buying a house

Five Top Tips For First Time Buyers

Owning your own home is a dream that many of us share, but as house prices steadily increase, reaching that first run of the property ladder can feel more and more difficult. Don’t despair, with careful planning and by keeping a close eye on your finances, getting the keys to your first house may be closer than you think. Our first-time buyer top tips will … Continue reading Five Top Tips For First Time Buyers

bed shopping

Bed Shopping For Millennials

Millennials are continuing to dictate how products are sold. They have completely shaped our culture with their unique perceptions of the world and distinct traits. And it should not come as a surprise as this a generation that grew up in a digitally influenced world. According to one study, millennials will make up almost half of the global workforce by the end of 2020. For … Continue reading Bed Shopping For Millennials

selling a house

A parent’s guide to selling your house

Selling a home can be stressful at the best of times, but when you have children, the stress can go to the next level. First of all, there’s the challenge of keeping a home tidy without turning your children into frustrated balls of pent-up energy. Then there’s the issue of managing viewings. Then there’s persuading them to see the sale and move as fun rather … Continue reading A parent’s guide to selling your house

shopping

How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

As time goes on, the way things are conducted change. Whether this is to keep up with changing times or to reinvent the way things are done, industries must adapt, evolve, and innovate. Something that is no stranger to change is shopping habits. In 2017, the Office for National Statistics reported that consumers spent around £366 billion. Significant change has been demonstrated in consumer behaviour … Continue reading How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

flooring

How Wood Flooring Keeps Away Pollutants and Allergens

It may not have occurred to you that health issues are relevant when choosing a floor or floor covering. The various materials and chemicals that enter into the picture can indeed impact your health and the well-being of your family. These issues cover everything from hygiene, constant sniffles, and the general air quality of your home environment. Bringing the baddies into your home Have you … Continue reading How Wood Flooring Keeps Away Pollutants and Allergens

cleaning up

How to prepare for the New Year’s Clear-Out: How much is it to hire a skip?

Whether you’re starting a new housing project for 2020 or decluttering your home to relieve yourself of the remains of the 2019’s festive period, a good old clear out can just be what you need to start 2020 with a fresh feeling.  With that, appropriate planning is required and whether you’re going to do all yourself or hire an expert, you still need to consider … Continue reading How to prepare for the New Year’s Clear-Out: How much is it to hire a skip?

brain training

What Does the Future Hold for Brain Training?

For those who don’t have the time to read weighty books and practice algebra equations (most of us, let’s be honest), short and fun brain training puzzles come to the rescue. Puzzles such as sudokus and crosswords have long been enjoyed and utilised. These games have allowed generations to unwind and relax while keeping their brains engaged and active. Let’s take a closer looks at … Continue reading What Does the Future Hold for Brain Training?

bike lights

Cycling day or night: the importance of wearing visibility lights

When you’re out on your bike, you can’t simply reply on the light of day to alert others to your presence. Compared to other road users, you’re a lot harder to see, and visibility during the day isn’t always a given, especially if you blend into your surroundings. Flashing lights on the other hand are a lot harder to miss. Here Leisure Lakes, who stock … Continue reading Cycling day or night: the importance of wearing visibility lights

Kids

5 Hacks to Help You Make Learning Fun for Kids

Learning is, in many ways, a natural function of childhood. Babies have to literally learn all the functions adults take for granted such as how to eat, hold a spoon and walk. Children are still being exposed to new situations every day, so learning is a natural event in childhood. There is no doubt that learning can actually be fun, but adults have largely taken … Continue reading 5 Hacks to Help You Make Learning Fun for Kids

Maternity fashion

Popular Maternity Clothes for Expectant Mothers

When your baby bump starts to show up, dressing can be a major fashion challenge, even for those who have a good taste for fashion. Your body is always changing, and within no time, your closet will be full of clothes that can’t fit you. All of a sudden, you have to dress this body that seems foreign to you, and you completely have no … Continue reading Popular Maternity Clothes for Expectant Mothers