Cotswold Lifestyle

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The Complete Guide to Home Improvement and Office Space Re-Styling

Introduction: How to Fix the Problem of a Messy Office There are many different ways to keep your office tidy and organized, but if you ask an expert, they'll tell you that the most important aspect of staying organized is having a clean desk. Keeping your desk clean is an easy way to improve your productivity and feel more accomplished. It's not possible to get anything done with all the clutter on your desk. An untidy desk can affect how your...

Kinetic Wind Sculpture’s

Apollo Wind SpinnerWind Spinner If you've ever seen a kinetic wind sculpture, you know how mesmerizing it can be. As the motion of the sculpture repeats or transforms, its overall impression can be almost hypnotic. IVento Sculptures has designed dozens of wind sculptures in various sizes, shapes, and motion patterns to cater to any taste and that bring the magical dance of the wind into your garden or backyard....

Win The Cotswold Lifestyle Festive Christmas Marks and Spencer Hamper Win This Amazing Hamper Easy to Enter

Win this amazing Hamper from Marks and Spencer enjoy a luxury Christmas Imagine sitting by a Cotswold Log fire with a luxurious Cotswold Blanket over your knees and a Spaniel at your feet. With Christmas right around the corner it is the perfect time to start thinking of maybe a little Christmas tea party to enjoy. I have teamed up with some UK bloggers to bring you this amazing giveaway. This prize is M&S Christmas Tea in Mayfair hamper....

How to Dry Hydrangeas and Make a Wreath for Fall

Show off to your Neighbours with this Stunning Autumn Fall Wreath Here I show you how to dry hydrangeas and make this simple yet stunning wreath. This is a Step By Step how-to that will show you how to make a beautiful floral wreath. This will take you from Fall to Winter and brighten up your front door or porch. Hydrangeas have become so popular over the last 3 years or so. I remember growing up with them in my Grandads garden. Now you see...

How to Reduce the Cost of Living in New York City for Renters

New York City is a world-class city with a lot of history. The Big Apple is home to the most iconic buildings, the quickest subways, and many famous restaurants. But what really makes New York City so special is the people. New Yorkers have been the backbone of this city for centuries. They work hard and they play hard. These days, not all New Yorkers can afford to live in Manhattan - even if they want to. That's because rent in Manhattan has...

Advice for Buying a House with Someone Else

Of course, there are advantages to combining funds and buying a home or investment property that you might not be able to afford on your own. However, buying real estate with someone else can easily damage your finances and your relationship if you’re not careful. Do your homework ahead of time and make sure you and your friend both have the income to meet the monthly expenses of the investment. If you’re looking for homes for sale in...

How to Deal with Japanese Knotweed

While many volunteer plants are quite welcome in our gardens, knotweed is definitely not one of them! Knotweed was introduced to the United Kingdom in the 19th century. Originally, it was quite popular thanks to its ability to screen off an area of the yard or property. Unfortunately, knotweed is also quite invasive and today, it's a blight. Thanks to part of the rules and regulations for conveyancing, sellers must now state whether or not...

The Cotswold Lifestyle Win 1 of 2 Great Prizes You have to be in it to Win it!

Welcome to The Cotswold Lifestyle 'BuyAGift' Competition, here I have two prizes to offer you. There is a first prize of a £100 BuyAGift Voucher and the second prize is a £25 BuyAGift voucher. Both of these fabulous prizes will come in really useful for Christmas this year or maybe you have some Birthday's coming up. You could buy some amazing items. You need to be in it to win it, so what are you waiting for enter now before the closing...

The Cotswold Lifestyle September Giveaway

Welcome to Cotswold Lifestyle’s September Free competition to win a Spooky halloween Hamper enter below its totally free to enter The Bloggers Taking Part Here is a list of all of the bloggers taking part in this giveaway - please show your support by visiting them. Mum's Guide to Life | Weddings and Wishes | The Heaton Family | Good Life & Mind | All Sort of Jazz | Foody Thoughts | Dharma Advise | Lula Grace | Kids on Roll | Cash Lee |...

Why Is Sustainable Living Important?

What is Sustainable Living and How does it Impacts the Environment? What is sustainable living? Sustainable living means reducing your carbon footprint by making changes in what you buy, what you eat, what you use to do things around the house, and what kinds of transportation you choose. Many people think that sustainable living is a goal only for environmentalists or those who are trying to fight climate change. However, there are many...