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  1. Looking to add value to your home? Sprucing up the exterior is a great place to start. In this article, we provide tips on how to boost your curb appeal and make your garden even more valuable, from adding a deck or patio to creating an outdoor living space and improving your driveway. Learn how to create a beautiful and functional outdoor space that will not only increase the value of your home but also provide a space for you and your family to enjoy.

  2. When it comes to decorating our homes, it's easy to get stuck in a rut and fall back on the same old design styles that everyone else is using. It's no wonder we can become disheartened with decoration - after all, if we've seen it all before, how can we expect to feel inspired? The truth is, no matter how unique a decor style may seem, it's likely to be overdone to the extreme.

    But fear not, there's a solution to this design dilemma: look further afield. Across the globe, there are countless design ideas that are vastly different from what we're used to seeing in our own countries. By exploring these styles, you can create a unique and exotic home that reflects your individual tastes.

    Whether you want to fully embrace a new design style or simply incorporate some new elements into your existing decor, it's important to understand the characteristics and origins of each style. That's why I'm taking you on a round-the-world decoration trip to discover some of the most inspiring home decor ideas from around the globe. From the opulence of Italy to the serenity of Japan, and from the vibrancy of India to the earthiness of Bali, there's a wealth of design inspiration waiting for you. So come along and explore the world of home decor - who knows what you might discover!

  3. Buying a house can be an exciting time, but it’s also one of the most stressful and costly events we’ll ever experience in our lives!  Owning a home is a great investment, but there are a lot of costs to be prepared for. 

    The average cost of moving house is more than £12,000 according to the consumer website Which? and there are even more costs you’ll need to budget for regularly once you are a homeowner.  Our last house move in 2021, which was selling, buying, and relocating, cost us £20,000 in all the fees and various legal costs!

    To make things less stressful when moving house, it’s important to be prepared and equipped with knowledge.  To help with this, here is a list of costs you should be prepared for when buying and moving house.

  4. Moving house can be an expensive business. If you’re selling a property and buying a new one, there are estate agent fees, solicitor’s fees, removal van hire to pay and possibly other costs such as stamp duty land tax, pet and childcare fees… the list may seem endless. 

    So, how can you save money when moving house? Is there any way you can cut costs and still get the services you need when you need them? The answer is yes, it is possible to sell up and move house on a budget.

    Check out our top money-saving tips to keep your spending on track. 

  5. Are you tired of spending hours getting dressed every morning? Do you find yourself saying, "I have nothing to wear" despite having a closet full of clothes? Look no further than a capsule wardrobe.

    Not only is it an efficient and mindful way to dress, but it also saves you time, money, and helps you love every outfit you put on.

    In this article, we explore the benefits of a capsule wardrobe and provide tips on how to create your own. Plus, we answer the burning question: what about underwear in a capsule wardrobe?

    Read on to find out why every woman should create a capsule wardrobe.

  6. Are you thinking of starting your own online business but don't know where to start with creating a website? Look no further than, a user-friendly website builder that can help you build a professional-looking online store without any technical or coding experience.

    As someone who has used their platform to set up an online fashion boutique, I can vouch for their easy-to-use templates, full stock management system, and excellent customer service team.

    In this article, I'll share my personal experience with and explain why it's a great option for anyone looking to start their own online business.

    Plus, don't miss out on my referral code RAF315226 for a 10% discount on their service.

  7. The internet is full of advice for bloggers.  Most of these guides are written by bloggers and amazingly I see more and more guides out there from bloggers who have only been blogging for a few weeks at most themselves. 

    Needless to say, there is a lot of misinformation out there.  There’s also a lot of conflicting views on best practices as a blogger.  So what is the blogging advice you should ignore?  Read on to find out.

  8. Growing your own food can be a great way to save money and eat healthily, especially during tough economic times. Not only does it help you save on your grocery bills, but it also ensures that you know exactly what goes into your food. But what are the best foods to grow if you want to save money? In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best options for the UK climate.

  9. Online dating has become an increasingly popular option for people of all ages looking to expand their dating horizons. While it certainly has its benefits, such as a larger dating pool, it also presents significant risks. The thought of meeting a new person online and potentially falling in love can be exhilarating, but it's crucial to acknowledge the dangers that come with online dating. Unfortunately, many individuals are unaware of these potential issues, making them vulnerable to falling for a dating scam.

    In this blog post, we will be discussing the signs that you may be falling for a dating scam. It's essential to be aware of these warning signals so that you can take action before it's too late. Scammers can be clever and manipulative, so it's crucial to stay vigilant and keep an eye out for any suspicious behavior. By the end of this article, you will be equipped with the knowledge to spot red flags and protect yourself from falling victim to a dating scam.

  10. Are you worried that you may have been mis-sold a pension? If so, you're not alone.  Thousands of individuals in the UK have fallen victim to mis-selling practices, resulting in significant losses from their pension investments.

    Mis-selling can take many forms, from high-pressure sales tactics to false promises of high returns. It's essential to be aware of the signs of mis-selling and take immediate action if you believe you have been affected.

    In this article, we'll explore what mis-sold pensions are, how to identify them, and the steps you can take to recover your losses. We'll also provide some tips for avoiding mis-selling practices and navigating the legal and regulatory framework governing pension investments. So, let's get started!

  11. Are you a stay-at-home mum in the UK looking to make some extra cash on the side? Look no further! In this blog post, I'll be sharing five tried and tested ways to make money online from the comfort of your own home. Whether you love writing, have a passion for eCommerce, or simply want to earn some extra cash in your spare time with money-making apps and websites, these jobs are perfect for mums who need something flexible that works around their busy schedule. So, let's dive in and discover how you can turn your online money-making ventures into a full-time living!

  12. Are you relying solely on the state pension for your retirement? If so, you may want to rethink your strategy. As I found out, the state pension is simply not enough to live on comfortably. In this article, I'll share my own experience of starting to save for retirement and why it's crucial to have a personal retirement plan. From exploring different options such as pensions, property investment, cash savings, and company share schemes to discussing the benefits of saving into a retirement LISA, this article is a must-read for anyone who wants to ensure they have financial freedom in their golden years. Don't let retirement catch you off guard – start planning now!