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Making a peaceful homework space….

The older children get, the more homework they will inevitably be sent home from school with and the older they get, the more important the need to complete the homework is.

I believe that the guidelines in place advise that children in Years 1 and 2 should do 10 minutes of homework a night although most of . . . → Read More: Making a peaceful homework space….

Summer Living Room Makeover….

We’ve been having a bit of a Summer makeover this weekend, updating the Living room with a few little bits and bobs to brighten it up for Summer and I’m really pleased with the results so I thought you might like to see them.

I like to keep the decor itself quite neutral usually which allows me . . . → Read More: Summer Living Room Makeover….

Thrifty Thursday – Make your own curtains (take two)….

I wouldn’t usually re-publish a post but every now and again, I remember about a post I wrote that’s hidden away in my archives craving a little bit of attention (aren’t we all?).  This post, for example, was originally published a year or so ago but I really wanted to share it with you again today . . . → Read More: Thrifty Thursday – Make your own curtains (take two)….

Girls bedroom makeover on a budget….

This morning I sat down in Miss Frugal’s bedroom and realised just how much ‘stuff’ she had and how little space she had to store it all!

So while Mr Frugal was snoring away in bed, I was on the iPad trying to find the answer to our problems!

By the time he woke up, I was all . . . → Read More: Girls bedroom makeover on a budget….