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Hosting A Party This Festive Season?

There is nothing better than hosting a party or an event and having the opportunity to gather all the people round you that you love. Most people love the opportunity to show everybody a good time and put on a good celebration. However, playing host can sometimes be a lot less fun than people make out. After all there is so much to do… Read More

4 Things To Consider When Deciding Whether To Hire A Contractor Or Do It Yourself

If you are thinking about undertaking some home renovation or improvement projects, you have probably already thought about whether you are going to do it all yourself, or whether you are going to hire the work out to contractors. It is a dilemma that faces all homeowners and would-be renovators at some point. Do you roll your sleeves up, take out the measuring tape,… Read More

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8 Jobs You Should Never DIY

DIY is exactly what it stands for, jobs that need doing and you ‘Do It Yourself’, however, there are some things you shouldn’t attempt unless you are experienced or obviously a professional in the trade, it’s just not worth it, and the damage you could cause could end up costing you a lot more money and will also risk your safety. If you have… Read More

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Four Ways to Protect Your Home from the Elements

Structural damage, moisture, creepy crawlies and extreme temperatures, there are lots of ways the natural environment can take its toll on your home and on your family’s comfort. Any damage to your home will cost money or reduce the market value of your property in the long-term. So it’s always worthwhile to take precautions before things get out of hand.  But what can you… Read More

How To Protect Your Home From Mother Nature

We tend to think of the history of humanity as being man versus man; but in actual fact, for the majority of humans time here on earth, it’s been about man versus nature. It’s easy to forget that the outside world can be pretty brutal: predators, severe weather, and the like have caused our ancestors a lot of trouble. Now, we’re safely tucked up… Read More

Top Homesteading Security Ideas

Homesteading is a lot of fun and a natural and wholesome way to live. But it does come with its fair share of challenges, not least keeping everyone safe. Homesteading was originally about setting up a place to live on the frontier. People could walk out in the West, claim vast tracts of land for themselves, and build communities. The benefit was the freedom… Read More

3 Simple Ways To Create A Luxury Bedroom

If you are craving that hotel suite feel for your bedroom, you might be staring at the magnolia walls and pine bedside tables and wondering how on Earth you can create this look for your own boudoir. With your interior design flair and thinking back to the best hotels that you have stayed in, you can create a luxurious and elegant suite that can… Read More

Your New Home: How To Narrow Down The Options

There are few decisions in life that are as difficult as buying a new house – and few decisions that are more important. Here are some questions that you may need to ask yourself so you can find the perfect home. What Do You Need From Your New Home? First and foremost, you should ask yourself what exactly you needfrom your new home. This… Read More

Healthy Energy Balls Recipe

A perfect snack to grab before heading to the gym or even to give to kids. Plus, it’s so easy to make. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1 container (104 mL) Mott’s Fruitsations Unsweetened Apple Sauce 1¾ cups (425 mL) large flake rolled oats, divided ½ cup (125 mL) chopped, pitted dates ½ cup (125 mL) chopped dried apples ½ cup (125 mL) flaked coconut ¼ cup… Read More

What Makes Home Maintenance Important?

Most people spend a lot of time cleaning their home. It can take huge amounts of time to keep a place clean, especially when you have a lot of people living inside it, and it can be easy to assume that this is all you have to do to keep your place afloat. In reality, though, keeping yourself on top of your home maintenance… Read More