Alex lives on a smallholding in Portugal along with a dog, various poultry, too many cats and a husband. If she’s not writing, she’ll be shovelling manure, cooking, eating or lounging in a kaftan and planning a brunch.
Make store-bought pies a thing of the past when you realise how easy it is to bake your own delicious treats!
Forget the takeaway - here's your foolproof way to get pizza right
Impress your guests with this savoury treat that's easy to prepare!
Transform your bath with our tutorial!
A coat of paint makes all the difference in the smallest room in the flat!
Alex's simple open shelving system is a perfect solution for a rental!
How does your garden grow? Alex looks at growing cutting flowers from her garden!
In this genius before and after, Alex creates a foldaway bed perfect for small spaces.
How a simple change gave Alex a whole new look
What to do with the dreaded 'black box'
A dramatic before and after simply by changing the paint colour
Our resident Renter gives a tired cabinet a fabulous Chinese-inspired makeover
Transform a dated kitchen and bathroom with some thrifty tricks
How to get great bargains on furniture
Two stunning before & afters show what you can accomplish
Our tips will give you the best chances of getting your cash back
Sometimes the little changes make the biggest difference
Our 4 tips to spending cash on your rental property
Sweetpeas and Roses are perfect for renters! Here's why...
A garden makeover that will delight you - and your landlord
Rental-friendly solutions for your kitchen storage woes