Where We’ve Come From…And Where We’re Going

Did you know I’ve won an award? Albeit a self-proclaimed one. From here on I shall be known as the world’s slowest home renovator. Can…

Three Budget Tips To Care For Your Stove

Fitting a wood-burning stove back in the summer of 2015 still remains one of our greatest renovation triumphs. Although I think everything we do to…

Cleaning Hacks for Log Burners

When we had our log burner fitted last summer, the mild cynic in me doubted its claims of being self-cleaning – as clever as those…

How To: Painting a Rendered Fireplace

One of my absolute favourite blogs and go-to places for DIY inspiration is Little House on the Corner, by couple Christine and Jan who are…

Silver Linings and Wood Burning Stoves

What beautiful weather we’re having – in typical fashion now that our wood-burning stove is finally in there’s a heatwave. Not that I was really…

Getting Ready for Winter

I can’t actually believe that is the subject line of a post when we haven’t even had a proper summer yet so far, but in…

Monday Catch Up #4

And so this week finishes with the longest day of the year which in true British summer style feels more like autumn, we are going…