Guest bedroom dreams

Source: Rikki Snyder We actually haven’t had any guests to stay over the Christmas period, which is lucky because our guest bedroom leaves a lot to be desired. It’s basically a dumping ground slash cat den slash laundry drying room, which really doesn’t create the most welcoming of ambiences. They say that you should always spend a night in your spare room to see how it feels for guests who come to stay. Sometimes when I’m having one of my ‘lying awake in the middle of the night for hours’ episodes, I wonder about switching beds (you know when you…

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Cosy Scandi-style Christmas decorating with Notonthehighstreet

Our Christmas this year is going to be a relaxed affair. For the first time ever, it will be just the four of us on Christmas Day, at least until Ben leaves for work just after lunch, and then we’ll be down to three. Ben working is the reason we are keeping Christmas as low-key as possible, but instead of feeling hard-done-by about him working over the holidays (and the third Christmas Day in a row), this year I’m ok with it. It has its benefits. We can eat whatever we want, when we want. We can get dressed when…

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