Author: Katie

5 things to watch out for when shopping for second-hand furniture

Shopping for second-hand furniture is fun, especially if you’re planning on redecorating your home in a retro style. Your furniture is one of the main things that make your house your home, and since the usual case is to choose interiors based on the furniture you own, it can be difficult to change certain items as often as you’d like. That’s why, even when buying something pre-loved, it’s important to bear in mind a few things.  Try before you buy It doesn’t matter where you’re buying your furniture from; it’s always important to give it a go. Whether this...

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Inspirational Books

Book-lovers know the feeling of opening a book, whether it’s an old or a new one. The smell of books can never be replaced by e-books, however if you are reading any of them, you are learning something new. Inspirational books can create a positive change in your lives as their stories are so powerful that you’ll lose yourself. Let’s have a look some of these books. The Alchemist The Alchemist is one of the most famous novels written by Paulo Coelho. Having been sold in more than 150 million copies in 70 different translations, this novel tells the...

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4 Tips For Talking To Your Kids About Drugs And Alcohol

When it comes to raising kids there comes a time in this modern age where you will inevitably be faced with having to talk to them about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.  When this day comes you should make sure that you have all of the right tools on hand to make sure that the conversation goes as smoothly as possible. Knowing what to say and how to say it is crucial so that you don’t avoid it becoming an unpleasant conversation that they don’t want to have.  They may shut down emotionally and refuse to participate if...

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Exactly Where to FIND That Extra Money You Need or Want

Even if the few extra quid you found means you can have an ice-cream cone with a flake instead of a plain one, isn’t it always nice to suddenly realise that you have that little bit of extra money to spend? It’s perhaps nicer when you sort of needed that extra bit of money a little more urgently than for something  like an ice-cream cone garnished with a flake, but whether you want or need that extra bit of money, just how do you actually go about finding it? Well the best way to do anything in your life...

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Maintaining a Classic Feel to Your Contemporary Interior Update

Unless you’re fortunate enough to be having your brand new house built from the ground up, chances are the house you currently own has its interior decorated with more of an older style. Not everybody is quite taken in by going ultra modern with their decorations though, so if you are indeed having a contemporary update done to your interiors and you still want to maintain a bit of classic charm to the styling, there are some handy hints you can use to make sure it all comes out perfectly. The Bigger Picture Approach to Interior Design The desire...

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Name: Katie Dodd
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Welcome to Life's a Peach! I'm always looking for new and exciting ways to improve my lifestyle - so I thought I may as well blog about it, so I can share what I've learned with others.

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