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Autumn Camping Anyone?

Are you looking for a break from the daily routine before the year is out? Perhaps a cheeky half term getaway? Okay, camping might not sound like the ideal holiday idea for the colder seasons, but as the leaves begin to fall and the nights become chilly, camping can actually be the ideal way to […]

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Becoming A Homeowner? Consider these budget essentials

Leaving your rental property and buying your first home is always an exciting time. You finally own an asset that should increase in value over time and you feel a greater sense of permanence. The only issue is that you need to create a budget for the endeavour that includes all the costs and expenses […]

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Smart Design For Studio Apartments

Increasing numbers of people are opting for studio or ‘micro’ apartments when searching for a place to live. This is an option that is particularly appealing to young professionals who have recently left their parents’ home, are studying, or are working and intend to live alone. Why? Well, there are various factors to take into […]

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The Present Day Paradox

I recently watched a film called ‘Captain Fantastic’. If you haven’t seen it, please give it a go – it’s an amazing story about a family living ‘off grid’, essentially surviving in the wilderness, completely away from consumer society including technology. They made things out of wood and they did have capacity to travel to […]

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How to keep your home safe & secure

Everyone deserves home to be a safe, secure, sanctuary where they can fully relax and retreat from the world. I remember being the victim of a burglary years ago and it felt like that security had been violated, both literally and metaphorically. But keeping your home safe from intruders shouldn’t have to be left to […]

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How To Prep Your Home In Advance Of The Cooler Months

Okay, okay, it’s not even August yet….but there’s nothing wrong with a bit of organisation and forward planning! We’re still in the middle of one of the hottest summers we’ve had in a long time, so the last thing you’re probably going to be thinking about is the winter, especially not how you’re going to […]

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How To Stay Productive Throughout The Day

Ever feel like you start the day with great intentions about how productive you’re going to be, but then reach lunchtime and have pretty much clocked off already? It doesn’t need to be that way though. There are plenty of things you can do to make your day more productive for you and the people […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Clean

Whilst, technically, midsummer night has been and gone, we are clearly in the middle of a sizzling summer. It can be tempting to neglect the cleanliness, or at least the tidiness, of our homes due to living outside most the time. However! it’s important not to neglect the need for a midsummer clean as among […]

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Fabulous Ways To Add Value To Your Home

There’s always a good reason to improve your home. For most, increasing its value is the core reason for investing their money into it. If you’re a home owner, perhaps you’re thinking of selling your home soon. If you have a buy-to-let, you may want to drive up the rental price. Or maybe you simply […]

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