• Beautiful Backyards: Making The Most of the Space in Your Garden
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    Beautiful Backyards: Making The Most of the Space in Your Garden

    Is there anything more glorious than being out in the garden? Sun shining, kids playing, pets having fun and friends popping over for a barbeque- absolute bliss. So if you’re looking out of your window and seeing nothing but wasted space, it’s time to get a move on as the warmest months are right around the corner and will be here before we know it. Here are some of the ways you can make the absolute most of your outside space. Grow some crops If you have space in your garden, one of the most productive things you can do with the space is to grow some of your own…

  • Want to keep your home secure against the threat of burglary?
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    5 Ways To Deter Burglars From Your Home

    Want to keep your home secure against the threat of burglary? Whilst window locks and burglar alarms can prevent thieves from breaking in, there may be more effective ways of stopping burglars getting in – and that’s to stop them from targeting your home in the first place. Here are five deterrents that could put burglars off from attempting a break in. Keep a light on Keeping a light on in your home when out could convince burglars that someone is still there. This could be a small lamp rather than an overhead light in order to save money on electricity – a small warm glow may be enough to…

  • Say No To Nothing-But-Neutral With Home Accessories
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    Say No To Nothing-But-Neutral With Home Accessories

    Home accessories are considered to be elements of your home’s interior design that serve a decorative rather than a purely functional purpose. For example, rugs, display cabinets, throw cushions, and similar items; items that help to ‘complete’ a space and create a homely feel, but which are not crucial to the functionality of a room. When choosing home accessories, most of us tend to keep this decorative-before-function idea in mind. Sure, if a home accessory also serves a functional purpose that’s a bonus, but our main focus tends to be on finding items that enhance and complement the more practical elements. However, it’s also worth considering another possibility home accessories…

  • 3 Fantastic Ways to Freshen Up Your Home
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    3 Fantastic Ways to Freshen Up Your Home

    Winter is almost over and spring is finally right around the corner! It’s time for a change, in other words, and there is no better place to start than with the place where you rejuvenate and rest out after a long day of work. There is a reason that spring is the most popular time for everything from home renovations, weddings, and personal makeovers, after all, and if you’re looking forward to a change in weather as well as in your mind, you’re definitely not alone. Here is a handful of fantastic ways to make your home just a little bit brighter and livelier for the new season so that…

  • Bringing Home Baby: Getting Your Home Ready For a Newborn
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    Bringing Home Baby: Getting Your Home Ready For a Newborn

    There’s nothing quite like the feeling of holding your newborn in your arms, that rush of overwhelming love is on another level to anything else you will ever have experienced in your life. But it’s holding them for the first time, when they’re so tiny that you realise just how delicate they are. And as their parent, it’s your job to protect this little life and ensure they’re kept safe and happy. One important thing to get right is ensuring your home is safe, and chances are you’ll have spent the weeks and months leading up to the birth making sure everything is just right. If you’re expecting, here are…

  • 3 Tips for Simplifying Your Home Life
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    3 Tips for Simplifying Your Home Life

    Life can be hectic. Way too hectic, in fact. Sure, we all love the benefits that come with having high speed internet connections, high resolution, flat-screen TVs, and smartphones that keep us connected to the world 24/7, but one trade-off we make for all of these benefits is that our attention is constantly scattered and dragged in a dozen or more different directions at any given moment. That’s enough of a headache in and of itself, but when you combine the normal high level of ambient noise that comes with modern living, with a chaotic and complex home environment, stress can easily mount to levels that are difficult to bear.…

  • How Can I Encourage My Kids To Be More Active?
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    How Can I Encourage My Kids To Be More Active?

    Are your kids spending too much time sitting in front of the TV? Encouraging young kids to be more active isn’t easy, but it’s important if you want them to stay fit and healthy. Here are just a few ways to persuade your kids to be more active.     Go on active family days out Family days out can be great ways to get the kids to be active (providing you’re not just going to the cinema!). Think about places that require lots of walking – you could go to a children’s farm, a zoo or a museum. There could also be activity days out such as going cycling,…