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Karcher Pressure Washer from FFX Review

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FFX sent us vouchers to purchase a Karcher K2 240v 100 bar compact pressure washer and other products for the purposes of this review. FFX is a large, independent supplier of tools, construction consumables and many other products and is based in Folkestone, Kent.

This year, I have been determined to buy a pressure washer to clean my driveway and the paths around our house. Luckily, FFX asked if I would like to choose an item from their website to review so I immediately started looking at the pressure washers on their website. FFX sells a wide range of tools, hardware and consumables, clothing and protection as well as garden and outdoors products.

Karcher K2 Compact Pressure Washer from FFX

Pressure Washers on the FFX Website

The FFX website has a good choice of pressure washers for several brands. I was pleased to see that there were a range of prices too.

My shed is not the largest so I looked for a more compact pressure washer. I have had a pressure washer before and it was quite bulky and very noisy. FFX have details of their products that are quite detailed Continue reading Karcher Pressure Washer from FFX Review

Brighten up your garden with bedding plants

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A splash of colour gives any garden that edge. Bedding plants are a great way to add some colour that will last for months and give your garden the wow factor. With so many varieties to choose from though, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Here, plant supports specialist Suttons utilise their knowledge of bedding plants so that you can effectively create a garden that oozes colour:

Types of bedding plants

With more than one option available to you, bedding plants come in the form of seedlings, plugs and those stored in pots and trays.

Opting for seedlings will provide you with between 100 and 400 seeds sown in trays and filled with compost. Just be aware that you will need to pot the baby plants into Continue reading Brighten up your garden with bedding plants

Lessons Learned by Taking a Break from Social Media

Taking a break from social media had been something that I had been thinking about for a while.  I had actually first thought about having a break from social media over a year ago.  Each time I tried though, I seemed to get drawn back into this modern day addiction.  It took a series of issues with my computer and my mobile phone to force me to stop checking all of my accounts for a while.

A Social Media Obsession

As a blogger, social media is an important part of my everyday life.  Promoting blog posts, finding blog posts from others to read and interacting on all of my social media pages is enjoyable but very time consuming.

It is so easy to get sucked into reading lots of social media updates and articles online.  All sorts of articles grab my attention.  One moment, I will reading about how to decorate a birthday cake the next I find myself watching a hair tutorial.  Before I know it, I’ve read about politics, Disney Land, how to save money, the 50 best slow cooker recipes, how to pack a suitcase effectively, what the cast of neighbours from 1989 all look like now, I have looked at a lot of photos from the 1900s on a local history page and have watched some of the build up to the birth of a giraffe.

What ever did I do before social media?

A Forced Break from Social Media

I spent some time in the countryside, where internet is very limited and broadband is the stuff of dreams.  This was the beginning of my social media break. Continue reading Lessons Learned by Taking a Break from Social Media

My Winter Wardrobe and My New Wood Watch

I recently received a unique watch from JORD and it is the most unique watch I’ve ever owned.  It has been a long time since I last wore a watch.  My last watch broke and I never got round to buying a new one.

JORD unique wood watch.

Getting a Great Wood Watch that Fits Well

My wrists are quite small so I have always found it difficult to find a cool watch that would fit well.  Previous women’s watches that I’ve owned have meant that I’ve had to send each watch away for a few weeks, via the local jewellers, to get it to fit comfortably. Continue reading My Winter Wardrobe and My New Wood Watch