Category: Home & garden

Getting a better night’s sleep with Bed Guru

I’m afraid that I really don’t get enough sleep. I’m fairly certain that my most overused phrase is ‘I’m tired’. Lord, what I wouldn’t give for a good night’s sleep…. My children are usually the reason that I’m sleep deprived, however a friend recently bought a new mattress to replace …

A sneaky peek at my new bedroom

This will either be of interest to you…or not at all. Sorry to those that don’t give a monkeys, but this is big news to us. Finally our room is ‘done’ enough to move into! It’s not done, done… The fitted wardrobes are being built in the last week of …

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 …

Eight reasons to get a garden office

We had our garden office, affectionately known as the shed, built in December last year. Since then it has come in really handy. I’d go as far as saying we wouldn’t have been able to cope without ir. That sounds pretty dramatic, but my husband’s work closed their London office and …

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 …

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