4 shabby chic decorating ideas that will transform your home

Shabby chic decor is a popular interior design trend, and if you’re eager to introduce this theme to your home, you’re in luck. Keep reading for four easy tips on how you can successfully transform your space in this way. 1. Make a style statement with antique-looking furniture If you’re keen to transform your home into a vintage haven, make sure you go for antique-looking furniture. When you’re shopping for pieces to add to your spaces, keep an eye out for furnishings with features such as carved detailing and curved, distressed edges. If you’re not sure where to start, it… [Read More]

Guide on Best Mattresses for Parents with Back Pain

Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic back pain. Many of the victims are parents and their long painful days can seem like torture. If you are a parent who is looking to relieve some of this chronic back pain, the solution may be as simple as purchasing a new mattress. While previous common knowledge led parents to believe that purchasing the firmest mattress available on the market would relieve back pain, there has never been any research to prove the theory. However, sleep professionals have identified specific mattress traits and features that are better when it comes… [Read More]

I Really Need A Home Office

Over the years my blog has grown and I now find it difficult to do everything I need to do for a successfully run blog on the kitchen table or the sofa. This has led me to thinking that maybe I should have an office within our home. This will be quite difficult to accommodate, but what we do have in our home is a very large lounge and I believe within this area I will be able to make a space which will become my home office. Of course the decisions I will need to make is to find… [Read More]

Guide To Upgrading Your Home In An Affordable Way

We do love making our house a home don’t we. But the decision on what to do to upgrade your home and how much is it going to cost are common for us to wonder about? This guide will look at several options of how to upgrade your home in a way that’s affordable and good for your property, so let’s look at the options before us. Build An Extension To be fair this doesn’t sound like a method of doing up your home in an affordable way, however it’s important to take a long term view as the added… [Read More]

Chester A Perfect Place For A Day Out Or Some Retail Therapy

I’m lucky enough to have family living very close to Chester which means that over the years I have had many opportunities to wander around one of the most beautiful and interesting towns in Cheshire. If you are ever in the region of Cheshire, Chester is a town that you must visit. The town dates back to Roman times and has a vast array of historical sites that I would recommend visiting. Cheshire is a vibrant area, plus it’s growing and becoming a very popular place to live. Many house builders such as Laurus Homes Cheshire have developments that have… [Read More]

Giving The Girls Bedroom A Facelift With New Duvet Covers

We live in a two bedroom bungalow, we have one bedroom and our seven year twin girls share a bedroom. A perfect arrangement you would think. Well not quite! Our twin girls are total opposites when it comes to their tastes and interests. In fact I call them my Superhero and Princess because of their personalities and character being so different. So when it comes to their bedroom, it’s always very difficult to keep both the girls happy. Their bedroom usually ends being divided into two completely different themes. So here are a few ideas to give a kids bedroom… [Read More]

Cleaning Up After The Builders Have Gone

The cost of moving home or upgrading to a larger home can be very expensive. There are many reasons why people need to upsize. Perhaps because you need more room such as an extra bedroom etc. Whatever you decide it can be very expensive. Sometimes you may not want to move away from the area you live. Perhaps because of the school that your children attend and the upheaval of moving could your family could easily upset their studies, especially if they are in high school. A lot of people nowadays have found a way around the problem of having… [Read More]

5 Reasons You Should Get Your Boiler Serviced Regularly 

Running a household can be a complicated and demanding job. There always seems to be a job that needs doing or some DIY maintenance that you keep meaning to get around to. Getting our boiler serviced is one of those things we keep meaning to do but it just never seems to happen. While getting your boiler serviced may not seem like an essential aspect of household maintenance, it can be one of the most important.  You wouldn’t miss a scheduled MOT for your car and continue to drive your family around in it, so why wouldn’t you get the… [Read More]