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
We never moved when I was a child, well actually we moved just before my sister was born, but I was 18 months old at the time so needless to say I don’t remember any of it! Living away at uni was the first experience I had of living anywhere else. After a year of… Continue reading House Hunting
One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to be grateful every day. To find something in every day that made me happy, no matter how small, or how bad the rest of the day was. I have managed to keep with this resolution so far, and have kept a diary of these little things to look… Continue reading Things I Was Grateful For in January
January has been a month of major clearing out, decorating and odd jobs around the house for us. My sister bought me Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up for Christmas and, as recommended in the book, I started with a huge clothes clear out. I packed up 8 bin bags of clothes… Continue reading Our Bittersweet Home Makeover
A house move is potentially on the cards for us in 2017, and a lot of the properties we have seen so far would definitely need some updating! It’s got me thinking about what I’d like to do in those new rooms and how my dream house would look.