Last time I posted about my home was an embarrassing 1 year and 8 months ago (you can view that here). I’ve been tackling my house one room at a time which evidently, is an incredibly slow way of doing things. But that’s ok – if we can still function in any given room, we’re happy.
I am becoming increasingly aware of the waste I produce both inside and out of my home. Everything seems to come wrapped up in layers and layers of plastic only to be collected in more plastic and taken to landfill.
When I wanted to update my room, I knew I wanted a few things – 1) I wanted my room to promote relaxation, 2) I wanted good quality bamboo sheets, 3) I wanted a big piece of artwork that I wouldn’t grow tired of and 4) I wanted my bed on the floor.
Alright, I’m calling it – Bella’s room is complete and I can move onto the next.
I’m not quite sure what the impetus for the home update has come from. Maybe it’s because it will be all mine, maybe it’s just time for a refresh or maybe I’m finally growing up.
We’ve put our home on the market. For those of you who are wondering – no, we’re not selling because we’re currently separated. We’ve realised that we’re tired of working only to pay bills. (We have a couple of debts to take care of – hangovers from me being off work for a year with Bella.)
When we spent our new years in Tweed Heads, I noticed something – anyone who has a van has it decked out for travel and camping. It seems the minimum requirement is a large mattress in the back but standards climb from there. Many of them have functional kitchens and open right up so that when you chill out in the back, you can see the ocean. Continue reading