Make Your Time At Home Mean Something

Your home is a place where you can relax, unwind and be totally comfortable with yourself. It should be your sanctuary, and you should feel at your safest when you are there. During the summer months, it’s easy to spend a lot of time away from you home. There’s so many fun outside activities to get involved with in the summer; it’s nice to see a bit of the world!  When the winter months arrive, it can be really lovely to spend some serious time at home. A cozy house to go home to at the end of a long and busy day will instantly lift your mood. There are certain things that you can do around the house to make it even more enjoyable than it already is.

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  1. Embrace your personal style

It doesn’t matter at all to anyone else what your personal style is. Of course, you want the visitors that come to your home to enjoy being there and appreciate your decor; ultimately, though, it’s up to you. If you want to cover a wall with bright flamingo print wallpaper to make it a feature you should absolutely do it! If you want to buy a Persian rug that cost two months salary – do it! Don’t be afraid to decorate your space exactly how you want to. All of the visitors to your home should appreciate the style because it’s all about you. It’s not about them.

  1.  Open your house up

In the winter month, it’s easy to forget about the great outdoors. A lot of the time you’re going to want to hibernate away from the world and cozy up with blankets and candles. It’s a good idea to embrace your outdoor space, though. Don’t forget about it! Some people love to spend time in greenhouses to grow plants and flowers that need a warmer environment. If that doesn’t suit you, just open up the windows every now and again for a blast of fresh air.

  1. Avoid screens

If you’ve made yourself a beautiful dinner that you’re really happy with, sometimes it’s nice not to sit in front of a screen to eat it. Concentrate on the task at hand and relish every bite.  Let’s face it, most of us spend the day in front of one screen or another so cut yourself some slack every now and again. Give your eyes a break and just simply enjoy eating in your home. It’s a simple pleasure!

  1. Multitask

Everyone has to do chores if they live in a house or flat. There’s just no getting away from it! The trash will have to be put outside; the surfaces will need dusting, and the floors will need to be polished. If there is anyway that you can make these things more enjoyable, don’t hesitate. Put your favorite music on loudly when you’re changing the bed sheets for example! Or maybe your could watch your favourite show while you clean. Just make it as fun as possible.

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