• mend: surprise bathroom mini-refurb

    It’s been another busy week here. They are all busy weeks. This entire blog is about better living in a busy world after all! This week’s normal amount of being busy was compounded by more bad weather, bringing another hefty…

  • make: pizza

    Hello and welcome to this week’s Make post, which should be self explanatory from the title. Today it is all about the pizza.

  • grow: snow chickens

    So last week we missed a grow post and since then there have been some clues about how the Great British Snow of 2018 went for us. Without any further ado, now we’ve had some time to recover from it,…

  • mend: reuse fabric

    It has been such a busy week for us. The subtitle of our website absolutely describes us:¬†better living in a busy world. This time last week the UK had some deeply unpleasant. During the worst here we were under 10cm…

  • make: beautifying a project book

    Use what you have I love stationery. I was very gleeful when I told Theo that I needed a new A5 project book for work and that meant I could go shopping. “Wait a moment, I’ve got a spare one,”…

  • Soap!

    Soap! Switching to real soap instead of using liquid soap in plastic bottles is ever so easy. You can pick up big brand products at the supermarket, but if you want to get away from big companies and plastic wrappers,…