Toy storage solutions – pick of the best

As much as I love Christmas, part of me always has a bit of a panic about where we are going to fit all the new toys the children get. We are extremely fortunate in that we have quite a large playroom, which we gained when we had our house…

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The heart of our home

Last year we had a huge extension which, although was an absolute nightmare at the time, was well worth the stress and upheaval. It’s been approximately 9 months since the main bulk of the work finished and we’re now all getting used to the extra space. I particularly love our…

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Project Dressing Room – Phase Three

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll probably know that we’ve been renovating our spare room to turn it into a dressing room. We’ve been doing this in a few phases (read about phase one and phase two) and I’m delighted that we’ve finally finished it and have…

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Project Dressing Room – Phase Two (carpet)

A couple of weeks ago we began to redecorate our spare room so that we could use it as a dressing room. As you can imagine I’m VERY excited about the prospect of having a dressing room, even it is very small! With having three young children,we don’t have much…

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Project Dressing Room – Phase One (painting)

We’ve finally started work on our new dressing room! Anyone who is a regular reader will know that we spent the majority of last year having a large (and stressful) extension to our house. This extension has meant that we now have five bedroom, one more than we actually need.…

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The extension

We bought our current house when Oscar had just turned 1. We knew we wanted more children and the two-bedroom house we were in was not really a family home. We were planning to have one more child, so we bought a reasonably sized 3 bed, not that far away from our…

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Dressing room dreams

As you’ll know from previous posts, last year we had a huge extension, which was a nightmare. Therefore we are currently taking a break from all things house! The majority of our house has been refurbished, there are just a couple of rooms that we didn’t change. One of these…

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