Interesting Bathroom Focal Points

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When designing a bathroom, there can be many items to consider from the layout to material and fixture selections. For most, the aim of the bathroom is to have a […]

Spending Time With God When You Don’t Have Time to Scratch Yourself

Spending Time With God When You Don’t Have Time to Scratch Yourself

In the last 6 weeks, I have had very little time to spend with God reading His Word and reading books on faith that encourage me and lift me up. […]

What You Need to Know About In Wall Basin Mixers

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In wall mixers have been a popular style of tap for showers and baths. But more recently, in wall basin mixers have become a trend. There are many benefits to […]

The Pressure We Put On Ourselves To Do Everything

the pressure we put on ourselves

I have finished 5 weeks of my full time training in my new job and I’m feeling exhausted. This full time business is full on. And I’ve been putting pressure […]

Bathrooms with Black and White Patterned Floor Tiles

bathrooms with black and white patterned floor tiles

If you’re in the initial stages of planning a bathroom renovation or a new build, you will no doubt be looking at bathroom trends to assist with your fixture and […]

May You Have Your Own Aha Moment With God This Easter

May you have your own aha moment this easter

I was captured by the character of Jamie Fraser in Outlander during the Season One episode of ‘The Devil’s Mark’. If you have no idea what TV show I’m talking […]

Six Things I Don’t Regret Doing In My 20s

Six Things I Don’t Regret Doing In My 20s

Sponsored by Stockland If you reflect on your 20s, you’re bound to have fond memories of good times and the youth that you often took for granted. You may also […]

Dark Bottle Pump Handwashes That Look Amazing in Your Bathroom

Dark Bottle Pump Handwashes That Look Amazing in Your Bathroom

If there is one thing that you can easily add to your bathroom vanity or kitchen sink to make it a little more stylish and welcoming, it would be adding […]

Spiced Plum Cake

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If you’ve recently bought plums and have found them to have no taste or to be a bit sour, you will love them in this Spiced Plum Cake. I recently […]

A Day in the Life of a Plumber – Three Plumbers to Follow on Instagram

plumbers to follow on instagram

If you’ve ever wanted to know what a day in the life of a plumber is like, here are three plumbers to follow on Instagram. Social media is often slammed […]

I Don’t Need Permission From Others to Change and Neither do you

I Don’t Need Permission From Others to Change and Neither do you

This week was a week of nerves and tension headaches as I had my first experience on the phones taking customer calls. My new work role will have me on […]

An Easy Easter Centerpiece and Easter Decorating Around my Home

easter decorating and easter centerpiece

With Easter being a month away, I like to add a few Easter bits and pieces to the house to change the décor up and get the kids excited about […]

What I’ve learned After a Week of Full Time Work and Being a Mum

What I’ve learned After a Week of Full Time Work and Being a Mum

There has been a lot of change in The Plumbette HQ in the last month. It’s been good change, but I’ve kept a lid on it since I shared about […]

Groutless Bathroom Ideas in Australia

groutless bathroom ideas in Australia

One of the predicted bathroom trends for 2018 was the use of large panels, instead of tiles on the walls, to remove the need for grout. I recently shared a […]

Easter Meringue Nests

Easy Easter Meringue Nests pavlova

If you’ve been looking for an easy plate-to-share idea for Easter, you can’t go wrong with these Easter Meringue Nests. This no fail recipe isn’t really a recipe at all, […]

Laundry Trends for 2018

laundry trends for 2018

The laundry has come a long way from being the small concealed room at the back of the house. The laundry has now become another room to make over – […]

The One Thing We Should Strive To Do This Year

the one thing we should strive to do this year

When the 1st of January 2018 rolled around, I had good intentions of making it my year to start working on my health, finances and general wellbeing. I wrote my […]

5 Good Things That Have Reminded me What is Most Important in Life

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Do you ever sometimes wish for a simple life and then realise how much work is involved to create a said simple life? And really, you don’t want a simple […]

Tap Washers or Ceramic Discs?

Tap Washers or Ceramic Discs?

These days, most people opt for mixer taps in their bathrooms and kitchens. But there is still a desire for pillar or singular hot and cold taps with a separate […]

Could the Cape Town Water Crisis Happen in Brisbane? Seqwater Explains why South East Queensland is Better Equipped for a Similar Water Crisis

Could the Cape Town Water Crisis Happen in Brisbane? Seqwater Explains why South East Queensland is Better Equipped for a Similar Water Crisis

I don’t know about you, but the Cape Town water crisis got my attention. When I hypothetically placed myself in the shoes of a Cape Town resident, and thought about […]

A Very Good Week – It Takes a Village to Raise Someone up

A Very Good Week - It Takes a Village to Raise Someone up

Mid-February is usually always a busy season in our family’s life, because school has usually started back and we celebrate Jacob’s Birthday (on Valentine’s Day) and Maggie’s Birthday (this coming […]

DIY Tips on Saving Water to Slash Your Water Bills

save water to slash water bills

Since writing my post last week about the Cape Town water crisis, I’ve personally reflected on our household water usage. Like most people, I often take for granted the water […]