Home Improvements To Consider As You Get Older

AD | Collaborative post I hate to say it but the years seem to be passing by far too fast at the minute and it seems like it was only yesterday that I was celebrating being 25. Now, I am closer to 35 and since having Erin I have really started to think about the future more. We bought this house with the intention of doing the huge list of improvements it needs and making it our forever home. We’re nowhere near being done so I think we probably will stay here unless something huge happens like us winning the

Refreshing Erin’s Bedroom With Hurn And Hurn

AD | Gifted items Before Erin was born, and definitely before she actually went into her own room, we tried to get it as ready for her as possible. We’d bought furniture like a wardrobe and IKEA storage in advance and we haven’t really done anything else with it for a long time. I think the only thing that has really changed is swapping a cot for a toddler bed and adding some woodland themed bedding. Recently, we were asked by Hurn and Hurn to pick out some items to help spruce up Erin’s room a little bit. Stylish storage

Home Improvement Plans For The Future

AD | Paid collaboration Our house is still a big work in progress and we have so much still to do. When we bought this house we did so thinking it would probably be our forever home and that we could make any changes or additions where we need to down the line. I really believe that you need to live somewhere at least for a few years before you can really know what you want to do with the space. Now that we have lived here for 5 years, and now have a child, we have a list of

How To Make The Most Of A Small Family Bathroom

AD | Paid partnership with Bathing Solutions Right now, our bathroom isn’t the most pleasant of rooms to be in. A large portion of the room is taken up by an ancient boiler which we haven’t been able to afford to replace yet. Even with that taken out of the picture, our bathroom isn’t a huge room and sometimes all 3 of us end up in there at the same time. Having the boiler upgraded to a Combi and having the whole bathroom replaced is right at the top of our list of things to do. We’ve lived here for

Keeping An Eye On Our Home With The Neos SmartCam

AD | Paid collaboration Over the past couple of months ago Erin really started to crave more independence. She wants to walk down the street and not hold hands as much. She wants to run off ahead sometimes. She also wants to play upstairs on her own. Although we have a baby monitor in her room it only covers the area where her bed is and that leaves at least half of the room in a blind spot. Baby monitors, especially ones with video capability, can be expensive and it’s not something we really need another one of considering Erin’s

5 Benefits Of Adding A Conservatory To Your Home

AD | Collaborative post When we bought our house nearly 5 years ago we did so knowing that we had a bit of extra space outside and we might not actually need it all. We have a fairly nicely sized patio area to the side of our kitchen which follows on to a really large lawn. A lot of the time, the back end of our house doesn’t really work for us and while we can’t afford to extend, a conservatory could be a more affordable option. Here are 5 benefits of adding a conservatory to your home: Increase the

5 Easily Forgotten Areas To Clean Around The Home

AD | This is a collaborative post.  Spring seems to be just around the corner. I don’t know about you but I always like to give my house a really good clean after winter. Some areas tend to get a bit neglected over winter and I find this is a great time to make a list and tackle some of those easily forgotten areas to clean around the home. Skirting boards Having an old house that seems to attract dust from nowhere means that some of our skirting boards get particularly dusty. We have had them replace in 2 rooms and

5 Ways To Give Your Child’s Bedroom A Makeover

AD | This is a collaborative post. Erin turned 3 at the beginning of the year. She is still in the same bedroom as she was when she was born and it’s been a long time since we first decorated that room. I tried to keep it very neutral at the time with no gender specific features but at the time we didn’t know Erin or her personality. Now that Erin knows what she likes and she doesn’t I’ve been thinking about giving her bedroom a bit of a makeover to suit her better. Here are some ideas: A change