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HP Laptop Review with AO

Trying Out The HP 14-dk0008na 14″ Laptop with AO

*POST CONTAINS GIFTED ITEMS* Did you know that support for Windows 7 ends on the 14th of January 2020? I had no idea until a notification popped up on my laptop! Queue panic mode. Without a laptop I will be lost. My blog is my little space in the world where I get to be me. When I write I get to switch off and immerse myself in the enjoyment of wittering on. You can only imagine the rush of fear that this may be taken away from me. Add in that my old laptop is at least 10 years ...
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Jonathan Adler and H&M Collaboration

JONATHAN ADLER X H&M HOME

OMG! OMG! I mean OMG! Be still my beating heart, I actually can't believe it but THE KING (as far as I'm concerned) of Interior design is bringing his style to the masses. H&M home are always at the forefront of High Street design but now they have taken this a step further! The have only gone and collaborated with Jonathan Adler to create a collection for us lovers of high end style with teeny tiny budgets! I mean Jonathan Adler x H&M Home, how much better can it get than that?? Apologies if you already know this, I am ...
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How Easy Is It To Install DIY Shutters

How Easy Is It To Install DIY Shutters

Who knew DIY shutters were a thing? I've always wanted shutters for youngest RFW's bedroom but always thought them to be way out of my budget. They would enable him to control the amount of light coming into his room and thus balance his sensory needs in an instant. Being autistic sometimes he will crave bright light and sometimes darkness. Shutters are most definitely the answer as well as the perfect finishing touch to his sensory bedroom. You can imagine then just how happy I am that The Shutter Store kindly agreed to work with me to finish this project ...
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RFW Loves Dartington Crystal

RFW Loves Dartington Crystal

I love a company with a heritage. A company that has grown over time. One that builds a community around it and has an ethical approach. I also love to support local businesses big and small. Devon is not as most of you would think, a hive of industry. We need brands to invest in the area and that's why RFW loves Dartington Crystal. For all those things and more. Let me explain ...
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RFW Loves Painthouse

RFW Loves Painthouse

Now I'm sure you are all aware (maybe some not) that I am trying to become more eco friendly in the RFW house. So far I've made my own organic soap and bath salts. I've changed to eco friendly washing detergent and conditioner (I've found a cheap brand that's bloody brilliant). And there's a range of cleaning products too. The reason for the change is two fold. Firstly I want to leave the planet in better shape than I found it. And secondly there is a link to toxins and autism. Not only that but the fragrances are gentler too ...
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RFW Loves Beddable

RFW Loves Beddable

The one room in the house I encourage you to decorate from a sensory perspective if you've never tried it before is the bedroom. Think about it.... This room is the most nurturing in your home. Amongst other things this is the room where we sleep. And to get the best nights sleep you should feel calm and relaxed. We all know the do's and don'ts of no TV etc. But how about thinking about your surroundings too. A bedroom should help you to relax in the evening and be stimulating enough to make you feel as fresh as a ...
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RFW Loves Beija Flor

RFW Loves Beija Flor

You know when you find a company and you just want everyone to know about them too? That's how I feel when it comes to Beija Flor. Whilst designing my hall, stairs and landing I knew I wanted something amazing for the floor in the hallway. Not only did it need to be beautiful but functional too. I've previously had a sheepskin down there and well, to be honest it just ended up very dirty and matted. In this high footfall area whatever I chose was going to have to be hard wearing. No more form over function. I needed ...
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