How to create a smarter home for 2018 with key free locks

I have spoke about my love for technology around the home a few times before. I own lots of gadgets at home that are designed to make life easier, run smoother or just be more enjoyable. These days there is a plethora of technology that is designed to make life easier, but doesn’t always do so. I’m not sure about you but keys are a bit of a pain for me sometimes. As a parent to an 18 month old I often use my keys as a welcome distraction for my daughter. This means that on occasion I get home, and lug the pram up 48 stairs to our front door, only to find that my keys have been left in a shop, or on the journey home. This isn’t ideal but I think this is just one of the reasons that we would have really appreciated the chance to have a key free door in the past.

Key free locks

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30 day declutter challenge

This month I’m doing something a little different for my readers… a declutter challenge! Fancy joining me? There is no fee to join in and I’ve even got a Facebook group to help with organisation and decluttering. Please do feel free to join as I’d love to chat with you more there! Also, if you’re a blogger you can share your cleaning, organisation and decluttering posts with others! Anyway, on to the declutter challenge! Eek!

30 day declutter challenge with Katykicker.

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I’m a tenant and these are my top 5 #RentingRules

My husband and I have been renting our home since 2010. We are housing association tenants, which supposedly means we get ‘significantly cheaper rent’. This is a lie. We pay around £100 less than private tenants would pay to live in this same flat in our nice area of Harlow. Anyway, as we have been tenants for a number of years now it is fair to say that we are good tenants. We’ve never had any complaints made against us, that we know of, and we have never been late with our rent. Today I want to share with you my top 5 #RentingRules to help you be a good tenant.

#RentingRules

This was our flat in 2010, it looks VERY different now!

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How to create the ultimate seaside themed child’s bedroom

The beauty of the seaside themed child’s bedroom lies in its versatility. While, initially, the seaside theme may seem like a restrictive one, there are number of ways you can interpret and re-imagine it. From lighter blue hues and striped walls, to white beach decking and stormy grey tones, there are a range of options to choose from. The seaside theme also owes its popularity to its timelessness. A seaside themed bedroom will never be off trend. So, assuming you’re convinced, how do you go about bringing the seaside to your own home?

How to create the ultimate seaside themed child’s bedroom

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