5 Things I Can't Work Without

5 Things I Can’t Work Without – the chef

5 Things I Can’t Work Without – the chef

We’ve discovered our readers are as curious about other home workers as we are! So this series is all about the different kinds of things home business owners rely on to do a good job. Chef and food blogger Anita-Clare Field shares what allows her to keep her many plates spinning: I am manically busy […]

Making Money

I’m an employee and I’m loving it!

I’m an employee and I’m loving it!

The grass can often look greener when you work from home for yourself and you’re having a hard day. But would you ever consider becoming someone’s employee? Sarah Cruickshank describes how her life moved on and why she went back into employment: Back in 2013 I wrote on this very blog about why going back […]

Reviews

Whiteboard paint review

Whiteboard paint review

With whiteboard paint you can write on the walls for a treat this Thursday! It’s Thursday Treat time here and on pennygolightly.com, the blog that tracks down bargains and finds the nicer things in life for less. Today we’re letting our imaginations run riot and writing our best ideas on the wall! Do you ever […]

Home Offices

Choosing the right colours for your home office

Choosing the right colours for your home office

One of the benefits of working from home is having total freedom when it comes to designing your office. You can choose whichever furnishings you fancy, and you’ve got complete control over your décor. Today’s sponsored post from Calibre Furniture explains how your productivity can benefit from the right choice of colours for your home […]

Latest Posts

How to improve your home working satisfaction

How to improve your home working satisfaction

Are you beginning to get a bit fed up with your job or business? Today’s sponsored post from Oxford Open Learning suggests ways to get more home working satisfaction: If you’re not happy with what you do, you can rest assured you’re not alone. According to a survey led by NatCen Social Research, UK workers […]

Home working and the dreaded GCSEs

Home working and the dreaded GCSEs

It’s THAT time of year, and households throughout the land are coping with the fall-out of GCSEs. Trainer Jane Binnion describes how working from home allows her to help her teenage daughter during a particularly stressful time: I’m aware that many parents choose to work from home when there is a new arrival in the […]

May Garden Office Spotlight

May Garden Office Spotlight

Garden Office Spotlight is our popular monthly feature that showcases three recent builds from different suppliers. We know our readers come to the blog when they’re looking for inspiration and advice about home offices, or perhaps you’d just like to dream and add a garden office to your wishlist! Click on the photos for a […]

Work from Home Inspiration, May

Work from Home Inspiration, May

Our newsletter is out today! We thought you’d like an alternative to politics and election news. Instead, have a far more cheering look at the work from home inspiration in our latest news. A Facebook photograph of Ross Poldark looking at his accounts by candlelight at the Nampara parlour table gave me the idea for […]

Pet Fursday – the Golightly kitties

Pet Fursday – the Golightly kitties

ASBO Kitty and Little Cat work with Penny Golightly, whose blog helps you find all the nicer things in life for less: Hello Hoomins, we’re the resident kitties at Golightly Gardens. “I’m ASBO Kitty – the stripy one – and I think it stands for Absolutely Special Brilliant Overlord, or something like that. Probably because […]

5 things home workers can learn from Poldark

5 things home workers can learn from Poldark

So did you watch it? The last episode last night? Ever since I saw Ross Poldark working at his accounts at the kitchen table and then brooding over them in bed, I’ve been compelled to keep watching. Purely to catch other instances of historical home working, of course. The first series of the handsome captain […]

What’s in Your Bag? The PAT tester

What’s in Your Bag? The PAT tester

We haven’t had a poke around a home business owner’s bag lately, and our survey is already showing that you’re as curious as we are to know how other people work! So I’m delighted to introduce Richard Ayre, who is a PAT tester, and has agreed to show us the tools of his trade. Click […]