My ray of sunshine #thegallery

My ray of sunshine My daughter Annalise makes me think of the colour yellow. She is a ray of sunshine in the world. She is such a kind girl and…

Vinyl Flooring for the Family Home

My kids are very easily distracted. There has been many a time when they are carrying a drink or a snack and something else has caught their attention and whoosh …

A tight spot: 5 of the best pairs of tights for spring

While tights can sometimes be a bit of an afterthought, they’re actually one of the hardest working items in our closets. They can make or break an outfit, they can…

From little acorns mighty oak trees grow

From little acorns mighty oak trees grow. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. I love both these quotes because  basically they encourage small beginnings, baby …

IWD Can you think of some fabulous women in history I should tell my kids …

Women in history I should tell my kids about “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective…

How to Choose a Gift For Your Husband

Choosing gifts for friends and family is not always a simple task, particularly as people will tend to treat themselves if they really want something in particular. But, choosing an…

Welcome Spring by Giving Your House a Make Over

The best way to welcome spring is to give your house a new and fresh look. Why not to start from painting the front of the house with some of…

The Benefits of Floor Tiling vs. Lino for your Kitchen

Benefits of Floor Tiling Are you looking at the benefits of floor tiling? If you are planning to remodel your kitchen, you may well be faced with a choice that…

Sleep Mental Health and the Impact of Diet

We spend approximately a third of our lives asleep. For some this may seem wasteful, for others blissful. Where there is no dispute is in the fact that sleeping is…

My favourite desert island discs

So, my favourite desert island discs ? I am a long time fan of desert island discs and I long for Kirsty to invite me on (one day…. when I…

Reflect your Personality and Style with your Kitchen

Show your style with your kitchen The area in your home which best reflects your personality is not the bedroom or the living area; instead you show your style with…

Sweet Dreams: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

 How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep Without sleep, we’re simply thoughtless zombies meandering through life. But actually finding a way to relax and slip peacefully into unconsciousness is no…

5 perfect finishing touches for your room makeover

Guest post When it comes to redecorating a room, sometimes the finishing touches are the most important part. You’ve completed the hard work and now it’s time to have some…

Ladybird Books: Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc Amazing women litter history yet rarely get the focus they deserve. I want to inspire my daughter  to understand that women have played a huge role in…

How to Finish your Bathroom on a Budget

While British newspapers continue to discuss the nation’s ongoing economic recovery, this is not being reflected in the pay-packets of its hard working residents. In fact, the Guardian recently reported…

Improve your Home by Getting More Natural Light Coming Through

More Natural Light… During the warmer, sunnier months of the year there is nothing better than having all of your windows and doors open so that you can really break…

The Benefits of Using Natural Oak as an Interior Material

As part of the continual evolution of interior design trends, there is a clear drive to create more masculine philosophies. This is epitomised by the development of the brand new…

How to tile safely and effectively

When it comes to tiling your interior space, there are elements of beauty and functionality that require careful consideration. While the ultimate aim is to create a well finished and…