31.3.20

How to light your child’s bedroom


Bedroom lighting tends to follow similar guidelines, but when it comes to your child’s bedroom, there are a few different angles you should consider. If you would like to learn how to light your child’s bedroom in a way that is safe, fun and stylish, keep reading!

12.3.20

Getting Ready For Spring With Femme Luxe

Gifted

It might be chilly in the morning, but we're edging ever closer to real time spring, and we'll be damned if we spend a minute more in sombre winter coats and tired woollen scarves. I mean, I'm sick of having to wrap myself up every time I leave the house.

The best thing about the change from Winter to Spring, is that you can have a few practical micro-tweaks to make your outfits ready for the new weather. From the achievable level of bare-leg exposure to trousers that are loose and cool, but cover the legs in case of sudden winds.

Many of these items include pieces you'll have hiding at the back of your wardrobe. Just in case though, I've added a few shopping options, so keep reading to see what you should be wearing now Spring is about to hit.

9.3.20

Why You Should Buy Swimwear At The Start Of The Season

Collaboration

We go away abroad every year. And every time it comes to holiday shopping, I try to buy early as it means I get positives, for lots of reasons. I mean, many people tend to wait right up until they're about to hop onto the plane to actually buy their swimwear, but in my experience, this is often the worst time to buy. 

In fact, waiting so long to purchase your swimwear can mean having to settle for something you didn't really want. Whereas, if you start your holiday shopping at the start of the Spring/Summer season, you'll be certain to get that swimsuit that you've been lusting after. 

There are also some other reasons why buying at the start of the season is the best time, and so here are a few reasons why I think you should do this too.

6.3.20

Blogging Isn't As Easy As It Looks

Collaboration

As someone who has been blogging for nearly 8 years now, I have had my share of people who just don't get it at all, and even my repeated explanations does nothing to help them understand. I usually get the response 'I should start a blog as you're always getting free stuff' and it just makes me wonder just how inappropriate some people can be. You wouldn't say that to anyone in any other profession, so why mine? I can tell you something right now, blogging ain't easy.

2.3.20

Get more out of your garden this summer! Tips for 2020

Collaboration

It’s almost time to pack your hot water bottles and fleeces back into the cupboard… Spring is on its way! You might be ready, but is your garden? Now is the time to get those projects out of your head and actually into fruition – the sunnier, lighter, warmer months have almost arrived. Thank goodness!

If you’ve not even started to think of ideas, stick around and we’ll inspire you with some purse-friendly, simple yet effective solutions.

The Mother's Day Prize Bundle Giveaway


With Mother's Day just round the corner, now is the time to get looking for what we all want to get that special woman in our lives. And I get it, buying for your mum is hard work as they're not always forthcoming with what they actually want. 

Some like flowers, whereas others are partial to chocolates. And if you try to work out hobbies then it's a no go. My mum likes baking and playing Candy Crush, so buying for her can be a little difficult. I mean, she already makes the best cakes, so there's no point trying to compete and buy her one. 

So that's why I spend a lot of time on the run up to Mother's Day, and any big special day that is, entering giveaways. This gives me scope to see what everyone else is wanting, what gifts are available, and some tips of what to get my mum. And now if your lucky day as you can too.

This Mother's Day some of the top UK parent bloggers have united to offer one lucky winner a fabulous bundle of goodies for Mother's Day worth in total £200. What's more we also have a Mother's Day hamper for a runners up prize.

Win A Hinch Spring Cleaning Bundle


In spring, it’s common to clean the home. I mean, nothing feels quite as satisfying as coming home to a clean house. And homes can go through a lot of wear and tear, especially after a busy winter, so it's a good idea to do a deep dive and scrub those spaces that might be neglected during the daily cleaning routine. 

I don't know about you, but anything that makes cleaning easier gets a big thumbs up from me. I mean, I don't mind cleaning, but sometimes it's just there waiting for you, and I just can't be bothered. So I always read up on new products and advice to making my house spotlessly clean, without having to do too much actual work. 

Mrs Hinch seems to be in the spotlight a lot at the moment, with her hints and tips to get the most out of products, and to help you to clean at home.