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A Nicer Way to Wake Up, Feeling Refreshed

Am I alone in dreading the alarm clock wake up call? I don’t think anyone loves it, but I think it’s fair to say that some people are more suited to mornings than others. I am definitely not a morning person! So anything to ease the transition from sleep to some semblance of wakefulness is very welcome! Lumie sent me one of their latest sunrise/sunset wake-up alarm clocks to try, to see if it could help me be less of a grouch in the morning. It’s a tall order!

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Budget Frosted Static Cling Window Film Makeover

When we moved into our house, I hung some ‘temporary’ voile curtains, to give us privacy in the lounge. Nearly five years later, they were still there, and still waiting to be hemmed. I had planned to invest in some special window film, but when I was in Wilko last week, I saw some rolls of frosted static cling window film. This privacy film is £6 a roll, so I thought it was worth a try. I couldn’t be happier with the results!

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Our Home Improvement Plans for 2019

About this time last year, I wrote about the plans I had for our home. So how did we get on? Not very well, it turns out! We were so busy with work and life, we have only managed to tick off a couple of things. So this is my new and improved home improvement list for 2019.

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