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How to Make Your Home Into a Space Where You Can Work Professionally

Working from home can be great, but it only works out well when you have a work space that’s fit for purpose. It has to give you the room and facilities required for you to work professionally. Here are some of the things that you should do if you want to make your home into a space where you can work professionally and earn a living. Any freelancer or self-employed person can make use of these tips. Use Natural Light First of all, you need to make sure that you have plenty of natural light to work with in your work area. Artificial light is all well and good, but… Read More How to Make Your Home Into a Space Where You Can Work Professionally

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Creating A Living Room The Whole Family Loves

Communal spaces are often hard to come by in the home. Everyone has their bedrooms, and they spend time there. Either that or the home office you were rightly reluctant to install. In fact, it can seem as though you’re all living separate lives. Family? What family? It’s a sad state of affairs and one that can often be difficult to overcome. But, when you think about it, it’s no surprise. Often, we fail to consider the communal possibility of a room when we decorate. If this is the case in your home, it’s entirely possible that there’s nowhere you could all spend time together. To overcome the issue, set… Read More Creating A Living Room The Whole Family Loves

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A Honeymoon with a Difference

Getting married can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s lives – maybe bar extending their family with children! There are months and sometimes years of planning that can go in to a wedding – from the cake, to the church, to the guest list, every detail is important and will be unique to each couple. But once the big day is over, what about the honeymoon? Everyone knows the traditional honeymoon imagery of a couple on white sands and turquoise seas – but what if this isn’t your style or you want a change from a previous holiday you might have done before? Well, many couples… Read More A Honeymoon with a Difference

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Stop Smoking to Save Your Appearance

It’s now been known for a long time that smoking contains many damaging properties that can damage both your appearance and your health. From cancer to heart disease and strokes, the damaging effects of smoking appear to be endless. To get you on your way to better health, and to kickstart your stop smoking journey, this is what smoking does to your appearance. Although some of these problems may never be evidenced by someone’s appearance, in the long-term a smoker is bound to encounter one of them. The loss of hair If you regularly smoke, then you are likely to lose some of your hair at some point. Your hair… Read More Stop Smoking to Save Your Appearance

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Develop Your Love Of Photography With A Home Darkroom

There’s no getting around it; we live in a visual age. Instagram and Pinterest have given every one of us an appreciation for the beauty a lens can capture. And, the majority of us have the benefit of top quality phone cameras in our pockets. But photography in the modern age isn’t all about fast gratification and Instafilters. There are still those of us who want the slow and complete process of developing by hand. Nothing quite beats the feeling of watching your pictures appear as if by magic. The only problem is, film cameras are fast going out of fashion, and dark rooms are hard to come by. But,… Read More Develop Your Love Of Photography With A Home Darkroom

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Trunki ToddlePak Giveaway and Review

I am utterly delighted to be able to give one of the brand new Trunki ToddlePaks away to my readers. Recently we got the chance to review one, I let Ivy choose which ever one she liked and she opted for the gorgeous little pink bear. It is the perfect size for ages 2- 6/7 and has a phenomenal amount of space for a kids backpack. With space for water bottles and other storage. Surprisingly it has 5ltrs of space. Which is great because on longer journeys we do have to pack a fair few teddy and toys. The front clips mean it’s not going to fall off when she… Read More Trunki ToddlePak Giveaway and Review

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Top Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep on Holiday

We are in the middle of peak holiday season and for many of us, that means boarding planes, trains and automobiles and heading off to spend a week or two relaxing. While the days are long and lovely, the nights can cause us a few problems. When it comes to sleeping we can often miss our home comforts. Here are a few top tips to make your holiday nights dreamy. Be sure to take your favourite loungewear. Simple things like your favourite jogging bottoms and comfy t-shirt put us in the home comfort mental state. On more than one occasion I’ve treated myself to new p.js and they just haven’t… Read More Top Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep on Holiday

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Different Ways to Use Mirrors Throughout Your Home

Different Ways to Use Mirrors Throughout Your Home No matter which room you choose to use them in, mirrors are always a magic touch to your interiors. There are so many different uses for mirrors, especially when it comes to the home, and you can really be creative with the way you introduce them. Mirrors are the perfect piece to finish a room, as well as add character and life without having to make any drastic changes to the décor. Interested in introducing mirrors to your home but not sure how? Read on for some top advice on how to really make mirrors work throughout your house. Create Space Whilst… Read More Different Ways to Use Mirrors Throughout Your Home

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Top Tips for Successfully Growing Soft Fruit

Top Tips for Successfully Growing Soft Fruit Dependant on the seasons, soft fruit can be grown by almost anyone. It doesn’t matter how big or small your garden may be, as long as you have the essential tools and the time to dedicate to your project, you’re good to go. It’s always such as rewarding project to undertake, especially when you’re left with deliciously fresh, soft fruit that you can proudly say you grew on your own. Not only that, you’re able to save yourself some money too, which is always a bonus! There are a few key tips to remember to ensure your soft fruit is able to flourish… Read More Top Tips for Successfully Growing Soft Fruit