Why I Adore Living in Chester

Living in Chester has always meant a huge deal to me, and I’ll never move out of it. Some people are never happy in one place. They always think there are bigger and better places out there. However, besides the time I moved to Liverpool for university, I’ve never lived outside of Cheshire and never will. Me and Jay both decided that we’ll eventually move…

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Why Do We Have Skirting Boards In Our Homes?

We’ve all got skirting boards at home, but do you ever think about why? Today’s post is a little bit different. I love looking at how trends change through the ages. What we see as a necessity now wasn’t 50 years ago, and might not be in another 50. It’s currently normal to have all your walls plastered, but in the future this might not…

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The True Value of Home Developments

What value can home renovations really add to your property? All homeowners want to make their mark on their property — and often this is through alterations, which can be expensive.  Data from the Office for National Statistics has predicted that those in the UK collectively spend almost £30 billion on home improvements annually. That works out at £43 million each week. But have you…

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Garden Renovation on a Budget

Our latest home project is our garden, but is it possible to do a garden renovation on a budget? Me and Jay have been trying to renovate our whole house on a tight budget. We’re first-time buyers, and knew that we wouldn’t have tens of thousands to spend on renovating our little home. The house cost us £145k and was in serious need of a…

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Costs for After the Wedding Day

Married life after the big day — what are the costs for after the wedding? Me and Jay (well, 99% me) spent 2 years and 3 months planning and saving for our day. But it’s over in a day, and life doesn’t just stop there. Married life can get costly! Angelic Diamonds, retailers of engagement rings, have offered some interesting stats regarding costs after the…

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