If you read my blog regularly, you will know we have been stuck in renovation Groundhog Day for over a year now. So when Gumtree challenged me to renovate my hallway and see how much I could save compared to the high street, I jumped at the chance.Continue reading
This isn’t the first post I have written about how particular I am, or how I struggle to acknowledge when I’m doing something really well… I’m starting to wonder if it’s something that will always linger on in the background. I wonder how many other people constantly put themselves under the microscope and only see the things that ‘could have been done better’. Surely there is a little bit of the perfectionist that lives in us all?Continue reading
Anyone who knows me will vouch for the fact that I have lived in nothing by jeans and sweatshirts for the last 5 years (outside of the office that is!) My interest in style is something that was put to one side along with many other interests, hobbies or anything just plain time consuming when we had children.
I’m not going to sit here and say I bought Vogue and had a wardobe Kate Moss would be envious of… nothing is further from the truth. But I at least had the time and disposable income pre-kids to ensure I could hone a collection of clothes that I actually liked.Continue reading
For so long we have huddled up inside in sort sort of human hibernation throughout the cold months (which tends to be half the year in Aberdeenshire). The unpredictable weather has raised my hopes (and the daffodils) quite a few times that spring might actually be here. However I think the sun may have finally got the memo and has decided to make an appearance or two.Continue reading