20 years ago a friend of ours was replacing a very high-end kitchen in their central London flat. As we were renovating our home, we jumped at the opportunity to take the kitchen units, which were a mix of drawers, pull-out larder, shallow larder cupboard and high level cabinets. At first, I had to unlearn principles around the way things were stored in a kitchen, the ideas … [Read more...] about Drawers or cabinets for a family-friendly kitchen?
Family Home and Hygge
Throughout the dreary winter and long cold spring, I've been looking forward to starting up our little veggie garden again. I gained a lot of inspiration from looking at Instagram and following gardening hashtags. I thought I would share some of the top hashtags. Last year we had some real beginners luck: View this post on Instagram A post shared by … [Read more...] about Top 10 #gardening hashtags for authentic Instagram engagement
Working from home with is nothing new to me. I've been doing it for the past 8 years. Over that time, like most parents, I've been the main carer for any of our kids when they were struck down with illness. (Not too often, thankfully!) Along the way, I've learned how to deal with getting work done while having kids at home. With the current social distancing, and often … [Read more...] about Hygge Family Routine for Working from Home with the Kids
If you have a small home, like us, it can be tricky to figure out the best way to decorate for the festive season: you don't want to clutter up your home, yet you really want that cosy, Christmas feeling. Well, luckily there are plenty of ways to fill your home with Christmas spirit without the clutter. Christmas decoration for a small home, even a tiny house, where space … [Read more...] about How to Decorate a Small Home for Christmas
Our small apartment is coming along very slowly, and Angelina's, our teenager's tiny bedroom has been on top of the priority list recently. Finding the motivation with everything else happening in life is hard, yet keeping on top of housework in an unfinished apartment is even harder. So we really do need to crack on! The motivating factor, this time, is Angelina's … [Read more...] about Tiny bedroom for a teenager…how small?!