I have always loved January. For me it is a time to clear the house, have a thorough clean, and start planning for the year ahead. I know some people struggle with the January blues though so I thought I would jot down just some of the cheap things I find help me feel good [...]
As ever you can embrace each trend as little or as much as you want. For a subtle nod to the trend look for accessories like cushions, vases and tableware. Or if you want to really embrace a trend you can go all out with painting walls, buying new furniture or hanging a new piece [...]
January can be a tight time after the beautiful over indulgence of the festive period so I thought i would share some tips on how I save money on the small things around the home. The spare money allows us to spend on the things we really love like holidays, our babes, and bits and [...]
2018 is the year of the rug. Well we hope it is for us anyway. Every year we write a list of jobs that need doing around the house, projects we might undertake and things we would like to buy. After a few months of trying to sell our John Lewis grey rug that sat [...]
I thought I would jot down some tips I have learnt over the years about how to make the most of the sales. How to avoid spending lots on things you don't need and instead get some key items you really do want for the home.
Four Decembers ago we had just (I mean literally weeks before) moved into a new house and we thought it would be a great idea to host people over the festive break. Within three weeks we had fitted a whole new kitchen, decorated most of the rooms and got our house ready to host Christmas [...]
One of my favourite Christmas traditions as a child was waking up (ludicrously early) on Christmas morning, frantically finding my stocking at the bottom of the bed and running upstairs to my sisters room. We would then sit in her bed under the duvet and open our stocking presents, one at a time. We usually [...]