I’ve been very excited about bringing you this post for quite sometime. Since Christmas to be exact. It’s about another present, and yes it’s from Mr M again. I know, I know, he’s a good guy; I guess I just got lucky.
So, today’s story goes like this. We’d been in our new home for five days before I came up for air and away from way too many packing boxes. We’d moved from a smaller rental, so on removal day boxes came from storage, the rental and just about everywhere else it seemed. Unwrapping the storage boxes was fun actually and not unlike Christmas day itself, as I rediscovered family gems and precious photos wrapped in tissue paper for safe keeping. continue reading
I’ve long-held a dream of having my own orchard. Not one as grand as Monty’s but my own all the same. And in my dream chickens gather together in the hope of windfall and I harvest juicy apples in old wicker baskets and turn my hand to warm autumn crumbles and bright jewel like jams.
Hello everyone.. if you’re here for the first time then you’re very welcome and if you’ve returned then, thank you! I have been more than a little excited to share today’s up-cycle with you. This vintage find is special for all kinds of reasons not least because in its original state it looked sad and neglected. And it smelt. A lot.
Hello there, welcome and thank you for joining me today! You have no idea how nervous I am about this whole blogging thing I’ve got going on here! I am so not technically minded and I can see the disbelief on my friends faces when I tell them what I’m up to. To paint a quick picture, I am the type of person who can just about work her phone, send texts, navigate the iPad and do what I call the simple things on a PC. I have never attempted to understand how the back end of a website works and quite frankly never been the slightest bit interested. I’ve never worked in a technical environment and if any of my gadgets do stop working, I turn them off and then back on again and pray a little in between or call for a teenager.
What I can do though is make a space functional and pretty, often on a tight budget and I’m told I can make a home comfortable and welcoming too.