Apartment Gardening: Utilising The Space You Have

    Monday, 10 June 2013 09:39:26 Europe/London

    willow planterEach year, you make the same excuse when spring and summer roll around: living in an apartment doesn’t provide you with enough space for a garden. While it is true that living in an apartment does limit the outdoor space available to you for a garden, that doesn’t mean you have to live without satisfying your green thumb.

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    luxurious fur cushionLet’s face it. No one really likes to make the bed. Sure, once it’s made, we love the way it looks, but the actual task is boring and tedious. Without a properly made bed, however, the appearance of the entire bedroom changes. It appears messy, cluttered, and unapproachable.

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    Fun Deck Decorating Ideas for Summer

    Monday, 10 June 2013 09:18:29 Europe/London

    It’s finally summer, and the weather is perfect. Each day when you get home from work, you want nothing more than to sit outside on your deck with a nice cool glass of lemonade and de-stress. There’s only one problem. Despite the look of your beautiful deck, its decor is somewhat lacking. In fact, you haven’t taken the time yet to do anything besides drag out your old outdoor furniture.

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    How to Raise an Imaginative Child

    Monday, 10 June 2013 09:04:17 Europe/London

    hazel playhouseWhen children reach the preschool age, it doesn’t come as a shock to parents to find themselves living with Superman, a Tyrannosaurus Rex, or a princess. Children at this age are just coming into their imagination, and their make believe world has grown dramatically, especially with the sophistication of their verbal skills.

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    Simple Tricks for Easy Spring Planting

    Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:44:31 Europe/London

    wicker grow bag hiderIt’s finally Spring, and for most individuals sporting a green thumb, that means it’s time to begin planting. While many gardeners put a lot of effort into their garden and even set aside a large portion of their yard for one, it is important to understand that gardening doesn’t have to be very difficult.

    In fact, anyone can give it a try with these helpful tricks.

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    Tips for Making Your Bedroom a Stress-Free Zone

    Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:23:43 Europe/London

    kingsize velvet quiltWhen it comes to decorating, many individuals consider the bedroom to be the most exciting and thrilling area. Perhaps it’s because as children and teenagers, the bedroom is the first room in a home where we are really allowed to flex our personal style.

    However, it’s also because the bedroom is in and of itself, personal.

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    5 Fun and Unique Ways to Teach Your Child the ABCs

    Friday, 12 April 2013 10:12:50 Europe/London

    alphabet stampsBecoming a parent was one of the most important and unforgettable times in your life. When you held your son or daughter for the first time, you knew life would never be the same, and you would do everything in your power to ensure they had the best life possible.

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    6 Ways to Encourage Your Children to Play Outside This Spring

    Friday, 12 April 2013 10:03:40 Europe/London

    indian teepeeAs a parent, you want only the best for your children. However, these days the world is changing much more quickly than it ever has before. Thirty years ago, no parent would have imagined they would have to encourage their child to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and warm sun. Today children spend more time in front of the television and attached to electronic devices, in addition to balancing hectic schedules for school, extracurricular activities, and sports.

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    How to Create an Inspiring Outdoor Space

    Friday, 12 April 2013 09:47:24 Europe/London

    zinc plantersThere are many ways an outdoor space can be inspiring. When done correctly, your backyard can encourage you to spend more time outdoors, improve your gardening skills, and even enjoy the feeling of having nature all around you. If your backyard is less than appealing, though, it is only going to inspire you to go back inside and sit down in front of the television.

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    Top Spring Cleaning Dos and Don’ts

    Friday, 12 April 2013 09:38:02 Europe/London

    useful wall hook rackIt’s finally spring, and now is the time to start tilling the garden, opening the windows, and getting outside. Before you do, though, there’s one tradition you can’t forget about: spring cleaning.

    Each and every year, home owners and renters alike drag out the dust pans, mops, and brooms to spring clean. Before you put on those latex gloves and grab the worktop cleaner this year however, make sure you are doing everything possible to save time and money by cleaning properly.

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