Home tour – bathroom makeover – budget changes for a big difference

Sometimes the smallest of changes can make the biggest of differences. Let me preface this by saying that there was nothing wrong with our bathroom.  It has grey floor tiles, white wall tiles and an all white bathroom suite.  It is not old, it is not ugly, nor is it big.  But it was lacking a bit in the personality department. …
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Final piece in the adult puzzle – the buttoned footstool

What can I say other than that I have finally graduated into a ‘grown up’ home – I have a proper, upholstered, buttoned footstool.  The one key piece I never knew I was missing…  and yet I knew something was missing; the husband needs somewhere to rest his size thirteens and I need somewhere to park my G&T (ok, just…
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Mama & Mini – my famous sweet potato, kale & black bean vegan curry

Just take a moment to open your mind to the possibility that this vegan curry could be the very curry that your meat loving husband actually requests on a regular basis.  The possibility that this could the dish that makes your baby say ‘Mmm’ for the very first time and with every, single bite.  Well, for me, this is it. It…
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Home tour – welcoming Mabel

Turns out 2019 is set to be another big year for us personally and, as is only natural, that urge to ‘finish’ every room in the house prior to the newest arrival has taken hold.  Yep, nesting. Originally my plans for this side of the room featured this chair but what I learnt the hard way from shopping online for…
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The ugly truth about the first trimester

This is a tough post for me to write; I mean, whilst I want to be honest and open I am also conscious that I do not want to put off first timers.  So a caveat of sorts – everyone has a different experience.  Whilst this is mine, most of my friends are mothers to two children and none of…
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