• Garden Makeover

    Our Autumn Garden Makeover

    Most people are sensible and do their garden makeovers in Spring/early Summer to make the most of their gardens in the warmer weather.  To be fair this was our plan too but injured workmen, camping and rainfall meant that our makeover this year didn’t go quite to plan. Trouble Spots Like most gardens, our garden […]

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  • How to give your home exterior a facelift

    I love how much home design has changed over the last decade. Once upon a time the only thing you could really do to change the look of your home exterior was updating the windows, paint the front door and perhaps add uPVC fascia boards. Today, I can drive around my local town and see […]

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  • Dripping Tap

    My Experience Hiring a Plumber

    Over the years, I have come to realise one thing: always keep important phone numbers who are not family and friends in my smartphone handy. What do I mean by that? The nearest police station, the fire department, a locksmith to help me get out of locked door troubles, a cobbler just in case my […]

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  • The Summer is the time to think about your heating!

    This may sound like a very silly idea but there is logic behind it. No matter what sort of heating you may have in your home or heating you may wish to convert to the summer is by far the best time to think about it and get anything done that needs doing. The problem […]

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  • Bargain finds . . . 1

    Bargain finds . . .

    This week Hubby has taken a few days off with me and the children. The weather hasn’t been the best so we’ve been spending a lot of time at home which meant that we have been spending a lot of time looking at all the things which we want to change around the house. When […]

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  • October Half Term 2013 – Tuesday 2

    October Half Term 2013 – Tuesday

    Some time since the middle of the summer holidays we have had a sample of wallpaper cellotaped to the wall in our downstairs toilet. Tuesday was finally the day that we found the time to take it down and make it a more permanent fixture. Hubby has always said that he doesn’t really enjoy wallpapering […]

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  • Give your home a touch of class without the cost 3

    Give your home a touch of class without the cost

    Decorating your home on a budget can be difficult, especially if you are trying to achieve a high end finish. However, there are some simple and low cost ways to make the room appear richer and more luxurious. With some careful planning and a bit of creativity, you can make just about any room in […]

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