A house update – pink carpets & copper lampshades

  We have been in our new house for approximately fifteen days, one hour and 12 minutes. Not that I’m counting. Suffice to say, I am absolutely delighted to have my own space back. It’s amazing how much I have taken having my own place for granted over the years but I don’t think I […]

House Update & Dining Room Wishlist

    It’s been six days since I heard the bad news about my house falling through. You may be forgiven for thinking that I would wallow in a ball of self-pity and gin, but only one of those is true. (Mmmm … gin.) Instead, I arranged to see a house the very next day.   […]

Homeware Haul – TK Maxx/The Range/H&M

    If you follow me on social media, you will see that I appear to have a bit of an obsession. No, I don’t mean the Idris Elba one. I mean my current love of all things copper.   I have a bit of an addictive personality so when I like something I really like […]

My New Home – The Kitchen

    I took my best friend to have a look around my new house last Saturday because I’m just SO DAMNED EXCITED, I needed to show someone ASAP. This way, when I wang on about “You know that corner of the dining room that’s by the patio doors that go into the conservatory” … […]

Dreaming About My New Home

    I am really struggling at the moment to concentrate. My day-to-day thoughts, when I am not being forced to discuss FIFA or Minecraft with Dexter, are all about my new house. They are literally all consuming.   I dream about what colour my front door will be. Seriously. Should I replace what’s already […]

Making a House a Home … with George Home

    Some of you may remember that I began renting in March this year after being in my previous house for 20-something years. It’s been a challenge getting used to a new house but we’ve been extremely happy here and I’ll honestly be gutted when we move on in three months’ time.   The […]