Creating Your Own Parenting Style

When you think about how you parent and how you interact with your children, encourage them, discipline them, or show them love, can all be a reflection on how we were treated by our own parents. If you, for example, grew up in a home that wasn’t very touchy-feely and there were few hugs or words of affirmation, then doing that yourself with your own children might be quite strange to do. We learn from what we know, rightly or wrongly. When you become a parent, though, it is up to you to decide what kind of parent you want…

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Bathroom Storage Hacks

My new kitchen is being delivered in exactly one weeks time ready to be fitted the following weekend. Is it bad that after all of that planning and organisation, I am already thinking about updates I’d like to make to the bathroom? I know I must be mad, who enjoys all that upheaval but I’d really like to make some changes. The tiles would be first on my list, I would love a more modern look to the bathroom I have seen so many gorgeous Middle Eastern patterns – I love that look right now! I think I’d have to choose…

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Housewarming Gift Ideas

Moving home is always a big deal so if you have a friend that is currently moving then you will want to do everything that you can to support them and help them to settle in their new home. One of the best ways that you can do this is with a thoughtful housewarming gift that they will find valuable in their new home. It can be hard to know what makes a good housewarming gift and you will want to choose something memorable. Here are a few ideas: Wall Art/Photographs When you move into a new house it can…

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Work Smart To Promote Productivity

Working from home can be tough. Whilst the idea of having the freedom to be your own boss and manage your own time is very appealing the reality of it is sometimes tricky. Managing my time is what I struggle with the most when I work at home. I know I need to be strict to ensure deadlines are met but having distractions all around me are often my downfall. Creating a workspace that promotes productivity is key, in this post I will share with you some of my tips and tricks to keeping myself on the ball to ensure…

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{AD} Perfect Pairs From Desenio

A new year always sparks new plans and new ideas for me. Throughout January I have been making a list of things I want to accomplish before 2019 is up. A few of those are some home improvements. Along with redecorating the hallway and getting a new kitchen installed, I have some little tasks too. One being find some clever organisation/storage solutions (hello Pinterest) and the other being to inject a little more style and colour into the lounge and my bedroom. My house isn’t the biggest, nor the most modern or glamorous you’ll see, but it’s home. It’s where…

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