Time To Sow

Time To Sow

It’s that time of year again (although all year is ‘that time of year’) for sorting out my seeds for sowing. Once again I shall be growing our family’s favourite vegetables with the kids but this year we have a new garden to do it all in. Sadly our new garden doesn’t get much sun …

Carrots And Loo Roll

Carrots And Loo Roll

The two go together hand in hand! I tried growing carrots in toilet roll tubes last year and was a great success. Using the tubes meant my carrots grew much straighter (unlike previous attempts where I even had them growing all spirally!), they are easy to plant out once the tops are showing eliminating the …

What Have We Really Spent?

What Have We Really Spent?

There has been an article floating around the web about a family that have chosen to not spend a penny on their children- ‘minimalist mom vows to spend NOTHING on toddler and new baby’. After reading the post it got me thinking. What have we really spent on our babies? ‘A lot less than most’ …

How to give your kitchen a makeover without breaking the bank

How to give your kitchen a makeover without breaking the bank

Today, we have a guest post from Many O’Dell, kitchen designer. How to give your kitchen a makeover without breaking the bank A designer kitchen – it’s on every home-owner’s must-have list isn’t it? After all, we all know that it’s the kitchen and bathroom that sell a house. So, if you’re looking to give your …