Yale Security Made Simple Campaign

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With independent statistics producer, the Office for National Statistics, recently revealing an 8% rise in the level of burglaries in 2017 compared to figures from the previous year, it’s now more important than ever that homeowners take on board the necessary precautions to keep their home safe. Home security is very important to us and not only do we have an alarm system fitted on our house, we have also taken other security measures like outdoor security lighting, Philips Hue… Continue Reading “Yale Security Made Simple Campaign”

Getting Green in the Garden

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With spring officially sprung and summer just around the corner, it is the perfect time to get the kids out into the garden for some fresh air and mud time rather than screen time. Growing up I spent many a spring day with my grandpa in his allotment, mixing up compost and helping him plant seeds for the summer and beyond.  He grew a mix of vegetables and flowers, which led to my favourite summer activity of picking bouquets of… Continue Reading “Getting Green in the Garden”

Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter

Kingston Lacy Bluebells

Now that we are into the month of March, my attentions have turned towards Easter and cannot believe it is only 4 weeks away! Like all kids, mine love nothing more than a visit from the Easter Bunny with some chocolate eggs but when you have friends and family buying them chocolate treats, and joining in with Easter egg hunts it can all get a bit much and the chocolate starts taking over the house. A few years ago, Hubby… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter”

2018 Flooring Trends

When it comes to decorating your home, every detail matters. It is important to get every element of a room right, including the flooring. Every year brings new trends when it comes to home decor, and 2018 is no exception. So, if you are planning to replace one or more of your floors, read on to see what flooring materials you can expect to find in the shops. New skirting In the past, when people updated their flooring the most… Continue Reading “2018 Flooring Trends”

Stylish Lighting Ideas for Your Home

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As you know, if you read this blog regularly, we recently tested a personal wireless lighting kit. To say we were pleased with the results is an understatement. It completely transformed how we light up some of our rooms and gave us so much more control. Our success with this kit prompted us to look more closely at how we light other areas of our home. It turns out there are lots of ways to transform your home using modern… Continue Reading “Stylish Lighting Ideas for Your Home”