5 Ways to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety After Lockdown

AD | Collaborative post If you’ve spent the last year confined to your home, your pup has probably felt incredibly grateful to have more quality time with you. Getting more cuddles and attention from their owner is any dog’s dream. However, when lockdown ends and your routine changes, being away from you might come as a shock to your pooch if you don’t prepare them.  Before the restrictions are due to lift, gradually ease your dog into being alone to avoid separation anxiety. Otherwise, your pup may show signs of distress when you leave, including crying, whining, barking, destructive chewing,

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars Naturally

AD | Collaborative post We tend to think about acne being a problem on our faces but it also appears on other parts of the body. Acne on the back and acne on the bottom can cause pain and discomfort too Why Causes Acne on Your Back? Our backs have one of the highest concentrations of sebaceous glands, making them more susceptible to acne outbreaks. It is also difficult to reach round to our backs so giving the area a really good clean can be more of a challenge. Sweat clogs the pores so if you are having a good

Tips for saving money around the house

AD | Collaborative post Saving money can feel impossible at times, but with some persistence and a firm hand it doesn’t take long to see those numbers start to build! No matter your reason for saving, We Buy Any House have got some top tips to help you along the way below! Outline your finances You can’t start to save money efficiently until you know what you’ve got coming in and going out, so to give you the best chance of saving properly, you need to sit down and get the calculators out. The best way to do this is

Why do some people prefer Rieker shoes over other brands

AD | Collaborative post Rieker designs all its shoes with comfort and style in mind without compromising on the longevity of the product. This brand practice makes the stylish Rieker shoe unique. The Rieker shoes brand opened its operations in Germany in 1874. It would take them a short space of time to build up a worthy reputation in the shoe industry for their knack for producing premium quality footwear that offers the highest level of comfort to their customers. Rieker produces all shoes in production units in Vietnam, North Africa, and Eastern Europe. The material of Rieker shoes provide

Top Professional Services You Need When Raising Your Dog

Collaborative post Raising a dog can be a solo effort, but at certain junctures it may be better to call in some help.  Whether you have taken on a puppy or adopted a rescue, it is important that you adapt accordingly to accommodate all their varying needs. Not only this, but it is also vital that their presence does not upend your life in almost every way conceivable. This needs to be a natural fit that provides minimum disruption, and professional services can ease off much of the pressure here.  In addition to vets, who else can help you manage

Why we decided to restrict our daughter’s YouTube access

I don’t really remember when Erin started watching videos on a tablet or phone. She’s 5 now and it must have been a few years ago at least. Like a lot of parents, silly YouTube videos have helped on many occasions in restaurants, travelling and when you just need 10 minutes of peace at home. We’ve always been quite relaxed about letting Erin watch YouTube. To be honest, at the start she watched things like Blippi (over and over again), people making different coloured slimes and things like that. Nothing she watched really was inappropriate for her age and because

Great ways for families to use a garden room

AD | Collaborative post In recent years, the garden has become a more sociable place than ever and personally, we use ours a lot more than we ever did before. Not only is it a place to play for Erin but somewhere we can see our friends and family and have BBQs or picnics. We’re really lucky that we have a large garden with lots of space. Lately, we have been thinking about what we could do with the space and what would benefit us in the long run. Something I think we all agree on is that garden rooms

Electric radiators – How much they really cost to run

One of the things that I have always hated about our house is the heating system. We have an old boiler (a huge tank) and there was night storage heaters in most rooms. As much as we would love to, we’ve just not had the money to move over to a combi boiler and central heating. Why electric radiators? In 2020 we switched our energy supplier from Scottish Power to Bulb and somehow, all of our storage heaters ended up stopping working. We think it’s something to do with Economy 7 but we still haven’t gotten to the bottom of