How to Manage and Track Your Budgeting

Recent statistics have shown that the average home budget has grown markedly in recent times, with an average increase in household expenditure of £554.20 revealed in April 2017. However, there’s no confirmation whether such an increase in spending can be supported, while there remain concerns that at least some of the uptick in consumer spending may be driven by debt.  But how can you create, track and manage a viable budget over time, and what are the key considerations in the current climate? Track Your Budget by Category Budgeting requires you to define and organise your expenses, usually in concise…

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The ultimate winter cleaning list

A clean home can help to reduce stress and improve your mood. Most people enjoy living in a clean and tidy home – even if they hate actually cleaning it. The trick is to find a cleaning routine that works for you and your lifestyle. You could clean little and often, so you don’t have to spend an entire day doing housework. You could make a chores chart to spread the cleaning across your family. Everyone can do their bit so you can live in a nicer home.  The Anxiety and Depression Association of America found that cleaning combined with…

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Value Increase Through Vinyl Flooring

We all love the thought of touching up our homes for a look that lasts as long as possible. However, there is always a decision that hangs over your thoughts of doing it – What about if you want to sell the house, and will any little renovation decrease the home’s value? This is a question asked whenever people consider their flooring options, not wanting any valuation to be affected when wanting the best possible price in selling up. Whilst we all understand the need for an upmarket kitchen design, fresh colours, and fixtures – your flooring plays a major…

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What do mum’s want this Christmas?

Christmas is coming whether you’re prepared or more of a bury your head in the sand until December kind of person, in less than 40 days the big man will be arriving! I am completely unorganised this year, so what have I done? Well rather than thinking about what I need to buy and organise I have been thinking about what I would like and putting together a gift guide that’s full of products that busy mums, like me, would love! The run up to Christmas for most mums is a completely hectic time. You’ve got school plays, Christmas jumper…

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A Gin Lovers Christmas Gift Guide

With the gin craze continuing and no sign of it decreasing in popularity I am kicking off my annual gift guides with one for the Gin Lovers! If you have followed me for a while you’ll know I am partial to a little G&T on the weekends and like most, I would be thrilled If Santa snuck me a little bottle under the tree. So I have put together a guide of all things Gin related to give you some ideas of what to buy your gin loving friend or family member this year. These ideas are aimed to give…

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