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
No way !!!! Yes way The first two words shout out big and bossy like they know all there is to know. Like they've decided and that’s all there is to it. The second two are whispered but they're determined, not easily put off, resilient, resourceful and they just might have a secret weapon up there sleeve.
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)
I suspect my house might be like a lot of houses - its smaller, its older, its needy. It has issues. And such a range and variety of them. Long term issues, short term issues and everything in between issues. There's the undone, the half done and the nearly done. Things that are broken, things … Continue reading For When Your House Has Issues