The Undeniable Benefits of Adding Some Colour to Your Workplace 

Business owners often underestimate the need for good office decoration. The office design directly affects the mood of the workers and can affect business in many ways. Along with other things such as light, temperature, etc. the thing that has a profound impact on the employee’s moods is the colour scheme of the office place. Recent studies on the colour psychology have revealed some interesting facts. It has been seen that some colours influence the mood of the workers positively and make them more productivity while some colours do just the opposite. To help you choose the colours of your… [Read More]

Colour Your Personality #COLOURYOURPERSONALITY

A few days ago, one of my twin girls asked me what my favourite colour was. My first thought was purple, followed quickly by grey. The reason I like these colours is because they’re quite neutral and calming. In my living room I have two grey sofas that have colourful buttons on the back rest. In my bedroom, I have a purple throw over the bed. After my daughter had asked me this question, I actually wondered what our favourite colours say about ourselves. I found this ebook online called ‘Colour Your Personality’ and I found it a really interesting read…. [Read More]

Winter Home Improvements

I don’t what it is about Spring and Winter that always make me look at my home in a new light, but something does. These two seasons signal the start and end of the year. Spring sees new life come into the world. Darkness lifts and the sky becomes a little brighter in the mornings. Winter sees the year draw to a close. Cosy fires lit, families snuggling under blankets, and of course a visit from the big man in red! I always find that these two seasons make me want to make changes to my home. Some more drastic… [Read More]

How to create the perfect kitchen

Making any change to your home, requires a lot of thought and research. That’s why when looking to create the perfect kitchen there are a number of different steps you should take. Firstly, look at your existing kitchen. Are you looking to completely remove it and put a new kitchen in, or make some small, simple changes such as changing the cupboard doors and perhaps repainting? Look at the way in which you use your kitchen space. Do you use the worktops much? Would you benefit from having more cupboard space, or perhaps more os less worktops would be best… [Read More]

Five easy ways to take the stress out of moving house

Moving house can be a stressful time. I know just how stressful it can be. I’ve moved three times in the last six years and each time has presented new and different problems. Moving house with children in tow is also problematic as I’ve discovered on more than occasion. Here are some tips to help take the stress out of moving house. Pack one room at a time By packing each room one at a time, you can make unpacking when you move into your new home go a lot quicker. It means you won’t have to rifle through various… [Read More]

Personalised Birthday Parties with Swizzels Sweets Plus Competition!

Coming up with ideas for your children’s birthday party can be a struggle. Our twins will be seven years old next year, and over the last six years they’ve had a real variety of parties. For their first birthday, we had a small family gathering at our home. Subsequent birthdays have been more costly as they tend to involve hiring halls, bouncy castles and entertainers! Their sixth birthday, however, was a tad different. Our girls decided that they wanted a birthday party at home with some of their school friends. This was music to my ears! No bouncy castles, soft… [Read More]

The Benefits of Using a Humidifier

A humidifier is a device that helps to increase the amount of moisture in a room. This helps to prevent dryness that can cause irritations in the body such as dry skin, dry throat, headaches, nose bleeds, cracked lips and other similar irritations. A humidifier can also be used to ease the symptoms of flu, and sinus congestion. It can actually be the difference between staying healthy at winter or getting a cold. Whilst using a humidifier sounds like a great idea, it’s essential that a humidifier is used correctly. Overusing a humidifier can potentially make respiratory problems worse, and… [Read More]

5 Laundry Hacks to Make Life Easier

Put your hand in the air if you enjoy doing laundry? Yup. I didn’t think many people would actually say they enjoy doing their laundry, but you never know! If you’re anything like me, and you’re pressed for time, then you’ll do anything to make sure your laundry is done quickly, and properly. Sometimes a rush job can mean that you don’t get stains out properly, or that your whites aren’t quite as white as they used to be, but it doesn’t need to be that way! It is possible do your laundry quickly and properly! Here are 5 laundry… [Read More]

Five Basic Ideas to Create A Cozy Home

Most people have seen those nasty home transformation shows during days gone by. You already know the variety, wherein a hyperactive variety of designers and then builders blitz their objective into an ‘unsuspecting’ civilian’s home, getting just an hour to confirm a fantastic make-over. The make-over designer snatches up certain worthless cushions, whips up the carpet, and then presto, the overall part is an amazing palace. Don’t we tend to desire that our bored houses might be awoken with such type of quick and electrifying fervor? We are not pushing you to create your house your own ideal mansion, however,… [Read More]

Three things to consider when buying a family home

Finding the perfect property is usually much easier said than done. Whether you’re just starting the search to buy a family home or you’ve been looking for months (or even years) without any luck, the key to finding the right property often comes down to three main factors—lifestyle, location and budget. Let’s take a look at these in a little more depth… How well it suits your family Functionality is one of the most important factors when buying a house. Before you waste hours browsing through listings and rushing to open houses, it’s a smart move to invest a little… [Read More]