• Transitioning Your Home into Autumn

    There’s always that worry that you’ll go a bit too far with the …

  • Last of the Summer Recipes

    My go-to recipe books and the foods I enjoy cooking in my own home. No …

  • The 3 Peaks Challenge

    On Friday 5th July I set out, alongside my husband Matt and our respective Fathers, …

  • Kid-Inspired, Dream Kitchen

    I cannot tell you how excited I was when faced with the prospect of having …

  • Colour and tiles
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    Colour and tiles

    We’ve suddenly got to the stage where the walls are ready for some colour and the bathrooms are ready for some tiles. At last, the house is coming alive again and looking much more like a home… not a building…

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    The latest on site
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    The latest on site

    So what has been going on in the last few weeks… well, quite a lot in fact (to my relief!). I really feel that things are starting to take shape which is so great to see. The sliding glass is in…

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    Onwards and upwards
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    Onwards and upwards

    Since my last post I can (with a smile on my face) inform you that we have managed to secure an earlier slot for the windows. Thankfully, someone who is also buying from our window supplier is willing to trade…

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    Things are never simple…
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    Things are never simple…

    What could go wrong when doing a house renovation you ask…? Well, a lot! Since the episode of the red bricks we have come across a number of “obstacles” which have all tried to test our stress levels, and cash…

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    Red blo*dy bricks!
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    Red blo*dy bricks!

    Sorry for the lack of a build updates recently. Things have been rather tense after coming to terms with the fact that the bricks used on the extension are not a good match to the existing. The issue with them…

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