Monday, July 23, 2018
There have been a few things that have annoyed me in our ensuite bathroom since we’ve lived here for nearly ten years. The first is not having enough towel rails to hang up more than one towel. There was also...
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 tile choices. One of the trends that shows no...
If you’ve been curious about the mattress in a box phenomenon that has swept over the internet, you haven’t been the only one. I became more interested in the product when we needed to replace our mattress. I was...
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 Holly Wreath. And before you think I’ve turned into a...
Every year we try to book a family holiday away. We like to travel local because it’s cheaper and much easier with little kids. This year we decided to venture away from our standard Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast...
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 loved his fax and would often fax through quotes and...
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 cards, my mobile phone, a pen, notepad and lip...
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 my essential oils is how they make my house smell...
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 storage was also another hot topic brought up. Here...
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 weekends, I’ve needed my naps to recuperate. July and August are always...
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 list of projects to get done around the house. One of...
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 ducted air conditioning which gets used 24 hours a day,...
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 to live life without stopping to think how truly blessed...
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, I’m wondering if I’m where I’m meant to be and...
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 this article was quite negative about their experience with...
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 me from the side of the bed to put the...
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. When life gets overwhelmingly busy and noisy, a quieter scene is...
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 or break the functionality of your bathroom, so it’s important...
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 for a soup that transports well in a thermos,...
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 taps that have had a timeless appeal over the...
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 it for all the beauty it can bring. From finishing...
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 the curriculum for Maggie’s Kindy this term, they have...