How I Bought A House: A Shared Ownership Story

How I Bought A House: A Shared Ownership Story

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It is no secret that getting on the property ladder is harder than ever right now, especially on your own and in your 20s but that’s exactly what I did, and here’s how I did it. In 2018 I’d been in my first proper job since University for about a year, I’d had a long term relationship end and was at a loss as to how I would manage to buy a house on my own but I was determined to make it happen. I learnt a lot throughout 2017/2018, and it had made me very self-reliant and independent. I wanted that to continue and to move out of my parents. I was extremely fortunate that my mum allowed me to save money rather than pay rent I set out building up a deposit while I explored my options.

Make moving home easy using a man with a van

5 Simple Reasons why you need a man with a van when moving home


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Moving house is up there with one of the most stressful things you encounter in your adult life. It's up there with changing jobs or having a baby as a major change that so many people find stressful. The whole process of buying a house, completing, solicitors, is such a huge process that by the time you come around to the actual moving part you're often so mentally exhausted it's the last thing you want to do.

Transforming my New Build Property – Living Room Edition

Transforming my New Build Property – Living Room Edition

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2020 was the year we stayed home, a lot. I spent more time within my house than I ever thought possible and the start of 2021 looks to be following a similar pattern, with that in mind and having lived in the house I bought for coming up to 2 years it’s time to start putting a little bit of personality into my living space.

Sheffield Takeaways near me #5

Sheffield Takeaways Near Me Reviews


The fifth edition of my Sheffield Takeaways series and I'm making a serious dent in my try every takeaway 101 in 1001 goal. Lockdown 2.0 has meant this edition has come around super quickly. We should've been going on our honeymoon in November and instead we were still at home and I'm on furlough, so we've spoilt ourselves a little with delicious choices 

Online Dating Trends in 2020

Online Dating Trends in 2020

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As we approach the end of 2020 I'm sure I'm not alone in being grateful to see the back of it. It's been one of the most testing and challenging years that I've lived through. I brought in 2020 in Edinburgh celebrating new year with family and fireworks and I had such high hopes for the year, at that point I was expecting to be a married women by the time 2021 rolled around but Rona had other ideas so we celebrated our almost wedding instead and I'm going to be a 2021 bride (fingers crossed). As with my personal life a lot has changed for many peoples dating and relationships so I thought it would be quite fun to look back on the year that was and see what trends occured in the midst of a pandemic and whether love truly can conquer anything.