Keeping your Home Safe from Burglary!


Just before Christmas there was a spate of burglaries in our local area which made us very conscious of making sure our things are locked away safely. I know you cannot be 100% safe wherever you live, but there are things you can do to ensure that your home and garden is as secure as it can be, both when you are home and away. The obvious one is to ensure that doors and windows are locked, especially when you… Continue Reading “Keeping your Home Safe from Burglary!”

How to Create a ‘Hotel Style’ Master Bedroom


If you’re thinking of updating your master bedroom, you might be wondering what style to go for. Well, why not look towards hotels for inspiration? ‘Hotel style’ can form the basis of a beautiful bedroom, helping you to create a space you really want to spend time in. But, the first thing to do is identify what ‘hotel style’ means to you. There are many different types of interior design in our favourite hotels, ranging from traditional to very contemporary… Continue Reading “How to Create a ‘Hotel Style’ Master Bedroom”

Last Minute Christmas Shopping and Sales Tips


I hate shopping. Or rather I hate shopping with children in tow. This year I have done almost all of my Christmas shopping online and although I have boxes all over the house, it has been so much easier. If you still have presents to buy, like me, remember that this is the last week for free or cheapest online delivery for most stores. I find that buying online can often be cheaper than in-store and it’s far easier to… Continue Reading “Last Minute Christmas Shopping and Sales Tips”

Getting Kitchen-perfect in Time for Christmas


The fact that we all expect to put a little bit of  weight on over the Christmas period, suggests how important food is at this time of year, as well as how much your kitchen will be used… Looking at your cooking space, is it in the best shape for the food-marathon that’s about to descend upon your home this Christmas? If not, you need to spring into action to get things tip-top in time for St Nick… Check out… Continue Reading “Getting Kitchen-perfect in Time for Christmas”

Decorating for Christmas with the Kids

Gingerbread Tree

Decorating your home for Christmas is one of the best parts of the season. Not only is it so much fun being able to pick out all your decorations, find the perfect spot for the tree and make your house twinkle with fairy lights, it’s also the ideal time to make amazing memories with the kids. Here’s some ideas for how you can fun decorating your home this festive season with the children involved: The Tree Decorating the tree is… Continue Reading “Decorating for Christmas with the Kids”