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Simple Steps To Stop Your Home Being An Energy Suck

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This is a collaborative post. The cost of utility bills is set to rise even more. This is a concern for anyone that has to pay for them. But also the amount of energy we use is far more concerning for the planet as a whole. The more resources we use, the worse things will be for the planet, and all of us as a consequence. Luckily, there are things you can do to help reduce these costs and make…

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Important Things To Know Before Buying Your First Family Home

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This is a collaborative post. Buying your first family home is an exciting experience for all the family. Finally, you’ll have somewhere that you can truly call your own and make some amazing memories in with those you love. That being said, it’s quite a stressful process too. Because of this, it’s vital that you do some research and understand what you’re doing before you make any big decisions. With that in mind, here are nine important things you should…

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Get Your Garden Summer Ready With These Nifty Ideas

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This is a collaborative post. This year we’ve been blessed with a gloriously hot summer, and you’re probably beginning to think about doing your garden up (if you haven’t started already) so that you and your family can enjoy this lovely weather in your own little space. Sometimes though, it can be difficult to come up with ideas on what to do in your garden especially if you don’t like DIY. However, having a beautiful garden doesn’t mean you have…

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Sharing My Laundry Gems With Persil Powergems

A photograph of a woman leaning against a laundry pile and looking fed up. In front of the laundry pile are three bottles of Persil ultimate Powergems. And using the power of Photoshop the woman is sitting in a field and her laundry pile is so tall it touches up to the ceiling - Sharing My Laundry Gems With Persil Ultimate Powergems - Mrs H's favourite things

This post was written in partnership with Persil Powergems. Laundry. It is, without doubt, my least favourite household chore. Gone are the days when Mr H and I could get all our clothes clean over the weekend. I now feel that our laundry pile reaches up to the sky and never gets any smaller. The stack of washing is never ending and I sometimes wonder if the bottom of the laundry basket truly exists. I can’t remember the last time…

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Practical Home Upgrades That Add Value & Look Chic

A photograph of a bright white window with two white planters with flowers and a white coffee pot - Practical Home Upgrades That Add Value & Look Chic - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. When it comes to your home, you’re always going to want to make sure that you can get it looking as great as possible. Whether you’re going for a homely feel or something really modern, you’ll want to make sure that you’re getting the best results whenever you’re going to do any work. But at the same time, you’ll always want to make sure that any work that you do is cost-effective. Any way that you…

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Why Your Bed Plays A Big Part In Your Overall Happiness

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  This is a collaborative post. Sleeping is something that we absolutely need in order to be healthy, not only physically, but mentally too. Lack of sleep is one of the most common causes of problems through life.  Because lack of sleep causes stress, and that stress can ruin so many pleasant days until it builds up more and more, and you find yourself in a depressive state every day and aren’t sure what to do anymore. You don’t ever…

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Why It Pays To Research Before You Renovate

A photograph of a derelict room that needs to be renovated _ Why It Pays To Research Before You Renovate _ Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post.   When it comes to renovating your home, it’s easy to think that the work begins and ends with the renovation itself. In some ways, this is true; the majority of the project will be spent on the literal heavy lifting and basic mechanics of renovating. However, this is not the only part of renovation that counts. While it’s great if you take appropriate safety measures and research the best ways to decorate, there’s no…

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Four Tips For A Luxurious Ensuite

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This is a collaborative post.   If you’re part of a busy family with kids, often your family bathroom has to function as a highly practical space. With a large splash zone, covered in bath toys and with a high volume of traffic, sometimes it can feel like a zoo. So if you have an ensuite bathroom, or space to create your own, it’s definitely worth doing. There’s no other addition to your home that is so luxurious, and the…

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