A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP WITH SIMBA MATTRESS- THE REVIEW

Lets talk SLEEP! It’s not our strongest point in this household, we all want that real creme de la creme of sleep but we just aren’t quite achieving it . If it’s not a child waking up in the night it’s from the mattress that just isn’t doing it’s job. Now I can’t change the first as unfortunately I have a child we joined the ‘No Sleep Club’ from day one but I can change the latter.

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HOW I CREATED MY GALLERY WALL PART ONE

Gallery walls…. we all want one but we also don’t know where to start. I don’t know about you but once I think about how much time it takes to collect prints, the cost this entails and then the actual gallery wall layout your left feeling rather overwhelmed.

I’m going to talk you through how I created my first gallery wall on our stairwell. This will be in two bite size blog post chunks to give you my hints and tips on creating a fun, eye-catching gallery wall that won’t break the bank.

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MOTHER’S DAY TOP 5 ALTERNATIVE GIFT GUIDE

I’m here to talk Mother’s Day gift guide, the day is fast approaching (Sunday 31st March to be precise) and I thought I would share with you my Top 5 alternative Mother’s Day gift to buy. Every mother loves a potted plant or a bouquet of flowers with a box of chocolates but sometimes you have to write a blog post to share what you want, so that’s what I’m doing and I will probably forward this on to family for my birthday this summer.

Here is a selection of items I am completely lusting over at the moment, all in completely different price brackets for whatever your budget. Let’s dive in.

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PAINTING MY LEATHER SOFA – THE REVIEW A YEAR ON

A year ago almost to the day I was ready to throw out our much loved brown leather sofa, this sofa was bought a few months after my second child was born in 2009.

Children don’t just prematurely age you, they prematurely age your furniture too.

Im going to take you through the process, how to, was it worth doing and how has it worn a year on.

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HOW I REVAMPED MY SONS BOX ROOM OF DOOM

At the end of October I shared with you my Room revamp ideas for the box Bedroom which is my sons room. Chester is a 9 year old boy who has Autism with sensory and sleep issues so this room had to deliver in so many aspects. It’s not a room that particularly filled me with joy.

Let’s dive in…. or should I say squeeze as it is the box room after all.

Working with What You’ve Got.

When we moved into our home this room already had fitted wardrobes, I’m not going to lie these aren’t the most attractive thing in the room but my gosh they are handy. They store away so many toys and items we wanted to clear out of the room to keep it a calm and a comfortable space for Chester. Keeping this room clutter free was high up on the list mainly because of the lack of space.

 

 

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I was seeing this guy called Instagram but he was such a player!

Instagram is exactly that, he takes you out gives you all the love and attention leaving you completely committed then one day drops you with no reason why! You think you’ve found what works it’s all going well then suddenly you was robbed by someone called the  algorithm and your left wondering what you did wrong. Continue reading “I was seeing this guy called Instagram but he was such a player!”

Change Of Season Bedroom Switch Up

The change of season is a perfect time to switch things up in the home.  Everyone wants to snuggle up and get cosy in winter which i suppose i should be using the word i cant actually pronounce “HYGGE” I know right who even am i, I claim to have a interior Insta account and cant even pronounce Hygge.

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