1 Month in the Country πŸ—“οΈπŸ‘

The 1st month has been and gone here at our little half-acre home and I'm so impressed with what we have managed to do round the place so far... Turn Up The Heat πŸ”₯ The insulation and heating in the close to 80-year-old cottage needed to be addressed straightaway.Β  There's a wood burner in the … Continue reading 1 Month in the Country πŸ—“οΈπŸ‘

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DIY – Upcycling a Chinese Chest with Chalk Paint πŸŽ¨

I've recently been quite taken with the trend of up-cycling or creative re-use. Our new home is a 1940's cottage, so decor wise I'm wanting to pay respect to the character and era of the house without spending mega-bucks re-furnishing to the latest in-store trends. We've had this Chinese style chest for many, many years … Continue reading DIY – Upcycling a Chinese Chest with Chalk Paint πŸŽ¨

From the burbs to the country πŸŒΎ

Today our house went unconditional. Starting a journey we having been dreaming of for a number of years - to move further afield. A change in lifestyle. If you were to tell me 5 years ago that I would be married, own a dog, 2 cats, 3 chickens, and have moved out of Wellington to … Continue reading From the burbs to the country πŸŒΎ