When you’re lucky enough to have a spare room, or maybe even two, you don’t want that extra space to go to waste. There’s no point in it being empty or full of boxes when you could make it much more useful. However, deciding what to do with it can require some careful thought. A guest bedroom is one option, but what if you don’t have guests that often? There are lots of things that you can do with a spare room, whether you want to use it for your hobbies or give the kids more space to play. Take…

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So.. things are pretty weird for everyone right now. The world is a mess and things are so crazy and no one seems to know what to do. Some (stupid) people are still carrying on as normal, some (amazing) people still have to go to work, and some of us are spending their days at home for the next few weeks. If you’re like me and you now have a lot of time on your hands at home, I’ve come up with a few ideas to help keep you occupied. To be honest, this started out as a to do…

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Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, at this time of year it’s hard to escape it! All the shops are filled with heart-shaped gifts, stuffed toys, balloons, and boxes of chocolates. I personally quite like Valentine’s Day – I enjoy all seasonal events to be honest.. especially ones that involve chocolate! For this blog post I’ve collaborated with Moonpig to share what I’m up to this Valentine’s Day as well as some Valentine’s gift ideas. I was provided with a voucher in order to pick my favourite gifts. Gavin and I don’t go OTT on Valentine’s Day but we…

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During our stay in Chester we spent some time at the gloriously festive Christmas Market! Chester Chistmas Market is free to enter and is on until 22nd December – so make sure you pop down there soon! It has over 60 traditional wooden chalets in the heart of the city centre right next to the cathedral. Don’t forget to give me a follow on Instagram (@victoriajane6) and check out my Chester highlight for more photos! The stalls sell a variety of unique, locally made produce, handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, jewellery, accessories and stocking fillers. It’s the perfect place to do…

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Sleep is the most important part of your day, so the most important thing in your home and worth investing in is your mattress. At my old flat we slept on one of those mattresses that you see in the adverts on TV that roll up into a box and are made from 100% foam. This might sound comfortable but I never managed to get on with it and over the months the foam began to sink and was not comfy at all. So I was thrilled to be offered a new proper mattress to try from Warren Evans –…

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