Moving out of my parents house for the first time was a big step for me but I’m proud of how well I’ve managed. If anything, life is much simpler! And quieter.. I love how peaceful my new home is despite it being in a more central location and my parents house was in a sleepy village. I’ve already shared with you my bedroom and kitchen room tours, so this is the dining room edition! I say dining room, it’s not actually a separate room, more of a dining ‘area’ on one side of the living room next to the…

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So it’s been over a year since I moved into my own place after living at home for 26 years! I was never one of these people that was ‘ashamed’ about living at home even though I was in my twenties; it made sense for me. I was lucky to get on really well with my parents, I had my own space and freedom, and the financial outgoings were minimal. Living at home whilst working full time allowed me to save a chunk of my wages every month to put towards a deposit, but I still didn’t think I’d ever…

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November was such a busy month for me with so much going on over the weekends and after work.  But December has been a little bit more chilled luckily which has meant that I’ve been fully embracing the festive period, and I spent 1st December getting our home ready for Christmas! I thought it was nice that 1st December fell on a Saturday this year as it meant we could spend the weekend together getting all Christmassy! Last year was the first Christmas in my own home and I had only just moved in, so I didn’t really have the…

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Following on from my pumpkin picking blog post I thought I’d show you what I did with my pumpkins! I wanted to decorate them but not in the usual spooky Halloween way. I wanted them to be pretty and sparkly! I had an idea in my mind that I wanted them to be inspired by Peggy Porschen’s pretty pastel style, so that was what I aimed to achieve, and this is the outcome! Read on to find out how to paint pumpkins for Halloween… There are so many different ways to decorate pumpkins but I decided to paint mine; so…

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I’ve already shown you around most of my home and in my last home blog post I shared all of the before and after photos of my flat since I bought and redecorated it. Now I’ve finally got round to taking some photos of the bathroom, so here’s a room tour of my little bathroom! It was probably the room that required the most work doing to it as when I moved in it was in need of a good freshen up, so that’s why I haven’t shared many photos of it yet! We started the mini makeover by cleaning…

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 Yesterday I invited a couple of friends round for a little get together at my place. Gavin was out for the day so I had planned a girlie day in and a surprise Easter themed craft-ernoon tea party! My friend is pregnant so it was kind of a mini baby shower for her as well as a nice little catch up! I had a little Easter tea party at my parents house for family a few years ago and I really enjoyed putting it all together, so I decided to do a similar thing again this time around. It was a little bit tougher…

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