5 Ways To Remove Bad Smells In Your Home

Collaborative post Given how much time you spend at home, the last thing you want is for the place to smell bad. Unfortunately, odours can occur for all sorts of reasons, and they can really bring the atmosphere down. If your house currently smells far from fresh, you might want to consider these five tips to get rid of those awful aromas. Hang Your Towels Properly Musty smelling towels can make your bathroom an unpleasant place to be sometimes. Thankfully, there’s a lot you can do to improve the condition of your towels so that such aromas are a thing of the

Essential Things Every Loft Apartment Owner Should Know Before Moving In

Collaborative post Loft apartments have been increasing in popularity over the years. Lofts are large open spaces, with high ceilings and plenty of natural light. Part of their popularity stems from the gorgeous exposed brickwork and beams that often adorn loft spaces. This is most common in loft apartments that are converted from old factories and warehouses.  Before moving into a loft, there are few things you will need to know. Here is our list of the essentials that are key to understand before you make the big move.  What Is A Loft Apartment? Loft apartments are usually the top

Children’s book review: Welcome to our World

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Welcome to our World: A celebration of children everywhere. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Children all over the world are very different, but they also have much in common. In this beautifully illustrated book, young children can learn all about what people in other countries eat, wear and play, and how they speak and celebrate. From breakfasts to birthdays, cakes to clothes, and hiccups to hellos, there are so many ways

5 Top Home Improvement Trends in 2021

Home improvement is an aspect we cannot skip to mention in our daily discussions. Many trends have come up and it’s no longer similar to the past. Of course, the rise in technology and digital innovation is one driver of this change. Today, you’ll find home improvement trends like the search for information or DIY projects. This article gives a detailed overview of home improvement trends in 2021.  The rise in DIY projects Currently, homeowners aren’t hiring professionals to complete projects like before. Instead, they are focusing on DIY projects whereby they do it on their own. Being the common

How to talk to your children about birth trauma

I have always been open about the fact that Erin’s birth was far from perfect. In fact, it was absolutely nowhere near perfect. After being induced, a couple of days later Erin was born via emergency c-section. Unfortunately, there was complications and I ended up with sepsis and e coli and was very seriously ill for a whole week until I had surgery again. Having quite a large scar from my c-section means that it’s something Erin has asked about. I remember being in the bath with Erin when she was very young and her asking about what the scar

Why Your Spring Lake MI AC System and Thermostat Stopped Working

AD | Collaborative post When it comes to your air-con systems there are a few different problems you can come across. It is important to get your conditioning system serviced often to prevent major issues from arising. However, you can never prevent all problems, so you need to know what to do when things go wrong. A broken thermostat is one of the most common problems but can often go unnoticed. Some control malfunctions just cause small changes in the performance of your AC system. However, there are certain things you might notice – such as an incorrect temperature, or

Children’s book review: Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about ‘Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants’ by Nikki Dyson. It was published by Nosy Crow and available to buy on Amazon*. A beautiful fact-filled sticker book perfect for nature lovers. The sixth in a series of sticker books created with the National Trust, this book is packed with facts about all kinds of British plants and flowers. With four pages of stickers and 11 glorious scenes, you can add bees buzzing around the flowers, underground roots to the mighty

Dantoy baking set review

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This past Christmas we replaced Erin’s plastic toy kitchen with a lovely wooden one from IKEA and it has been the most played with toy since then. Additional accessories really help the longevity of a toy like this and I knew she would love the Dantoy baking set.* This set comes with 12 fantastic pieces including a bowl, whisk, rolling pin and various cookie cutters. The colours of the pieces are quite subdued compared with some other children’s toys but that’s not something either me or Erin mind.