Cotswold Lifestyle

Welcome to my Lifestyle Blog from The Cotswolds

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...

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 |...

Top Tips when Considering a House Move or Re-Mortgage

Dreaming of moving house? Although we live in the Cotswolds, I have always dreamed of moving to Cornwall. The Cotswold Hills are amazing and we have some of the most fabulous properties and real estate to choose from. We have been holidaying in Cornwall for over 10 years. I have an amazing Cornish corner in my dining room full of paintings and collectibles. My Kids tell me off for going on and on about moving to Cornwall and retiring there. I am...

Tips and Tricks to Cut Food Waste

How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home 1. Create a Shopping List You Can Stick To 2. Make Your Own Lunches and Take Lunches with You to Work or School (or any other place you'll be away from home) 3. Plan Ahead of Time for Dinner and Make a Meal Plan Ahead of Time 4. Buy Food on Sale and Freeze What You Don't Need for Later Use We are all well aware of how much we waste food in the Uk and we would all love to save some money. Maybe you have a...