It is the year 2020. And I keep hearing - this will be MY year. From every-one. Some even tell ME that it will be MY year (not their's). But how. 2019 was not my year. Neither was 2018. Or 2017. So what makes 2020 so special? Why will it be MY year (and your's,… Continue reading Do you have 20/20 Vision?
New year, new start. So I started this year right (well actually I ended 2019 having started right - if that makes sense at all). It all started with leather cushions in the living room that was REALLY past their prime. I finally convinced hubby that it was the perfect time to replace it. Honestly,… Continue reading Extreme Makeover: Trudie Edition
I would LOVE to be a millionaire. But I'm not. We are an average family with an average income. What I am however, is someone who loves changing the look of her house. And that costs money. I have learned a few lessons over the years when it comes to interior decorating. Today I want to… Continue reading Home Decorating on a Budget
I know, I know, you all thought I have disappeared off the face of the earth. Lost the address to my own blog. Forgot that I had people following the blog. Not true, but unfortunately I have no good excuse for disappearing for so long. Other than the fact that I had nothing to write… Continue reading Being Pig-Headed
As I am sitting here typing, I have (almost) sorted out every room in the house. (The craft room remains a challenge.) And I started thinking ... Dangerous, I know. When I was much younger, I was a slob (maybe the post title should be confessions of an ex-slob :-). My room was always a… Continue reading Time to get Organized!
A red velvet cake can be a wonderful thing or the biggest frustration you have ever had! Ever tried baking one? Ever tried that very same recipe again and the outcome is completely different? Welcome to Red Velvet Cake! After much trial and error, myself and a 'sister in baking' have decided that essentially a… Continue reading Red Velvet – Trick or Treat?
Soooooooooooo (yes, this is a long so, not a short and snappy so), after IVF treatment in 2008 (that's a post for another time), my straight as can be hair started curling. Yes, curling. Being a straight hair since birth girl, I didn't have a clue what to do with these kinks, waves and curls… Continue reading Of Curls and Things