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5 Ways to Use Timber in an Outdoor Area

This post has been written in collaboration with Thomsons Outdoor Pine When Jacob and I were looking at houses, we wanted a built in outdoor entertaining area. It didn’t have […]

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Partners in Construction – How to Look Stylish When You Work From Home

How to look stylish when you work from home Last year at the Partners in Plumbing event for Melbourne Cup, I was asked to share some fashion tips with the […]

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And So We Start Another School and Kindy Year

And So We Start Another School and Kindy Year How fast did those six weeks of school holidays roll around? Admittedly, last week I was ready for my girls to […]

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We Are The Decisions We Make

We are the Decisions We Make Last week at church I heard one of the best sermons. To be honest, I hear an awesome sermon each week. But last Sunday […]

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My Time at Cork and Chroma – A Paint and Sip Class in Brisbane

My Experience at a Paint and Sip Class in Brisbane The first time I learned that art was in the eye of the beholder was when I was in year […]

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Gift Ideas With a Plumbing Skew

Gift Ideas With a Plumbing Skew This post has been written in collaboration with UncommonGoods We may have just celebrated Christmas, but the gift of giving doesn’t stop at the […]

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10 Ways You Can Support A Blogger This Year

There is a saying that often gets shared online that says ‘I’m not interested in competing. I hope we all make it.’ I love this. It’s the right attitude to […]

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What I’ve Been Reading – Three Books to Put on Your Reading List

One of my goals this year is to read more books. I love reading, but I haven’t had a lot of time to indulge in it since having my babies. […]

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Just Watch Her

Every new challenge has a rival. Every dream has a setback. No matter how determined you are in achieving your goals this year, there will be something that will try […]

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Dig Deep and Build Yourself Up

Since dad and I stopped working together, we don’t get to see each other as much during the week. I’m often busy juggling the kids, their activities and fitting in […]

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And That’s How We Ended 2016

And That’s How We Ended 2016 How the heck did we get to New Year’s Eve? Only last week I was finishing up my writing deadlines and directing Jacob on […]

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5 Lessons From The Christmas Story We Can Apply to The New Year

5 Lessons From the Christmas Story We Can Apply to the New Year I often look forward to Christmas Eve just as much as Christmas Day. It’s not yet Christmas […]

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End of Year Feels – A Reflection on 2016

It’s less than a week till Christmas and I’m yearning for the peace that is promised at this time of year when everything stops right on Christmas Eve. It’s been […]

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Chocolate Nativity Scene Take 2 – “Mum There Were Sheep at the Birth of Jesus”

After the success of last year’s chocolate nativity scene, I decided to make another earlier this week with my girls. As I was setting out the lollies and blocks of […]

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Don’t Be Put Off By Setbacks

One of the jobs I have had on my list to do on school holidays was to do a bit of decluttering and organizing. My filing cabinet has started to […]

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Oh Christmas How I Love You

Oh Christmas how I LOVE you. I truly do enjoy this time of year. Although it feels like I’ve been preparing for Christmas for MONTHS. The girls and I have […]

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When You Want to Do Something, But You’re Just Not Sure What

This post has been written in collaboration with Upskilled It’s quite rare for anyone to really know what they want to be when they grow up. I had friends in […]

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Builders are not Plumbers

Late last Friday afternoon, I received a call from a number I didn’t recognise. Usually I would have let the call go to message bank, but I decided to answer […]

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Five Air Conditioning Maintenance Secrets

Some parts of Australia have experienced sweltering heat over the past few weeks. Brisbane has had a few sticky days and I haven’t hesitated putting on our air conditioner. We […]

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How to Create a Christmas Vignette in the Bathroom

If you read any interior blogs or magazines, they will be filled with ideas on how to create a vignette. The term ‘vignette’ is one that I came across from […]

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My Surprise Date Night – The Post All Husbands Should Read

Last Friday night I was supposed to be hosting a catch up with my blogging besties. But I had to cancel our plans because my husband, Jacob, had a surprise […]