Decorating Your Child’s Room Right

Photo Credit Deciding how to decorate a child’s bedroom is not always easy. They change their minds from one month to the next, especially when they are young and fall in an out of love with TV and film characters. Unless you want to be redecorating every year you need to make sure that what you do is flexible for minor changes, and durable to withstand the children. They tend to use their bedrooms for a playroom, to watch TV, entertain friends and then to sleep. It needs to be able to accommodate all of these things, as well as…

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Forging Your Own Successful Career In Fitness

If you want to forge your own successful career in fitness, then there are a few things you need to make sure you do. If you’re passionate enough about fitness, then you should be able to use the following tips to get your career started. Whatever you want to do and whoever you’re looking to work with, the tips below can help you! Take a look and see what you can do: Pick Your Niche Start off by picking your niche. A niche will bring you a more targeted audience if you have a blog, YouTube channel, or use a…

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The Forever Home: Extension News 1 {The First Month}

It’s been almost a year since we received the planning permission for the new extension to our home and even though we’re now four weeks into the build it still feels very surreal that it is actually happening.  We have spent so many hours planning, discussing, making decisions, it is really exciting to see things starting to actually happen. We have always loved our house but with two growing boys and a fully open plan layout downstairs it was starting to feel that we were a little on top of each other.  The extension will bring us a large kitchen/dining/family…

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Top Tips To Create A Dog Friendly Garden

Your dog is very much a part of the family, so why shouldn’t your garden be a reflection of that? I know what you’re thinking, having a dog running in the garden means that you can’t have a beautiful lawn, let alone gorgeous flower beds, rosebushes, Skip Cherry Laurel Shrubs from The Tree Center or anything else! But if you take a little time your garden can be a little haven for your dog as well as the rest of your family no matter the season. Make your surfaces pet friendly If you want them to walk on paths instead…

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5 Reasons Why I Love Open Plan Living

With our house extension hopefully starting in early 2018 my husband and I have been re-designing the downstairs of our house.  As we talked it dawned on me that all three of the houses we have owned have had an open plan layout.  This wasn’t intentional, it was never on our must-have list of things we wanted in a house, but it has been something that made a house attractive to us. When we were looking for our first home we weren’t too picky, and we certainly didn’t expect to fall in love with the second house we viewed.  So…

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