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    5 Things to Ask Before Renting a Home

    So, you think you’ve found the perfect rental property and you’re already measuring the windows to make sure the curtains you’ve chosen will fit. Finding a new home can be extremely exciting, so it’s easy to get caught up in the moment. However, before you sign any documents and start organising the removals company, it’s important to make sure that the property is as good as it seems. To make sure the property is perfect for you, there are several questions you need to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Below is a list of some of the most important questions you need to ask your new landlord…

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    Valentine’s Day Idea’s for Busy Parents

    It can be really hard as parents to find the perfect Valentine’s Day idea’s for that special day. There is so much to do in ‘normal’ everyday life that Valentine’s Day can be really easily forgotten. If you’re struggling here are some good ideas you could try: Valentine’s Day idea’s Cook a nice meal I love to cook and so does Mario. We pretty much home cook every night of the week anyway, with a takeaway at the weekend but we rarely sit down and eat together at the table. It’s really nice to take the time to sit and eat together, making sure you actually have a conversation with…

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    Could It Be Time To Make The Switch To Veganism?

    It’s no secret that veganism has been increasing in popularity over the last few years. This type of lifestyle has loads of health benefits, and some people feel a lot better knowing that they’re not using animals to keep themselves alive. Of course, though, is 2021 the year to make the switch? This post will be exploring this topic of making the switch to Veganism, giving you a solid idea of the options you have in the modern food market. Meat Alternatives There are countless companies making meat alternatives, nowadays. This sort of product comes in loads of different forms, but many of these reflect the foods that people are…

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    Tips to get you by when you’re unprepared for Valentine’s Day!

    With Valentine’s Day now fast approaching, there will be many of you experiencing that dreaded last minute panic over what to get your other half this year! With Christmas and New Year plus Lottie’s birthday just gone, it’s hard to think about anything else so soon after! We don’t tend to do a lot on Valentine’s day itself, what with just having Christmas and New Year, and our anniversary in December! We usually cook a nice meal together and put a little bit more effort into having a nice pudding. We even have a gin or two! We used to go out for a few drinks over the weekend but…

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    Should You Save or Borrow Money To Buy a Home?

    When you are finally sign your property documents, you will have no one to thank but your hard work and sacrifice. Property investment calls for making a huge sacrifice, putting in all the necessary effort and having great financial behaviour. The rewards for saving to Buy a Home are huge! In the beginning, you might be filled with excitement, and can’t wait for your money to multiply. However, research done by PropertyGuru shows that only a few people manage to stick to their money-saving habits. Some may even quit two to three months down the line. Quitting is expected, as the whole process of saving can be a daunting task.…

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    Personalised Paper Just in Time for Valentines Wrapping!

    We love a personalised gift in this house and we have reviewed many in the last couple of years, there is just something really special about creating and giving something unique and well thought out to family and friends on special occasions but I have never really put much thought into the actual outside of the gift. I buy standard wrapping paper and have never really thought about creating personalised paper to suit the gift that I’m giving. I saw that Pretty Gifted was looking for people to create some personalised wrap so I was really pleased when we were asked if we would like to order some. Pretty Gifted…

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    How to Make your Home feel Much More Homely

    When you move into a new home, you may feel as though at times, it’s hard to make it feel like yours and hard to make your home feel much more homely. You may find it difficult to move past the moving boxes and even though the fridge is full of food, it’s hard to achieve that sense of comfort. This feeling can persist weeks after you move in, and sometimes, it won’t dissipate at all. At the end of the day, there’s a big difference between living somewhere out of necessity and truly feeling like you are in your own home. If you want to make a positive change…

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    Getting Party Ready With Sticky Heelz

    We all know how annoying it is when you buy some beautiful shoes for a big event only to find out that once you get them on your feet, they either don’t fit properly, slip off your heels, cause blisters or you simply can’t wear them! Luckily Sticky Heelz, born in 2014, is here to rescue us and make every pair of shoes the perfect fit! We all know how sore our feet can get in heels during a night out and more often than not we end up taking them off completely after a few hours of wearing them. Many of us wear uncomfortable or ill-fitting shoes in the…

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    Saving Some Extra Money With Groupon Coupons!

    We all know how difficult the month of January is, we have all indulged over Christmas and the New Year but we still have the usual bills and jobs to do over the next month or so. I’m always on the lookout for a bargain, a sale or just simply to feel like I have saved some money on things I would normally be buying anyway and there is a great sense of satisfaction when that happens. I have recently started saving some extra money using cash back sites such as TopCashback and Quidco which I have found really useful when we have fancied the odd takeaway on a Friday…

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    The Signs That You’re Ready to Move to a New Home

    It can be tricky to know when is the best time to move onto pastures new and find a new home to live in. The whole moving process from finding somewhere else, to packing up your things and moving can be a long process that does take a lot of effort. So you need to assess if moving at this point in time is going to be worth it for you. Are you going to be giving up something good when there isn’t really a reason to?  Signs That You’re Ready to Move When you break it down, you need to remember that your home needs to be a haven…

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    Tips For Decorating Smaller Bedrooms

    When it comes to smaller bedrooms, space can be limited. However, it’s important that you can still decorate the bedroom with everything you or that household member needs. Even with the most limited spaces, there’s an ability to make the most out of it and create a space that’s functional for the user. Here are some helpful tips for decorating smaller bedrooms. Decorating Smaller Bedrooms: Make Use Of Gaming Beds Or Bunk Beds For space savers, it’s good to use beds that are going to be off the ground or that double up as an additional space. A good purchase to make in the case of a children’s bedroom is…