bathroom renovation before and after

From 1970’s Drab to 2016 Glam: An Honest Account of What Can Happen During a Bathroom Renovation

When I went to Problogger a month or so ago I met the woman behind the brutally honest and hilarious blog, Hugzilla. I told Hugzilla when I met her that I […]

school mum friends

An Unexpected Blessing

I never expected my friendship groups to change so much since having children. While motherhood can be isolating and sometimes lonely, I’ve found there are always opportunities to make new […]

the block kitchen reveals

The Block Kitchen Reveals 2017 – They’re Awesome

The kitchen reveals on The Block last night were fantastic. I can’t remember the last time I was super impressed with a room reveal. After researching and writing about the […]

kitchen trends for 2017

Kitchen Trends for 2017

As with any bathroom or kitchen renovation, you want your design to be functional and timeless. Predicting kitchen trends can be a bit like waving a stick in the wind. […]

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Are Part-Time Apprenticeships Available For Mums Wanting to do a Trade?

Kids change you. They really do. You have no concept of how they change you until you have them. And the more kids you have, the more you change. It’s […]

the block reveals hallway, laundry and powder room

The Block Reveals Hallway, Laundry and Powder Room

It was interesting viewing on The Block last night, with a number of teams choosing not to finish their rooms for judging. The teams had to present their hallway, laundry […]

bathroom trends 2017

Bathroom Trends for 2017

As another year looms to an end, so do a run of trends in interiors. There are many predictions on what will be big trends in bathrooms next year so […]

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Interview With Carlie Low – Brisbane Plumbing Inspector and Investigator

If there is one tradeswoman who I’ve been encouraged and inspired by through my journey as a plumber and blogger, it would be Brisbane’s Plumbing Inspector (and now investigator!), Carlie […]

flat-pack homes australia

The New Flat-Pack Home Available in Australia Described as “IKEA on Steroids”

If you can’t afford to a buy a home in Australia, there may be good news for you if you’ve been wanting to jump in on the property ladder. A […]

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Six Things You Don’t Want to Hear From Your Kids When in The Pool

Heading to the pool with three kids in tow is no relaxing feat. Gone are the days of taking a book to the pool and lazing back on the lounge […]

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Busiest Month Yet

September has been my busiest month yet. The first day of the month had me presenting at the Plumbing conference, which I felt unqualified to speak at. But as the […]

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Five Ways to Add Soul To Your Home – By a Non-Stylist

Like any reality TV show, The Block can rouse many emotions in me. From surprise to shock to frustration and many eye-rolling moments – I know that’s not an emotion, […]

problogger 2016

What Have You Been Avoiding – Problogger 2016 Recap

When I booked my ticket to attend Problogger 2016, I did so because of an announcement of one of the speakers. And of course a fear of missing out (FOMO). […]

tap faucets of the future

Are These The Tap Faucets of The Future?

I love a trend and will happily jump on it if I love it enough. Copper and marble are supposedly on their way out, but terracotta, natural, and recycled materials […]

Mazz & Co nursery

Our Visit to Mazz & Co to Buy More House Plants

In the last year or so I have been adding live plants into our house. I’ve always been a little apprehensive about having plants in the house because I often […]

industry conference

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Going to Your Industry Conference

This post has been written in collaboration with the Master Plumbers Association QLD I’m smack bang in the middle of conference fortnight. Last week I headed down to the Gold […]

ready for spring

How Your Plumber Can Get Your Outdoor Area Ready for Spring

Today, I am presenting and attending the QLD Plumbing and Gas Conference. I’ve asked Plumber to the Rescue to guest post for me today, sharing ways your plumber can get […]

why I write The Plumbette

Why I Write The Plumbette

To share why I write The Plumbette, I have to go back 10 years ago. You see, 10 years ago I took a risk and decided to become a plumber to […]

Reece Grant 2016

The Reece Grant Helps Tradies Help The Less Fortunate – Applications Open Now

This post has been written in collaboration with Reece Plumbing Australia Have you ever been to a third world country and realized just how blessed you are to live in […]

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‘Topless Waitress Party’ Strips Gender Equality

Many tradeswomen and MP’s have been riled up over the recent topless waitress party put on by Geocon at one of their works sites in Canberra. The completion of the […]

the block master ensuite reveals 2016

The Block Master Ensuite Reveals 2016 – Not A Lot To Be Desired

The Block reveals were on last night and to be honest, the bathrooms that were presented were a little lackluster. You could feel the viewers weren’t feeling the love either […]