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Aug 17 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on What Does It Take To Create An Awesome Family Bathroom?

For us Dads, one area that we often struggle in is creating an amazing family bathroom. We know how to tackle the DIY side of it, but it’s the design and features that cause a problem. When it comes to creating a bathroom that is suitable for the whole family, there are a lot of things that need to be taken into account. As well as thinking about the style and layout of the space, you also need to think about your budget and what features you want the bathroom to have. Link...

Aug 17 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Make Home Safety Your Priority This Summer

I’m going to set aside some time this summer to make sure my home is safe and secure. I suggest you do the same as well. Here are some of the things that I do and have done in the past. These will help you to make safety a priority at home. Check Out the Roof It’s easy to forget how important the roof is to the rest of the home isn’t it? I often used to overlook my roof until I developed real problems with it. Now, I make sure I check it as often as I possibly can. You need...

Aug 10 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 3 Situations Where You Should Always Call An Expert To Fix Your Home

It’s fun to make improvements to your home and build a better place to live for you and your family. There is so much that you can do from little improvements that take no time at all, to great big changes like a room renovation project. But, as much as we love DIY, sometimes it is best to leave it to the professionals. There are three situations where you should never try to fix it yourself. Electrical Issues   Image If you have a problem with electricity in your home...

Jul 31 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on A single dad’s guide to the Rugby World Cup

If you’re looking for some ways in which to keep the kids entertained after the summer holiday attractions have passed, then the upcoming Rugby World Cup could have a few surprising possibilities. ...

Jul 20 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on A Guide to Making the House as Safe as Possible for Your Kids

If you have kids, it’s your job to protect them and keep them safe. You need to make sure that the home you provide for them is safe and sound, so use this guide to make sure you’ve done everything you can: Put Chemicals and Dangerous Products Somewhere Safe All houses have chemicals and dangerous products in them, whether it’s cleaning products or medications. Make sure you’ve put these somewhere safe. Ideally, somewhere up high or in a locked cupboard/shed where your...

Jul 14 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Awesome Ideas That Will Make Your Home Safer For Kids

Are you concerned about the safety of your kids at home? Would you like to ensure you limit the chances of anything bad happening on your property this year? Then you have come to the right place. As I’m a single dad to four beautiful children, I know all too well that changes have to be made to keep them safe. I’m going to present you with some excellent ideas this morning that should help you to get things sorted. At the end of the day, most houses are different. For that...

Jul 13 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on How To Spruce Up Your Garden

While the sun is shining, it seems like just the time to start doing some gardening. Have you been neglecting your garden lately? If you have, you owe it a little bit of attention time. So what can you do to bring your garden back to life? Here are a few ideas. Image credit Care For Your Lawn Your lawn is the foundation of your garden. If the garden were a room, the lawn would be the floor. You wouldn’t want a dirty, patchy, discolored floor would you? Not at all. That’s...

Jul 13 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Top Things To Consider When Building A Garden Shed

Building a garden shed is a great DIY project that can bring your garden to life. It will require hard work and planning, but that’s what DIY is all about! If you’re thinking of building a garden shed, then I have some words of wisdom for you to follow. Materials You have to consider what material you want your shed to be made out of. Are you going for a wooden shed, or would you prefer brick/stone? Obviously a wooden shed will be much cheaper and possibly easier for you to...

As you all know, I’m a massive fan of kitchen-life; I love my cooking, experimenting with new ingredients, baking ‘wow’ cakes for my kids, etc etc, but I’ve also found a second-favourite hobby – writing! My latest masterpiece. And now I’ve managed to combine the too, not only in my Little Ol’ blog you all love (!) to read, but actually for OTHER SITES as well. Fame at last…er, well, maybe one day! But a piece I write combining my...

Jul 06 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Ways For Dads To Save Time On DIY

As a parent, you have very little time for anything other than being a parent. And, when money is tight, that can lead to problems around the house when things need fixing. Let’s face it, DIY is not something you can do when the kids go to bed because they will never get to sleep, so what can you do about it? The answer will be different for every household, but one principle will be the same for all: make sure you make proper use of your free time. When it comes to DIY, that...

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