Our Valentine Gifts for Men – Under £40

(Post contains affiliate links) January seemed like it went on forever and then suddenly you’re asking yourself how is it the middle of February already and the season of LOVE!? Yes, that’s right, Valentines Day is a week away and what better way then to tell your partner how much…

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Your Recommendations – The Best Places to Eat & Drink in New York

We asked for your advice on where the best places to eat and drink are in New York and OMG you lot came up with the goods. Literally, hundreds of recommendations and you would probably need to live in New York for 10 years, and you still wouldn’t get to…

Your Recommendations – Must-Watch TV Shows Autumn 2019 Edition

We recently asked you what you were all watching on TV currently and to share your top picks via our stories – so here are all the top TV recommendations you sent in! We have broken it down into where you can watch these shows (Netflix, Sky, BBC, ITV and…

Sausage and Sweet Pepper Bolognese Pasta Bake

Here is the recipe I shared on our Stories on Saturday afternoon. This meal is perfect if you have friends coming over in the evening and want to pre-make something that you can just put in the oven and re-heat when everyone gets hungry (drinking lots of cocktails will do…

Planning A Garden Party..

After so many questions about the garden party, I asked my Mum and Sister to help contribute towards a blog post so we could share how it all came together and highlight some of the things you should consider if hosting a garden party at home. How did your Garden party…

Who Are Ross & Ian?

We are Ross and Ian (Ross on the left and Ian on the right) and the boys behind Our 1930’s Fixer Upper. We have been together since June 2014 and purchased our first house in August 2016. Around the same time, we set up an Instagram account to help document…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Welcome to ‘Our 1930s Fixer Upper’ – finally, our very own blog! If someone had said to us both 12 months ago that we would have our own website, then I would have laughed in their face and questioned their sanity. OK so we haven’t won an Oscar or Golden Globe, but…