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Welcome

Welcome to the Little Edwardian House project. I should say mini, not little, as we live in what we fondly refer to as ‘the house that Thumbelina built. We love our house, it’s tiny but well put together and it suits us, no it’s not huge but it’s big enough for us and the pug… Read more »

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Garden inspiration

Our garden is looking great at the moment, late August and everything is in full swing, the allotment looks lovely too with the potatoes, cabbages, cauliflower and broccoli all almost ready.  I’m already planning for our Autumn/Winter garden though so we decided to pop out to Chatsworth for the day to enjoy the sunshine and… Read more »

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Ercol, oh how I love thee

I’m a bit of an ercol nut, those of you who regularly follow my blog will know that I have quite a few pieces already. It all started with our dresser and dining table and chairs, my parents had these for years, me and my sister used to scrape our nails in the varnish when… Read more »

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Glorious bank holiday…

    The weather has been beautiful in sunny Sheffield and we’ve said a huge hello to the bank holiday and the rest it brings.  As part of the huge number of self employed people in this country me and hubby always battle with what to do, should we go to work, should we stay… Read more »

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Been a bit quiet…

I’ve been a bad blogger and disappeared for a while, I meant to come in and post after Christmas but things have been hectic. I’m afraid I don’t feel like blogging at the moment though, we lost our darling Ruby last week, she died suddenly whilst we were out walking so I’m taking some time… Read more »

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House decoration musings…

As you know I moved house 4 weeks ago and in an effort to ‘get excited’ about owning my own house I’ve decided to start looking at how I can decorate the rooms.  I’ve mentioned this before but I don’t have the ‘house buying gene’ as I haven’t as yet got excited about the prospect… Read more »

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Stuck at home…

I’m having a really bad day today, my back is playing up in a really bad way. It’s been painful since Christmas, just gradually getting worse but these past 2 days it’s been really bad. It was difficult to go to sleep last night, I just couldn’t find a comfortable position to lie in. I… Read more »

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We’re moving!

Our offer on the house we really wanted was accepted so we’re moving!  With a bit of luck in 2-3 months we’ll be in our own house – let’s just hope the survey doesn’t show up anything nasty!  It was the first house we looked at and is on the road I’ve wanted to live… Read more »

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Busy busy month…

Lots of new things happening this month, the best of which is that I’m now a fully fledged member of the Seven hIlls WI – how exciting is that?  I’ve been to two meetings and am absolutely loving it.  I also went to help out with the Village Fete on the Moor event a few… Read more »

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Allotment-ness…

Not a word I know but still, you get the idea!  We’ve not had an allotment update in a while have we?  That’s because not a lot has happened really, the courgettes are growing nicely, the potatoes have all been dug up and stored and the strawberries have all gone!  So not content with having… Read more »