Caring for your leather

Quite a few of our every day items at home are leather. I’m talking sofas, dining chairs and the big bed everyone piles on for a movie night. I definitely think that leather has its advantages with children around. Most of the time it just wipes clean. There just isn’t the same constant scrubbing required […]

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Can green clean?

What is your approach to washing up? Do you wash by hand or have a dishwasher? If you wash by hand, do you have a set washing up liquid that you buy or do you just buy whatever is on offer? We do have a dishwasher but there are quite a few things that we […]

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Dealing with stubborn stains

As a mum of a busy and active family dealing with stains on clothing is a normal part of the week. Tiny tots and adventurous big kids come together to create a number of different coloured stains on a range of items. I’ve used Vanish and Oxy products over the years to tackle some of […]

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Reduce, reuse, recycle

These were once the wise words from Bob the Builder in his project renovate song. How effective are you at these three things? I love having a good clearout and find the process quite therapeutic. The children like to re-discover things that were put away, we try to recycle as much as possible and donate […]

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Four ways to update your child’s bedroom

As your children grow and mature they will naturally outgrow their bedroom. Your child’s bedroom is a space to call their own so it’s essential that the space reflects both their personality and their age. However, this can be tough on a parent: emotionally, and more importantly, financially. Consequently, it’s helpful to stick to designs […]

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Preserving memories: Part three

If you have been reading the blog lately you might have seen our series on preserving memories. This is part three in that series and this time we will be focusing on printed cushions, something that I have been wanting to get done for quite a while now. We have already looked at how to […]

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