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    5 Ways To Improve Fire Safety In Your Home

    Whether you’re a homeowner or a tenant, having adequate fire safety in your home should be one of your main priorities, especially if you have young children or elderly individuals in your home. Fire safety can prevent serious house fires from occurring, and also, on a smaller scale, can reduce your energy bills drastically. But, exactly how can you improve the fire safety in your home? Here are five easy ways to do so: Fit a smoke alarm & carbon monoxide detector This should be the first step to improve fire safety in your home. It’s such a simple task to carry out, however it is still often overlooked. Ensure…

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    Things To Prepare Before Welcoming A Foster Child

    It can be both exciting and nerve-wracking to welcome a foster child into your home for the first time. There are probably many things on your mind. What will they be like? Will they like it here? How will they fit into the family dynamic? Although your mind is probably racing with questions, you can bet that the foster child is also experiencing a range of emotions. Before the child even sets foot into your home, you need to make sure your home is fit for purpose. So, whether you have recently gained approval from the fostering panel or you have just received the call about a referral, here are…

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    5 Tips To Give Your Pooch The Best Life They Can Have

    Seeing your four legged friends happy makes you happy. Your pooch seeing you happy makes them happy. But the trick is keeping them happy and sometimes it just isn’t that easy. Here are 5 tips to keep them happy and make sure your pooch is living their best life. Start With Food What you feed them can determine what kind of mood they will be in. You don’t like it when you burn your food, or your delivery gets messed up. Dogs are similar. Giving them the same food every day will bore them eventually. At the same time, you don’t need to give them something different every single day.…

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    How To Adult In The 21st Century

    The change from being a care-free teenager to suddenly being labelled as a grown up adult is enormous. And if that wasn’t enough, the additional responsibilities in day to day life instantly grow, making even the resilient of us sweat with nerves! Going into adulthood has always been a difficult passage, however in the 21st century, adult liabilities have increased tenfold with the added pressure of meeting certain milestones which can be a little difficult due to continually rising inflation rates and a decline in household income. So, the question arises, how does one adult in the 21st century? Read on to find out! Learn basic life skills It’s important…

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    Reasons To Like Autumn

    I think I probably make up 1% of the UK population who actually greets the colder weather with open arms. Besides, who likes sweating profusely in the hot weather? Atleast with Autumn you can layer up! What are you supposed to do in the warmth? I’m sure no-one will appreciate me stripping naked (ha!) In fact, did you know that people born this season are thought to live longer? Also, people who live on the central area of the planet never witness this season! Moreover, Autumn was called ‘Harvest’ in the past in relation to the full moon which was essential for a successful harvest! Anyways, here are some of…

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    New Year’s Resolutions Review

    Remember the New Year’s Resolutions I set last year? Time flies so quickly right? I know it’s not the end of 2017 yet, but I’ve decided to review those resolutions and see how far I’ve got. I think I’ve nailed most of them, so here goes: Continue to write one post per month – This blogging schedule has been working well for me alongside my business and personal commitments. Even when things have got really busy, posting once a month has enabled me to plan engaging content and take some time out from my busy day. So I’ll be continuing to do this. Reach 700 followers on Bloglovin’ – I…

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    New Year’s Resolutions

    I’m not really one to create a set of goals for the long term, because I know life has unexpected twists and turns more than anyone. However, since I want to really improve my blog, I’ve decided to write down a few new year’s resolutions I’d like to meet in regards to my blog by the end of 2017. Here goes: Continue to write one post per month – At the moment, this really suits me but I am thinking of increasing the number of times I post. This is because I really enjoy content creation and having my own space on the net! Reach 700 followers on Bloglovin’ –…

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    20 Things Before 20

    Here’s 20 things I’d like to do before I’m 20! I’m slowly creeping closer to the big 2-0 which means leaving my trouble-free teen years behind me and embarking on what they call adulthood. To be honest, I have no idea where I’m going to start and how I’m going to ‘adult’ properly, but I thought creating this list would somehow help me make the leap… Make a real friend Vote on a political issue Construct a basic CV Become a competent coder Pass my theory test Get my drivers licence Go abroad Save £1000 Visit Scotland Explore 5 museums Go hiking Try a new cuisine Complete higher education Book…

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    Quotes Which Inspire Me

    Now I’ll be truthful, I’ve never been a big reader and I hardly ever enjoyed my English lessons at school. But one of the things I did read were inspirational quotes to keep me going. Short, sweet and straight to the point; I never grew tired of them and they helped me follow my passions in life and get to a place where I’m doing well for myself. Here are my top 5 favourite inspirational quotes: “To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong” – Joseph Chilton Pearce “If you can dream it, you can do it” – Walt Disney “Creativity is intelligence having fun”…

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    Welcome

    Thank you for visiting my blog! It’s my little space on the net to share all things life, whether that be a new piece of tech I just love, a game I didn’t really enjoy or the amazing dining experience I had; you can find me writing all about it here! Equipped with over 4 years experience in digital creation, a background in business management, as well as an interest in design, I decided to group all my skills and passions together into one place; and so Gridcore Graphics was born! It’s now my full-time job (which I’m truly grateful for) and I work on a variety of projects; blog content…