May 14, 2019

Goodbye to our first home!

Our house officially belongs to someone else, and it is the strangest feeling! The home we moved into as newlyweds, celebrated so many occasions in, and brought our baby home to, is no longer ours. Our completion day seemed to arrive all of a sudden, and before we knew it, we were packed and saying goodbye. There’s no time to mope around though, as we’re…

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March 28, 2019

An easy ‘Naked’ cake… that won’t break the bank

Buying cakes is an expensive business, and with a busy year for birthdays, I decided it was time to have a go at upping my game. Pretty but elegant, naked cakes are the perfect choice for a special occasion, so I decided to have a go at one myself… with an ombre surprise inside. Wanting to keep things simple, I followed Mary Berry’s Victoria sponge…

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February 21, 2019

Five ways to make viewings easier

When we put our cottage on the market, I really underestimated how much work go into getting our home ready for a viewing. I assumed it would be the same as a quick tidy round, and a few fresh flowers, but it turned out to be so much more than that. After a few viewings we developed a bit of a routine, which really helped…

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February 12, 2019

Toddler wardrobe essentials: Winter

We seem to have had the full spectrum of Winter weather over the last few weeks. Snow, ice, frost, hail, wind, rain and a few spots of sunshine, it’s safe to say we’ve been out in all elements. Luckily, we were prepared, and we haven’t had to spend too much time cooped out inside. Here are our top three winter wardrobe essentials, definitely needed for…

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February 4, 2019

Our hopes for a new home

We’ve sold our house, but we haven’t found somewhere to move just yet… so, I thought it would be a good opportunity to pause and think consider exactly what we’re looking for in our next home. Room to grow While there are just the three of us at the moment, and of course the two dogs, we’re hoping one day our family will be a…

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