(This is a paid collaboration with Wickes and the post contains affiliate links) Since the day we moved into our home, we have always spoken about having built-in cabinets and shelves in our Living Room alcoves, however, we’ve never actually got round to implementing them. They were originally on the…

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Our Garden Basics – Pruning

I want to try and keep this as simple and easy as possible for those of you that are not regular gardeners or who are scared of killing plants just by looking at them (you don’t kill plants just by looking at them by the way, despite what you may…

House Projects for 2018

This blog post is all about the plans for the rest of the house and what we would like to achieve this year. I’m not going to hold either of us to any of the projects outlined as nobody knows what could pop up out of the blue and eat…

Buying The House

Let’s take you back to April 2016 when Ian and I first decided to buy a house together. At the time we both owned our own properties, I was living in a One Bedroom Flat only a 10-minute walk from the centre of Reading, Ian also owning a One Bedroom…