Lockdown Diaries – 6 ways to make it fun

And I do not mean the ‘fun’ things that are en vogue or considered to be fun by others (like Zoom parties or learning to knit)…  I mean those dorky things that make you actually smile, make you feel free, those things that are uniquely fun to you – find them, hunt them down with a passion and nail them…
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Mama & Mini – Courgette, quinoa, mozza fritters with avocado salsa

I am not honestly too sure how this recipe came about…  I suspect it was something of a ‘throw it all together’ lunch that happened to work out.  Initial attempts were prone to disintegrating but the addition of a few breadcrumbs helps them stick better and, more importantly, the whole family including the toddler and the eight month old are…
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Home Tour – Breakfast Bar Makeover

One of the things that struck me first when we unpacked in our new home (almost three years ago) was how much the kitchen resembled the one in our old place.  I mean, it was almost identical to the one we just redid – here we were back at the start again…  But upon closer inspection the units were solid wood…
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Lockdown Diaries – Week 5 – My Daily Routine

I talked a little bit last time about finding my lockdown groove and I thought it might be interesting to share my daily routine, the weekdays that is, the weekend is another story.  Perhaps without kids there is not much distinction between the Sundays and the Mondays but for us, the husband is not working on the weekends and those…
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How to upgrade your concrete patio on a budget – step by step …

If you’ve been with me for a while you probably remember the absolute FIASCO that was last year’s painted patio?  Well…  to the husband’s horror I decided to tackle it again.  I went down a completely different route this time, opting for a stencil in black and white, and I am in so in love with the result. No sooner…
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