The Vintage Kitchen Pantry Unit

vintage kitchen pantry makeover

It has been a long term dream of mine to have a vintage kitchen pantry unit in my possession but until now we have been without the space to house it in our previous pokey flats and houses. So with a little more room in the new Thrifty Towers, when one popped up at a […]

Why we lived on a building site for 11 weeks (and why we didn’t have a choice)

knocking down walls

Since November our house has become something of a horror. We had builders, plumbers, plasterers, electricians, tilers, carpenters, kitchen fitters and many other tradespeople traipsing across our house. In total they were in our house for 13 weeks, we spent 11 of those weeks living on a building site because that’s the kind of thing […]

Wooly Tumblers Dryer Balls

wooly tumblers review

It’s only very recently that we’ve had a tumble dryer and whilst we don’t use it each and every time we do laundry, it does get used on a regular basis because we live in the North West of England, a very wet region of the United Kingdom, and I don’t want wet clothes hanging […]

Levenshulme Antiques Village Review

levenshulme antiques village

A few houses back we lived in Levenshulme, and I only managed to visit the Levenshulme Antiques Village twice (for shame, I know). Both times I had a hangover, walked into the huge building on Stockport Road, saw some stuffy looking furniture and promptly left in search of vodka soaking carbs. Levenshulme Antiques Village Review […]

Poundland Pastel Discoveries

pastel kitchen pound land

During (and actually afterward, in the dust) a lot of our kitchen storage containers were ruined and despite several attempts, were unsalvageable. So I’ve recently been on the hunt for good quality storage containers for the likes of sugar, flour and chia seeds etc. but on a tiny budget. Enter my Poundland pastel discoveries. I nipped […]