Have an Imperfectly Perfect Christmas

have an imperfectly perfect Christmas

At Christmas, I like to spend some quiet moments with my thoughts, reflecting on the season, and what it really means for me and my family. I’m not sure what […]

A Ball of Christmas Fun

a ball of christmas fun

The school holidays have been a much welcome interruption to our normal daily routine. It’s been great not having anywhere to go, allowing us to go anywhere we want to […]

How to Fix a Leaking Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer Plug

How to Fix a Leaking Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer Plug

The kitchen sink basket strainer plug for our double bowl sink had been leaking for a couple of months and it was driving me batty. It made washing up difficult […]

Rushing Tradie’s Syndrome

rushing tradies syndrome

It’s this time of year when a lot of plumbers will be fighting against the clock to get work completed in time for the Christmas break. It can be a […]

Miracle Sandbags Save You Time, While Protecting Your Property From Floods

Miracle Sandbags Save You Time, While Protecting Your Property From Floods

This post has been written in collaboration with Miracle Sandbags Every summer, somewhere in Australia will flood from a severe weather event. Whether you blame it on global warming or […]

Using Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2018, Ultra Violet, in Bathroom Interiors

Ultra Violet in Bathroom Interiors

The Pantone Colour of the Year for 2018 is ‘Ultra Violet’, which has sparked some interesting conversations on how to incorporate this shade into interiors, worldwide. I enjoy finding out […]

We Made it – And That Was The Last School & Kindy Week of 2017

we made it 2017

We made it. This week has been quite epic. With my eldest two finishing Kindy and School, and Phoebe going to her first Daycare concert (which turned into a disaster […]

Have Yourself a DIY Christmas With a Pallet Christmas Tree

pallet christmas tree

I love when readers send through pictures of their creations. I love it because their handiwork will impress me, and often it impresses me so much, I have to share […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Tweens and Teens

Christmas gift ideas 2017

If you’re after Christmas gifts for tweens and teens, this Christmas guide should help. This is possibly one of the HARDEST groups in the family to buy for. Teens can […]

5 Ways to Keep Calm This Christmas PLUS a Giveaway

5 ways to keep calm this christmas

For me, Christmas has never been a stressful time of year. It’s busy, and can be overwhelming getting things done, but I try not to get my tinsel in a […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Primary School Aged Kids

Christmas gift ideas 2017

If you have to buy gifts for kids that are in primary school, I’ve compiled some Christmas Gift ideas for Primary School Kids. Primary school aged kids are my second […]

Make a Gingerbread Holly Wreath Using a Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter

Gingerbread Holly Wreath Food Idea

I’m not exactly sure if the title of my post is politically correct? But I’m still going to run with it because it explains exactly how I made this Gingerbread […]

The Start of Christmas Craziness

Christmas Craziness

The Christmas craziness has certainly not waned in our household. It’s prevented me from my regular blog posting over the last month or so. I can see the light at […]

Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches

gingerbread ice cream sandwiches the plumbette

When Esther was 6 months old, we headed to the Buderim Ginger Factory. We did a tour and had taste testings and finished our day with an ice cream in […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers and Pre-School Kids

Christmas gift ideas 2017

If there was a group of people that were easy to buy gifts for, I reckon it would have to be toddlers and the pre-school aged kids. The toys and […]

How Illegal Plumbing is Caught Out

illegal plumbing caught out the plumbette

Illegal plumbing is a big issue, and it just doesn’t affect plumbers, it affects hard working home owners and renters. The cost to resolve can be in the thousands of […]

Acknowledge the Good in Others: It Reflects the Good in you

Acknowledge the Good in Others: It Reflects the Good in you

Over the last month or so I have been s l o w l y going through our house and ridding it of clutter we no longer need. We’re out […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies 2017

Christmas gift ideas 2017

It was quite the conundrum to figure out what to buy Miss Phoebe for her first Christmas. Being the third girl in our family, we had all of the things […]

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Easy Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

easy tuna salad lettuce wraps the plumbette

Looking for a healthy and filling lunch idea that can be transported to work or out and about when with your kids? You’ll love these Easy Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps. […]

November is the new December

November is the new December

I don’t know about you, but I feel like November is the new December. I am booked every Friday Night and Saturday night in November until the first weekend in […]

The Pros and Cons of Wet Room Bathrooms – All You Need to Know About Wet Rooms

the pros and cons of wet room bathrooms

Wet room bathrooms are predicted to be a big trend in bathroom design for 2018. This year I’ve seen many bathrooms do away with an enclosed shower and create a […]

24 Christmas Gift Ideas for Women 2017

Christmas gift ideas 2017

This has turned out to be a cracker of a post because there are so many talented local businesses to include and I have more women in my life, than […]