Getting Motivated When You Are Suffering From Depression

I have written on many occasions about how I have suffered from depression during my life. Although I now feel good about myself, it doesn’t mean that I am not very aware that depression can take control of your life without warning. If you have never suffered from depression I guess it can be very difficult to understand how much of a disability it can be. It leaves you with no energy and feeling not very motivated to do anything in life. It’s not a case of simply pulling yourself together and getting your act together. It’s deeper and much… [Read More]

Finding The Perfect Feature Wall For Your Lounge

I have been a painter and decorator for many years, and I’m pretty sure I have been asked to do all sorts of different decorating for lounges. Without a doubt the most popular request today is a feature wall in the lounge. Quite often a customer will ask me what I think of this design or idea, and I’ll be honest I’m usually not forthcoming in giving too much advice or trying to sway the client towards a certain style. The main reason being is my personal tastes and preferences could be completely different to the client and of course… [Read More]

Being More Energy Conscious In My Home #ad

When you live in a family home that has five children roaming around without any thought about how the bills are paid, it seems that whatever room I go in the lights are always on, or the television is left on without, yes you guessed it, anybody watching it. So when I was approached by British Gas to team up with them and try to make our home more energy conscious, I instantly thought yes that sounds like something I would love to get involved with and it got me thinking how I initially could become more energy conscious and… [Read More]

Cooking With Jack Daniels Sauces #ad

I love cooking, and when cooking meat such as chicken I always love to add a sauce. When I was recently approached by Jack Daniels Sauces to create my own recipe, I couldn’t wait, especially as they were going to send me a selection of their BBQ sauces which is easily my favourite flavour! After a little thought I decided to cook chicken. I was looking for something that was simple yet spectacular at the same time. Not easy to achieve, but I think I just about managed it. So first up I needed to buy some ingredients. I decided… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my wife, Emily, who blogs at Twin Mummy and Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet… [Read More]

How to Go Road Tripping Successfully With Your Partner

Hitting the road with your partner is one of the best activities you can do together. It gives you the freedom to explore a destination that might be tough to access through other means. Both of you will definitely enjoy this journey and have a great time. Apparently, navigating new roads with your significant other can be both challenging and frustrating. This is why you need to plan everything ahead of time and take into consideration some essential tips when going on a road trip as a couple. So, here are some smart ways to hit the road successfully with… [Read More]

Burning Rubber Will Burn Your Next Car Purchase Too

It’s time to buy a new car which means one thing: looking at specs. Dads want to know about everything from safety to top speeds and handling. The last feature they think about is the tyres. Rubber on the wheels is insignificant compared to the price of buying and running a new motor. Forget about it! Photo Except that you shouldn’t channel your inner Tony Soprano at all. Why? It’s because burning rubber is a surefire way to ruin your next purchase. It seems far-fetched and over-the-top, but below are the facts which back it up. Continue reading to find… [Read More]

Seven DIY Party Hacks for Your Next Social Event

Whether it’s time for some outdoor fun in the summer or a quiet indoor gathering for autumn, party hacks can make any social event better. Throwing a party can be a lot of fun, but it is also a lot of work. As the host, you want to impress your guests and make the social event a smashing success. Photo While it is almost impossible to throw a huge bash without anything going wrong, worry not. There are some tips to help you along the way. DIY Burger Bar Having a grilling party? Let your guests decide how they want… [Read More]