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Bi-fold doors

Finally our Bi-fold doors are ready to be fitted and I couldn’t sleep last night from all the excitement. Two guys come and started the job at 8.30am and were finished by 11.15am. They look amazing and I’m super happy with them. It will take me a little while to get used to the way […]

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Making a start on the Kitchen

Jason has spent a lot of his free time ripping out and building our kitchen with some help from our friend. We now have the fridge freezer in the kitchen, thank god, we hated the inconvenience of going into the conservatory to get anything from it. Also means we now have more space in the […]

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Not a good week

If you read my last post you will know we need to replace the felt on our roof as it has all disintegrated. We found this out because we had a leak near where the old boilers flue was removed which is now fixed. However we now seem to have another leak in the kitchen. […]

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Halloween

This was the first year Jaxson and Oliver has been trick or treating and they loved it. As you will see by the pictures Jax was the devil and Oliver was a vampire. We started our night at our old neighbors house as I remember from last year they really went all out and really […]

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Staying warm this winter

We decided quite early that we would need to replace the heating system as it was old and the radiators weren’t very efficient, you could also tell some had leaked in the past.We managed to pick up some radiators from Wicks that were on offer as a company has gone bust. We got them for […]

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Big Birthday Party

Since Oliver and Jaxson’s birthdays are within a month of each other I thought I would do a joint birthday party instead of two. Oliver has recently turned 2 and Jaxson will be 4 in November so we decided 26th October is our best weekend to go for. We have been to The Sweet Pea […]

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Swimming lessons

A few months ago I started sending Jaxson to Holly Hill Leisure Center for swim lessons, it started off a bit hit and miss. He didn’t even go in one session! But I remained calm, persistent and bribed a lot and now he loves it and can’t wait to go again each week. Last week […]

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Painting

What an amazing transformation, we couldn’t be happier with the result. We chose to have Blueberry White in the hall way and Atmosphere in the living room in Dulux Vinyl Matt. There is still so much to do! We are having bi fold doors in the living room and we also have the floor and […]

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Oliver’s 2nd Birthday

How has our little man turned 2 already!? Oliver has had a fab day, althought i’m not sure he knows it’s all because its his birthday. Jaxson has been pretty good this year as understanding they’re Oliver presents, I think what helped was he helped me choose the presents and wrap them as well. He […]

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Plastering

Now we have finished stripping the wall paper off the walls and Jason has removed all the skirtings and coving from the living room, which was very hard to do, it even broke our crowbar in half! We are finally ready to have those rooms plastered. We found a local guy called Damian to do […]

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