Finally we have carpet…the pobs room. Roll on move day at the weekend…
Tonight, after the pob was in bed me, Sammy and Daddy went to our new home to test paint samples…Sammy in our new kitchen, with the old pub sign in the background, it’s come so far, this pub, nearly our home.
So the decision is in. Our house now officially belongs to us. Hurrah. It is the end of phase 2. I honestly never thought we would get here. If you’ve told me in January that before the baby is born we would own the Hopbine I would have laughed. I would not have believed you.… Continue reading Renovation: End of phase 2 (we own the Hopbine)
When I look back to when we decided to sell our family home it all comes rushing back. We didn’t just put the house on the market. We had a massive list of things to prep it first. It’s easy to forget the effort involved in selling as well as actually moving or buying. A… Continue reading Renovation phase 1: selling our home
Our survey has been done. We have hauled in as many favours as we could with our friends in the trade, MrSlender has worked night and day. We have a working kitchen, a working bathroom, all windows have been replaced, downstairs has been plastered except a tiny bit round the front door (as we are… Continue reading Renovation end of phase 2: the survey decision
MrSlender and me have talked about living in a bigger house. Of course we have. With number two on the way it’s a conversation every couple has. But as much as we dreamed of an upstairs bathroom, a utility room or an en-suite that they were, just dreams. We simply could not afford to move to… Continue reading Renovation: idea phase