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Home Again: How to strengthen your attachment to your house as a family

Home Again: How to strengthen your attachment to your house as a family

Relaxing by the fire, watching films, and spending quality time with the people we love most. These are just some of the reasons why people call this time of year ‘the cosy season’.   Whilst January can be dull, winter does enable us to unwind with […]

Keeping Your House Light This Winter

Keeping Your House Light This Winter

When winter sets in, often the days get darker for longer. Whether it’s the nights coming sooner, morning light arriving later, or the daylight being blocked out by greying skies, people can often feel as if they’re in mourning for the summer and autumn weather […]

VonShef Airfryer Review – Is it any good?

VonShef Airfryer Review – Is it any good?

I’ve had a Tefal Airfryer for many years and have always loved it.  The lid recently broke so I set around looking to replace it.  When I was offered a VonShef Airfryer from Domu to review, I said yes straight away.  I was curious as […]

Unusual Christmas Decorations For Your Home

Unusual Christmas Decorations For Your Home

Deciding on the theme of your holiday decorations can be challenging, especially if you feel like you’ve already tried almost every design available on Pinterest. How about starting a new tradition this year—from changing your Christmas colour palette to trying out some unique holiday decors? […]

Christmas Kitchen Gift Guide and Air-Fryer Giveaway!

Christmas Kitchen Gift Guide and Air-Fryer Giveaway!

I love getting kitchen and home products for presents on birthdays and Christmas, I’ll come right out and say it!  I am a complete crockery and gadget geek and have several dinner services and so many lovely serving dishes!  Like the magpie I am though, […]

Christmas Gift Guide – Gorgeous Scented Candles

Christmas Gift Guide – Gorgeous Scented Candles

Now, it has to be said that I have a bit of a scented candle obsession. I love how cosy a glowing candle makes me feel on a dark night and put a glorious scent into the bargain and I am in love! Here is […]

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – One of my favourite Christmas traditions is the advent calendar and the Yankee Candle Wreath Advent Calendar is one of my favourite advent calendars! Yankee Candle Advent Calendar I don’t know about you but I am torn when buying an advent calendar.  […]

Flying Tiger Open a New Shop in York – Review

Flying Tiger Open a New Shop in York – Review

Flying Tiger, York – Have you been to the new Flying Tiger shop at the bottom of Coppergate yet?  It’s on the same side as the Jorvik Centre to the right of Fenwick’s.  Oh my goodness, if you have kids you absolutely must!  (Maybe go […]

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK – This week we have been reviewing a new washing machine.  We’ve also done a video review if you would like a look – it’s quite long though as we seemed to have a lot […]

Westbeach Apparel Reckless Jacket Review

Westbeach Apparel Reckless Jacket Review

Now, it has to be said that Mr Wonders is much more outdoorsy than I am.  Before we met he was always outdoors, climbing mountains, doing ‘wild camping’ or could be found down some dark and damp cave.  By contrast I am more of a […]