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How to prepare for a long – distance move

long-distance move

Whether you’re relocating for work, study or for a loved one, a long distance move is exciting – though it doesn’t come without its own unique set of challenges. Here are some ways for long distance movers to make the transition as easy and smooth as possible: Plan, plan, plan (and …

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5 Ways To Incorporate Colour Into Your Master Bedroom

Incorperate Colour

When you incorporate colour into your bedroom it can be pretty significant. Studies have shown that some colours, by their very nature, are better suited to encouraging a good night’s sleep. A survey for hotel chain Travelodge found that people with a blue bedroom get seven hours 52 minutes sleep a …

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Beginners Guide To Home Improvements

home improvements

I don’t know why but I always want to start a DIY home project in the winter. So what better to offer you guys then a Beginners Guide To Home Improvements? This year I’m a bit bummed as with the pregnancy I can’t do too much but I did manage to …

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Home Decor Indoor Bedroom Lighting

In all honestly I wasn’t born with an interior design bone in my body but over the years I have managed to get the hang of colour coordinating and matching pieces together. When decorating on kids projects it’s comes so much easier for me, especially as Hayden likes things colourful so I can …

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Top Tips For Renting As A Family

Finding the right property for renting whether it be an 3 bedroom house, 2 bedroom flat or even a house boat on the canal can be so difficult to find. Finding what you love let alone what you want and need for a decent price is frustrating, then throw kids into the …

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7 Essentials Every Child’s Playhouse Needs

Getting a first class Wendy house or wooden playhouse for your children could be one of the best decisions you make as a parent. It creates endless hours of fun as your children make up secret club rules, decorate the house as they see fit and act out fantastical scenarios, …

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An eco-friendly guide to designing the perfect kitchen

As a human, you’ll no doubt care deeply about the environment in some way or another. I started off caring with our first switch from using disposable nappies to cloth nappies. It was such a hard transition & I didn’t always feel like I wanted to (a lot of hard work) but …

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Perfect Bedroom Styles For Children

Every child should be the proud owner of a space that’s exclusively his or hers. Your child’s bedroom is a place in which to rest and relax, play and read, and, later on, invite friends to hang out; it’s a space for quiet contemplation or noisy games and the one …

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Apartment Nursery Decor Tips

When you have your first child, there’s a steep learning curve.  While you tick off your baby’s ‘firsts’, you’re doing the same for yourself: first time breast-feeding, first-time bathing a baby, first time decorating a nursery!? And where do you start when you’ve never done it before? Here’s what I …

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Preparing for a Baby

Preparing for a baby

Pregnancy lasts a long time, but before you know it, the 40 weeks are up and you’ll more than likely feel a mixture of excited, scared, emotional and unprepared. You’ve read the books, been to the classes and seen the midwife countless times, but can you ever really feel completely …

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MoneySuperMarket – One Week Energy Challenge

Energy Challenge

I took the one week Energy Challenge hosted by MoneySuperMarket. What’s that I hear you say? Basically… MoneySuperMarket acts as a helping hand to find us the perfect energy deals saving us money so that we can keep using our beloved items without having to spend too much of our hard-earned cash on …

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Brighten Up Your Home With a Bargain

We all dream of a home makeover but when we look at the situation realistically, this is probably going to be out of reach for many of us thanks to the costs involved (although we can only wish!). However, transforming your home doesn’t have to mean forking out a huge …

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Bathroom Renovating: Planning and Preparation Tips That Make All the Difference

Any bathroom renovation takes careful planning and lots of preparation, but taking the proper steps is even more important if you are updating the only bathroom in your home. No matter how speedy your contractor, renovating the bathroom means your family will not have access to it for some period …

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2016 Bedroom Inspiration

2016 Bedroom Inspiration

With the New Year nearly upon us, I can’t help but feel that with New Years come new plans, ideas & wishes – One of our wishes is to get our own place or at least get the ball rolling. I feel like I mention this a lot. A new home …

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The Joys of London Property Prices and That Dream Office

Here’s some Friday knowledge for you about London Property Prices. The average price of a house in England and Wales currently stands at £184,682. I’m thinking 1/2 bedroom, 1 bathroom that might not even have a bath and certainly no driveway or garden. But what about those who prefer the finer …

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Ridiculously Easy Halloween Wreath Craft

I love Halloween, as you guys already know so we thought we’d get crafty this weekend as a family. It was a horrible wet Saturday in London but we had fun making a Halloween Wreath inspired by the Pines and Needles Pinterest board. We’re collaborating with them over Christmas but realised how …

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Things to Consider Before Buying Land

Before you start drafting your plans for that dream home, you will need to buy a piece of land first. When buying land, there are plenty of things to consider before finally coming up with a decision to purchase an ideal spot in a serene location. Your goal is ultimately …

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Bedroom Zen Solutions

Not too long ago myself and several other bloggers were asked by Hillary’s Blinds if we would write a short answer to a question about our ideal bedroom environment somewhat like Bedroom Zen solutions Q&A. It was to help them create an interactive guide to creating the perfect bedroom environment. Q: “What affect …

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