Its surprising the things you don’t appreciate until they’re gone and during these renovations there have been a lot of things I’ve realised I used to take for granted until they were taken away! A modern kitchen, carpet and a builder-free house are some obvious ones but there are some more unexpected and surprising things… Continue reading 3 Unexpected Things I’m Looking Forward to After the Renovations
I thought it was about time I updated on our new kitchen, you remember, the 6-week renovation project that started early January? Well after lots of weather related delays and the usual case of things taking a lot longer than planned the main building work is finally finished!
I can’t believe I’m actually writing this, but the builders have finally started the renovations on our home! If you’ve read any of my previous home posts, you’ll know that we’ve faced a lot of delays and false starts, so this really is exciting progress.
If you read my update last week you’ll know that progress on the house and been painfully slow so far. You’ll also know that we were hoping that things would pick up last week with the bathroom set to be finished and the extension due to start. Well one of those things happened…
You may have noticed that its all been a little quiet on the home renovation front over here. I last posted in September about how I was finding it frustrating living in a building site while the urge to nest was strong. Back in September we were living with a partially finished bathroom and had moved… Continue reading A Little Home Renovation Update
When I got home on Thursday after a long day at work, I was expecting the bathroom to be finished and our bedroom to be plaster-boarded. Tom was off work and the bathroom man was over so in my head that meant two rooms looking totally different to when I set off that morning. In… Continue reading Nesting and Home Renovations
If you read my recent house update, Living in a Building Site, you’ll know that we’re in the new house now but that its still very much a work in progress! Lots of things have been done already but we’re a very long way off it all being done. The next big project will be the… Continue reading Plans for our Kitchen
Well. We’re in! We actually moved in 3 weeks ago but somehow it feels longer. We are pretty much living in a building site. The house is still in a state and to be honest I think it will stay that way for a while yet! Despite how it might look, we have actually made… Continue reading Living in a Building Site
The house hunting continues. The more houses we look at the more and more confused we are becoming about what we actually want in a house. Well aside from the obvious, lovely area, nice road, off street parking, private and south facing garden, curved bay windows (well that one’s just me), you know, all the… Continue reading To Renovate or not to Renovate…
I’m not entirely sure where February went! I know its a shorter month but it literally just flew. I found it a little harder to keep up with this resolution to write down something I was grateful for each day than I did in January, and a few of these were written retrospectively. I really… Continue reading Things I Was Grateful For in February