Well, it’s creeping towards the end of the year now, and that means a lot of us are thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Every year I set myself ambitious goals, but I never seem to keep up with them for very long. I think New Year’s resolutions are important because they give us drive and
What’s the most stressful decision in your adult life? You might disagree with me on this one, but I think it’s moving home. Moving house, selling your old one and packing up is an incredibly stressful life choice. There’s so much to think about and a massive cost involved that you simply can’t avoid. That’s
This article is a bit more close to home for some.. Becoming a carer is not something we always have a choice about. When a family member becomes ill, it is often down to us to help and support wherever we can. Sometimes that can involve months of full-time personal care. This is a strain
Okay, the title is slightly off, it’s not what I did at the weekend that just gone, but the one previous – but who’s counting? It was S’s birthday and since we’ve been working so hard on the house recently getting it ready for Christmas, he deserved a lovely weekend to completely relax, eat until
I can barely believe that it’s December already, and Christmas is now a matter of weeks away – some Christmas tunes, mince pies and mulled wine soon got me feeling festive though. It’s been super exciting buying a Christmas tree and heaps of sparkly, snowy ornaments and baubles (thanks to Ocean Finance for help with the decks).
First, what is curb appeal? Curb appeal is just how attractive your house looks from people passing by or viewing it from the outside. People often focus on curb appeal, either when they want to impress the neighbours, or they’re looking at making a sale. But, it’s also something that you might want to think
Home renovations are often said to be far cheaper and easier than moving into a new home. I’m not sure I’d agree with those thoughts entirely – after all, have you seen how much it costs to get building work these days? And, I know people who have been living elsewhere for months while their