• Bathroom Renovations

    Over the last few weeks I have had my head buried beneath project plans for …

  • My Tips for Keeping on Top

    I frequently get asked “how do you stay on top of things and manage all …

  • Menu & Recipes – The 3 Key Days of Christmas

    I’ve thrown myself into Christmas food prep this weekend and I’ve got to …

  • Last Minute Christmas To-dos

    Are you all set for the big day? With less than one week to go …

  • Onwards and upwards

    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…

    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!

    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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    A momentous day!

    A momentous day!

    Evening all, It’s been a while since my last post (18 days in fact) and this is solely because very little has happen during this time. Thankfully, we rectified the issue that was our incorrect plans and were able to proceed…

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    Good news, we are back on track!

    Good news, we are back on track!

    Thankfully we have found a solution to our structural dilemma. Our engineer has confirmed that the external leaf of the new cavity walls for bedroom 3 can be supported on 10mm steel plates. Beams D1 and D2 are to be…

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