dodgy real estate agent

How to Avoid Choosing a Dodgy Real Estate Agent

This post has been written in collaboration with RateMyAgent This week we received yet another letter in the mail from an unfamiliar real estate agent telling us they had a […]

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Revenge Can Be Blinding

I enjoy shows that deal with revenge. The Count of Monte Cristo, Taken – any movies that involve a mission to rectify a wrong. When I watch these movies, I’ll […]

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The Woman Who Used a Sewer to Rescue Jewish Children

A couple of years ago my mum shared this Facebook post by Dawn French who posted about Irena Sendler. The woman who used a sewer to rescue Jewish children. I […]

Mother's Day Gift ideas for the tradie

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Tradie and DIY Mum #HIT

With Mother’s Day a little under 3 weeks away, now is the time to start thinking about possible gifts for the mum in your life. I’m a girly girl and […]

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A Life of no Regrets

Have you ever shared how ridiculous a particular situation is to a friend to find that they think it’s crazy too but their predicament is actually worse than yours and […]

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Why Companies Should Hire a Female Apprentice

There are many reasons why females make up less than 2% of the construction and trade industry. The first being women aren’t made aware that they could potentially work as […]

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Make Your Bathroom Standout With Bold Coloured Fixtures and Taps

Choosing the right fixtures and taps for a bathroom is serious work. The fixtures and taps need to fit the style, size and budget allowed for the bathroom installation. If you […]

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Why I’ve Never Regretted Attending an Awards Night

Sponsored Post When I was a 2nd year plumbing apprentice, I was nominated for Apprentice of the Year at the Construction Skills QLD Excellence Awards, representing the plumbing category. I […]

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Five Reasons NOT to Hire a Female Apprentice

A couple of weekends ago, my parents went to McDonalds at Richlands to have a cup of coffee and a cheap date. While they were having their coffee, my parents […]

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Like a Turd In a Stormwater Drain

If you ever see a turd in a stormwater drain you can know that firstly, someone has hooked a sewer pipe into the wrong drain (ie, rainwater goes into stormwater, […]

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The Downpipe That Took Six Months to Replace #HIT

A year ago I noticed the downpipe adjacent our kitchen window was dripping more water that it was draining away during a heavy down pour. On closer inspection, I found […]

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The Four Year Itch PLUS Giveaway

It takes 4 years to complete an apprenticeship or get a degree (if you study full time), it can also be the pinnacle year of a blogger because usually by […]

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Undaunted and Fearless

I want to live undaunted and fearless. I don’t want to second question a person’s reaction to me, I don’t want to fear failure or the consequences of what might […]

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Are Water Flexible Hoses a Major Risk to Home Owners?

I can count on one hand the amount of plumbing jobs Dad and I went to that had leaking water flexible hoses, but a recent report on Channel 7 news […]

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Face the Future With a Smile – Easter 2016

I’m glad that Easter was early this year. I have been in need of a break from routine after having my head behind a computer screen most nights since our […]

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Gone Before Their Time – Why The Easter Message is so Important

Gone before their time. We say this when we lose a baby. A child. A teenager. A young woman or man. A mum or dad. A young grandparent. A new […]

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Destruction on the Construction Site – A Tradie’s Response to Late Payments #HIT

On Tuesday I shared a news report that showed a video of two Australian tradesmen attacking a building site with chainsaws over unpaid invoices. The video was shared on Snapchat […]

Oh the embarrassment

Oh The Embarrassment!

In my senior year of high school, choosing what word or name I would have typed on the back of my school jersey was oh so nerve-racking. The jersey was […]

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Don’t Let Stereotypes Stop You From Your Dream Career

The irony of smashing stereotypes when you’re a woman working in a male-dominant industry is you will be stereotyped by your sexual preference and childhood. One of the first questions […]

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How to Choose The Right Hot Water Unit For Your Home

This is a Sponsored Post for Energy Australia If you’ve ever built a house or renovated a bathroom, you will know how important is in choosing the right hot water […]

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Easter #HIT

It was beginning to look a lot like Easter on Boxing Day last year. I was gobsmacked to see hot cross buns in the bakery section of Woolworths on Boxing […]