How Safe Is Your Home?

Do you think that your home is safe? While it’s impossible to completely eradicate the risk of accidents occurring in the home (especially if you have children or pets!) there are plenty of steps that you can take to make your home a safer environment for you and your family.

Of course, safety is always a top priority, so without further ado, here are some top tips to help you ensure that your home is as safe as it can possibly be.

Damp

No one likes damp – but when it gains a foothold in your home, it can be extremely difficult to shift.…

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#LivingArrows – These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things 15/52 (2019)

I’m so lucky to be able to spend such a vast amount of time with my children, whereas once upon a time it was an entirely different story as I worked during the evenings. I’d miss spending time with kids, they would be out at school all day and following this I’d be out at work, we were like ships in the night and I suffered with immense guilt and I hated it.

These days I spend the mornings, the afternoons, the evenings and all weekend (every weekend!) with the kids and I couldn’t be happier. The kids are far happier too now that they have my full presence and attention almost every minute of every day.…

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The Siblings Project – Side By Side (April 2019)

Our kids have such a beautiful bond, they may quarrel from time to time (at least once or twice most days if I’m honest) but otherwise they get along like a house on fire.

J has such a wonderful outlook upon life; he understands the importance of patience and understanding and is always willing to lend a hand and to offer his time to his little sister E. Likewise, E understands the values of sharing and compromise; put together they make the perfect pair.

J & E work well together as a team, they know each other inside out and happily play together for hours on end.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Biking With The Boys

I’ve just popped home from my in-laws following a scrumptious Sunday lunch, I wouldn’t usually be home so early on a Sunday only I’m about to hop into the car and to stretch myself for a ‘Yogathon’ in the name of charity, the North West Air Ambulance to be precise.

It’s been donkies since I’ve donned the lycra for downward dog and all that. I once loved my Yoga lessons but with the kids after-school activities and everything else that we somehow squeeze into our weekly schedule, there seemed to be very little time for anything Paul or I fancied partaking in.…

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#MySundaySnapshot – The Enchanted Forest 15/52 (2019)

Welcome to the another week of the #MySundaySnapshot blog series, a recently launched blog-linky which you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

As you may have read in my previous posts, earlier this week we took the kids and the hound to Grizedale Forest for the day. Whilst walking around the woods, we were sure to take plenty of snaps, a few of which I used my lovely lens ball to capture curvy shots with.

I love how the lens ball gives almost an enchanted effect upon the pictures which are taken through it, although it’s really awkward to hold the ball in one hand whilst trying to snap shots with the other!…

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