Good Garden Tips for People Who Hate Gardening

Not everybody gets to have a garden. So, if you do have one, but you don’t want to do any gardening in it, it can make you feel a bit guilty. It feels like you should be doing something beautiful with it, but you just can’t be bothered to spend your weekends pulling up weeds. Gardens don’t only have to be for plants, though. Fortunately, they can have many other features, which require much less regular maintenance. If gardening isn’t something you enjoy, you can still create a beautiful space that’s functional and low-maintenance. Credit: Public Domain Pictures Focus on

5 Ways To Make More Space At Home

When we moved into our 4 bedroom Victorian semi I laughed about how we would never fill the space. We’ve now lived in this house for 4 years, nearly to the day and we definitely don’t have enough space anymore. There are plenty of ways to make more space at home though so here are some ideas: 1. Spare Rooms If you have a spare bedroom or reception room then this could be a great way to make more space at home. Usually one of our spare bedrooms is used as a storage room for things we don’t use much

What Do Your Kitchen Cabinets Say About You

Dubbed by many as the heart of the home, your kitchen can reveal a lot about who you are – especially when it comes to your choice of cabinets. To suss out what your cupboards say about you, keep reading. Timeless tradition From retro shaker style frontals to simple panelled designs, there’s something undeniably elegant about traditional cupboards. If this type of cabinetry is a chosen feature in your kitchen, it’s likely you crave cosiness. This style of cupboard is the perfect fit for helping you create a cute and oh-so charming space to spend time in, regardless of whether

Spring Storage Solutions From Domu

After a really horrible month in March, spring is finally here. At this time of year I like to have a really good sort out at home and that means being ruthless. I have a whole room of items that either don’t get used or are listed to sell on Facebook but at least they are out of the way. Since having Erin I have realised that if I want something to stay safe then it has to either be in some kind of storage box or way out of her reach. While putting things on shelves may seem like a

How To Get A 2 Year Old To Help With Chores

I think it’s really important to get children to do simple chores around the house and it’s something I’ll always encourage Erin to do. I don’t actually remember my mum making us do any cleaning or helping out around the house in any way. As a teenager my own bedroom was my responsibility and if I didn’t clean it, well, it wouldn’t be cleaned! I think not helping out at home made me lazy and I really never appreciate everything that needed to be done. From a very young age I have always encouraged Erin to pick up her toys

2018 Family Goals: Quarterly Update 1

A couple of days ago you might have read the update for the blog goals I made this year. Well, I also made some family goals at the beginning of the year and here is how I’ve been getting on. De-cluttering Unfortunately, this goal has not gone well AT ALL! My sister moved in with us mid-December so right now she’s living in our spare bedroom. Before she moved in this was a bit of a dumping ground where I would keep everything I am trying to sell on Facebook. The metal shelving unit you can see in the picture

How To Spruce Up Your Home In Spring

Now that spring is well and truly here it’s time to start thinking about getting those jobs done that you’ve been putting off all winter. I personally have loads of things I would like to get done around the house and in the garden this spring. My biggest wish for this year is to decorate the living room. I am so sick of seeing white walls everywhere in the house and the living room needs some colour. I have my heart set on a navy, mustard and grey theme but still can’t quite work on what I want where. The

How To Make A Bathroom Child Friendly

Life with a toddler can be pretty tricky sometimes. Okay, it can be tricky a lot of the time actually. There are plenty of days where I wish I had either a different house all together or at least, had some things done to it that would make our lives a whole lot easier. Bathrooms can be a place full of accidents waiting to happen so here are some ways to make your bathroom child friendly. Showers Instead Of Baths One of our biggest problems is that we only have a bath. Erin is not happy if I want to