Have you got a spare alcove that’s not doing anything? How about creating a chalkboard wall feature? All you need is some blackboard paint and wall stickers for this quick and easy project: We rearranged Angelina’s bedroom a couple of months ago. The boys moved in together into the other bedroom and Angelina’s bedroom got […]
House and Garden
Thanks to Chris who blogs at Thinly Spread and Annie’s linky, the inspiring How does your garden grow?, we have been a bit more active in the garden this year, cleared weeds, trimmed hedges, prepared our veg bed. I had pledged to get the children more involved too. Then along came the #KidsGrowWild Challenge from […]
Hands up of you dread housework. Hands up if you keep procrastinating, till the last minute, till you are expecting guests or just can’t bare the state any more … then when you’ve finally done it, wish you always had your house so nice, clean and tidy. Well that would be me! I hate a […]
This post is dedicated to National Vegetarian Week and was inspired by Chris Mosler a fellow blogger, who shares the most delicious vegetarian dishes over on her blog, as well as inspiring parents into the gardening with kids. A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a Britmums meetup, I was taken into a fairyland right on […]
As part of the One corner at a time to a Happy Home challenge I’ve set myself I started with what was the smallest corner, but probably the messiest: the understairs cupboard. This area was a desolate wasteland, a dumping ground. The shelves were too wide, so I couldn’t see what was on there and […]
A couple of weeks ago I entered a TOTs100 competition to redo one of our rooms- I focused on our living room. In researching what I actually wanted to do I found some fabulous ideas. There are some amazing resources on the Internet, great blogs which focus on decluttering, organising, cleaning. Pinterest provides ample visual […]
. The other day I expressed my frustration at not knowing where to start with finishing our house renovation project – the living room, the kitchen or the bathroom- and put it out there for debate as well as sitting together with family. In prioritising I have gone with which is going to help my […]
Time to regain some momentum on our house renovation and finish it off. We’ve done the big things: the loft conversion and extension, the rear extension to create that all important family/ playroom linked to the kitchen. Now it’s time to do the living room, finish the kitchen and the bathroom.
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– Fourteen days in and we are still loving our “girls”, the lovely hens bought from Farmer Mike. ready for his morning duties, Little Man scoffs down his breakfast and dons wellies to go and collect the eggs almost before we can catch up with him. He loves stroking them and 3 out of […]