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103 / 365 – Kitchen makeover, end of day four

Thanks to my wonderful hubby, we now have cupboards back on the wall and part of the new floor down. I don’t think anyone, in the universe, ever disliked a floor as much as I dislike the one that was down when we moved in and that we’ve had ever since. I really can’t wait to…

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Ways to fund your summer holiday

This is a sponsored post.* Ways to fund your Summer Holiday The cost of a summer holiday and keeping the family entertained can be quite an expense. Flights, accommodation, meals and special treats whether you’re staying in the UK or going abroad are always increasing in price but there are a number of ways to…

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102 / 365 – Kitchen makeover, end of day three

Worked all day, now shattered and a bit fed up so today’s post is mainly pictures!         Today’s 365 photo….because I soooo needed this after all I’ve done today!   Oh no, the tassimo supply is getting low and I don’t have a Tesco delivery this week…….wonder if hubby will take the…

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101 / 365 – Kitchen makeover, end of day two

Why is it, when decorating a room, the first few days feel like you’re never going to get anywhere. I’ve been on the go since just before ten this morning and it feels like I haven’t even made a dent in the amount of work that needs doing. I’ve washed, sanded and undercoated 2 shelves, 4…

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100 / 365 – Kitchen Makeover – End of day one

We’ve had a busy day and I’m shattered but unfortunately, it’s just the start of what promises to be a very busy week. We went to B&M, The Range and B&Q this morning to stock up on everything we need for the kitchen makeover as well the bathroom and bedroom makeovers we’re going to be doing over the…

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99 / 365 – Happy Easter

Chocolate for breakfast…. and nine people for a family Sunday lunch made for a very happy Easter Sunday at our house today 😀 The daffodils are from the garden….the first cut flowers of the year 😀 I was so focused on getting all the food to the table while it was still nice and hot, then getting all the…

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98 / 365 Quiet day

Today’s 365 photo A trip to ASDA to pick up last minute bits for tomorrows Easter dinner was followed by a visit from Kellyann, her boyfriend Ian and Granddad. When they left, we ate a quick lunch then had a movie day. We’ve watched all the Harry Potter movies, one a night all week and today we finished up with…

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My home never looks like…..

those homes you see on the home improvement blogs or the Better Homes & Gardens web site…..I see photos on those kind of sites and think, I’d love to have that look but when I try, it never works out; for example, if I drape a throwover on the arm of the chair, like on this photo at…

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97 / 365 Making butterflies

Today we made butterflies for the Easter table centrepiece 🙂 We have quite a few more things that we planned to make but we’re running out of time; as long as we get some eggs made to hang from the branches we’re using for the centrepiece, we’ll have enough decorations.  

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