Month: June 2018

Vax vs 2 children & 1 dog… let the battle commence!

My home is, like many up and down the country, a busy one. As a family with two primary school aged children and one 11-month-old Vizsla puppy, life goes at quite a pace. Although I would love my home to look immaculate at all times, it doesn’t. I don’t have a cleaner, nor enough time (or perhaps inclination) to spend any spare minutes cleaning and so things do take quite a battering sometimes, and there’s often a fine layer of dust/dirt/mud that shouldn’t really be there.   Take my favourite popcorn rug for example. It’s a lovely, but not a very practical pale oatmeal colour (chosen before the children started bringing in so much mud and definitely before the dog). It sits under the sofa that sits by the doors to the garden. It’s a lovely rug – squidgy between my toes but I have to admit it is filthy. Kids run in straight from the garden depositing mud and grass over it, and the dog? Well she just adds to the happy chaos (and …