Category: Lifestyle

January 23, 2017 / / Lifestyle

The number of times I’ve find myself sitting on the couch debating the pros and cons between trying to repair something that’s broken or finding the investment to replace it is innumerate. The latest victim, or perhaps perpetrator, was my gas cooker … that thing you oddly thing will never go wrong as long as you keep getting it checked out and re-certified. Well it seems my one had decided to conk out in the middle of a job and left me not only with the cost of a takeaway (not that the kids seemed to mind the treat), but the quandary I sat with now. Read the Post Repair or Replace – the Expensive Truth

January 1, 2017 / / Lifestyle

Everyone dreams of the perfect wedding day. Family and friends in attendance as you say “I do”, the perfect white gown, a gorgeous bouquet of flowers and an evening reception to celebrate the new chapter of your life. One thing that makes the day extra special however is the wedding venue. Some people already have in their minds where they want to get married ahead of the planning process or even before getting engaged! Whether this is the castle of your dreams or an intimate church where your parents tied the knot, if you get the venue right it sets the tone for the rest of the day. Here are some of the best wedding venues across the UK to celebrate and share your big day. Read the Post Best wedding venues in the UK

September 26, 2016 / / Lifestyle
September 22, 2016 / / Lifestyle

Putting a contemporary extension on your home could be a savvy move. As well as giving you extra living space and potentially improving the appearance of your property, this addition could significantly raise the value of your house. However, there’s a knack to getting extensions right, and one of the issues you’ll need to consider when you’re planning this project is which material you’ll use for the roof. One option that’s well worth considering is copper. Here, we take a look at a few of the reasons why it may make sense to opt for this metal.  Read the Post Why copper could be the perfect roofing material for a contemporary extension

August 18, 2016 / / Lifestyle
June 29, 2016 / / Lifestyle

Summertime is a time to be happy, bask in the sunshine and generally enjoy life.  That is if you are not dreading it because you don’t feel you are going to look good in shorts and a t-shirt or those beautiful summer dresses you always have your eyes on.

All is not lost though as we all know how it feels and in this post we are here to help.  You will find some indispensable hints and tips for preparing your body before summer so you are not afraid to dress appropriately. Read the Post What You Can Do To Look Better For Summer

June 3, 2016 / / Lifestyle
March 21, 2016 / / Beauty

Rustic weddings are a huge trend, and it’s easy to see why many couples are attracted to the idea. If you want a more relaxed theme, a rustic wedding is ideal to make your big day a bit more casual. You might be looking to give your wedding a connection to nature or to celebrate your rural home. Getting a rustic wedding right doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you want to spend a little or a lot, you can plan the event you want. Get started on your rustic wedding by thinking about the elements below. Read the Post Plan the Perfect Rustic Wedding with These Tips

March 10, 2016 / / Lifestyle

If you’re the chief bridesmaid or maid of honour for your best friend, you’ll more than likely have been assigned the task of organising her hen party. If it’s not something you’ve tackled in the past, fear not. The basics are to gather the dearest friends of the bride to be, decide where to go and head off together for a day, night or weekend to remember.

Here’s the top tips to ensuring the bride and all her friends have fun.

Read the Post Organising a great hen party

February 29, 2016 / / Fashion

Vintage weddings are hugely popular with many couples intending to marry. Choosing a vintage theme can get you a cute and whimsical wedding that everyone enjoys. But it’s easy for a vintage wedding to turn into a cardboard cutout of every other vintage wedding. Some soft pink flowers, candles in teacups and a lace wedding dress are all it takes to do it. If you want your vintage wedding to be a little more unique, there are lots of things you can do. Take inspiration from the past and think outside of the box to create a day that’s unlike anyone else’s. Read the Post How to Make Your Vintage Wedding More Unique