Monthly Archives: February 2015

Give a home to bees, without getting a hive (giveaway!)

In the next few weeks some beehives will be being installed on community land in our village. It’s a project which everyone is feeling excited about. They’ll be more bees in the local area pollinating the plants and the chance for people to buy locally sourced honey. At a time when the decline of bees…

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A digger on site again!

Hello everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. Our weekend has mostly been about digging… and what little boy (or big one!) doesn’t like having a mini-digger on hire for a couple of days? We hired the digger to do the final push on a project we started nearly two years ago. Along our…

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5 things that help me get a better night’s sleep

I love sleep and by that I mean really love sleep. I am lucky in that most of the time I don’t have too much trouble nodding off, but I think a lot of that has to do with the changes I have made over the years that have turned our bedroom into a sleep…

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Jamie’s improv quilt

My first completed quilt of 2015! This project was a challenge of my own creation. I am currently on a fabric diet, I have a big fat roll of wadding and a studio full of bits of fabric and I tasked myself to complete this without buying anything. I succeeded, but what it saved me…

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Home office room tour

Since our building work was completed I have had the luxury of having a room in the house whose sole purpose is as an office. This room used to be Theo’s bedroom before we added the first floor and is at the front of the house benefiting from the morning sun. It’s always been a…

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