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…
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
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
There was never any doubt who my bridesmaids would be, my sister Zöe and my best friend Sarah. I knew, they knew and I’m sure most people I know would have put money on it too. But I wanted to ask them properly so I never once mentioned the ‘B’ word after we got engaged. I… Continue reading Proposing to my Bridesmaids