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thanks dad for being my facebook fan

Thanks Dad For Being my Most Engaged Fan on Social Media

I used to joke that my dad was a dinosaur when it came to using new technology. He often admitted it himself. When we ran our family plumbing business, he […]

lip balms for tradies

Lip Balms for Tradies

When I worked on the tools, I used to have 5 items in my pockets. I would have my Oroton coin purse with my essential blue card, licenses and credit […]

scent of your home

What’s the Scent of Your Home? Plus a Diffuser and Essential Oil Giveaway

I’ve been using doTERRA essential oils for nearly two years now and I’m only discovering some of the benefits of using these oils. One of the main reasons I love […]

The Block Bathroom Reveals 2017 - It Was All About Circles & Face Level Storage

The Block Bathroom Reveals 2017 – It Was All About Circles & Face Level Storage

The Block bathroom reveals were shown last night and the bathrooms did not disappoint. It seems circles and architectural design were the winning features in this week’s bathrooms. Face level […]

it's not what you have but who you have

It’s Not What You Have, But Who You Have

Every Sunday I take my day of rest very seriously. Each Sunday afternoon, it’s my time to have a nap to catch up on sleep. After the last few full […]

DIY Makeup Vanity Transformation Using Chalk Paint

DIY Kids Makeup Vanity Transformation Using Chalk Paint

If you love a DIY project, you will love this makeup vanity transformation we did using chalk paint. When Jacob had two weeks off work in July, I had a […]

Keep Mice Out of my Air Conditioning Unit

What I’m Trialing to Keep Mice Out of my Air Conditioning Unit

If there is one annoyance I have had since living in our current home, it’s the attraction of mice to our outdoor air conditioning unit. We have a reverse cycle […]

33 things i know

33 Things I’m Thankful For

I often get reflective when my Birthday rolls around. I usually share things I’ve learned, but for today’s post I wanted to share 33 things I’m thankful for. It’s easy […]

fear wisdom

Sometimes It’s Not Fear That Holds You Back, It’s Wisdom

I think quotes and inspirational memes can confuse the crap out of us. Well they do for me. One moment I’m charging through life, making goals and then the next, […]

open plan living for families

Five Reasons Open Plan Living is Great For Families

This week, I saw my friend Rebecca Bowyer, share this article about how open plan living is pretty much overrated and is like living in an ‘echo chamber’. The writer of […]

5 lessons I learned out in the country

5 Things I Learned While Out in The Country

This time last week we came home from our weekend away to Stanthorpe. It frightens me how fast time flies. One morning this week, I thought I had Maggie nudging […]

kid friendly getaway to stanthorpe

Our Kid Friendly Family Getaway to Stanthorpe

If you’re looking for inspiration for a kid friendly family getaway to Stanthorpe, this post is for you. Last weekend we headed away to Stanthorpe for a much needed break. […]

how to get the right lighting for your bathroom

How to Choose the Right Lighting For Your Bathroom

This post has been written in collaboration with Urban Lighting When renovating your bathroom, lighting is a very important aspect to a successful bathroom design. The right lighting can make […]

Tradie's lunchbox vegetable soup with garlic croutons

Tradie’s Lunchbox: Vegetable Soup With Garlic Croutons

I love having soups in winter. They’re a great way to get more veggies into your diet and they can keep you warm on a cool day. If you’re looking […]

the pros and cons of black tapware

The Pros and Cons of Black Tapware

Black tapware doesn’t seem to be waning any time soon from bathrooms and kitchens. This tapware finish seems to be nearly as popular as the classic chrome or stainless steel […]

keep your home organised with these easy hacks

Three Easy Hacks to Keep Your Home Organised

Guest Post A seemingly ever-increasing workload paired with the ever-increasing responsibilities to keep your life in order (whatever that may entail) can leave us stressing about life rather than enjoying […]

teaching children how to be water wise and water conservation the plumbette

Teaching Children How to be Water Wise

Today is World Earth Day and there are many events being held around the world, to raise awareness about climate change and other threats against the environment. As part of […]

easy steps to declutter your bathroom vanity the plumbette

5 Easy Steps to Declutter Your Bathroom Vanity

Our modern lives in the western world are all so busy and everything we do takes time. More and more we are becoming aware of how we can spend our […]

pumpkin and feta muffins

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Pumpkin and Feta Muffins

These pumpkin and feta muffins are delicious! The mix of sweet and savoury gets me every time and I love the saltiness of the feta mixing with the sweetness of […]

royal essence, kinder surprise for adults

The Kinder Surprise for Adults – Royal Essence Candle and Bath Bomb Giveaway

I love surprises. Well not the unexpected bill surprises, or the surprises kids like to pull on me when they’ve been awfully quiet in the house. I love unexpected positive […]

hivita liquivita for kids review by The Plumbette

Why My Kids’ Fussy Eating Habits Don’t Bother Me – Hivita Liquivita for Kids Review

This post has been written in collaboration with Hivita If you have kids with fussy eating habits… you’re not alone. I have some of those in my household too. That’s […]

bunny on a hill easter hat parade

Bunny on a Hill Easter Hat

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 […]