Forming a Closer Bond With Your Partner

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No matter how close you are with your partner or how long you’ve been together, making time to strengthen your bonds and become even more intimate can always be beneficial!

For couples hoping to grow closer, there are many simple things you can do to make a change. If you need a bit of extra help, there’s no shame in looking into online couples therapy where an expert can guide you back to each other.

I take a look at the best ways you can start forming closer, more meaningful bonds with your partner!


Top tips for a family cycling holiday

With the UK boasting some stunning rural and scenic cycling and walking trails, families are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a location for an active and adventurous holiday via bike. Here are some of the key things to remember when you are planning a family cycling holiday.


Has the Pandemic Made the UK Fall Back in Love with Tradition?

Lockdown has forced people to hit the reset button in more ways than one. Everything from family meals, holidays, trips to the high street, and outings to the cinema have been impacted by the pandemic. Consumer behaviours have changed, with more people eating at home, sitting in front of the TV, and opting for the ‘staycation’ as this year’s holiday choice.

Has the pandemic we’re experiencing made the UK fall back in love with tradition when it comes to our eating and drinking habits, going on holiday, and even how businesses are reaching consumers through advertising?


TwelveBelow | The Low Sugar, Low Calorie Tonics

When it comes to enjoying a drink or two of an evening, I must confess that I am super fussy with what I like in my glass. As someone who grew up in pubs, with publican parents, I got to know early on about mixing drinks, what works and what doesn't, and the difference between cheaper and premium drinks. 

For me, I've always loved two spirits, vodka and spiced rum, and which I drink differs based on the mood I'm in. What I drink with them is a whole other ball game though, as I like like my vodka drinks light, but my rum drinks deeper and with a good glug of spiciness.


Teas To Drink From Morning Till Night

We drink, on average, 165 million cups of black tea each day in the UK and this means that we are rightly known as a nation of tea lovers. But with so many options on the supermarket shelves nowadays, which ones are best, and what time of day should we be drinking them?

The right cup of tea can be just what you need at any point in the day. To wake you up, per you up, and send you off to the land of nod, the question is figuring out which teas drink best as the day progresses. To help make the right decisions at the right time, here are the best teas for the morning, noon and night. So get your kettle on the boil, dig out the silver teapots, and read along to see which tea you should pick.


The Ultimate Boiler Maintenance Checklist

Boiler maintenance can be intimidating. It’s tempting to wait until something goes wrong before giving your boiler the attention it needs, but this can be costly, time-consuming and at worst, extremely dangerous.

Many assume they don’t have the knowledge to complete the required duties, and instead of taking the time to learn or hire a professional, abandon the job instead.


Safe Places to Travel with Children

Travelling brings adventure to life. It is the source of fun and joy. For me Travelling with kids is a blast. However many parents dread and avoid travelling thinking about safety and hygiene during travelling. Do not hesitate. Do not panic if the destination is Lopesan. Plan your travel. Trust me Canary Islands is one of the safest and secure travel destinations. You will be having a lot of fun, especially when you are travelling with young children.


5 Tips for Finding a Reputable Plumber

Finding a reputable plumber may seem like an easy task at first, but when you are stuck with a bust kitchen pipe, things may get a little bit out of hand. Chances are that there are many plumbers in your area, but how can you tell which company is reputable?

How Long Do Mattresses Last?

Mattresses are designed to last for several years which is why they require a significant investment. With the right care and regular turning, your trusty mattress can last you up to ten years. 

Despite this, there are many factors that can influence the lifespan of your mattress and a number of key signs to look out for when deciding whether to replace yours.


Garden Ideas To Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Space

Over the past 12 years of living in our home, we have spent a small fortune on renovating the inside. New bathroom, downstairs W.C. windows and doors, as well as decorating the rooms, just leaving the kitchen to be done next year. But what has been neglected the most, is the garden. 

Even though it's probably the space w use most of all during the summer months, we just hadn't thought about how it can be changed to fit for us. So over the next few month, we'll be saving, and deciding how we really want it to look once complete, ready for our landscaper to come and sort the whole thing. 

Whether you're looking for a overhaul of your outdoor space, or just some little aspects that could do with some love, here are some of the things he asked us to think about, for what we want from our garden...


4 Tips To Moving Home With Ease

Moving house can be stressful and can lead to many issues with timings, arguments and it can be easy super to forget something essential which you later realise you've missed. Moving is one of the biggest things you might ever have to do, and having to move one whole houses content to another can mean having some hurdles to just through, so here are a couple of tips to moving home with ease...


Bathroom Remodelling Ideas

If you want to renovate your home, then let’s start it from the bathroom itself. As we know Bathroom remodelling is more than a trend. Yes! It is required. All of us need a bathroom with more modern and appealing aspects with greater functionality. The design and structure of the Bathroom should able to meet our needs and should provide ample space as well.


September Favourites - Back Into The Real World

Let's be honest here, this year has been a total wash out. For 6 month, we've stayed home, stayed safe, and spent many a day baking, eating, and sitting around complaining about Covid-19 and how we've not been able to do anything. 

Now we seem to be coming out the other side, somewhat, I decided to write up my favourites post with a bit of an angle of items for going back into the real world. I mean, I don't know about you but I got so used to being at home, that I am not much prepared for going outdoors.


Win a £20 Amazon Voucher

Every few months I like to give away an Amazon voucher and I find that it's a great way to thank you, my readers, for sticking by me for all these years, and it gives you guys a nice little treat for the one that wins. I also opt for an Amazon voucher as then the choices are endless when it comes to what to purchase with it.

You could go for a treat for your kids, saving for something bigger, or even just some chocolates in the Pantry area. I mean, I've been running these every few months for the past year and the winners have bought some lovely things. One emailed to say she had bought her little one some books, where another emailed with a gorgeous photo of a crib she had put it towards getting.