Why you still need your gardener in winter

A gardener? In winter? I must have lost the plot, right? Plot, gardening, pun totally not intended but let’s roll with it.

Of course, as soon as we see the first rusty orange leave of autumn, we’re quick to ditch the gardening and pack up tools for winter. To the back of the shed those sheers go, never to be seen again until next spring.… View Post

5 ways to simplify your autumn-winter house move easier

5 ways to simplify your autumn-winter house move easier

Moving house pre-Christmas. Are you mad? Believe it or not, quite a few people are keen on moving house around this time of year. You’d think with everything we have to do in the run up to the 25th December, it would put us off. But, the temptation of being in a cosy, perfect new abode when the morning comes around, is enough to encourage us to make the move.… View Post

5 cool things to do in the cold weather …

5 cool things to do in the cold weather this winter

Can you believe that the autumn half term is already done and dusted? Just where is time flying to? And dare I say, it’s literally six weeks to go until the children are off school again… for Christmas.

With two weeks of frosty festivities to look forward to, and many of chilly weekends along the way, it’s always good to have a few cool activities up your sleeves for when the weather turns cold.… View Post

5 Pet-Friendly Christmas Decoration Tips

5 Pet-Friendly Christmas Decoration Tips

Christmas season is upon us and most of us have started thinking about decorating our homes. But pet owners mustn’t only consider their own desires and traditions when selecting decorations, but the safety of their cats and dogs, too. Sadly, some traditional Christmas decorations can be harmful to our pets. Fortunately, with some careful planning and the clever use of alternatives, it is possible to make your home a pet-friendly, Christmas wonderland.… View Post

Get crafting this Christmas with Dremel

Get crafting this Christmas with Dremel

Whether you choose just green and red, or a mixture of colours, the way you decorate the family Christmas tree is a great way to show your personality. So why not take this one step further this December by designing and customising your very own set of baubles, allowing you to add a splash of creativity and personalisation to this festive time of year. You could even make individual baubles for each family member.… View Post

5 Key Interior Trends That Are Going To Be …

5 Key Interior Trends That Are Going To Be Big

Now that we’re fully settled into the final quarter of the year, it’s time to start noticing the shiny new interior trends coming out for autumn and winter. Although home, interior and design trends don’t tend to move quite as fast as fashion and accessories, there are still some big shift movements in colours, textures and prints. Rich tones, colour blocks, a touch of black, striking metal materials and big flouncy florals are just some of what’s to come this autumn and winter.… View Post