Home Improvement

What Needs to be Done Around My Home & Home Improvement Thursday #HIT

Now that we are truly in Spring, I have been in this crazy state of wanting to make over or fix certain areas of our home. There have been things […]

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Attack of the Rodents Plus a Giveaway

A couple of weeks ago Jacob woke up early to turn on our ducted heating and it wouldn’t turn on. It was strange because we had been using it all […]

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Five tips that Helped us Climb the Property Ladder

This post has been written in collaboration with Templeton Property Jacob and I were blessed to have a bought our first house in our early 20’s. We were engaged at […]

Kids First Aid Review

Kids First Aid Review PLUS Giveaway – I Know How to Save a Child’s Life

Whenever I hear a tragic accident involving a baby or child on the news, my heart skips a beat. I’ve had a few scares with my girls that have caused […]

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Home Improvement Thursdays – Decorating the Dining Table

Before I had kids, I could keep the same tablecloth on the dining table for weeks – possibly months before I’d change it to a new one because I needed […]

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How being a plumber prepared me for being a mother

When I was working on the tools and dreaming about becoming a mum, there were days where I thought I would have the parenting gig downpat because if I could […]

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Why a Public Liability Policy is a must for all Tradies

This post has been written in collaboration with Tradewise Insurance There are no ordinary days on the job when you’re a plumber. Everyday is different and every job has its […]

The Blocktagon Guest Bedroom and Ensuites

The Blocktagon Guest Bedroom and Ensuite Reveals

Do you sometimes get confused by the judging on The Block? I do. Last night the judges didn’t like rooms that I didn’t mind and they even disagreed with each […]

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Learning to be on my own side

On a Thursday morning I head to church to get fed. Not food fed – although there is food and coffee and lunch offered. I go to church to grow […]

Home Improvement

Home Improvement Thursdays Wrap Up and Kmart Style Challenge Update #HIT

Our Kmart Styling Challenge has gone off with a start. We’ve had four entries…from the one person. Which is ok as the challenge goes for a month. If you’re looking […]

6 ways your house can pay itself off

6 Ways your Home can Pay itself off

Once upon a time, buying a house was part of the big Australian dream. We bought into that dream when we were in our early twenties and despite entering the […]

The Block Master Bathroom 2015

The Block Master Bathroom Reveals Recap

I love bathroom reveals on The Block. To be honest, I love all the reveals on The Block, but I love seeing bathrooms because there are so many decisions involved […]

She Shed

My Dream She Shed Essentials

This post has been written in collaboration with Additions Building The She Shed is the female equivalent of the man cave. It’s an area just for the woman of the […]

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My Kmart Hack and #HIT Kmart Styling Challenge

I can’t seem to window shop at Kmart. I walk in with no intention of buying and then I walk out with a few bargains. It seems I’m not alone […]

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Hands that do more than pray

On Father’s Day we had a special speaker at our church service and hands down it was probably one of the best sermons I have heard this year. Maybe ever. […]

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Not Every Motivational Quote is for You #HIT

I love a good quote. They don’t beat around the bush. A quote inspires you and can whip your butt into gear to get working. But not every motivational quote […]

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Quickie Installs can turn into Quick Fatalities: The danger of selling plumbing fittings to the unlicensed

On the 7th of January of this year, a hot water unit exploded in Frankston VIC, partially destroying a house with the explosion being heard 2km away. The occupant of […]