Because we’re making over the whole house – and I’m always reading blogs, magazines or on Pinterest – my home is never going to feel completely finished.
I’m often looking for ideas for the areas that are yet to be done, and – as I said last week – sometimes even for rooms that are (supposed to be) complete.
Junction 32 outlet shopping village – that’s the one just off the M62 in West Yorkshire – recently invited me along to take a closer look at their home brands. They kindly gave me some spending money to buy some things to ready my home for the winter season.
Afterwards, they wanted to film me talking about what I thought and what I bought. Yikes – my very first vlog! There are several reasons I don’t film myself for blog content – but it’s healthy to push back your boundaries every once in a while :)
The video is below, and while I did completely cringe at the sound of my voice and the strength of my Yorkshire accent (I always thought it was fairly mild!) I’m proud that I did it and that I didn’t have re-shoot each clip too many times before getting it (more or less) right. However, I don’t think I’ll be swapping my day job for TV presenting and this is probably the first and last vlog you’ll see…