Category Archives: House and home

Terry’s Fabrics Orla Kiely Exclusives

A range of Orla Kiely roller blinds, roman blinds and curtains are now exclusively available from Terrys Fabrics. Irish fashion designer Orla Kiely is known for a unique collection of retro prints and designs. The iconic prints draw inspiration from … Continue reading

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My Home Renovation: An Original Parquet Floor

As our third lockdown dragged on, I decided to continue with my renovation of our living/dining room. I knew we had a parquet floor beneath the grotty, old carpet that was probably as old as me (30+ years), but I … Continue reading

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The Eco Edit at English Heritage Shop

Be kinder to the environment and reduce your usage of single use plastics with our Eco Edit range at English Heritage Shop. We have beeswax wraps, organic make up remover pads, natural deodorant and much more to help you save … Continue reading

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Special Offers from Furniture@Work

Save more than 50% on Economy Filing Cabinets – RRP £230.00, now £92! – Click here. Tully I Rectangular Desk, RRP £210, now only £87! – Click here. Leather office chairs from just £45! – Click here. Budget Shelving 3 … Continue reading

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Furniture@Work Working from Home Collection

Have you been working from home during lockdown? How do you manage your workspace in the home? Laptop on the kitchen table, scrunched on your knee in the living room, hiding in the garden shed… We are all experiencing new … Continue reading

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Happy Easter at Home! #EasterWeekend

This is a very strange Easter holiday for everyone. I feel happy that we finally have some nice weather and can enjoy our garden again, but I feel sad because all of our plans for the school Easter holiday were … Continue reading

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My Home Renovation: A Purple Living Room

My home renovation continues, albeit very slowly. I began stripping wallpaper about six months ago, but the job took a while because the wallpaper appeared to be welded on, and I did the job by myself. Anyway, although our walls … Continue reading

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Why I am Proud to be a Housewife (Hearth Witch)

“Mummy,” said my 6-year-old daughter, “Do you want to go and work in the chip shop again?” So began a conversation with my daughters about where I used to work. The local chip shop was a part-time job while I … Continue reading

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3 for 2 on Emma Bridgewater Collections

Do you collect pottery? Are you a sucker for a cute mug or a themed collection for Halloween, Bonfire Night or even for charity? Then check out these collections from Emma Bridgewater. I have discovered a range of beautiful mugs, … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Housewife Hole

I feel trapped. When I had my first child, I made the decision not to return to work after taking maternity leave. The job I left wasn’t a career. I simply worked part-time as a retail assistant (in a high-street … Continue reading

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