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Early steps toward DIY home improvement

Early steps toward DIY home improvement

For a busy mum, home improvement tasks can begin to feel unmanageable. Between working, managing day-to-day tasks, and chasing the children around, any sort of repair or upkeep often seems as if it would be better left to professionals. Sometimes, that's just the case. A legitimate repair or reconstruction effort around the house should probably be approached with a professional touch. But for odd jobs here and there, you can take steps now to equip yourself to save money and address home improvement like a DIY project.VIEW the POST

What is my story? What does define my design?

What is my story? What does define my design?

I learnt a lot from the sessions I went to at Britmums Live this weekend, from defining my blog design to styling up my photos. These were my favourite sessions and the parts of the weekend where I went into full study mode (geek glasses on). They had very thought provoking presentations, what else do you expect from two very amazing ladies. The nicest woman on the planet, Lucy Heath and a new face to me, Katy Orme who was also very lovely.  VIEW the POST

What’s the Obsession with Contemporary Furniture?

What’s the Obsession with Contemporary Furniture?

Trends by their very nature come and go - look at the use of leather and denim in the fashion world to give you an instant example. What’s popular right now might not be in a few months time, and we may well look back at it in a few years and think “what were we doing?”  VIEW the POST

A little Oglee Poglee craft box for kids

A little Oglee Poglee craft box for kids

We were recently sent a lovely little craft box called Oglee Poglee, it's full of fun things to craft with the kids including a story book and inspiration of things to craft along the way. Now I say little box, it's like a magic box as there is so much packed in it kept the children entertained for hours.  VIEW the POST

Pumpkin carving is a lot of fun

Last year we didn’t really get involved in carving the pumpkins too much with Noah, Isla was a dot and would not have understood what was going on, but this year it was a different story. I am very looking forward to our next Halloween because I will make sure that our pumpkins are carved perfectly with some great characters on them. Noah and Isla would love that. …