It’s been TWO WHOLE YEARS since we left California and moved to England! When I look back on the last two years, I feel so proud of us. We moved to this country knowing NOTHING. Now we are practically experts – well at least Andrew is. Me on the other hand… Sure, I know a lot about … More Cheers To Two Years! Now What About The Next 3?
I don’t know about you, but candles are a staple in our house. I like to keep air fresheners and nice-smelling things permanently on hand, and therefore I’m always on the lookout for quality candles that don’t cost a fortune. When I do come across one that ticks all the boxes (great scent, long lasting, … More Meet The Inquisitive Co
I was asked recently what decorative piece in my home is my absolute favorite, and I thought “why not do a post about it?” My favorite thing is actually a collection of items bought on our travels –that counts as one right? I’m not really into shopping on vacation, and neither is Andrew. We travel for the experience rather than … More Treasures From Our Travels
Since moving to the UK, our traditions and habits have changed quite a bit. We spell words differently and spend less time with family. Our holidays are spent experiencing new things rather than returning home. Last month we went to Portugal for Easter, and I realized it’s been a few years now since we had a “real” … More Holiday In Portugal
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 // week 4 // week 5 Hi guys, remember me? The one with the fugly English garden? ↓↓↓This is what it looked like the day we moved in almost two years ago. I spruced it up a little last summer by trimming back the tree, but this shows … More Outdoor Living Room Reveal – ORC Week 6
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 // week 4 It’s my last update for the One Room Challenge before the big reveal NEXT WEEK!!! And at last I have some pretty(ish) updates to share! Finally. Seeeeeeee?My furniture came! Say hello to Mr Chiminea.Yes I put him together in the rain. Yes I am currently … More YAY For Furniture! – ORC Week 5
week 1 // week 2 // week 3 Is it really week 4 of the One Room Challenge already?! It’s going by QUICK – I don’t know where April went! Sooo…I wasn’t very productive this week. We didn’t get back from Portugal until Sunday afternoon, and the weekends are normally my project time. The weather … More Progress Despite The Weather – ORC Week 4
week 1 // week 2 It’s week 3 of the One Room Challenge, and I’m in Portugal! But don’t worry, I still have an update for you. (Am I good or what?) This week I’m *finally* purchasing furniture for the patio. Here’s the look I’m going for: Sources: pillows 1, 2, 3 – hanging planters – … More The Plan – ORC Week 3
It’s week 2 of the One Room Challenge, and my backyard makeover is starting to come together. After last week’s post, I sat in the garden for a few hours coming up with a plan of action. I had the beginnings of a to-do list in my head, but needed to decide how to prioritise it. As I sat … More Restoring Artificial Grass – ORC Week 2
Guess what?! I’ve decided to go for it, and participate in the One Room Challenge again! *internal panic* I have a budget of maybe £50, don’t have a lot of time, and made up my mind to do it yesterday. SOUNDS LIKE A PLAN FOR SUCCESS!!! What I do have is a boring backyard, and desperation. … More Outdoor Living Room – ORC Week 1!