Hosting guests is an enjoyable experience if you get it right. There’s something very satisfying about giving your guests a great experience. When you have guests staying at your house it’s important that you make them feel comfortable. Creating the perfect guest room that has all of the luxuries of a hotel will leave your guests feeling relaxed when they leave and ensure that they come back again. Your spare room shouldn’t just be a storage room with a bed in for guests. If your…

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I started this month raring to go and full of enthusiasm for blogging – the kids were back to school and I would finally have some time to sit down, think & write. It’ll be easy I thought. The ideas will flow so fast I’ll have at least 4 posts a week scheduled I thought.  I was a dick.  We all know I’m a bit of an over-sharer – I have to be, to be a blogger, in my opinion. But that’s not always the…

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Do you know what I love? PJ’s. Almost as much as I love my bed. Yup. If I had my way, I would literally be in my pyjamas 24/7. School run? PJ’s. Sainsburys? PJ’s. Date night? Yeah, you get the gist.  The only problem I have is, none of my PJ’s actually match. They’ve all ended up a miss match of random items. What I tend to do is buy a PJ set based on the trousers, because they’re my favourite item. Then the top…

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I am absolutely addicted to Instagram. I use it as inspiration, a way to see what people are up to, find out information about brands, to kill time while I’m waiting for a child to finish something, it is probably the most used app on my phone. I can easily spend (and lose) hours scrolling through my feed, even more so now they’ve added stories to the mix. But, it’s become too easy to also waste hours scrolling through utter crap, all because of the…

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I am such an Autumn Winter kind of person, and, for me, September always feels more ‘fresh start’ than January does. January is depressing, Christmas is over, summer holidays are, what feels like, forever away and there isn’t much going on because everyone is skint after the festive season. September is still warm on the odd day, the colder, crisper mornings are still sunny and there’s the promise of Halloween, Bonfire night, and of course, my favourite time of year, Christmas!  It’s a time for…

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