Brilliant Dad Feature Week 127

This week the Brilliant Dad feature is Jon. Jon is the father of two and has been married for seven years. He’s passionate about health & sport, community action, and personal development. These passions have integrally influenced his character into the man he is today. He’s the Founder of This Dad Can. This Dad Can is an online resource for new, existing and expecting fathers. It resources men to be the Dads they want to be. Saving them valuable time and money by avoiding the common parenting mistakes.  Join the 2900 other dads already benefiting from his website This Dad can…. [Read More]

How To Help Your Car Pass Its MOT

If your vehicle is due its annual MOT test and you are a little concerned as to whether or not it is going to make it through successfully, this article is one for you. There are several simply checks and tests which you can perform yourself to improve its chances. Photo Credit Before you take it in, you also want to make sure that you are going to trusted and qualified professionals like MOT Testing at Drive Vauxhall. Let’s run through a few of the main methods of helping your car pass its MOT. Check the Lights The first easy… [Read More]

Tips For Removing A Radiator When Decorating

Over the years I have often been asked to remove radiators before decorating. As such this is now second nature to me, but there was a time when I first became self-employed as a painter and decorator that I didn’t quite know what I was doing. On one such occasion many years ago I was decorating a kitchen and I had to wallpaper all the walls. You can of course just wallpaper around so that you just pass the radiator. and the chances are nobody would know any different. For me that’s simply not good enough. I’m a perfectionist and for… [Read More]

My Holiday Destinations Bucket List

Over the course of my lifetime, I have been very fortunate to visit on holidays many wonderful and exotic places. Which include destinations like Rome, Marrakesh and the Balearic Islands. That of course doesn’t mean that I have many more places, that I would love to visit and see the many fantastic places that the world has to offer. So I thought I would do a bucket list of five of the destinations that I would to see before I’m old to get out of my armchair. That’s a while before that happens I might add. So I was wondering… [Read More]

5 Simple Steps To Get Rid Of Termites For Good

Out of all the household pests, termites are, without doubt, the most formidable. They can ruin and destroy the foundations of your home in a matter of a few years and can often reoccur again and again, much to the distress of the home owner. Here are 5 simple steps on how to locate a termite infestation, take effective extermination action and then preventative precautions, all while saving money on professional help. 1. Find the infestation The first thing you must do if you are worried about termites is hunt for an infestation. The most common warning signs are holes,… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 124

This week the Brilliant Dad Feature is James. He was born and bred in Dublin, but now lives in Berlin with his wife Olivia and his twins. James is a fantastic blogger and he explores the journey from infertility to parenthood. He trys to entertain parents and give tips about parenthood that he has learnt along the way. James blogs at Scantily Dad check it out you won’t be disappointed. Thank you to James for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Yes. Coming from Ireland, big families are the norm. It wasn’t until I found… [Read More]

Set Up Your Bedroom For The Best Night’s Sleep You Ever Had

Can you remember that feeling you used to have as a kid when you woke up completely refreshed and ready to start the day? That may seem like a very long time ago! Sadly, as an adult, you may suffer from problems with sleeping. You may have trouble dropping off in the first place or you may wake up in the night and be unable to get back to sleep. Sleep problems can affect your ability to hold down a job and can damage your relationships with your friends and family. If you are not getting the sleep that you… [Read More]

Light Up Your Garden This Summer 

With summer now in full swing, it’s time to turn our attention to the outdoor space in our homes. One of the loveliest things about living in the UK is during summer time we have long light evenings and it stays warm even after the sun has set. So sitting out in the garden enjoying the company of family and friends is an absolute must for me. The garden is always in full bloom at this time of the year, which of course is beautiful to look at during the day, but with a little thought and time you can… [Read More]