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October 14

4. Join British Gas Homecare

A recent personal experience of no heating after the summer this service was invaluable. Different monthly plans are available. The app booking system is great and the man couldn’t have been more professional and caring – just great. British Gas Homecare

February 19

1. Buy wallpaper with a motivational quote from Wallsauce #design #homes #decorating #lifestyle

To bring positive vibes into 2019, Wallsauce has curated a collection of motivational quotes wallpapers. Made to your dimensions, these wonderfully bright wallpaper murals are the perfect addition to bring a hint of determination to any home office, bedroom or living room. From inspiring quotes that will get your day off to a great start […]

November 19

Ideas For A Basement Conversion

Image Credit Do you have a basement in your house that’s just sitting there and not getting used? If so, then looking into a conversion is not only a fun way to create a brand new room and space in your home, but if you ever come to sell the property, then having an extra […]

August 21

5 Things To Do Every Day to Keep Your House Clean and Organized

I have two toddlers. And two dogs, a cat, and a husband. I could spend all day scrubbing and sweeping to keep my house as clean as I would like it to be. But I would rather spend my time playing and learning and having fun with my kids, so I don’t. Instead, I concentrate […]

July 31

5 Ways to Save Money Within The Kitchen

Image Credit We’re all looking for ways to save money, yet when it comes to splurging on a regular basis, one of the most common areas if connected with food. Whilst there are obvious tips such as cook from home rather than eat out in a fancy restaurant, the five tips below are a little […]

September 05

Buy the latests homeware finds through Rachel Wardle’s blog ‘Oh What’s This’

What’s your blog about? OWT is a homewares and trends blog. It started off as a blog to help people find homewares and inspire interior lovers, now it has it’s very own online shop with 25+ UK independent brands picked by me to shop from! What inspired you to start your blog? I’ve always loved […]

May 02

Use Grip it fixings when attaching your things to plasterboard 

Gripit is a revolutionary new design of universal fixing. It has been designed for use with all types of plasterboard installation.    Using their uniquely designed slim gripping wings, Grip It Fixings fold out in the gap behind the board and produce the most effective and secure fixing currently available. They are available from Wickes. 

May 02

Buy a shed from Titan Garden Buildings in Ripley, Surrey 

We found this company to have an excellent choice and a far better range than the local general garden centres. They can give you names of people that will lay your concrete base and are reasonably priced. In our experience they were quite keen to offer discounts.    

October 26

Watch the cruise ships from the Presedential gardens in Funchal

October 26

Enjoy one of the best views in Madeira from the Cliff Bay Hotel

If you are in Madeira then take a walk to the Cliff Bay hotel. Once through the entrance turn right and head to the pool area on the next level down. The views from here are stunning. You can then take the lift down to the bottom pool area for more magnificent views.

October 23

Cook your own steak at Leeno’s bar and restaurant in Funchal, Madeira

The most popular main course at this excellent restaurant in the Lido area of Funchal is ‘beef on the stone’. Your fillet steak comes raw on an incredibly hot marble slab. Served with a tasty jacket potato and three sauces you have the job of slicing and cooking your steak how you like it. The […]

October 23

Take the Yellow Bus Company open top bus around the sights of Madeira

There are a few open top ‘hop on hop off’ bus companies that take you around the sights of Funchal and beyond. We opted for the ‘yellow bus company’ for a price of 12 Euros per person. This price was for a two day pass (consecutive days) included two possible routes. One slightly longer than […]

October 23

Explore the fish market of Funchal

This magnificent fish market in Funchal sells fish like no other. Walk to the old town, pass through the fruit market and then head down the stairs to the fish. You will see a wide variety of the freshest fish here from tuna to scabbard. Go early as it sells quickly to trade and the […]

October 23

Have a journey on the cable cars up in the hills of Funchal, Madeira

These cable cars take you to the top of the hills in Funchal. The round trip takes around twenty five minutes. If you want to stop at the top then you can visit the botanical gardens or be pushed down a hill on a basket! Also you can visit ‘the church of our lady of […]

October 22

Sit by the outdoor pool at the Melia Mare Hotel, Funchal in Madeira

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