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Keeping your kids busy during lockdown

Keeping my kids busy and staying positive has been my focus the entire lockdown period. I am very happy with their behaviour and seeing how positive they have been the whole time. My boys have learnt many skills while learning from home and having the restriction of not seeing the extended family and friends. The most exciting thing this week for them was when they received their Creative Kids packs. …

Painting exisiting bedside tables project

What I get most excited about is when I can re-use a piece of furniture and give it life again. Over the weekend we started to move the boys bedroom furniture around has my youngest is moving out of the shared bedroom with his brother. The 2 bedside tables were white and looked very kiddy like. As we wanted to re-used the side table and my 13 year old wanted …

4 Tips to choosing the right vacuum cleaner

For those of you who are like me and like to vacuum the house as quick as possible , then the right vacuum is essential for you. Here are a few questions I asked myself prior to going out and purchasing a vacuum cleaner. Canister vs Upright? Am I cleaning mostly carpet or hard flooring? What about a stick , robotic or handheld? What is my budget? I have tried …

Our first family farm stay

Last month I booked a luxury farm stay for my family to celebrate my 7 year old son’s birthday. We have never been to a farm stay before and I thought it was about time we explore a different style of accommodation than what we normally tend to book and stay at. My son loves farm animals and everything outdoors, so I thought this is the best opportunity to stay …

My Kitchen Handles

Putting some thought into selecting kitchen handles is very important. A simple change of handles can dramatically change the entire look of your kitchen. Recently I started the process of updating my existing kitchen with firstly adding new handles. I knew exactly the type of handles I wanted but did not want to spend a lot of money. My existing base kitchen cabinets are IKEA with a shaker profile and …