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August 2012

    Best laid plans..


    We’ve been in our current home for just over 8 years now. It was (when we first bought it) a home for us to make our own, settle into for a couple of years and then move on. However, the housing market crashed along with our dreams of moving upwards on the ladder. We’ve done plenty to our home and have learnt that we’re not going to be moving anywhere as soon as we thought. So as our lifestyles change, so has our home. One aspect that has remained constant throughout our years in our home is that it’s quite minimalist. Living in a terraced house, space is of a premium.

    Minimalist design strives to reduce furniture down to simply its purpose, without extra frills and garish designs. The idea is for the furniture to look smart and modern whilst not appearing too lavish. None of us live in Buckingham Palace after all! Fashion For Home is a company pioneering furniture design and creating a highly enjoyable way to shop for stylish furniture.

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  • Pincushion Swap 2012

    I recently signed up to take part in a Pincushion Swap as organised by Hannah over at quirkyhannah. She allocated us swap partners and I was paired up with Sarah. Sarah is a very…

  • Doggy day care anyone?

    Pets get lonely, just like people… After spending the Summer holidays at home with hubby, I know Mikey (our loveable woofer) will get lonely when we go back to working normal school hours in September. Dogs can…

  • Handmade Heart Swap 2012

    Back in May, I signed up to the Handmade Heart Swap as hosted by the lovely Mary Poppins. Mary allocated us with swap partners and I was very lucky to have been paired up…

  • Review: MaterniCare

    As a veteran to weight loss, my poor skin has endured quite a bit. Now that I’m pregnant with an ever increasing waistline, I’m trying to combat the effects of pregnancy on my skin…

  • Stress, shopping and showers..

    This week has been quite stressful. I’ve been trying to take it easy on the advice of my family and friends but unfortunately this hasn’t really followed through into my worklife. It’s the busiest…

  • Woofy features…

    Our lovable woofer Mikey was recently sent a selection of goodies from the very generous Monster Pet Supplies to try out and review. Now you might be thinking ‘How on earth does a dog review…

  • The Gallery – Sport

    Me and My Sister, Chapel St Leonards Beach – July 2012 This week’s prompt for The Gallery, as hosted by Tara over at Sticky Fingers is Sport. This photograph is a bit tongue in…