Tag Archives: home improvement

On Something We Never Did In Our Old House

We never got ’round to hanging many pictures on the walls. There never seemed to be enough time to get it done – life as new parents was stressful. Then, we simply stopped thinking about it and it didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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On Things We’ve Done This Year, Already

It might only be 11 days into the Twenty-Thirteen, but we’ve made them busy days and they’ve been full of doing stuff and seeing things. So far we have: Taken The Kid to the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Which he adored. … Continue reading

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On New Kitchens And @RussellHobbsSA Swag

A couple Saturdays ago, I came home and my kitchen was missing. Living without a kitchen is painful. It was two weeks of sheer torture (and my poor fiance eating take out) but we finally have this, now. Loads of … Continue reading

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On Obsessions

A few of my favourite things: If it’s blue and white, I’m all over it. I’m not really sure how it started, but I have a growing collection of Delft, blue willow and assorted other blue and white vintage crockery/vases … Continue reading

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Bigger, Better – It’s Good, Right?

This might be news to some (ie: those that don’t follow me on Twitter.*) that we’ve got our hearts set on a certain house. No, not this birdhouse, but another house. We’ve been living in the same house (the house … Continue reading

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On Wanting To Do Everything, All At Once

It’s Tuesday night, and this is the first time since Sunday morning, that I’ve had decent time to myself, alone with my computer to blog. As is usual with me right now – busy doesn’t even begin to cover it. … Continue reading

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Home Improvement: This Is What I’m Thinking, Here

So we’re doing it again*. The DIY stuff. The home improvement rewarding/pain in the ass stuff. The entire day was spent with The Boyfriend and his Brother, moving furniture upstairs and moving furniture downstairs. No mean feat, considering how teeny-narrow … Continue reading

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It’s Like A Blog Post, It Has Pictures And Everything

I am entirely grateful and utterly ecstatic that it’s Friday. Although I don’t anticipate much peace and quiet this weekend. It’s The Boyfriend’s 30th birthday tomorrow – and we’re having a small family thing at his parent’s house. Then we’re … Continue reading

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So It’s Been Decided

Towards the end of the year we plan to put our house up for sale. As to whether it’s because of this, I refuse to comment.

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Things Keeping Me Sane This Week

1. Vodka in my sippy cup. When I get home from work, The Kid, The Boyfriend (he drives, while I drink) and I head to the park. I have my smokes in my back pocket and a sippy cup (borrowed … Continue reading

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