Monthly Archives: April 2018

Getting Prepared for Your Holiday

Getting Prepared for Your Holiday

Now that the weather is getting warmer, many of us are finally starting to wind-down and think about our yearly holiday. The problem with holidays is that all the prep can be such a stress that it’s hard to unwind once we finally get to our destination, so I thought I’d share with you a few tips that can make your life easier while you’re preparing for your trip. Order Medications Online From regular prescription …

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Modernising an Older House

Modernising an Older House

The house that my family and I currently live in was built in 19th century, which means it has a pretty oldy-worldy feel to it that we absolutely love. There are, however, certain aspects of the house that will definitely need modernising in the next few years, and I’ve been thinking about how that could be done without taking away the rural charm of the property. Here are a few ideas: Hearth One of my …

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Tips for Creating a Cosy Living Room

Tips for Creating a Cosy Living Room

When I was a kid, I used to love being outside when it was starting to get dark; people would turn their lights on inside and it would make the world look really cosy. Sounds weird, but hey, I was a weird kid! Now that I’m a grown-up, I love settling down of an evening into a living room which feels warm and cosy, and I thought I’d share a few tips with you on …

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Your Clutter, Their Treasure: Downsizing Can Help You Stay in the Black

Your Clutter, Their Treasure: Downsizing Can Help You Stay in the Black

It’s a daily struggle for many people to pay their bills, feed their families and have a little extra for other necessities, much less extras.  Luckily, there are many ways to stretch your budget a little further by simply using what you already have. It used to be that to make any money off of your unwanted items, you had to have a yard sale.  Now, however, there are many more options where you don’t …

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Lotions versus Creams: What’s the Difference

Lotions versus Creams: What’s the Difference

One of the most important parts of skin care is keeping it moisturized. When it is sufficiently hydrated, your skin looks and feels softer, smoother, and more supple. Proper moisture also helps shield your skin from environmental stressors, like the weather and pollution. It even affords the skin some level of protection against germs and bacteria; dry skin is prone to develop cracks where these harmful organisms can enter. Thankfully, there are various ways to …

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5 Commonly Asked Questions about Karndean Flooring

5 Commonly Asked Questions about Karndean Flooring

If you’re currently renovating or planning to renovate your house, there’s a good chance you’ll have considered Karndean as an option for your flooring. You’ll know how durable it is, how easy it is to fit and how cost-effective it is compared to other flooring products. But before you take the plunge there may be other wuestions you’d like to ask, so I thought I’d give you the answers to some of the most commonly …

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Ceiling Mounted Blinds: What You Need to Know

Ceiling Mounted Blinds: What You Need to Know Window treatments can generally be mounted in a variety of ways. Typically, blinds are mounted either inside the window area if it has any depth to it, or on the wall just above the window pane. In some cases, you might want to mount the blinds on the ceiling above the window. Here’s some tips from selectblindscanada.ca that you need to know when mounting your blinds on …

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Tips for Puppy Toilet Training

A post shared by Mum’s the Word (@mumstheword84) on Mar 26, 2018 at 2:42pm PDT As you many know, if you follow me on social media, at the beginning of March we added a new member to the Mum’s the Word clan – Maureen the Pup. Having a puppy has been a real learning curve for us as Chuck was already 2 when he came to live with us and needed no toilet training, but …

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Games To Play If You Love To Decorate

Games To Play If You Love To Decorate

Image There seems to be something about playing with paint colours and placing furniture which fascinates us as people. We love to create designs and order things in a new and exciting way. If you love to play around with interior design then here are some of the best things you can play! The Fictional Furnishings Quiz If you think you know Monica’s apartment from top to bottom or you think you could easily recreate …

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Getting Your House Ready to Sell

Getting Your House Ready to Sell

In our experience, there seems to be two types of house sellers – the first kind are the ones who want to do as little as possible to a house and generally just sell it in whatever condition it’s in. The second kind are the ones who want to really revamp a property and invest in making it look amazing before selling it, to maximise their profit. If you’re one of the second type, then …

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