Bunny on a Hill Easter Hat

bunny on a hill easter hat parade

If you’re looking for an easy Easter Hat that you can create at home with recyclable materials, this hat is for you – well your kid actually. This Bunny on […]

Features of a Contemporary Bathroom in 2017

contemporary bathroom in 2017

Houzz is my Pinterest. I could happily scroll through bathroom and kitchen images on Houzz for all sorts of interior inspiration. Through my ‘research’, I’ve noticed there are some key […]

Parties Make The Best Childhood Memories

parties make the best childhood memories

I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve written a post about our family life. We’ve had so many busy – yet fabulous weekends catching up with family and friends. […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Sour Cream Quiche Tortillas

sour cream quiche tortillas tradie's lunchbox recipe

If you’re looking for something less salady for lunches, these sour cream quiche tortillas may be just what you’re after. They are so easy to make and are a versatile […]

5 Things That Will Delay Your Bathroom Renovation

5 things that delay a bathroom renovation by the plumbette

It’s an exciting time when you have finance approval for a bathroom renovation. Whether you’ve saved or organised a loan, making the decision to renovate and modernize a room in […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Easy Curried Brown Rice Salad

easy curried brown rice salad

This easy curried brown rice salad has become one of my favourite salads for lunch because it’s got a lot of flavour and is very filling. One serve filled me […]

Protecting Your Home From Floods and the Importance of Flood Insurance

flood insurance westpac

This post has been written in collaboration with Westpac It was the 11th January 2011 and I had 6-month-old Esther resting on my hip as I stood to watch the […]

QLD Has a New Female Ambassador for Plumbing 2017

world plumbing day female ambassador for plumbing

Officially, today is World Plumbing Day, but many plumbers and those that work in the industry, celebrated yesterday morning with a breakfast at Hillstone where we also found out the […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Spicy Chorizo, Tomato, Corn and Avocado Salad

tradie's lunchbox spicy chorizo salad

This Spicy Chorizo, Tomato, Corn and Avocado Salad recipe is one of my favourite recipes so far for Tradie’s Lunchbox. It’s a hearty vegetable salad that keeps beautifully. If you […]

Hilarious Toilet Wall Art to Encourage Toilet Etiquette

toilet wall art posters

My toilet has bare white walls (nothing a bit of toilet wall art can’t fix). To look at and enter, you would call it very minimal. I don’t exactly want […]

5 Ways to Conceal a Waste Pipe Under a Vanity

conceal a waste pipe under a vanity

Concealing a basin waste pipe can be as simple as choosing the right vanity. But there are many choices in the way a basin is mounted in the bathroom. Wall-mounted vanities […]

My Tent is Expanding

my tent is expanding holly wagner

In two weeks time I will be attending my 4th Colour Conference. It’s always an exciting time of year as the conference looms. But the weeks before can be hectic […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Crunchy Nut Salad With Chicken McBites

crunchy nut salad perfect for tradies lunchboxes

This Crunchy Nut Salad with Chicken McBites is a new take on the popular crunchy noodle salad. One of my favourite salad recipes to make is crunchy noodle salad. Whenever […]

The 75% of Aussies That Won’t Hire a Female Tradie – You’re Missing Out And Crippling The Industry

75% aussies won't hire a female tradie

If you’re one of the Aussies that filled in a survey stating you won’t hire a female tradie, you may want to read this post. I’m one of those tradies […]

My Homeware Purchase Regrets – All The Things I Regret Purchasing for my House

my homeware purchase regrets

On the weekend I read an article by Elle Décor saying these are the home trends you should get rid of in 2017. While reading the post, I thought about […]

Prevent Flexible Hose Floods With the Whisper Flood Stop Isolating Valve

whisper flood stop isolating valve the plumbette

Nobody wants arrive home from work or a holiday and be greeted with this sight. If a Whisper Flood Stop Isolating Valve had been installed on all the flexible hose […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Sweet Chilli And Tuna Two Minute Noodle Salad

tradies lunchbox two minute noodle salad

The last time I had two minute noodles was when I was pregnant (well actually I lie, I had them recently when devouring this two minute noodle salad recipe). I always […]

We’d Be Up Crap Creek Without Licensed Plumbers And Plumbing Apprentices – World Plumbing Day 2017 Breakfast

world plumbing day 2017 apprentices

This post has been written in collaboration with the Master Plumber’s Association of Queensland for World Plumbing Day 2017 You don’t realise how valuable plumbers are until you have crap […]

Semi-Recessed Freestanding Baths

semi-recessed freestanding bath

A freestanding bath has been a popular choice in bathroom design in the last few years. One of the benefits of installing a freestanding bath is it doesn’t require any […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Pearl CousCous Salad

tradies lunchbox pearl couscous

This week for Tradie’s Lunchbox I have another salad recipe that is delicious, healthy and can be changed to suit your tastes. We hosted friends over for lunch on Sunday […]

How to Pay For an Unexpected Household Expense PLUS a Giveaway

unexpected household expense

This post has been written in collaboration with People’s Choice Credit Union It was on a fairly cold winter’s morning in August when I went to put our ducted heat […]

What You Should Consider Before Adding a Feature Bath to Your Bedroom

feature bath to your bedroom

A trend that is predicted to be popular this year is the integration of the bathroom into the bedroom. More specifically, adding a feature bath to your bedroom. While some […]