Building Your Own DIY Conservatory

As your family grows we are all looking for more room within our home. Rooms that felt large when you moved in all those years usually without children, begin to feel like the walls are closing in and getting smaller by the day. It can also be nice to have somewhere where you can create a space that is for entertaining or somewhere your children can go when their friends come to visit. We all know what teenagers especially are like. They don’t like sitting in the same room as their parents and talking to their friends while their parents… [Read More]

Renewing The Flooring In Your Home

When you have five children, as I do it’s always difficult to decide what is best type of flooring to have in your home. The main reason being is that you want something that is hard wearing, but also attractive to look at. So, here are three types of floor coverings that are used regularly up and down the country along with my opinion on each of them. 1. Carpet There is no doubt that carpets are lovely. When you walk into a room and your feet are wrapped up by a beautiful deep pile carpet, it’s lovely, but when… [Read More]

Controlling My Medication With My PlanSmart Medication Chart

Since I had a stroke a couple of months ago there have been changes that I have had to make to lots of aspects of my life and lifestyle. Changes that I didn’t think I was going to be making, but if I want to keep going a bit longer and watch all of my children grow up and settle in their lives, it simply was a no-brainer. One of first things that needed changing was to give up smoking. This has not been an easy task for me, because I’m a life long smoker, but thankfully where I live… [Read More]

Things To Remember When Building An House Extension

When deciding on have an extension to your home there are many things you need to do. For starters you need to have a clear plan of exactly what you want your extension to achieve. It’s important to decide if it’ll be a single story extension, or if you live in a two story house, if it’s going to be a two story extension. Here are a few tips that I think are useful, and also some very important things that should be kept in mind during the planning stages. If you have a vision of exactly how it should… [Read More]

3 Steps to Turning Your Garage into a Playroom

Everyone wants to get the most use possible out of their home. Whether this be through interior design or a lot of construction work, you want to make your house suit your needs. Sometimes certain areas of your house are not being used to the full potential that you could be using them to. One example of this is your garage. If you are someone that either does not have a car or chooses not to put your car in your garage, your garage space is not being used to its full potential. One way to rectify this is by… [Read More]

Disneyland Paris Here We Come!

We’re going to Disneyland Paris, and I seriously cannot wait! It’s just over a year since we last went and from the moment I left, I couldn’t wait to go back! Last year we went for 4/5 days, and this year we are going for 7/8 days. The main reason why we are going for longer is because it went so quick last year and I left feeling I had missed so much. Even though it’s not much longer it will hopefully give us a more relaxed pace to the holiday, because knowing we had only four or so days… [Read More]

The Best Way To Clean Your Car

Looking to clean your car this weekend? If you often run out of time to wash your beloved vehicle and instead end up at the local car wash you might be missing out on a great cleaning surface. Here are the steps you need to take to clean your car properly so that it looks brand new. image Check the condition of your car If you want to make sure that your car is healthy and stays in good condition throughout the years you need to clean it often. Take a look at the state of your car, and unless… [Read More]

My Mental Health And Counselling

I have on many occasions written about how I have suffered from my mental health issues, and at times how I have reached some very dark places at different stages of my life. There is no doubt that nowadays I am in a better place than I have ever been in my life. I’m content, and contentment is a vital part of your well being. It has given me peace in my mind, and this has allowed me to not be affected by the issues that have caused some of my mental health problems that I have suffered in the… [Read More]