Make your garden a wildlife wonderland

A garden with a cartoon butterfly and bird to illustrate wildlife

We shouldn’t think of gardens as solely our own outdoor space. As a species, we continue to push the habitat of wildlife further and further back. However, our gardens allow us to give some of that space back, to share it with them and happily create an ecosystem that can support all of us. If you have a garden of your own, here are a few ways to make it a place that you can share with your local wildlife[Read more]

September idea list

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the September Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on. Also, if you follow me on Instagram I add each day’s idea to my story to help people keep track of the list.  Sunday 1st: Buy all of your occasion cards for October (and[Read more]

Three ways to make any home more homely

A shelf with a pot plant, pumpkin and book to make the home more homely

The happier you are with the home you keep, the more you are likely to enjoy life in general. That is something which you will find is particularly easy to do if you can follow some basic steps, and they are certainly worth looking into for that reason. The truth is that making your home nice is both easy and an essential part of ensuring that you can be much happier with your life in general. There are a few[Read more]

July idea list

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the July Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on.   Monday 1st: Purchase all of your needed occasion cards for the month of August. Tuesday 2nd: Organiser and de-clutter one draw in your kitchen Wednesday 3rd: Today is BBQ day! Why not treat yourself to a[Read more]

6 Quick and Easy Ways to Update Your Decor

Living room decor - a blue wall with white sofa and several items of wall art

Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest impact. The perfect time to refresh your home furnishings is any time, with or without a big home renovation budget. Here are six simple ways to modernise your space.   A fresh coat of paint (or wallpaper!) Any room can be instantly refreshed with a coat of paint. It’s almost shocking how much of an effect this can have! Brighten up the room with a trendy colour, mute a wild wall with[Read more]