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16 May 2022

How To Remove Dog and Cat Fur From Your Sofa

We love our pets in the UK. As a nation, we definitely consider dogs to be “man’s best friend” and a cat is wonderful company. Despite this unconditional love, however, there are a few annoyances that can come from having a furry pet, and one of those is finding dog or cat hair all over your sofa and clothing. If this sounds like something you experience, don’t worry, here are some great solutions that will help you to remove fur from your sofa, your clothes, as well as other soft furnishings around your home. 


A pet dog on a patio, removing fur and hairs from soft furnishings
Love your pets, but not everything being covered in hair? These tips will help

09 May 2022

How To Keep Yourself Motivated When Working From Home

The pandemic has brought a huge shift to our ways of working with many people finding themselves working from home at least a few days a week if not full time, but not everyone finds it easy to stay motivated when in a home environment. 

There are many reasons that people often find working from home to be more challenging than working in the office. Usually, when working from home you’re surrounded by more distractions, some people experience loneliness and miss the social aspect of the workplace that they may thrive on, and others find it difficult to find their ‘get up and go’ when it comes to rolling out of bed and starting work for the day.

If you have found it difficult to keep yourself focused on the task at hand when working from home and you are looking for tips on how to keep yourself motivated when working from home, then this blog post has been written with you in mind. 

Stock image from canva of what not to do when working from home if you want to say motivated including sitting on the sofa not dressed
Working on the sofa might feel comfy, but it's not the best way to stay motivated when working from home

25 April 2022

Top Tips For Organising Your Pots and Pans

Now I don’t want to be dramatic, but I’m pretty sure the pots and pans cupboard is the most chaotic in my kitchen, with fierce competition from the Tupperware drawer. Hands up if you’ve ever opened your pan cupboard and found yourself at the bottom of a cooking pot avalanche. Or maybe you’ve been looking for a specific pan, but you can’t find it amidst the chaos. Yes, it sound’s extreme, but when I say using organisation hacks for organising my pots and pans transformed meal times, I absolutely mean it. 


a really messy pan cupboard and how to organise it
There is no need for your pan cupboard to be a mess with these clever tips

19 April 2022

Budget Friendly School Packed Lunch Ideas

If you live in England or Wales and have a primary-aged school child, you will have likely considered buying school meals instead of sending your child to school with packed lunches. School lunches are free for children in Reception through to Year 2 as well as families on low incomes, but not everyone is eligible and not all children want to eat the lunches school provides. If you aren't eligible for free school meals you can end up paying around £2.30 a day.  That means that school meals cost around £11.50 per week, or £46 a month. If you’re on a tight budget, a single parent budgeting their weekly costs, or you are simply looking for ways to save money in your everyday life, keep reading. 


a school lunch box with an apple on top illustrating budget friendly school packed lunch ideas. Stock image used from Canva
Suggestions of budget friendly school packed lunch ideas

08 April 2022

Top Tips For Organising Your Day To Ensure You’re More Productive

Have you ever struggled to get everything that you wanted to get done during the day, actually done? Sometimes it seems like there’s just so much to do and there simply aren’t enough hours in the day in which to do them. If this sounds like you, you’ll probably benefit from these top tips for organising your day to ensure you’re more productive. If you want to reorganise your life and successfully take control of your hectic schedule, keep reading.


To do list for getting organised and being more organised
You need to do more than just make a to do list to make sure you are productive

10 March 2022

10 Low Maintenance House Plants That Are Hard To Kill

Do you look at houses filled with plants and feel a little bit in awe and jealous? Plants bring colour and life into the home and they can even improve the air quality, but not everyone is green fingered. I used to think I had no chance of keeping house plants alive, I’ve even killed off an air plant, but I’ve discovered I had previously chosen plants which were too high maintenance for me. What I needed were plants that can survive, or even thrive, on being ignored. If you want to have house plants, but haven’t managed to keep them alive before then here are some plants that wont mind if you only water them once a week or whenever you remember.


A close up of a very much alive but neglected orchid with pink and white flowers
Some house plants survive well even if you keep forgetting to water them

02 March 2022

Have You Heard of CleanTok?

I am a big fan of TikTok. The combination of the huge amount of content and the great algorithm means you get to see videos you didn’t even know would interest you and there is a good chance your content will get see too, even if you have no followers. Whatever your interests you should check it out, but if you have an interest in cleaning and tidying you will love CleanTok.


a mobile phone with TikTok open and the hashtag cleantok searched for
CleanTok is full of great tips and cleaning motivation