Declutter your home, a new years checklist

We’re 3 days into the new year and it’s not been a great start for me. I’ve been in my PJ’s for the past few days, feeling unwell and wanting to sleep the days away. I wanted the house all sorted for new years eve so that we could enter 2018 with a fresh, clean home. But instead I’ve only done half a job and I’ve had to take some time out for myself. I feel stressed, irritated and tired…

Cosy Christmas Ideas

Is there anything better than wrapping up warm and getting cosy in your own home? Christmas is rapidly approaching and I am really enjoying the evenings leading up to it. Each night I’ve been getting into my PJ’s, turning on the christmas lights and lighting a candle whilst sitting down with a hot chocolate, is there anything better? I have been feeling so festive ever since we put the tree up and now that the days are getting colder and…

Adjusting to Life As a Work At …

As most of you know, I went self employed back in August and after 3 months I feel like I am starting to find a balance between my work and home life even though they are both very much intertwined. It isn’t guaranteed that Alyssia will nap in the days anymore but when she does it gives me that little bit more time to get jobs done. At one point I found myself working into the night, I would start…

Revamping our Bathroom with Melody Maison

We have lived in our first family home for 2 years now & we have never really done anything with the bathroom. It’s always been a ‘I’ll do it one day’ but of course the bathroom and the kitchen are the 2 main rooms of the house when it comes to guests. Is there anything more embarrassing than a dirty bathroom? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a bathroom snob but I would like to at least know that I…

I wish I had a Garden – Gardening …

  As most of you know I live in a block of flats, I don’t have my own garden & it overlooks a patio courtyard with a bike shed but if I did have a garden (and I will one day) I would be dotting plants around and making it my own. I came across something called ‘Garden Trends’ recently and I was intrigued as to what this was.. If you are working on your garden or are the ‘chief…