• 2018 highlights and looking ahead

    My mum has often compared me to a Hummingbird  – a very small, brightly coloured bird …

  • Finding the right sofa with sofa.com

    Sofas are close to our hearts as well as our behinds! Not only do they …

  • My Christmas Food Plan

    I’m a planner. I write lists, I schedule tasks and I stick to a …

  • Christmas Instameet 1st December

    On Saturday 1st December I hosted my second instameet – ‘Just A Little Christmas’. As you …

  • Week 1
    Beginning

    Week 1

    Wow, demolition is quick! It’s only been a week since the builders came on site but jeez, a lot has happened in that time! On Monday we could hardly step foot into the house because it was full of rubble –…

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    Day 4, demolition derby
    Beginning

    Day 4, demolition derby

    Man, what a difference a day (or two) makes! Our house, our home, is quite simply a building site. We have walls knocked down, bathrooms skipped, a chimney demolished, decking removed, floors drilled up and a conservatory pretty much flattened.…

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    Day 2, and what an eventful day it was
    Beginning

    Day 2, and what an eventful day it …

    Today was full to the brim with activity. We had a team of builders on site, a referendum to vote on, my Rayburn and kitchen eBay purchasers turning up to dismantle and collect their goods, wood flooring collections and a rather…

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    And we're off!
    Beginning

    And we're off!

    We are officially out of the starting gates… The builders’ signs are up and works have begun! Woohoo! Web Cam Day 1: Floors and skirting boards are coming out of the dining room. As soon as we got home today…

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    Ready for the builders
    Beginning

    Ready for the builders

    I am really pleased to say we are now ready for the builders to arrive on site. It has taken us a good 4 solid days, not to mention an additional 2 weeks of myself sorting through all our clothes, ornaments,…

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