself? Even though many of us are still restricted to our homes right now, finding the time to indulge, relax and unwind isn’t as easy as it sounds. Whether you’re trying to stay on top of your work obligations, taking the kids to their dental and doctor appointments, entertaining your little ones or helping your elderly relatives with their errands there seems to be a never-ending list of duties and responsibilities that have your name on them. Don't wait, spoil yourself this week... VIEW the POST

Inspiration for your new wardrobe can come from anywhere

Inspiration for your new wardrobe can come from anywhere

Remember the days when your only sources of inspiration for your fashion style came from magazines or the runways in Paris, London, or New York?  The advent of the internet has dramatically changed all of that. It has given people access to an entirely new world of possibilities of inspiration for their clothing styles. The internet by itself does not require that you get monthly magazine subscriptions. Or require you to make a large cash outlay to travel to one of the fashion centers of the world. Instead, the internet brings them all right to you. The possibilities the internet offers are nearly endless.  VIEW the POST

Unique home decor tips from Kimberly Duncan

No matter who you are or where you live, you want a nice home. A nice home is a way to give your family a comfortable life and show them how important they are to you. It shows the world your status in the world. It does not have to be a mansion. But it should speak of quality, comfort, and understated elegance. These are the true features people of wealth insist on when decorating the homes they will live in. You don’t have to be wealthy though to add these features to your home, these home decor tips are for everyone.

How to make family mealtimes simple

How to make family mealtimes simple

In many homes, dinner is the one time of the day where the whole family comes together and spends time in each other’s company. Family mealtimes are the ideal time for everyone to share their news and chat about their day. However, sometimes the reality of family mealtimes fails to match this expectation. For many parents, dinner can be a source of stress. When you have a hectic schedule and have had a difficult day at work, finding the enthusiasm to decide what to cook can be challenging. If your kids decide that they don’t want to eat the dinner that you have just spent time preparing, mealtimes can become even more stressful. But, mealtimes do not need to be this way; these tips should give you some ideas on how to make family meals simple and far less stressful for everyone: VIEW the POST

What leads to a well-functioning home?

What leads to a well-functioning home?

Life isn’t easy, especially if you have a family. It can feel like there’s always something that needs to be done, and that we’re always running around. While it’ll never be easy, we can always hope to make things a little easier. There are many elements that’ll contribute to this, including having a home that works for you. If you have a property that supports your family and which you can just take for granted will provide a solid base, then you’ll find it much easier to handle all of life’s responsibilities. I love these well-functioning home ideas! VIEW the POST

4 Considerations for unexpected pregnancies

I have had many friends over the years find out that they’re pregnant, but they hadn’t planned that. Dealing with an unexpected pregnancy during an uncertain time in your life will bring a lot of shock and confusion. There will be instances when you won’t know how you should handle the news and may not make the right decisions for you and your unborn child.  This post isn’t to assume that unexpected pregnancies means unwanted babies, albeit sometimes this does happen.

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

If you are looking to update your bedroom but at a crossroads when choosing a new centerpiece, we don't blame you. With so many options out there, choosing a timeless piece that can easily fit into upcoming décor trends is crucial if you don't want to invest in a new bed every single season. As interior design tastes are rapidly changing, if some degree of thought isn't put into your bedroom's style and organization, your space will quickly become obsolete. I love these timeless beds, they are so stylish and I could have either one in my bedroom! VIEW the POST

9 House viewing ideas to make your home irresistible

9 House viewing ideas to make your home irresistible

There is plenty to consider when you’re selling your home, but a good place to start is to entice in prospective buyers by getting it ready for viewings. To find out how, read on… If you’re selling your home, you’ll no doubt understand how important it is to make sure that it is portrayed in the best possible light. So, considering house viewing ideas is essential. After all, you want to make it as attractive as possible for potential buyers, right? But how exactly can you spruce up your home ready for viewers? This is also good tips for Instagram loveable photos! VIEW the POST

10 Buy-to-Let home design ideas to keep your tenants happy

If you’re a landlord, you’ll no doubt want to make sure that you keep your tenants happy. What better way to do that than to invest in some unique design ideas? Here’s how… As a landlord, you have plenty of responsibilities towards your tenants. Whether it’s making sure that maintenance issues are handled correctly, or your tenant’s deposit is protected in a government-backed scheme, your duties are never-ending. But have you considered how important it is to review how the properties you rent out are designed? As a family that rented up until 2 years ago, we understand how important it is to consider home design ideas!

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

The most important room in any house is the bedroom. You feel like giving it a makeover every now and then. The best way of giving your bedroom a makeover is by changing the way your walls look. Getting them painted every now and then is a lot of hassle and mess. This is where the peel and stick wallpapers idea came from, that will save you from all the hassle and mess. Peel and stick wallpaper as featured in this article are one of kind and made of fine quality. The next step for our master bedroom is to make a feature wall behind the bed. VIEW the POST

Five tips to create a stunning family bathroom everyone will love

Five tips to create a stunning family bathroom everyone will love

The bathroom is somewhere that everyone in your family needs to feel comfortable in. It's a room that everyone uses at least once a day, but it's also a place people can go to relax after a long and stressful day with work or just life in general. In busy families, the bathroom can be a source of contention, with everyone often needing to use it around the same time in the morning, for example, before work or school. Given everyone's taste are different, but the bathroom, like other living spaces, needs to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone, it can seem challenging to create a stylish family bathroom everyone will love. VIEW the POST

6 Things to do when you move into a new home

If you have managed to buy a new home or indeed are renting, there are some things you should do as soon as you move in. While the housing stock for purchase is relatively low at present, there are still people moving. It may be an exciting time for you or you may have had to move for other reasons. No matter the reason for your move, below are some things to do to ensure your move is a successful one.

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

Cooking in a messy kitchen can be a daunting task. While you look forward to preparing tasty meals for your family, cleaning a dirty kitchen before you start meal preparation can drain your energy. That’s why you should aim to keep your kitchen in order. If you find it hard to maintain its cleanliness, this guide offers simple but effective tips to keep your kitchen clean. VIEW the POST

Why experts recommend the best collagen supplements for joint pain

Why experts recommend the best collagen supplements for joint pain

When looking for the best collagen supplements to help with joint pain there are a few things to consider. Firstly, what does and doesn't collagen do? Well, while collagen is no Fountain of Youth as some folks may claim, research shows that collagen supplements can be effective in easing joint pain. Ever since I had the car crash, 5 years ago, I have suffered with my back. It hurts to even vacuum the house! VIEW the POST

How to deal with mild health issues at home

People say the most incredible thing to wish for is lifelong health and peace. We undoubtedly agree with the phrase because if you do not have health, you have nothing. However, we do not take active measures to ensure that we have good health and lead life with the utmost energy. Sometimes, our mental health can take a toll on our physical, and we can feel sluggish. However, it is essential to control your health and try every possible thing to enhance your health. Taking medicines is vital to feeling better, but you can do some remedies at home to deal with mild health issues. 

What to ask before hiring an electrician?

What to ask before hiring an electrician?

An electrician’s job is one of the most crucial in the industry. All jobs associated with electrical systems must be done right the first time. A slight miscalculation may end up costing too much in monetary losses. Not only that, it may put lives at risk. That’s why Hexo Services insist upon safety before profit. It is an electrician’s job to optimise your electrical safety in domestic and commercial settings. Since you are putting yours and your loved one’s lives in the hands of an electrician, you are fully entitled to ask some question beforehand. VIEW the POST

The best Mother’s Day gifts for 2021

The best Mother’s Day gifts for 2021

I put together a list of my favourite Mother's Day gifts for 2021. As we cannot spend time with our Mums this year, due to lockdown restrictions, (unless you are in a support bubble) I thought about some nice gifts that will keep Mum smiling and knowing she is loved.... and dearly missed! I love the effort the kids go to at Mother's Day; they've always made cute things at school or we go for a nice walk and get photos of the kiddies playing. I hope you have a good Mother's Day this year. VIEW the POST

4 Ways to handle skincare concerns from home

4 Ways to handle skincare concerns from home

Not every health-related problem requires the help of a medical professional. If you went to the doctor, dentist, or dermatologist for every nagging issue, you would have outrageous medical and dental bills. Further, you would miss out on taking autonomy over your health and well-being. You can handle many skincare concerns at home and on your own with the right information, tools, and guidance. Here are four skincare concerns you can often manage and solve at home. VIEW the POST

Eco-friendly baby and children products to look out for in 2021

Eco-friendly baby and children products to look out for in 2021

With each new year comes a renewed sense for many of us to look at ourselves and ask how we can be better. This can cover so many different aspects of our lives, from our performance at work to being a better friend. Another area where each year people continue to aim for improvements is their environmental impact. Making a difference with our environmental impact can take many forms. Doing simple things such as reducing the number of single-use plastics we purchase or swapping out the car for a bicycle or public transport when we can head back into the office. Buying eco-friendly baby and children products should definitely be at the top of your list. VIEW the POST

Simple guide to ease your pregnancy

Simple guide to ease your pregnancy

Pregnancy is a roller-coaster ride that is filled with a lot of ups and downs. You must be feeling overwhelmed with emotions, and you may be experiencing a little to a lot of discomfort. However, with some simple tips you can make this experience easy for yourself and your baby. Once you have conquered how to ease your pregnancy, you can start to have fun with your pregnancy. VIEW the POST