Tag: DIY

Getting things done with TaskRabbit

How many odd little DIY jobs do you have around your home? You know, the kind of thing that would take half an hour if you could just get 30 mins without the kids. Well, help may be at hand in the form of TaskRabbit. It’s a remarkably simple yet genius concept.

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Guest post; home improvements you can do

When it comes to home improvements, there is one feature that can add significant value to your home: wood flooring. There is a common misconception that installing flooring is a time consuming, difficult task; but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In some cases, new flooring can be installed in a day, making it an

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Home security; don’t take it for granted #ad

Like many families, we’ve just arrived back home after a few days away over Christmas. While away, one thing has been on my mind; the security of the family home. I never like being away over the festive period. A recent study by insurance giant Direct Line pinpointed several days in December as particular burglary hot

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How does your garden grow? #ad

We need a replacement lawnmower, but things are not this bad. Pic credit below.[/caption] How is your garden coping with this mild winter? Ours has turned into a mud bath. Every time the children go out in it, which confess isn’t often because of the short days, they return with incredibly muddy boots. Unfortunately, Toddler

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Our new kitchen…and tiling the walls

I’ve hinted in one or two blog posts that we’re about to get a new kitchen. I cannot wait for this moment. Our present kitchen is horrible; it’s a long, thin galley kitchen that’s cut off from the dining area. As dramatic as it may sound, it’s a real hindrance to family life. At meal

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