IKEA Brusali Corner Desk Review

For around the last 3.5 years I have had the same desk that I use for work. To start with, I worked from downstairs in the corner of the living room but later moved upstairs to the spare bedroom which is now my office. At the time, I thought the Ikea Alex/ Linnmon Desk was the perfect desk for me. However, things change and I recently realised that I needed to revamp my space and create stimulating home office, and that included getting a smaller desk that worked better in the space I have. So, after quite a bit of looking

Home Improvement Plans For 2021

Just a couple of weeks ago I wrote about all of the things we got done around the house and in the garden over the last year. It has really got me in the mood to make some plans for 2021 and to think about some of the jobs that we might like to get done this year. Quotes, quotes and more quotes The thing about our house is that it’s old and needs loads of work doing to it. We haven’t been able to really afford to do anything until last year so now we’re left with massive lists

5 Ways To Get Out With The Family In 2021

Guest post by Daddilife.com With recent news of ongoing, and perhaps where you are even more extreme, restrictions in place, in many ways the start of 2021 doesn’t feel much different to last year. Which is why it’s essential that this year, we make a long list of things you can do outdoors as a family.  Getting outdoors, whether for minutes each day or planning something at the weekend is going to a the necessary release the family needs after spending another huge block of time indoors and in the home for most of the week. Here’s some ideas for

The Adventures We Had In 2020

2020 has been a strange old year and it’s definitely not been the one we expected or planned. We started off well but then Covid hit us in March and everything went completely crazy from there, right up to the end of the year. Although it’s been a strange year we still managed to have some great adventures. January With Mum now living with us this meant that John and I were able to start going out for meals alone or with friends again and in January we went for a lovely meal at The White Horse. It was so

Children’s Book Review: There’s A Mouse In My House

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about There’s A Mouse In My House by Ross Collins. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. The tables have turned in this fantastically funny rhyming picture book. This time, it’s Bear who has an unwelcome guest, and that cheeky mouse just won’t leave. He’s making a real commotion in Bear’s house – eating all the food, listening to loud music and even spilling bathwater all over the floor! But when there’s an unexpected knock at

9 Essential Steps For Gardening for Beginners

AD | Collaborative post People have different hobbies to pass the time. You need to have a couple of hours to yourself relaxing and unwinding from a very busy and stressful day. Some prefer to listen to music, read a book, play an instrument, and even do gardening. If you have a big enough yard for a beautiful garden, maybe you should consider creating one from scratch. During spring and summer, any flower, plant, or tree looks gorgeous.  However, if you haven’t done gardening ever, there are specific steps that you need to follow in order to succeed in creating

Home Improvements We’ve Achieved This Year

John and I bought our house back in 2014 so we’ve lived here for quite some time now. When we moved in we got a couple of big jobs done but since I was pregnant in 2015 it’s been really slow going. 2020 was the first year in a while where I feel like we actually achieved something with the house and ticked off a couple of jobs. Living room/ dining room carpet Right at the beginning of the year we decided to get a big job done in the living room and dining room. The front half of the

My First Panto Goldilocks And The Three Bears: An Online Interactive Panto For Kids

AD | Gifted experience When I was growing up I remember going to the panto every year at our local theatre. It was something to make a big deal of and we would usually get dressed up a bit to go as well. I wanted this to be something we could do with Erin when she was the right age, which I thought was this year. Sadly, Covid has meant a tough year for the theatre and most pantos haven’t been able to go ahead. In other years, we might have gone to The Garage in Norwich where they offer