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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at

Creating A Beautiful Floor

The look of the home comes as the first priority to any home-lover as they are conscious about the look of their home. Do you know that what is key to give beauty to your house? It’s your floor. Nowadays, flooring has become the centre of focus to attract and raise the beauty of any house. Here are some tips to help keep costs down.

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• Picking The Best Look For Your Flooring:

Always check the durability, ease of installation and sustainability of your material. These work to increase the look of your room. There are many flooring materials such as laminate wooden, bamboo, cork, vinyl or even “peel and stick” carpet tiles. Choose the finish that is going to work best for you but within budget.

• Choosing Laminate Flooring:

Laminate is the best choice to make your floor look stunning and come in on budget. There are various types of laminate flooring that can look like other materials such as hardwood, cement & stone flooring. Many homeowners prefer to have laminate flooring in their house because it is budget-friendly, easy to clean and is durable. Moreover, you can save your money by installing it on your floor by yourself.

• Install Flooring Yourself:

In a modern world of DIY, finding cheap laminate flooring that is easily installed by yourself can save you money. There are always easy-to-follow instructions included and many vidoes on YouTube to follow too for extra hints and tips.

• Things You Should Remember:

Always keep in mind that choosing the area for flooring as important as the look. Shop around to ensure that you are getting the best value for money and seek out those additional hints and tips if fitting it yourself. Once finished, enjoy your beautiful floor!

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