No I haven't moved No we didn't put up another wall What I did do after much umming and ahhing and toing and froing is buy the largest outdoor mat I could find. And its shown me that after all these years this ol house can still surprise the socks off me somedays. So in … Continue reading The Outdoor Room I Never Knew I Had
They say necessity is the mother of invention.
Well so is 15 year old boy constantly in your earhole about the sheer indecency of having the smallest bedroom in the house, maybe the whole town, possibly the universe
I had to remind myself that it's OK to start right where I am and its always ALWAYS OK to learn as I go and make mistakes and do things in my own way at my own pace. That goes for you too. And yes sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to work out your own style and your own pace. But mistakes and working stuff out as you go is part of the process and its OK
I still go back to these words
- - - small steps will often keep us going when we run out of steam with the grand gestures. Leeana Tankersley
Sometimes small steps are the only thing you can do when time and money, energy and ability and plain old priorities count the "grand gestures" out for the time being
- - - and sometimes taking one small step can seem like the grandest gesture of all.
With Christmas over for another year the kids as always were a bit forlorn. I on the other hand was elated. Not because I don't love Christmas but because I get my house back. Well as much back as it will ever be. If Christmas is all about the children than January HAS to be all … Continue reading Taking Back the House
I've been thinking a lot since I wrote this post. Thinking and staring into cupboards and rifling through drawers and wondering if I've even scraped the surface of this decluttering thing. I'm convinced less is more My heart says yes but my cupboards aren't so sure and the drawers say not even nearly. I'm no hoarder, … Continue reading More or Less Part Two
Because when things aren’t perfect, which is always, you have to choose what you are going to focus on. Myquillyn Smith By happy accident, I now have a new favourite reading place. My husband started a project totally uninstigated by me, at the far end of our back room - this happens to be … Continue reading #MySundayPhoto – The Reading Nook
So time to take a little bit of a gander at what I’ve found in the month just past. Wondering why I do that ?? Well this post will fill you in a bit but really its because like most of you I love a good find - whether its a good book, a good basket, … Continue reading What I Found In September