The more I have shared photos of myself on social media recently (as opposed to my preferred snaps of interiors!), the more I have been found that those photos have been met with comments about my appearance and how great people think I look. This isn’t me blowing my own trumpet, quite the opposite, I … More Doing It for Myself
This is a question I ask myself all too often. How do I continue to be a “good parent” to Teddy when he’s not physically here anymore. I know that once upon a time it would have been the done thing to simply forget about his existence, sweep it under the carpet and move on. … More How Do I “Parent” When He’s Not Here?
When we moved in to this house, the kitchen bothered me, always. It became one of those things that continued to bother me for the next two and a half years. The plan had always been that the KOD (kitchen-extension of dreams) would be coming. Initially we thought that would happen after two years, then … More Kitchen Makeover (On a serious budget)
I won’t lie; I will be the first to admit that I got the colour choice for the guest room completely and utterly wrong when we initially created that room at the beginning of last year. I think I wanted to try a warmer colour out, so we went for a Farrow & Ball shade … More Guest Room Makeover with ALSO Home
I cannot help but notice lately the number of people who have begun to remark on how “well” I seem, and how it’s so great to see me looking so much happier again. I won’t lie, I am beginning to find a piece of my happy again. Dare I say, I’m even beginning to look … More A Different Kind of “Mum Guilt”
I often get asked where I get ideas from for our home. “Where did you find that?” or “What made you think to do that?” I’ll be honest, I had never really thought about it before? Where do I get ideas from? I make no secret of the fact that I love swooning over other … More My Home Inspiration……
A letter written to our darling Teddy, the day after his funeral service. Wednesday 15th June 2016. Dear Teddy, Yesterday was as heart breaking as I had been expecting. I feel numb. These past four weeks have moved in slow motion as we have built up to saying our final goodbye. The vicar was … More Dear Teddy…..