My Single Parent Mortgage Story

Getting a mortgage when you’re a single parent is challenging. If you’re self-employed to boot, good luck! Honestly, finding a mortgage was the single most stressful part of our┬árecent house move. It is enough to make you wonder if it’s even worth it! If you’re in the midst of single…

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Diary of a New Build House: Week 3

Three weeks post-completion on our new build home, it’s starting to feel like home. Sometimes, it does still feel a bit like a holiday home. I’m definitely still getting used to all the light and space. Then every so often I look around and think, “This is actually, properly mine,”…

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Diary of a New Build House: Week 1

Ever wondered what happens when you move into a new build property? It’s Week One of owning our very first new build house and I wanted to capture some of the things that have happened. Friday: Completion Day! Because we sold our house last month, completion is ridiculously fast, and…

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Why are Massages so Awkward?

One of my very favourite things in life is a massage. But why are massages so – well – awkward? My local day spa offers a 90-minute destress treatment using NEOM products. It is bliss. There’s a guided meditation and oils and music and it’s guaranteed to make me feel…

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The Waiting Game

This isn’t how I thought moving house would be. I thought moving house meant loading all my worldly goods into a van and driving to an exciting new destination. Popping on the kettle and admiring my new kitchen. The sort of thing we could make into a five-minute montage video…

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