Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Valentine’s Day on a Budget It’s Valentine’s Day soon and February 14th is the day florists make the most profit, closely followed by Mother’s Day. This is partly because 12 red roses, the classic Valentine’s Day gift, will set you back a huge amount of money,...
Home Made Christmas Hampers

Home Made Christmas Hampers

At this time of year, thoughts begin to turn to gifts for friends and family. Many people like to make a hamper, personally, I love to receive a hamper containing anything food related. [click_to_tweet tweet=”Want to do a homemade Christmas hamper? What a...
Progress at last!

Progress at last!

The Loft For the last 18 months, we have been trying to get planning permission to convert our loft space. We don’t want anything complicated or too expensive, just a bedroom each end and a bathroom, and the stairs, in the middle. For all the fuss that’s...
Regrowing vegetables from waste

Regrowing vegetables from waste

Do you remember us talking about regrowing vegetables from waste? This post had some spring onions. Well, a while ago, I put some spring onion stubs in an egg cup until they grew baby roots, then put them in the garden. These whoppers are the result! I have in fact...
A charity shop haul

A charity shop haul

Went for my regular coffee meeting this morning and had a little look at a couple of the many charity shops afterwards. The first one had an utterly gorgeous wicker sofa, complete with cushion over the whole seat. Would have been wonderful in the garden. But it would...