If you are looking at starting a home renovation project or are currently in the middle of one, you might well have noticed that the price of materials has skyrocketed. The latest figures show that a new build house project costs have increased from an average of £1000 per square metre to £2500 per square metre, that is a huge jump. To put this into context, a decent sized 100 square metre property will now cost you £500k to build. Not only have costs risen in raw materials and skilled labour, also the range of products available to buy in the UK has dropped, especially for natural materials, like slate.Continue reading Using Slate in the Home
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No matter where you live, your home is your sanctuary. It can be tricky to manage our spaces well, though, especially nowadays when many of us are working, studying and relaxing at home. As things slowly get back to normal, we have a great opportunity to spruce up our spaces with some basic home improvements. These four simple steps from FBD Insurance will help you make the most of your house, turning it into the warm and inviting home you and your family deserve.Continue reading Home Improvements: Tips & Tricks for 2022
A house is a relaxing place for everybody. It is a place where we all come back to when we are tired. A home consists of many different rooms. Basically, every home consists of a living room, bedrooms, kitchen and washrooms. Continue reading Kitchen Trends Worth Knowing
You may remember I recently wrote about some fitness apps that I loved, but that I had some reservations about my meditation app, Calm, as they had removed a lot of my favourite meditations and the subscription fee was just too high. Well just after I wrote that, buddhify got in touch to see if I would like to review their app.
With eBay increasing its fees all the time, I’ve been looking for other ways to sell my surplus items, and at the same time feel a little more involved in my community. If you’re looking for ways to get rid of all the baby things you’ve acquired, or just lusting after a more minimalistic household, try these techniques to avoid fees and squeeze in some much-needed socialising. Continue reading Remember life without eBay?
Who doesn’t need a puzzle over Christmas? Something fun to do for yourself, a gift for family or a way to keep the kids quiet for a little while.
Wentworth make the best puzzles out there. OK that’s only my opinion and my Granddad’s. But if you knew how many puzzles my granddad gets through then you would appreciate his opinion. Continue reading A Christmas Puzzle from Wentworth
Recently L’s words have been coming on leaps and bounds. It’s a momentum I want to continue, but I want it to be fun and I want to know I’m doing it right, in a way that will help him at nursery and eventually school. Clearly at his age there’s not much out there, just flash cards and toddler books. So I was really pleased to be contacted by Phonics School. Continue reading Phonics School Cartoon & Workbook
My plans for tomorrow aren’t big, see a friend, have a gossip then pop to Aldi to stock up on baby wipes and maybe get the boy a treat or two because it’s that fabulous baby & toddler Specialbuys time again.
With everything from toys and trikes to baby leggings and blackboards, Aldi’s Specialbuys Baby range is sure to have something to keep the little ones comfy, cared for and kitted out this spring, in stores and online from the 21st April, available while stocks last. Continue reading Shop the Aldi Baby Specialbuys Tomorrow
You’ve all seen the adverts with our favourite Meerkats, Aleksandr and Sergei all dressed up ready to see Batman v Superman, well to celebrate I’ve been sent a limited edition Aleksandr as Batman toy from Compare the Market.
He is super cute and we love the costume so we had a bit of Meerkat fun ourselves, check out his little adventure. It’d very silly but it made us all very happy! Continue reading Meerkat Movies Fun