Tuesday, 17 January 2017

On eating and a sunny breakfast recipe for January


Several strange and unexpected things have happened since I wrote my post dismissing resolutions. In it, I spoke about rejecting deprivation and opting for pleasure and both these concepts hold true. But what I didn't anticipate was how much time and energy would be freed up by refusing to diet.
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Monday, 9 January 2017

Interiors: Kitchen makeover with B&Q

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Cast your mind back many months to when I first mentioned the idea of a black kitchen... Or if that's too tricky, here's the original post. Since then, slowly but surely, the B&Q kitchen makeover has come together and it's now time for the big reveal. Read on for details of how to completely renovate a dated kitchen on a budget by painting cupboard doors, floor and tiles.

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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

16 going on 17... On last year and the delicious new one

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If you've come here to read a big review of 2016 then I'll tell you now - this post will disappoint. Yes, we all know that year (can we start referring to it in a Voldemort-esque way please?) was a right load of toot for so many people but there were some good things, things to focus on and remember.
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Friday, 16 December 2016

Christmas: Cat-friendly decorating tips

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This year, we'll be celebrating Christmas with our two new additions - the kittens. We're so excited! I've even bought a little present for Martha and Decca to open (although I draw the line at a kitten food Christmas dinner...). 
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Thursday, 15 December 2016

Christmas: Two wreaths



Last week I was still in casual Christmas mode, thinking it's ages until the big day. This week? Not so much. But let's rewind to my two days of wreath-making and pretend everything's just fine...
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Interiors: Houseplant heaven


My houseplant obsession is getting out of control. From where I type I can see one giant palm, a windowsill full of oxalis, geraniums and a spider plant, an orchid, a succulent, a big vase of flowers, a  shelf of succulents, and I haven't mentioned the Christmas greenery.
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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Interiors: Dining room makeover



Back in February, I did a mini makeover of the dining room, taking it from bare room to liveable space. But since then, we've done loads more to the space. Want to have a look?

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