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Sep 23 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Posh Practicality: Smart Steps for Setting Up Your Living Room

As far as size and dimensions, it is not of any larger importance than the rest of the home, yet the living room is the place where the majority of your time is spent indoors.  So it makes sense that you should spend a significant amount of time and energy to ensure that it’s set up for practical success.  Tread lightly through the following steps regarding living room furniture and space. ...

Sep 17 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 3 Household Issues And How You Can Fix Them By Yourself!

When you’re a homeowner, it means you take on a lot of responsibilities in the house. Your primary responsibility is making sure everything is okay and there are no problems. When there are problems, it’s up to you to fix them. I’ve chosen three common issues I find the most annoying, and how you can fix them by yourself. Peeling Walls Over time, the paint or wallpaper in your house can start to peel away. This is a problem that affects many homeowners throughout the country....

Aug 28 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Get the Most from your Paper Bags by Re-using them

Paper bags are great, stronger and more comfortable to carry than a plastic bag and reusable time and time again. Any business using paper bags are obviously aware of how to provide the best for their customers, and with more businesses using re-usable paper and cotton bags there is every likelihood that you will soon have more than you know what to do with. So with that in mind, what else can you do with a re-usable paper bags? ...

Aug 26 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Superfoods and How To Use Them

You’ve probably heard that eating beet does wonder for your blood test results. Certain foods are an inevitable part of every healthy diet and are known to help in reducing risk of various types of illnesses, boost immune system and positively affect peoples’ overall health. They are called superfoods. Superfoods are considered viands packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Rich with necessary nutrients such as magnesium, fiber, calcium, iron, zinc and many other,...

Aug 21 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on DIY Disasters, The 4 Jobs You Want To Avoid

Being good at DIY is a great skill. That said, even if you’ve been at it for years you’re still a layman in terms of skill. You could either hurt yourself or botch the whole job. Sometimes a professional needs to be called in. The problem is knowing what jobs are beyond your skill level. Here’s a quick list of a choice few DIY jobs you should avoid at all costs. Image credit Electrical Rewiring Unless you’re a qualified electrician, stay away from this. Not only are there...

Aug 19 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on The Horrors of Sleep Apnoea and the Joys of a CPAP Machine

Sleep apnoea- the disorder that is the bane of mums everywhere. Regardless of whether a woman works in the office or in the household, a good night’s rest is required for everything to go smoothly. Sleep apnoea absolutely despises rest. It not only makes it increasingly difficult, but might even make it downright impossible, causing you to reenact a scene from any zombie apocalypse movie- with you as the zombie. ...

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. ...

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 10 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Inventive Storage Solutions to Add Personality to Your Home

All homes need quality storage solutions. After all, decluttering is an excellent form of therapy and relaxation – clear house, clear mind. The bad news is that many types of storage – the classic plastic boxes, wooden shelving, and wicker baskets – tend to be overused and a little dated. For many homeowners, these traditional storage solutions just don’t fit in with their modern and contemporary environments, and kids especially need something a lot more fun and exciting....

Jun 25 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on The Dad’s Guide To Furniture Repair

Kids can break things. Any parent knows this incredibly well. They may not mean it, but that still doesn’t change the fact that it’s broke. Furniture tends to see the brunt of this destruction. Kids like to jump around on furniture and beds all the time. We all did the same. Who can blame them? It’s kind of fun. However, your responsibility as a parent is to fix whatever it. So today, we’re going to look at how to fix furniture. The dad way. Image credit Assess The Damage First...

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