Our Utility Room is straight off the kitchen and even though we use it every single day as access to our back garden, for washing clothes and sorting out Bungle when he’s come in from a muddy walk – it’s been looking a bit neglected recently. Last weekend I decided to give the room a fresh coat of paint and turn it from purely functional, to pretty damn snazzy!
I’ve kind of come to terms with the fact that I’ll never have a spotless, squeaky-clean house. Why? Well, A) Because I have a dog, and B) I just can’t be arsed. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love a clean, fresh-smelling home – of course I do, who doesn’t? – but I’m no Hincher; I don’t enjoy cleaning and if I can get away with not doing something then, mate, I just won’t do it. After getting Bungle my house slowly went from palace to pig sty and it became very obvious that my cleaning routine wasn’t working. So I decided I needed to switch things up and come up with a way to keep on top of the cleaning in a more manageable way, and since then things have been so much better!
It’s no surprise that I seem to spend more on homeware and interiors in September than I do any other time of the year. It makes perfect sense; the dog days are done, the nights are drawing in and there’s a distinctly Autumnal chill in the air (I wore my winter coat for the first […]
I think this is the first year in a while where we’ve had a proper summer. So far, anyway! And because the weather has been so nice we’ve spent loads of time out in the garden scoffing barbecue food and just soaking in the sun like the little solar powered creatures we are. When we […]
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