K Elizabeth

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

How To Show Elderly Relatives You Care This Christmas

Christmas is for spending quality time and making memories with loved ones. For those of us with elderly relatives, it can be challenging to give them the love and care they need if we live miles away or are rushed off our feet. Here are some tips for making the most of your treasured time together this festive season.

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Friday, 30 November 2018

5 Ways To Boost Your Christmas Budget This Year

Christmas is a time of year many of us look forward to and dread simultaneously. While it’s a fun time to spend with family and friends, it’s the amount of money you spend that can cause problems. Even if you’ve devoted the year to diligently saving to buy gifts, food, and everything else, there’s still a chance that your current budget doesn’t quite match up with your plans. Although you can make compromises and cut costs where possible, many would rather find the extra cash somehow. With that in mind, here are five ways to boost your budget this Christmas.





1. Ask For Extra Hours

Regardless of your job, many companies get much busier throughout the festive season. Unfortunately, this can make life particularly difficult for bosses, who have to ensure that work still gets done, even though most employees would rather be at home. For this reason, managers are always crying out for workers who are willing to put in a few extra hours over Christmas. If you pick up a few yourself now and then, you’ll make them happy and earn some extra money. 
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Monday, 26 November 2018

Top 5 best cordless vacuums on the market

In today’s modern world, convenience is something that we value a lot especially when it comes to furniture and appliances at home. So when it comes to our home cleaning appliance, we want something that will make our chores so much easier. For this reason, more and more of the home appliances we have today are cordless – even vacuum cleaners. Cordless vacuum cleaners just make cleaning so much easier since you can go to narrow areas in your home without having the need to drag cords everywhere. Suffice it to say, it makes cleaning a lot more convenient.

If you are considering getting one, here are the top five best cordless vacuums on the market.
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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

How to build a good credit score

It's this time of year when our finances are taking a bashing in the pursuit of a perfect Christmas. Whilst it may be tempting to put everything on credit some of us may not have a glowing credit score to begin with. Having a good credit score is incredibly important, especially if you need a loan, which is inevitable at some point in your life or are purchasing your own home.



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Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Easy Ways to Make Your Home Work for You

Your home is your escape, and for this reason you need to make it a place where you can be comfortable. If you don’t feel as though your home works for you or if you just don’t feel as though it fits the requirements of your family, then there are a few things that you can do to try and get all of this sorted out.


Try and Change Things Up


If you have a dining room that you only use at Christmas then why keep it as a dining room?

Instead, consider having it as a playroom throughout the year or even think about having it as an additional living room. This will give you more room to relax and it will also help you to get that additional storage space. If you are lacking space in your children’s bedrooms but you know that yours is nice and open, then why not think about swapping rooms? So many people believe that the master bedroom should go to the parents and this is traditionally the case, but at the end of the day, every home is different. For this reason, if you think that you could make your home more efficient by swapping, then don’t be afraid to do that.

Consider Multi-use Rooms


If you have a smaller home then it is a good idea for you to make each room multi-purpose. When you do this, it means that it can be used for various things without compromising functionality. In the living room for example, why not consider investing in a sofa that also pulls out as a bed? When you do this, you can keep the functionality of the room while also having a spare room. The list is truly endless and you would be surprised at how much it can help you to make the most out of your home. If you are really struggling to make each room multi-purpose because of the layout, then you may want to look into hiring some contemporary architects. When you do this, you can then feel confident knowing that you can change any aspect of a room, while still making it appealing when the time does come for you to put your property on the market.


Always Think about Space

It’s so important that you have as much space as possible across your rooms. Consider decluttering and thinning out the possessions you have. When you do this, you can then invest in new solutions. For example, you could buy a bed that has storage underneath it. When you do this, you can get rid of your storage boxes and trunks. Fold-down desks are also great as they can be put away and fastened to the wall when you are finished using them. Little things like this can make your home way more practical for you and your family.
So by using the above tips, you can be sure to have way more room in your home as well as making your space work for you.

K Elizabeth xoxox 

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Sunday, 18 November 2018

How To Teach Our Children About Healthy Relationships

Let’s be honest, we've all had relationships that we’re not particularly proud of, but here's the thing, even if they ended with the help of Family Law Solicitors, these relationships all led us to develop a better sense of awareness around what we want, what we don't want, and most important of all, what we’ll tolerate.


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