Get your garden ready for fall with these top tips.

Get your garden ready for fall with these top tips.

  Hopefully, many of us have made good use of our outside space this summer. Getting out in the garden can feel like a real treat.   Now, however, fall is fast approaching and with that comes the responsibility of getting our gardens ready for the colder months. A bit of preparation in advance can go …

Fun, fulfilling ideas for your garden once the kids have moved on.

Fun, fulfilling ideas for your garden once the kids have moved on.

  Your home and garden are your own little patch, there to provide you with shelter, space and security.   When you first move in, there is always a rush of activity to get things the way you want them so you can feel at home. Once you’ve done that, chances are you sit back …

21st century household solutions that can make your life much easier.

Smoothie blender.

  Living in the 21st century may have its pitfalls, but it also has more than enough benefits to make up for them!   There are dozens and dozens of items that have been developed in recent years and decades – household solutions that can make your life much easier.. There have also been developments in how …

5 great family activities for summer fun.

Great ideas for family summer fun.

  Summer is such a great time to make lasting memories with your family.   Just because summer is winding down, we don’t have to stop having fun. It’s time to take advantage of the cooler, breezier weather that comes with the weeks of transition from summer to autumn.   There are endless options for …

Could you do more to secure your financial future?

Could you do more to secure your financial future?

  One thing I’ve come to realize, being in my mid-fifties, is it’s never too early – or too late – to think about the future.   You may think you can’t or don’t need to start saving for or set up a pension – but you’d be wrong. It’s always beneficial to look forward. You never …

Pro furniture styling advice to make the most out of what you’ve got.

Pro furniture styling advice

Buying new furniture can be a lot of fun, and a great way to give your home a brand new look. However, there’s no point spending a lot of time, effort and money looking for new furniture, if you haven’t got a clue how to style it properly. When you have great furniture but you …

Fantastic ideas for staying busy in retirement.

Fantastic ideas for staying busy in retirement.

  A lot of people head into retirement worrying about what the future holds. They fear that they will get bored not doing anything at home.   In fact, a lot of people are now working until they are 70, so they can keep their mind active for longer. There are plenty of things you can …

Get the home you want: You don’t have to tackle any project alone.

Get the home you want: You don't have to tackle any project alone.

  When you own a home, there’s probably a lot you want to do to make it look better.   You can get the home you want, and you don’t have to tackle any cool DIY or budget decorating project alone.   There are many professionals and industries dedicated to making your home look great. …