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All sorts go in here but mainly pieces personal to me. From my anxiety to how  I’m generally feeling at a particular time.

New log Burner – Tips for use

New log Burner – Tips for use

Much excitement here this week. We’ve got a new log burner. The mess and dust has been horrendous but it is so worth it. If you haven’t had a log burner there are a few things that you need to know to really get the most out of that metal box in the fireplace that I thought would be worth sharing; Don’t burn water This is the most fundamental thing to get right when you’re burning wood. It might be…

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Ideas for decorating a child’s bedroom

Ideas for decorating a child’s bedroom

A child’s bedroom needs to serve multiple purposes – playroom, study and sanctuary – but its most important role is to provide your child (whatever their age) with a place of comfort and safety to lay their weary heads at the end of a busy day. 1. Paint – Paint has always been perhaps the cheapest and easiest way to dramatically change a room.  Use that to your advantage when your child wants to drastically change things up in their bedroom….

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How to move with children

How to move with children

Moving house can be so very stressful without children so when you throw children into the mix it gets even more stressful. I have put some tips together to help: How to Move House With Children Under 5 You may think that for children under five years of age you will not have any problems but they may have established a very strong connection to the old home, or the people around it. The positive is at this age they’re…

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Putting the garden to bed with children

Putting the garden to bed with children

As the days begin to shorten and a frost is in the air, there’s no escaping the fact that the summer’s over and the garden is starting its long slow slide into autumn and winter. There’s always a bit of a sad feel about this time of year – but children can feel it worse than most, the six month wait for spring seems like an eternity. The good news is, the coming of colder weather doesn’t have to spell…

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5 Living room decorating ideas

5 Living room decorating ideas

I have been quite on my site just recently because as well as college, work and being mum we have also been decorating. We are in the process of having a new log burner put into the lounge and with that the lounge is going to need decorating. I have been getting far to carried away on Pinterest and have been picking up some decorating ideas that I thought I would share with you and it’s useful for me to…

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