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The Understatement Of The Year

Babies are so bad for the environment and that’s my understatement of the year! Sod using public transport, not owning a car, recycling, buying secondhand, growing your own, eating less meat, being vegetarian/vegan or cleaning your house without chemicals. The best way to cut down your carbon foot print is not to breed! I was fully…

And Then There Were Three….

…..Or four of us in the household now, if you include the cat, which I 100% do BTW! Please allow me to introduce Dylan Milo. He was born on Saturday 24/12/16 weighing 5lb 15oz at 3.08am. We are totally smitten with the little fellow and we are on a sleep deprived cloud nine high ATM!…

15 Years!

Today marks 15 years of togetherness with Rob. We met towards the end of 2001 in our local indie dive bar and sort of knew each other through our friends (his best mate used to go out with my BFF at the time’s cousin). I had heard of this mate who drove a VW Beetle, and…

The New House – The Finished Lounge

I am really pleased to say that we have finished decorating our lounge! We actually finished decorating the room at the beginning of December, and now that we finally have brought some curtains (its a long story involving several trips to Dunelm, a £700+ made to measure quote* and a wrong sized curtain pole!) everything is…

The Parma Violets

Here is little up date on our lounge decorating situation. We have hung the new lining paper, painted it with a white under coat, moved a couple of plugs, replaced, primed and painted the skirting boards, had the new flooring fitted and painted one wall lilac. Woah hold up, whats that you just said Helen? Yep…

In Hels Kitchen #4

Blimey, it has been over a year since I last published a “In Hels Kitchen” post! The main reason for this, is not that I lost my cooking mojo, its more that I have not really had the time to cook stuff properly over the last year or so. Back in Kent, I was working full…