Author: Amy

Expensive-Looking Home Without Price Tag

  We all want our home to look top notch. After all, we want our guests to be wowed when they come over. And we want them to think our home looks expensive. But when we have a family, we can’t actually spend a small fortune on items for our humble abode. In fact, we...

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Encouraging Children to See The World From A Different Perspective – Children’s Book

*Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are my own.   If I Could Climb Trees is a children’s book by the author Jeff Minich and illustrated by Renan Garcia and is the fifth volume in the Nuggies series of children’s books. The book tells the story of a dog who dreams what it would...

How to Clean With Kids Around and Keep Your Cool

  We’ve all been there; trying to keep a clean and tidy home as well as trying to look after the kids. While family life always takes precedent, having a clean and sparkling home is something that we all love to have. While cleaning around children may seem like something of an oxymoron, there are...

Top Tips For Putting Cheap And Healthy Meals On The Dinner Table

  Trying to feed your family food which is delicious, healthy, and doesn’t cost the earth can feel like a losing battle sometimes. With so many mouths to feed, it isn’t surprising that many families choose the quick, easy options, rather than the most nutritious meals. But with childhood obesity problems on the rise in...

Surprising Reasons Why Your Child Needs A Smartphone

  When your pre-teen child asks you for a cell phone, your first instinct might be to roll your eyes in disgust. Many parents and anyone of the typically ‘older’ generation find it bizarre that so many kids these days are so dependent on technology – and yes, in some cases it can be a...

No More Strife: Give Your House A New Lease Of Life

  There comes a point when a home starts to fall apart and become so worn that it gives us no end of grief. Rather than fixing and endlessly re-fixing a million small issues around your home every week, it might be time to end the strife and give your house a new lease of...

Upgrades To Make To Your Bathroom

  Ever visit someone else’s bathroom and find yourself blown away by their facilities? More and more people are investing in their bathroom after being inspired by things like hotels and Pinterest. Plus, if you are going to put money into any room in your house after the kitchen, it should be your bathroom, as...

5 Habits of Perfectionist Homeowners

    When you own your own home, there are certain things that you may be doing differently to others. Everyone has their own style; you may dust your skirting boards every week, whereas others leave it until they can make marks in the dirt with their fingers. You could have piles of books lying...

Great Ways to Make Your Family’s Future More Prosperous

    If you’re worried about the financial stability of your family, there are some steps you can take. These will all make your family’s financial future much more secure, and hopefully very prosperous too. It’s always a good idea to think about the future and what it might mean in terms of your finances....

Should You Fix Common Household Problems Yourself?

  Unless you’re a DIY-savvy mom that’s had experience fixing things on her own, you’re probably used to phoning up the nearest services in order to get the job fixed. However, it can be pretty expensive and time-consuming, and there isn’t a whole lot that needs to be fixed in order to get stuff working...

The Guide To Happy Children

  It would be nice if there was a straightforward guide to parenting and creating the happiest child on earth. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all guide to children, as every child is different and every child is, most importantly, their own person. They can’t be “molded” into our idea of the perfect person, no matter...

Five Home Upgrades That Are Totally Worth Doing

  Looking to improve your home and really get the most out of it? Since property generally increases in value over the years, and small changes can add big value spending on your home is always worthwhile. Here are just some of the upgrades you could consider.     Cavity Wall and Loft Insulation While...