Why neutral flooring is the way forward

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

    With minimalistic decors such as those inspired by Scandinavian design and clean-cut finishes taking hold of the world of interior design, neutral flooring has grown ever popular with homeowners who are striving to achieve these styles. Some associate neutral colours with being dull or boring, but this isn’t the case! Not only do […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #51

| Diary

Lucas is side on to the camera. You can see a lake behind him. He is looking down at his magnet board

Last week we went for a walk around Des Tourbières de Vendoire. This translates to the boglands of Vendoire which doesn’t make it sound very appealing but it’s a stunning place to walk around and very serene. There are many bogs to explore connected by numerous bridges and viewing posts. Each bog has an information […] Read more…


Health Tips to Avoid Age-Related Illnesses

| Family, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Health Tips to Avoid Age-Related Illnesses. Image shows Senior women giving each other high five

    Certain ailments tend to come up later in life. Diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis, and memory loss are some of the most common illnesses that afflict many older people. Diseases and health conditions are influenced by many factors, including heredity, environment, and socioeconomic circumstances. Lifestyle also plays a significant role in age-related diseases, and […] Read more…


Ideas for Organising a Small Space

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Ideas for Organising a Small Space

  Living in a small space and staying organised is definitely a big responsibility! Despite this, the rising popularity of living in a small home or studio remains unstoppable. After all, space today may be as precious as time, and this should never be a reason for anyone to live a very limited lifestyle. You just […] Read more…


Bird feeders to make with children

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Bird feeders to make with children

Gardening with children and watching the birds flitting to and from a bird feeder is a fun experience that is both relaxing and exciting. Children enjoy watching the ways birds interact with one another and are thrilled when a favourite bird stops by for a snack. By creating their own edible feeders for the birds, […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #50

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A blue and orange sky during sunset

We moved house a couple of weeks ago and where we live now is really making me appreciate how beautiful the area is. The school is is surrounded by winding roads, hills and fields for as far as you can see. Rather than stopping for traffic and people crossing over, I’m pulling over whilst I […] Read more…


How to paint ceilings and stairwells

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It can be very rewarding to do your own decorating but also hard work. One of the issues with painting ceilings and walls in stairwells, is that the height is often too great to reach with a conventional ladder. Propping a ladder against the wall can be unsafe and still needs to be moved in […] Read more…


Opening a French bank account

| Money, Moving to France

    In the UK we take for granted the amenities available to us, I had three banks in the UK, one for my bills, one for household bills and one for my spending money. It’s never been anything I’ve had to overthink as they can be opened within 10 minutes online and are free, […] Read more…


How to Find the Right Wedding DJ

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How Do I Find the Right Wedding DJ

  You’ve found your perfect wedding venue and now you need to find your perfect wedding DJ. There are several options available during a wedding reception such as music bands and DJ. Both are good, but if you choose a wedding DJ over a group of bands, there are several things to consider. If you […] Read more…