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
One of the things I quite often have a whinge to the husband about is his tendency to start a project and then not finish it. We've had words Many of them. And I have to say that finally he IS improving in that regard - we both are. See I'm quite good at the … Continue reading On Best Laid Plans, Slow Progress and Finishing Already
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
Some pieces of furniture just seem to suit your house and life right down to the ground and this chairs one.
The answer doesn’t always have to be long and complicated. Sometimes (not always but more often than we think) the answer is simple and sometimes its easy. In fact they’re my favourite kind. See I’m a great one for overcomplicating and overthinking things - things like my faith, my writing, raising these two beautiful children or … Continue reading Simply Does It – Five Simple Refreshes For Your Home (and For Your Heart)