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Posts on everything to do with the home and garden from products to the latest trends, including children in the garden and how the home and garden can improve your emotional wellbeing

Make your kitchen fit for the whole family

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Make your kitchen fit for the whole family. A laundry room going out onto decking garden

The kitchen is the heart of the home where all the family gathers together to enjoy quality time. As family spaces change, and we embrace open-plan living, we are tending to spend more time together in one room, and that room is often a multi-purpose kitchen/dining/living room, often with access straight on to the garden. […] Read more…


The benefits of a gender neutral nursery

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Nursery ideas

When we were planning Lucas’ nursery, I knew I didn’t want it to be too ‘boyish’, I wanted something that would grow with him as he would, not that I would need to change once his personality had developed. I also didn’t want to surround him with too many stereotypical boy items. We went with […] Read more…


Christmas movies for the whole family

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Christmas movies

As I did a Halloween movies post, I thought it’s only right to do a Christmas one too. My all time favourite Christmas movie has to be Miracle on 34th Street, with Richard Attenborough, a remake of the 1947 ‘feel good’ classic, telling the heart-warming story of a young girl’s desire for a fully-functional family, […] Read more…


Halloween movies for all the family

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It’s nearly Halloween so I asked some of my blogging buddies what their favourite films are to watch whether they are watching with their partner, friends or children. Hocus Pocus (PG) Three hundred years after they were sentenced to die in Salem, a trio of witches return to gain their revenge. Terrorising the town’s trick-or-treaters […] Read more…


The Life Tree artwork review and giveaway

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The Life Tree review

The Life Tree is an enchanting piece of artwork which follows life’s journey from birth to old age and beyond. We have been incredibly lucky to have been sent* one and I really can not express just how special it is and how magnificent it looks on the wall.    The picture features charming, animal […] Read more…


Preparing for guests this Christmas

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I do realise that it’s only the 2nd week of October and I have already mentioned Christmas twice but I do like to be prepared and I promise after this I will try to get back into the month we are in. If you have guests coming over for Christmas, getting prepared early can mean […] Read more…


Simple Techniques to a Modern Kitchen Design

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We all want that cool, modern kitchen design in our homes. No matter whether it’s just family or you’re having friends around, everyone seems to gather in the kitchen. So, give it a revamp with some quick and easy contemporary design tips, including the latest worktop styles, lighting techniques and appliance types to create a […] Read more…