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Garden Refresh: Progress Report!

Garden Refresh: Progress Report!

It's been really challenging trying to get work done in the garden lately simply because the spring and summer weather hasn't really been all that great. I like working on the garden on warm dry days which you would think would be plentiful this time of year but...

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Garden Refresh – The Plans so Far…

Garden Refresh – The Plans so Far…

First of all, on Thursday, it's our 5 year anniversary in our home - yay! *throws confetti* - and in that time, we have done a ton of work on our back garden. The weather here in the North West makes things a little difficult, of course, because it's quite rainy and...

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Front of House: Work begins on our new tiles!

Front of House: Work begins on our new tiles!

First of all, an apology for the lack of post on Friday! We've been working really hard on the office remodel and then smack in the middle of it, I decided to head on off for a fabulous weekend with my bloggie mates Alex and Maria for a whirlwind weekend in Dublin so...

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Bonfire Fun: My Fireworks Party!

Bonfire Fun: My Fireworks Party!

While in the US, the 4th of July is celebrated with fireworks in the balminess of the summer, here in the UK, we celebrate Guy Fawkes Day - a tradition that started because some guy tried to blow up the Houses of Parliment and the government stopped him. Sort of an...

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A Better Back Deck: And Two Became One

A Better Back Deck: And Two Became One

One colour that is...Well we made a little bit more progress on the deck remodel so I figured I'd share that today. We blasted the old part of the deck with a power sprayer to clean it as best we could and now the whole thing has been stained.So here's what it looked...

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A Better Back Deck: Building The Base and Platform

A Better Back Deck: Building The Base and Platform

We've actually been talking about extending the deck for about 3 years. In fact, I put it on our 2013 Goals AND our 2014 goals but it looks like this is the year it's finally happening.We made some great progress over this weekend and while you won't find any really...

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More Garden Updates and Summer Planning!

More Garden Updates and Summer Planning!

A couple of weekends ago when we had a flurry of nice hot weather (where it has gone now is beyond me), we decided to finally say goodbye to our little garden bench we'd rescued from the tangled mess of ivy at the back of the garden when we moved in.  It was...

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