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Creating a Colorland Travel Photo Book + Discount

You can only imagine how many photos I took whilst in the USA and Canada for nine weeks. It was such an incredible once in a lifetime trip where I saw some breathtaking sights such as The Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park. Obviously, I captured them all on my camera and have been documenting it all in my travel diary posts (which are still ongoing). Overall, I took over 20,000 photos, how insane is that?! When Colorland got in touch with me to work together, I knew this would be great opportunity to do something with some of my…

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Learning A New Language For Your Next Adventure

It’s so easy to travel as a native English speaker that sometimes we forget there are other languages besides our own. Almost any country we choose to visit will have at least some trace of English speakers in the airports, bus stations and capital cities we stop in. It’s unimaginable, then, what non-native English speakers have to do to prepare to go overseas.   Maybe you can actually relate though more than you think. Just in the way that those non-native English speakers learn a bit of English, you, too, can take classes wherever you are with language course providers like…

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Six Interesting Ways to Decorate Your Home

When you finish decorating a room, it always feels great. Everything is new and fresh and looks perfect. If you are considering updating a room in your home, read on. Below, I have pulled together a few slightly unusual ways for you to keep your décor up to date. Furniture is expensive, so it can be hard to change it as often as you want to. Fortunately, there are plenty of affordable ways to update large items like your sofa or dining room table, when you need to.   Buy ex-show house furniture  One of the best is to buy ex-show home…

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My Outdoor Homeware Wishlist

I can’t believe how quickly this year is flying by! We’re now heading into Summer and I can’t wait. It’s the time for lots of BBQ’s, garden parties and hopefully lot’s of sunshine. Although our garden is quite small, there is still plenty of room for cosy outdoor furniture, little decorations and lots of fairy lights. The garden is actually half grass and half a yard which we have thought about adding artificial turf so there’s more room for activities. Every time I go to places like Homsense and Matalan, I keep finding the most amazing outdoor items that I need…

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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018

It’s less than a week until Father’s Day and I’ve got the ultimate gift guide for you. Whether you’re buying for your Dad or Grandpa hopefully I’ve got the perfect gift for them. I’ve tried to include ideas for everyone and also some pretty unique presents because sometimes there’s a point where you have to stop buying socks for your old man every year. British Heart Foundation, Reserved For Dad Cushion // John Lewis Poker Set // Happy Socks Father’s Day Giftset // Encona Carolina Reaper Chilli Sauce // The Biscuiteers Football Table Set // Man Mug // Nespresso Vertuo Plus Coffee…

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Guest Post: Home Security While Travelling

Before travelling away, don’t forget to protect your home from burglary. Empty homes are more likely to be burgled, so extra measures should be taken to reduce the risk of returning to an emptied home.   Here are some of the top dos and don’ts to protect your home while away:   Do try to make your property appear occupied. Burglars normally avoid occupied properties and as a result, they will think twice before breaking into your home if there is a possibility that it’s not empty. There are several ways to make your property appear occupied; one of the best and…

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