Tiptoe Craft Desk Update.

The craft corner is perhaps the most used area of the house, certainly by the girls that is. If we had to get rid of every single toy, as long as the supply cupboard was well stocked, I’m not sure Nancy and Eula would be all that concerned, it’s a very industrious corner, a constant…

Repurpose, upcycle, relove.

Something I really struggle with is seeing things go to waste when they could have a second lease of life. When it comes to furniture I’m pretty sure there is enough of everything already in existence to go around, you just have to think a bit creatively. Just because one person doesn’t want something, that…

Sunday garden thoughts…

As the weather improves, slowly, day by day, my thoughts again turn more and more towards the garden. Stu and I have had many ‘conversations’ (read arguments!) in the last 5 months or so about what we want for the garden, we haven’t seen eye to eye on many points, but I feel we have…

Hello lovely people…

Oh look, it’s been a while, again! We’ve been busy being ill, multiple ailments one after other and then there was half term, which I was dreading as I’ve been so exhausted, but we slowed everything down, made very few plans and actually it was just what we all needed. We stayed home a lot,…

A day of nothing.

Today the girls are learning an important life lesson, sometimes you just stay home and do nothing.  “What, nothing, no plans at all?!” Nancy declared incredulously this morning, a look of disgust on her face. “Yep. Nothing.” They’re a bit spoilt with entertainment to be honest, it’s quite often much easier to be out than…

Sunshine lift my spirits…

The sunshine is lifting my mood and I’m sat here marvelling at how close we are to such a huge change to the way we live. Not so long ago behind this chair was the boundary of our little indoor home world and now more than just the promise of a room to spread ourselves into, to relax…