Pared Back Shabby Chic

source I am starting to love a Pared Back Shabby Chic kind of look, Take this lovely ‘She Shed’ for instance! how beautiful is she…This picture makes me feel calm and relaxed and that is what I am looking for as I get older…I have been busy in my own garden this year, although the weather has been so extreme at both ends of the scale…I thought the snow in…

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Buying a Home for Mum

  I am currently helping my Mum to find a new forever home, over here in Kent near me! We feel it is just the right time to do it now, as she is getting less mobile and doesn’t really like to drive anymore… She has always had things to do over in London, as she run a WHSmith’s Retirement group and used to organise the outings for all the…

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Tips for Buying a Listed Property

While many people love modern and contemporary houses (I am a convert!), most of us would prefer to own a house with more character and history. That is why listed properties continue to be popular choices with homebuyers. Heritage properties not only look fabulous, but they also have more personality and charm than modern houses. Many of them also come with period features such as fireplaces, high ceilings, and tiled…

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4 Ways to Be Happy and Healthy

As the song goes, ‘if you’re happy and you know, it clap your hands’. But what do you do if you’re not? It’s hard to stay happy every day, just about everyone feels down from time to time. Research suggests that one in four people in the UK experience a mental health problem each year including anxiety and depression. We can be so busy balancing work and life that it…

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HOW TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH THE HAPPY WAY

The other day I watched a programme called ‘The truth about your teeth’ and they revealed  some new information that I feel I should share with all of you! Apparently, there is teeth cleaning ettiquet! and I have been doing it wrong all of my life! Apart from making sure you brush each and every one of your teeth to aid even cleaning, you must also NEVER clean your teeth…

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Habitat Sofa Love

I am loving the new sofa’s that are available currently at Habitat, as usual they have drop dead gorgeous contemporary designs, like this Red Natalie sofa above, but with all the comfort that you would ever need!…It looks like we are going to have to move house in the new year, so I have been having a look on their website, collating ideas of what I would like for our…

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START GETTING HAPPY NOW!

   Stop searching for “happy ever after” and get happy right now It seems we’re all on the hunt for happiness. Whether it’s a dream job, losing weight or winning the lottery, we all believe there’s one amazing thing that will put a permanent smile on our face.  But instead of reaching for the improbable dream, why not do little things every day that bring a splash of joy into…

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Nosy Neigbours

 Now that the nights draw in so early, I have been finding myself watching the evening news with nosy people walking past my house and looking right in at me…usually this time of year I move my settee around to in front of the fireplace, (see above and below) but I haven’t done that yet, so the other day I found myself looking on the internet to find something modern…

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