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Five Gifts For the Different People in Your Life

Five Gifts For the Different People in Your Life

Whether you’ve already started the Christmas shopping or simply want to do some gift buying for birthdays between now and then, this time of year is definitely all about treating your loved ones. I have a few people in my family who are NEVER easy to buy for, which means I spend quite a lot of time looking at new and interesting things that I can get them for special occasions, and I thought I’d share some of my ideas with you today:

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How to Raise Confident Kids

How to Raise Confident Kids
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When it comes to raising children, there are certain worries that seem universal, no matter your background. Will they get on okay at school? Will they get a good job? Will they have a happy relationship? – these are just a few things that cross parents minds as their kids grow up, but a lot of those questions come down to one thing – confidence. Kids who are confident tend to fare better in all aspects of life, and there are lots of things that we, as parents, can do to encourage confidence. Here are a few of them:

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How to Decide Between a Wood and uPVC Door

How to Decide Between a Wood and uPVC Door

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Choosing a front door is a very important part of creating the overall aesthetic of your home. However, deciding on the right kind of material for your front door can be difficult with so many options available. There are many different types of front doors. The two most common types of front doors are wood and uPVC doors.

Below, we will take a look at the differences between wooden and uPVC front doors. We will go over the advantages and disadvantages of each of these two popular types of front doors to help you with your decision on the right door material for you when replacing your front door.

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5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

As you’ll know if you’ve been here before, my family and I live in a cottage in a very rural location. The house is over 100 years old and although we love it, we do struggle with black mould on the walls every winter. It’s a constant battle once the temperature goes down, and with rising energy prices, we certainly won’t be keeping the heating on low all day to combat the mould this year. Having said that, there are things that you can do to reduce the mould growth, and keep your family safe this winter. Here are five of them:

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