House to Home

See the progress we’re making transforming our 1970s house into a home. When we bought it, it was a sea of yellow and brown, with horrible carpets and wallpaper, and it smelled of dog.

How To Make Homemade Natural Laundry Detergent

Have you discovered Dr Bronner’s Castile Soap? It is pretty amazing stuff. I’ve been using it in homemade natural laundry detergent, amongst other things. Over the past six…

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My Favourite 5 for July: Prints, Lights & End of Term Fun

July has whizzed by in a whirl of end of term fun, work and DIY. We’re currently working on our utility room, so it should be…

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Ideas for Ava’s Bedroom with George at Asda

We have never really finished Ava’s bedroom. It looks fine, but has things left over from her old nursery, which she’s grown out of. When George Home…

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Plans for a Fresh New Utility Room

Do you have a Monica from Friends style junk cupboard? We do. It’s also known as our utility room. It’s the place where we put…

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Simple Home Security Improvements You Can Fit Yourself

There has been a spate of burglaries on our estate over the last few months, and at first, it didn’t really worry me, as we…

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REVIEW: A Personalised Wedding Anniversary Frame

It was our wedding anniversary this week: Dr Pink and I have been married for nine years. But in all that time, we have never…

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The Finishing Touches to my Home Office Shelf

My home office has been a long labour of love. It started life as a junk room when we moved, as we just had so…

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Why We’re Sticking With the LiveLAGOM Sustainable Life

You may have read one of my previous posts about our exciting sustainability project with IKEA and environmental charity Hubbub. We were chosen from around…

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My Favourite Five for May: Stationery, Footwear & Spiderman

Tomorrow is the last day of school before half term and boy are we ready for a break! We have had such a busy month,…

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My Favourite Five for April: Desert Essence, Dining Chairs & Blooms

April has flown by, hasn’t it? We have been really busy with the Easter holidays and work, but we have been able to enjoy the garden in…

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Three Months of Our LiveLAGOM Project with IKEA and Hubbub

At the start of the year, we began our  LiveLAGOM project with IKEA and Hububb. We were incredibly excited to be selected as ambassadors, to see if…

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A Sneak Peek at HomeSense in Milton Keynes

I went to Kingston in Milton Keynes a few weeks ago to get something from Mothercare. But when I got there, it had closed. But…

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Kitchen Interior Design Ideas: New Worktops, Tiles & Cooker

I love looking for interior design ideas in magazines and websites, and could spend all day pinning to my Pinterest boards! Progress on our house is so…

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Getting Your Home Ready for a WFH Life

Working from home is the dream for most of us who trudge every day into the office, battling with public transport, long and traffic-laden car…

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