All-day long you have been or running errands or playing taxi service to the kids, or maybe you have had a tough day at work.
All you want to do is get home, kick off your shoes and relax- sound familiar? Home is the best place to be when we’re tired and weary when we’re looking for some peace and quiet. And a chance to relax or have a great sleep. Making our homes more comfortable and cozy is important, we want the space to be somewhere we feel peaceful and are happy and content to be there. Cozy nights in winter in front of a log burner, or swinging in a garden chair watching the sun go down in the summertime “home is where the heart is” so the saying goes, and all of us should put our hearts into loving our homes. Although they may not shout ‘showhome’ to others, to us, it’s the best place in the world.
Turn the bedroom into a sleep haven
How long has it been since you invested in a new mattress and pillows? The life of a mattress depends on how you take care of it but it is recommended you change it every seven to eight years. However, we all put a lot of thought into what mattress we are going to buy. But the pillows are very important too. Find the pillow that is right for you to get a good night’s sleep. It’s one of the best new purchases for your bedroom. A good sleeping posture will leave you with no aches and pains and your pillow is what will help you accomplish this Do some research when you next think about buying your pillows to get the best night’s sleep you can. You will feel much better for it and probably won’t be cranky in the morning.
Make your bathroom into a spa-like sanctuary
The perfect place to ease tension and stress is the bathroom. Soaking in the hot water of a nice bubble bath is one of life’s luxuries and with a few candles and some music, it’s like a little slice of heaven easing the tension away. In the morning, a brisk shower will do the trick of waking you up. And making sure you’re mentally prepared for the day ahead. If you have a little more money, you could rip out your whole bathroom and start again. Otherwise just buy some nice towels, a new bath mat, and some pampering products to enjoy in the bathroom.
Ensure the living room is a place to kick back and relax
Simple things like adding soft furnishings and wraps to snuggle up in can make you feel as snug as a bug in a rug. Perfect for those movie nights in front of the television. If your sofa is worse for wear and you can’t afford to get a new one. Adorn it with a soft throw there are some amazing ones on the high street that don’t cost much. Gentle lights and diffusers or scented candles will give the room a personal touch and your senses will enjoy the aromas as you watch television.
A millenial mom (of two boys) who has passion in makeup and motherhood in between.