I’ve probably mentioned once or twice that the only reason we initially came to view our house was because of the garden.  I’d seen the house on right move and dismissed it straight away believing it to be too small for a family home.  My husband persuaded me to give it a chance as he knew the garden was a big one as his school friend had lived next door. For that reason the garden will always have a very special place in my heart as we both fell in love with the house the minute we walked through the… View Post

When you walk into a house there are certain tell tale signs that let you know children live there.  It may be the toys that are taking over the downstairs (please tell me that’s not just our house), or the pack of baby wipes that are a constant ornament on the dining room table.  Or it’s a quick glance at the fridge. When I pictured myself as a mother I always imagined a fridge full of my children’s “artwork” and the first time O came home from nursery with a picture he’d made it was proudly displayed on the fridge.  Over time… View Post

There is definitely a hint of Spring in the air.  You can buy daffodils in the shops, there are snowdrops dotted around and it isn’t quite as bitterly cold as it has been. With the (slightly) warmer weather thoughts start to turn to summer and those lazy days spent chilling in the back garden.  One of my favourite areas of our house is the garden, it was the only reason we originally came to view our house. One thing that does slightly niggle me about the garden is this: On the surface it looks okay, but the roof leaks, the… View Post