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Your ultimate guide to picking the best moving company

Your ultimate guide to picking the best moving company

Moving cross country is absolute hell. I’ve done it more times than I care to admit, and it really never gets easier. I think I have lived in 5 houses since I have been married, one move was a 90 minute drive and it was quite stressful. Especially when you have to move pets that far. I wish I had used a moving company! However, with a little preparation and elbow grease, the whole thing can be smooth as silk, and I’ve compiled a list of all the bits and bobs you need to think about before embarking on this grand (traumatic) adventure. VIEW the POST

The perfect gifts for a housewarming

The perfect gifts for a housewarming

People move house all the time, especially if they are in rentals. However, there comes a time when your friends finally get on the property ladder and move into their first home. So, how can you make the occasion? Hopefully with a housewarming party and some grown-up gifts! Here are some of the best gift ideas for your friend's new home. 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.

Is your house causing you anxiety?

Is your house causing you anxiety?

Our home is meant to be an oasis. A place where we can come and leave our worries from the world outside. Modern life can be fast paced, confusing and often leads to anxiety. Yet, many people don’t find much relief when they come home. Quite the opposite for some of us as it is the house that is causing a lot of anxiety. When your home is not balanced and you can’t relax there then this compounds whatever anxiety you may be feeling and can even add to it. VIEW the POST

5 Things to consider before you get a loan to buy something you want

5 Things to consider before you get a loan to buy something you want

Taking on a loan or any form of debt is a decision that should never be made lightly. Under certain circumstances, however, it can help to provide you and your family with tremendous relief. If you are thinking about borrowing to take care of financial responsibility or purchase, ask yourself these five questions first to ensure you’re making the right choice:  VIEW the POST

Making our family home – one year on in photos

It’s been a whole year. I cannot believe it. This time last year we had painted the kitchen (we did this on day 1) and spent the first 4 days stripping wallpaper from the bedrooms and painting them. We wanted to get the bedrooms painted as soon as possible. Since then we have done so much and we have so much to do. Here’s a report of our year in before and after shots.