How to deal with toddler tantrums
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How to deal with toddler tantrums

We were doing so well with our two year old, his second birthday came and went and the dreaded terrible twos seemed to have skipped him. What a happy, calm little boy we have we told ourselves. Oh, how wrong we were! Nine months later and the toddler tantrums have hit FULL FORCE! Now I’m …

DIY Home Improvements An Amateur Can Do
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DIY Home Improvements An Amateur Can Do

Many home improvement amateurs can feel put off when it comes to making DIY improvements to their homes. While it’s true that things can be expensive to fix if something goes wrong, you shouldn’t let it put you off. Here, you’ll find DIY improvements that even amateurs can do, as well as some helpful tips. …

Making our homes beautiful starts with the fine details
Home & Garden

Making our homes beautiful starts with the fine details

I love having a beautiful home, with a feminine touch. It’s not always easy doing it, but it’s incredibly worthwhile once we’re done. Having a beautiful space to call our own lifts our moods, improves our wellbeing and makes us more productive. But what people often don’t realise, is how much effort goes into making …

Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for Children
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Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for Children

I love pretty things, and Etsy is full of beautiful, gorgeous gifts, particularly at Christmas. I love that you can find so many alternative gifts on Etsy and I particularly love the children’s gifts. It can be so difficult to buy something for children that’s not focussed on gaming or screen time these days! I …

50 free or cheap ways to entertain the kids this summer
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50 free or cheap ways to entertain the kids this summer

The summer holidays are well  under way, not surprisingly the weather has been pretty crap and we’ve been desperately trying to keep the kids entertained whilst sticking to our budget. We’re going away for a long weekend next week and I’m trying to curb our spending until then so we’re not counting the pennies! I’ve …