When in Doubt Renovate!

Posted: under Home Improvement.

I am what you would call a renovation queen and every year or so I like to take a small part of my house and change it up. It could be anything form my back yard patio area to the carpets in my bathroom. This year I chose to focus on my living room windows and began shopping around for either new curtains or to try something new and purchase Manchester blinds. I liked the way curtains framed my windows but felt they were boring and just about every house had them. I had been looking at some beautifully made dark oak wood shutters and decided upon them. They were surprisingly affordable as I always try to stay on a budget and the cost of having them installed didn’t break it. They look absolutely lovely and even my husband commented on how nice they complemented the rooms colors and style.

Comments (0) Jul 03 2015

New Room Lighting

Posted: under Home Improvement.

I’m so proud of the job I’ve done renovating the spare room in my house that I intend to turn into my office. The color is just right, a light, soothing blue. The hard wood floor has been restored to a warm brown with a beautifully intricate oriental mat in the middle. My antique work desk is in place in the corner and my new computer sits atop it awaiting my typing fingers.

The only problem is the lighting. There are two windows, one with a big oak tree outside that keeps it in a constant shade. The other window faces west and so the afternoon sun shines in from noon onward. The trick is to be able to take advantage of both the shade and the sun at the appropriate times. I solved the problem by purchasing some shutters Manchester, which can be opened or shut as needed for comfort.

Comments (0) Jun 30 2015

Every month without fail

Posted: under Happiness.

Most guys only do something nice for their girlfriend or wife when they are in trouble for the birthday or anniversary me myself. I like my special someone that she is thought of on a continuous basis some days, minute by minute, which is why I send her Harrogate flowers every month. The entire year this tradition started when we first began our relationship shortly before her birthday that year. I asked her if there was anything in particular that she wanted or wished to do, as in my family. We believed in the birthday wish, meaning that, because it’s your birthday. Anything within reason that you wish for you can have and she knew I was a romantic and would do just about anything she asked. Just to see a smile she however was not particularly keen about the idea of her birthday. So she told me that she wanted something pretty every month for a year, assuming I’m sure that I would bring something on her birthday and maybe for the first few months or so and then slowly forget about the promise.

To her surprise, however not only did I bring a dozen roses on her birthday with a white one in the center, which had a claddagh ring on the stem, but I sent them the first of every month like clockwork for the entire year, with special arrangements in December and for other particularly special dates. I have continued this tradition for the past three years every year on birthday. When asked what she wishes, she simply says something pretty every month for a year and the promise renewed.

Comments (0) Jun 26 2015