Putting your garden to bed for the autumn

10 Simple steps to put your garden to bed for the winter There are lots of jobs you can take now to keep your garden looking fabulous throughout the Autumn & Winter to prepare for the Spring. Make sure you put away those garden cushions in a dry place...

Getting your home ready for winter

10 Top Tips for getting your home ready for winter It's time to say goodbye to Summer and welcome in the Autumn months. The weather forecasters at the time of me writing this are saying we are going to have a few good weeks of weather so lets hope they are...

Easy Garden Project Ideas

Outdoor spaces are becoming more and more popular with families and lots of people are always looking at making their gardens more colourful and fun. There are lots of projects that you can take on yourself that are easy to do and dont cost a fortune....

How to build a Fairy Garden

Fairy Gardens are magical places for both children and adults. They are enchanted places where children can play and you can use your imagination. Follow my steps below to help you create your very own Fairy Garden Those who dont believe in magic will...

How to create Kerb Appeal for your home?

Creating Kerb Appeal - What does it mean? It is a term used a lot around the property market, its used to describe the attractiveness of a property and its surroundings when viewed from the street. But even if your not selling your house how it's viewed by others...

Getting your home ready for Spring

Inspiration and Ideas to get your home ready for Spring and Summer We seem to have been waiting for Spring to arrive forever.....  Although Spring Officially started on the 20th March and the clocks changed on the 24th March its now almost 2 weeks on and the weather...

Decorating your home for Easter

Decorating your home for Easter We love decorating our homes for the festive season of Christmas and more and more Halloween. So what about adding a few decorative touches to your home for Easter. There are some great reasons for getting creative: It's the first Bank...

How to choose your perfect bedding?

Getting a good nights sleep is cruicial to our health & wellbeing to function as human beings. We've all experienced what effect a lack of sleep can have on our moods, either when you have children, you have health problems or experiencing stress & anxiety.  ...

How can I get a better nights sleep

Sleep is an essential part of our lives, it aids a healthy existence and improves the quality of life we have. Whilst you are asleep your body repairs itself, your sugar levels are controlled which leads to a healthy weight control and balanced hormones. In short you...

What are memory jars & how do you get started?

At Christmas our family received a really amazing Christmas present from some fabulous friends of ours. We was really touched that they had put so much thought into such a personal gift. I had actually posted about Memory Jars at the start of last year about what a...

Happy Leon Day

Happy Leon Day everyone! Not heard of Leon Day, well me neither until the other week. So what is it? It is an unofficial American holiday (aren't they all I hear you say) celebrated on the 25th June which is 6 months to Christmas. Leon is Noel spelt backwards....

Making the most of your garden for the summer

How do you make the most of your Garden for the Summer? Here in the UK we love our gardens & I am no exception but how do we make the most of our garden for the summer so we can sit & relax, entertain friends & family, let our children play safely, eat...

Creating a cosy corner in your garden

Ideas to create a Cosy Corner in your Garden I love my garden, I think I've got that from my mum who can spend hours gardening. I'm not an expert & everything I plant doesn't always survive but I am enthusiastic. In recent years gardens have become much more than...

10 ideas to create a stunning Feature Wall

10 Ideas to create a stunning Feature Wall What is a Feature Wall? Everyone uses the term feature wall, but what exactly does it mean? A Feature Wall is a room often decorated in neutral colours and one wall chosen to be decorated in a different colour to make a...

My First week on Twitter

Although I have been on Facebook for what seems like forever with my personal & business profiles, I have only recently started looking seriously at Twitter. I had dabbled in the past with an account I had for my Kool Kids Rooms business but it seemed to move so...

What does Spring mean to you?

So Spring has arrived! I find that more people now get more excited about the arrival of Spring than New Year, so why is this? I think New Year comes at the end of the festive period, we start to celebrate Christmas a lot earlier these days & by the time New Year...

Why Your Cosy Home was started

So why when I was already running a successful online business did I decide to setup a 2nd one? Sometimes I think I must be slightly mad, but honestly I love it. I love the interaction with my customers and helping them find exactly what they are looking for. 3 years...