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THINGS TO DO AROUND THE HOME BEFORE YOU GO ON HOLIDAY

Whether you are planning to be away from home for a couple of days, a week or longer there are things to do around the home before you go away that will keep your home safe and your mind at ease. 
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GET DECLUTTERING TODAY

In my previous post about spring cleaning I briefly mentioned about decluttering. It's something we have been putting off and definitely need to get round to doing. I try and declutter at different points throughout the year and spring time is the perfect time to do so.  Decluttering has many benefits including being able to tidy and clean your home much easier. So today I'm sharing some of my tips for when it's time to do a declutter.   

SPRING CLEANING YOUR HOUSE & GARDEN

With Spring getting more closer it's time to start thinking of the annual Spring clean. Spring cleaning doesn't have to be time consuming and costly. But definitely is something not to put off. From your bathroom to your kitchen, garden to your attic/basement here are some Spring cleaning tips.

WIN A £200 AMAZON EGIFTCARD

Today I have my first giveaway over on this blog. I've joined in with a bunch of amazing bloggers to collaborate and bring you a wonderful giveaway!  The prize is for an amazing £200 Amazon EGiftcard.  Amazon is definitely my favourite place to shop online and I'd love to know what you would buy if you were to win? Maybe you are thinking of something for the kids, or for the home or even to treat yourself. I personally would buy things for our home especially as we are planning to do some decorating this year. I'd probably add a treat on though for my son too.

GETTING YOUR GARDEN READY FOR SPRING/SUMMER

It hopefully won't be too long now until spring and warmer weather starts to arrive. I'm definitely ready for being able to spend more time outside in our gardens. With that said here are some ideas for helping you get your garden/s ready. It can be hard to know where to start, especially if like us you've not really focused on garden maintenance over the winter months. Let's be honest here - we most likely should have but I'm sure we aren't the only ones, right? Hopefully these tips and tricks will give you a helping hand with what to do.

Home Maintenance and Repairs Every Homeowner Should Know How to Do

As a homeowner there is no denying that there are maintenance and repairs that you need to know how to do. I must admit there are definitely some home maintenance and repair tasks that I need to learn to do around our home, however my husband is pretty good at the basics and knows when a professional is needed for the job.

HOME GOALS FOR 2022

Happy New Year!  This blog unfortunately went on the back burner last year, however I'm hoping to be sharing more on here during 2022.  At the beginning of a new year I like to sit down and set myself some goals for the year ahead. Over on my main blog you can read about Making S.M.A.R.T Goals for 2022 . I thought that I'd feature our home goals over here.   As home owners we have learnt that there is always something that needs doing. However I thought I'd share some of the things we really want to get done this year.  1. New Skirting Boards   Most of the rooms in our home need new skirting boards. However this year our aim is to get the ones in our living/dining room sorted, as they are the ones in the most need. 2. Decorating the Living/Dining room   Once we've got new skirting boards sorted we can start decorating. We have already got our chosen wallpaper for our feature wall and just need to choose what paint colour we want. These tips for painting your home like a