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Fancy Getting Into Real Estate? Here Are 3 Things To Consider

Photo by Mark McCammon from Pexels So you’re a homeowner, you’ve made it this far, put your own personal stamp on your place and are quietly pleased with all that you have achieved, but what next? Well, one option capturing the imagination of many is to get into real estate, either buying-to-sell or buying-to-let.   Buying-to-sell and buying-to-let both have their positives and negatives but one thing they both have in common is that they can reap big financial benefits for those willing to make the investment. Buy-to-let properties, for example, can be paying their own mortgages off whilst also making their owners a …

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Unique Ways to Make Your Home Yours, From the Little to the Large

Photo by Rustic Vegan on Unsplash Everyone wants their house to become a home, but for many, this is something that can take time, and more importantly, money. It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived somewhere for years or have only just moved into your first home, making it feel like yours will make it much more comfortable to live in and relax.  There are many ways you can create a comfortable environment for your home, and these range from the little to the large. It might be that you’re on the cusp of creating the perfect home and need a few finishing touches, …

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Cozy And More Comfortable: Making Your Home Feel Just Right

Photo by Jonathan Borba from Pexels If your home isn’t comfortable and there isn’t a place to relax properly it must be a priority to get this sorted. Whether you’ve moved into any property or you are looking to recapture that homely feeling it’s important to figure out the right ways to make your home comfortable. But when we don’t know where to begin, what are the things we should be looking at? The Temperature When we live somewhere that’s cold and uncomfortable or hot and sweaty we never get that balance right. Fixing the temperature can make all the difference. If you …

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5 Ways To Turn Your Bathroom Into A Relaxation Zone

Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Your bathroom is the one place in your home that should be designed for relaxation purposes. After all, by the room’s very nature, it is supposed to offer you some privacy in your home, so when you want to get away from it all, this is the place that could maximize your relaxation.  So, think about your bathroom. Is it your haven of peace and tranquility? Or do you feel less than relaxed when you’re spending time in this part of your home? If it’s the latter, these are just a few of the changes and …

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Putting Off Your Chores For Another Day

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Most people will know the feeling which comes with a lot of chores. While you know the job is important and having it done will only improve your life, it can be hard to muster the energy for this sort of work. When you have little ones around, work long hours, or simply don’t like getting your hands dirty, the idea of spending hours working on your home can feel like a horrible one. Of course, though, like with most things in the modern world, you can simply put most of the household chores your have off, …

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Early Black Friday Steal: Columbia Bedding at Kohl’s

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s, but all opinions are entirely my own. The turkey has not even been taken out to thaw yet, but you are already in full holiday shopping mode. Same, friend, same. By this time of November, I am usually completely done with all my Christmas shopping. But I still have one person left on the list to buy for… the ever elusive husband species. He’s quiet, he’s discerning, and he insists that he does not need anything. Ugh! Why do they always do that?! Luckily for me, Black Friday has come early to Kohl’s and …

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Cozy Home Ideas To Keep You Toasty During Winter

Image by Rebecca Varney from Pixabay The cold months are here, and in order to stay warm without spending a fortune there are a few things you’re going to want to do to your home. Below, you’ll find some ideas that will allow you to keep your home toasty and cosy during winter. Take a look! Bring In More Texture Bringing in more texture will not only serve to make your decor look more interesting, it’ll also help you to keep heat in. Add a rug, add cushions and blankets, and you’ll immediately notice that your home feels cosier. These …

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Home & Design: Crystal Chandelier Fan

As a first-time homeowner, I have a lot of interior design dreams. Replace the carpet with hardwood floor! Gut the guest bathroom and reconfigure the layout! Enclose the patio with in a French greenhouse design! So many dreams, so little money. So instead, I am focusing on the smallest changes with the most impact. And one small change that can completely transform a room is the lighting. With the help of my lovely friends at Parrot Uncle, I am adding a bit of icing on top of my master bedroom cake with their gorgeous Crystal Chandelier Ceiling Fan. Like any …