Our back garden summer makeover

I have written many times about how our back garden is more of a yard than a back garden. It’s quite small but has room for a small patio set and some storage for all the plastic garden tat my son has accumulated over the…

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5 ways to improve your property price

*A collaborative post  If your home is no longer working for you and your family and it’s time to look elsewhere, selling up and moving on might be your next step. But what if your current home isn’t looking too favourable and the value of…

Enjoying the last drop of sunshine with …

*Post in collaboration with Regina  Earlier this week, we decided to take advantage of a sunny September day and host a family barbecue in the garden. Having recently done up the garden and invested in a shiny new barbecue, we have been spending as much…

Sleeping like a baby with Leesa // Review

*A collaborative post with Leesa With a young family to look after, my days are pretty busy. From the moment I wake up I’m always on the go with meals to prepare and serve, clothes to wash and dry, nappies to change, bottle feeds and…

Lighting the Way for Family Time in …

This year, I’ve made the decision to take on and conquer my summer garden. The West Midlands is getting an upgrade. Hang on to your hats, Grand Designs, and get ready for something special. I’m thinking a play area for the children and a rest…

Tackling home renovations with Clearabee // Review

As the owners of our home for almost 15 years, there aren’t many rooms of our modest little terraced house that we haven’t decorated or renovated over the years. One room has however stayed pretty much untouched from the day we bought the house, and…

Treasuring the moment with CanvasChamp // Review

Our little baby boy, Freddie is now 9 weeks old. His very early days seem such a long time ago so I’m so thankful that we were able to get some professional photographs taken of him as such as a squishy newborn. More often than…