Are You Guilty Of Being A Secret Hoarder?

More than 4000 people completed a recent survey and it showed some shocking results about our cluttering habits as a nation! 95% of people confessed to holding onto things they can not bring themselves to part with but only 24% actually said they were ‘hoarders’. The conclusion from this is that we are a nation […]


Recycling Clothes That Are Not Fit For Charity

It’s an annoying but unavoidable situation. You sift through your wardrobe and rediscover some old favourite items, only to notice they are no longer wearable. Fraying seams, random holes and bleach marks all make garments unfit for wearing and for charity. So, what can you do? Can you really recycle those favourite threads? The answer […]


Cleaning Tips For The Build Up To Christmas

What a busy but fun time of year! Christmas shopping, more last-minute shopping, wrapping, writing cards, sorting food, making the house festive, getting the kids excited… phew! So much to do and before you know it Christmas is here! It can be hard to find the time for cleaning with so much going on and […]


Removing Grass Stains

Grass stains – a common and annoying issue that crops up all year round. Are you tired of having your kids come home with these stubborn stains? Follow these simple tips to make it easier to remove grass stains. The first step, no matter which method of stain removal you opt for, is to soak […]


Sink Unblocking Techniques

It doesn’t have to take much for a sink to become blocked but it does always feel like a daunting prospect when you are faced with fixing the issue. Kitchen sinks are the most likely to block easily as small pieces of food waste tend to get lodged in the pipes and if fat goes […]


Things To Do On Friday To Make Monday Better

Monday morning is something most of us dread, especially with autumn / winter approaching, the sunny mornings vanish and the chilly dreary weather replaces it, not very motivating! Feeling unprepared and chaotic can make the Monday blues a struggle, and leaving everything until the last minute can ruin your Sunday too which is never good! […]


Preparing For ‘Back To School’

‘Back To School’ is something that excites most parents! But children are not as enthused to see the end of their summer holidays. It is a great idea to prepare yourself and your children for a new academic year by getting some routines in place early. This, along with some ground rules should make for […]


Keeping The Kids Entertained In The Holidays

The summer holidays can be a daunting time for parents. The kids are over excited and keen to get straight to the fun! But how do you keep them occupied for six whole weeks? Here are a few ideas to keep everyone happy without breaking the bank.   Days Out There is often a lot […]


How To Minimise The Smell From Outside Bins In Summer

Let’s face it, wheelie bins and bin bags are never going to smell pleasant, and with the sun shining down it is only going to make it harder to ignore the smell. However, there are a few simple tips that you can follow to make sure the odours are kept to a minimum meaning you […]


How To Prevent Flies – Top Tips

With Spring in full swing and Summer in sight, you may notice an increase in flies and creepy crawlies. The downside of enjoying warmer weather with your windows and doors open is that you tend to invite flies and insects in. Sharing your picnic with these uninvited guests is never appealing! Here we look at […]