A few weeks ago, my husband and I had the opportunity to take a vacation alone! We haven’t done this in years! I’m not saying we haven’t gone on holiday, but I don’t call the family holiday together holiday but rather giving a holiday, because that’s what it is! I wake up when they wake me up, I make breakfast, I make sure that everyone’s hydrated, has a towel, hat and bikini on the beach, doesn’t wade too deep, I accompany them to the bathroom and help extract any slivers. Besides that, if I have enough time to drink a coffee at a leisurely place and read a whole article in one go from a relevant magazine — that’s a huge success! [Read more…]
The sole room in the Balaton wine cellar doesn’t hold many variable possibilities within itself. But I still felt like it could use a little facelift. First I thought about changing out the PVC panelling on the side, but with an eye on the budget, we put this idea on the backburner and went for a cheaper, but equally creative solution.
Last year I didn’t write much about the basement. At the time, so much was happening in our life that the time I spent there wasn’t filled with renovation, but rather just chilling out. It’s not a race. The reason we got a vacation place was so that we would have a space where we could escape from the weekday grind. This year we got started on the “vacation home revamp” well rested and ready to go!