The new bedroom
May11

The new bedroom

It’s over six years since we moved into our house and we’ve finally spent some time and money on our own bedroom. When we moved in, we gave the whole house a lick of paint and had new carpets throughout. The whole thing was done in a matter of a few days. The kids’ bedrooms had a bit more attention – painted in colours of their choice. But the rest of the house was magnolia – the quickest way to get rid...

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Decluttering
Jan23

Decluttering

When you’ve got kids, decluttering needs to be done regularly. Kids grow out of things, their tastes change, things wear out… And they keep acquiring new stuff – even in a family like ours with a ‘no crap’ policy! I go through the kids’ wardrobes and clear out clothes a couple of times a year. But I admit I’m not so good at the other stuff – the books and toys (yes, because I’m no...

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Superman
Apr29

Superman

All of a sudden, I seem to be married to Superman. And I am very grateful. Living with Superman means I am living in a tidier, more organised house. The Car which was taking up so much of his time is finished and has gone away for testing. It’s been gone for over two weeks and it looks like it’ll be gone for another week or more. So my husband has free time! The time pre-Car he would have spent working or watching telly he...

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