Money is the root of all evil.  So they say. But, I don’t know about you, I don’t think I could live without it. Literally and figuratively. No one likes to talk cash, not unless you’re Billy Big B*llocks and you like to announce to anyone who’ll listen how much you made last month – and, of course – how much you’ve spent.  But that’s where we go wrong. In my humble opinion. As a blogger (and I use that term loosely at the moment!)…

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Stuff.  All the stuff, everywhere. I’m not sure if I’m late to the ‘spring clean’ party or what, but the amount of stuff I have everywhere is driving me insane! It’s not hard to imagine, I’m sure.  With two kids, two dogs and two adults living in a three bed house, albeit a decent sized one (in the bedrooms at least) the amount of bloody stuff we’ve accumulated over the years is incredible. Our loft is full to bursting, we’ve taken over the teenagers storage…

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It’s been a while since I stepped foot in an airport. I’m yearning to get away from the ‘everyday’ and have some time to switch off. From everything. You don’t actually realise how much you need a break, until you haven’t had one for a long time.  All work and no play. That’s what they say isn’t it?  I like to play. I do. Life is hard, no matter what your outlook is. That’s why travelling is so good for the soul. A chance to…

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Could not love a quote more.  I am obsessed with lighting in our home. Each room has a different need, a different reason for lighting and sometimes, it has multiple needs. Apart from the obvious, original use of lighting, way back when it was first invented, for me, how we light our space creates different moods, different feelings, and it’s way more complicated than “put the big light on will ya……” The way we use light in our home is important. We’re quite unique, in…

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Having a phobia is a common thing. It could be completely irrational, and you have no clue where it stems from, or it could be from a traumatic experience as a child and you’ve not been able to move on from it. Whether your fear is a trip to the dentist, a fear of flying, needles, dogs, clowns or spiders – it might seem like something you’ll never get over. But everyone who has a phobia has the capacity to overcome it! While some might…

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