So, you’re thinking about getting started in the real estate investment industry? You’ve heard the wondrous stories of people making absolute fortunes flipping homes and turning them into goldmines. While it’s true that this is an incredibly lucrative business to get involved with, a lot of hard work and knowledge comes into play when it comes to making your fortune. Before you even think about … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property
The tried and tested combination of the suit and tie was once an office style staple. Just a few decades ago, employees were expected to dress in formal attire for work regardless of whether the role was client facing – however, this has changed in recent years. Companies tend to allow for a more ‘business casual’ dress code nowadays and the suit and tie has … Continue reading Formal or casual workwear: Are you more productive in a suit?
Locking yourself out of your home or car is stressful enough in of itself. But if you get taken for a ride by an unqualified and unscrupulous scam artist, the experience can evolve from an annoyance into a nightmare. Known as the 24-hour locksmith scam, this fraudulent yet alarmingly common operation, could leave you out of pocket, by a significant sum. The good news is, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Avoid Commercial Locksmith Scams
As the world becomes more environmentally aware, people have been increasing their efforts to protect the environment – starting at home. If you’ve been doing your bit to recycle your cans and plastics, cycling to work and making more of an effort to reuse your shopping bags, you’re already doing well, but what more can be done? A lot of advice for making your home … Continue reading How to eco-proof your home appliances
A lot has been spoken and written about anxiety, yet many are not aware of what it is and how it can affect you. It is an irrational feeling of waiting for a crisis to occur with absolutely no logical reasons. It can have adverse effects on the one who is suffering through it and can also impact those around them. Anxiety is basically an … Continue reading The Impact Of Anxiety On Your Family Life
Children who have had a troubled childhood are offered to live with parents(Foster Parents) other than their birth parents. There are private as well as government agencies that affiliate foster services to foster parents. Fostering is different from adoption in the sense that the foster parents do not have the same rights legally as those of the birth parents. Love and Care Foster parents choose … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Fostering
Some people love summer, some love winter. Regardless of which type of person you are, winter is an opportunity to do fun things like going for a woodland walk or bicycle ride through the autumn leaves. There’s nothing quite like getting out in the great outdoors and enjoying some fresh air, but equally, it’s really lovely to cosy up on a wet cold winters day … Continue reading Things to do on a Wintery Sunday
Aga cookers were invented 80 years ago by Nobel prize winner Gustav Dálen who was blinded in an industrial accident and subsequently spent a lot of time at home watching his wife cooking. He realised that if he invented a cooker with a variety of ovens and hotplates that her work would be easier and so the cast iron Aga cooker was born. If your … Continue reading Why choose an Aga?
The popularity of multi-fuel and log burning stoves continues to increase, here are five tips to ensure they operate to maximum efficiency with the wood burning brightly and emitting the maximum amount of heat to warm your home. Choose Hardwood Logs Hardwood, from trees that lose their leaves in the autumn, are superior to evergreen softwoods because the timber grows slowly and is more dense. … Continue reading Five Ways To Ensure Logs Burn Brightly
In Britain, there’s sometimes nothing we like more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag. However, it’s recently become apparent that we prefer to do so in the comfort of our own home. Reports showed that just over half of the UK’s adult population preferred to have guests come to their home to socialise. However, that number had risen to 75% by 2017. With two pubs on … Continue reading The rise of home entertaining