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Simple Home Security Improvements You Can Fit Yourself

There has been a spate of burglaries on our estate over the last few months, and at first, it didn’t really worry me, as we don’t have anything worth stealing, and our home security is good. But then a few things have happened to make me change my mind, and think we ought to get a burglar alarm. Ryan pointed out that burglars don’t know we don’t have anything of value, though a quick look at our ancient cars would be a tip off! He also quite right said that we  ...

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My Favourite Five for April: Desert Essence, Dining Chairs & Blooms

April has flown by, hasn’t it? We have been really busy with the Easter holidays and work, but we have been able to enjoy the garden in the sunny days in between the crazy storms. We’ve enjoyed a weekend away with extended family, where Ava and Thea got to play with my cousins’ lovely kids whilst we caught up with the grown ups. We also had a fun day out in Tring, where we went to the Natural History Museum (blog post to come soon) and Pizza Express afterwards. Here are a  ...

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Our visit to RHS Wisley

As it’s the Easter holidays, Ryan has taken the rest of this week off work. We were going to go away for a few days, but instead, we decided to go on day trips, as the weather forecast didn’t look very promising. Actually, the weather has been gorgeous, but never mind! I bought Ryan Royal Horticultural Society membership for Christmas, and we haven’t had the weather to use it yet, so after we had such a nice day at Kew Gardens (read more here) we thought we’d visit  ...

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