Tag: home

Finding the perfect house; harder than finding true love?

  I know I keep wanging on about this, but we are currently mid (actually, about three quarters of the way through) our extension.  The house is in complete upheaval. As I type this, the side windows and the kitchen doors are being removed creating temporary death traps for the …

My extension wishlist; walls, floors, lighting and units

I have gone a bit quiet on the subject of my extension, I realise. To be honest the process hasn’t been as painful as I first envisaged and all the funny stories of woe that I was expecting just haven’t materialised! This probably isn’t a bad thing I realise. So …

Farewell, conservatory; gone but not forgotten

Last week was the week that the small one went from being ‘cheeky’ to actually naughty, wriggled out of my control and ran across a road leaving me flailing after him. So that was fun. It was the week that I went to see a play and almost ran over someone …

Don’t mention the extension

You may have see this post, in which I briefly mentioned our plans to extend the house.  In case you were blissfully unaware, for well over a year now, we’ve been waiting for this damn extension to get started. The plans for said extension went in to the Council in …

BloomBox Club: A new subscription box for budding gardeners

The BloomBox Club is a new subscription box for people that love their gardens but maybe don’t have the time or expertise. I love this time of year. The weather gets warmer, the evenings get lighter and for the first time since October we can get back into the garden. …

Our garden office (part deux) with Posterlounge

Remember back in December, when we had our garden office built? No? Let me jog your memory. Despite the fact it’s bitterly cold outside at the moment we have been making regular use of it; Doug (daddy; seems a bit weird to refer to him as that out of context …

The desk at the bottom of the garden: Our log cabin garden office

Well well; the log cabin garden office which we’ve been deliberating over for a year, and planning for about three months is finally here. We started looking at getting ourselves a garden office back in 2015, but once we’d factored in the electrics, the insulation, the build etc etc we …

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