How to Store Shopkins and Itty Bitty Toys

How to Store Shopkins and Itty Bitty Toys (AKA JUNK) And Restore Your Sanity

If you are drowning in little toys and are sick of seeing them manifest in all areas of your house, I have a storage solution for you. I’m going to […]

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Stunning House Renovation With Before and After Photos

I love a good before and after reveal when it comes to home renovations. It’s why I enjoy watching the reveals on shows like House Rules, The Block and Fixer […]

simple ways to make your home 'greener' in 2017

Simple Ways To Make Your Home ‘Greener’ In 2017

Guest Post Simple actions around your home can make a big difference to your overall impact on the environment. Sometimes, the thought of ‘being green’ sounds difficult, but it doesn’t […]

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How to Create a Steampunk Bathroom

A steampunk bathroom is definitely not a bathroom style for everyone. It tends to be a more masculine type of bathroom, yet, when executed well, can also appeal to anyone […]

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All I Want For Mother’s Day

I love Mother’s Day. I love all celebrations through-out the year because they make me pause from my routine. They help me reflect on being grateful for what I have. […]

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Tradie’s Lunchbox – Vegetable and Lentil Loaf

When I first attempted this Vegetable and Lentil Loaf, it looked great, smelt great, but didn’t taste as good as I had hoped. After a few more go’s, I’ve perfected […]

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The Pros and Cons of Black Tapware

Black tapware doesn’t seem to be waning any time soon from bathrooms and kitchens. This tapware finish seems to be nearly as popular as the classic chrome or stainless steel […]

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A Missing Plumbing License And an Unexpected Corkscrew

Over a month ago I paid to renew my plumbing license for 3 years. Last year plumbing licenses changed so all those who completed their apprenticeship would receive their open […]

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Three Easy Hacks to Keep Your Home Organised

Guest Post A seemingly ever-increasing workload paired with the ever-increasing responsibilities to keep your life in order (whatever that may entail) can leave us stressing about life rather than enjoying […]

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We Had to Say Goodbye to Our First Baby – Bentley

The weekend gone has been a difficult one for me and the family. On Monday, which was a public holiday here in QLD, we had to say goodbye to our […]

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Tradie’s Lunchbox – Rocket, Pear and Feta Risoni Salad

I know we’re heading into winter and you’re probably craving more warmer meals for lunches, but I couldn’t not share this rocket, pear and feta risoni salad that I made […]

unicorn toilet roll craft

Unicorn Toilet Roll Craft

If you recycle toilet rolls like I do for craft activities, you will love making this Unicorn Toilet Roll Craft. We go through a few toilet rolls each week. Not […]

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Teaching Children How to be Water Wise

Today is World Earth Day and there are many events being held around the world, to raise awareness about climate change and other threats against the environment. As part of […]

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30 Ways to Save Water at Home

A couple of years ago, I was asked to write a guest post sharing ways to save water around the home. I came up with 16 ways, and in this […]

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5 Easy Steps to Declutter Your Bathroom Vanity

Our modern lives in the western world are all so busy and everything we do takes time. More and more we are becoming aware of how we can spend our […]

easter holidays 2017

And That Was Easter Holidays 2017

And that was Easter holidays 2017. All over red rover for another year. I think cyclone Debbie put a dampener on Easter this year. The last two days of school […]

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My Wealth Is In The Cross

This time two years ago, I thought I would have to close my blog down and start again. When you win awards, and your blog name becomes part of your identity, […]

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Smoko Snacks – Milo and Maltesers Hot Chocolate

Milo and Maltesers Hot Chocolate… could there be anything more decadent? Probably. I’ve devoured many hot chocolates in my time, topped with cream, ice-cream, caramel sauce, chocolate fudge sauce, Tim […]

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When Life has Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Moments

When I feel overwhelmed by my family and life in general, I like to watch a movie that reminds me I much prefer my crazy than someone else’s. I love […]

pumpkin and feta muffins

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Pumpkin and Feta Muffins

These pumpkin and feta muffins are delicious! The mix of sweet and savoury gets me every time and I love the saltiness of the feta mixing with the sweetness of […]

royal essence, kinder surprise for adults

The Kinder Surprise for Adults – Royal Essence Candle and Bath Bomb Giveaway

I love surprises. Well not the unexpected bill surprises, or the surprises kids like to pull on me when they’ve been awfully quiet in the house. I love unexpected positive […]

hivita liquivita for kids review by The Plumbette

Why My Kids’ Fussy Eating Habits Don’t Bother Me – Hivita Liquivita for Kids Review

This post has been written in collaboration with Hivita If you have kids with fussy eating habits… you’re not alone. I have some of those in my household too. That’s […]