5 ways to future-proof your home

Bathroom after makeover - complete bathroom renovation

**This is a collaborative post in association with Age UK Mobility

We might only be in our 40s and have young children but as we continue renovations on our house we are always looking to the future. It’s important to think about how the changes we are making now will work when we, and the boys, are older. Below are 5 ideas that will help if you want to future-proof your home too.

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Living Arrows 43/52 (2019)

Toby eating jelly



After a lovely half term break, Toby and Gabe are now back at school. I love this half term with all the build up to Christmas – I can’t wait for this year’s nativity, it’s the only time they’ll do it together as it’s only Key Stage 1 that do one at their school. But anyway, I’m getting ahead of myself, back to half term!

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Our weekend in a Hobbit Hole at The Quiet Site

Toby and Gabe enjoying the deckchairs outside our Hobbit Hole

Disclosure: We were provided with accommodation at The Quiet Site for the purpose of this review however all opinions are my own.

At the start of our half term week we were invited to stay in a Hobbit Hole at The Quiet Site near Ullswater in the Lake District. The boys had an in service day so we were able to head north early on the Friday to make the most of our weekend in the Lakes.

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The Garden Spa, Warrington // Review

The Garden Spa Warrington

Last week I was delighted to be invited to review The Garden Spa in Warrington. And what was even better was that I got to take a friend with me. As it happens, Warrington is about half way between where I live near Preston, and my friend Claire who lives just over the Welsh border not far from Chester, so we took the opportunity to meet up and spend a relaxing few hours together without our children!

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