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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 […]

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QLD Has a New Female Ambassador for Plumbing 2017

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 […]

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My Tent is Expanding

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 […]

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Tradie’s Lunchbox – Crunchy Nut Salad With Chicken McBites

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 […]

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

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 […]

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I’m a Celebrity… Get Me OUT OF HERE Australian Bloggers Edition

So last week I was exploding from all ends. It was nasty. I caught the gastro bug from my Esther. I had washed my hands constantly after catching each vomit […]

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When Life Explodes From One End to The Other

When life explodes from one end to the other Last Friday (the week before last) I was exhausted because I had been up all night with Esther as she battled […]

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And So We Start Another School and Kindy Year

And So We Start Another School and Kindy Year How fast did those six weeks of school holidays roll around? Admittedly, last week I was ready for my girls to […]

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My Time at Cork and Chroma – A Paint and Sip Class in Brisbane

My Experience at a Paint and Sip Class in Brisbane The first time I learned that art was in the eye of the beholder was when I was in year […]

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What I’ve Been Reading – Three Books to Put on Your Reading List

One of my goals this year is to read more books. I love reading, but I haven’t had a lot of time to indulge in it since having my babies. […]

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Dig Deep and Build Yourself Up

Since dad and I stopped working together, we don’t get to see each other as much during the week. I’m often busy juggling the kids, their activities and fitting in […]

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End of Year Feels – A Reflection on 2016

It’s less than a week till Christmas and I’m yearning for the peace that is promised at this time of year when everything stops right on Christmas Eve. It’s been […]

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Chocolate Nativity Scene Take 2 – “Mum There Were Sheep at the Birth of Jesus”

After the success of last year’s chocolate nativity scene, I decided to make another earlier this week with my girls. As I was setting out the lollies and blocks of […]

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I’m Not Into Mo’s, But I Will Support Movember

Around a month ago, Jacob told me he was going to grow a mo and beard for Movember. I inwardly groaned. You see I don’t like facial hair. Superficial, I […]

DIY Pom pom gift basket

DIY Pom Pom Gift Baskets For Christmas

Christmas is less than 8 weeks away and I’ve only just started to get organized with my Christmas shopping. This year I am attempting to make some homemade Christmas gifts […]

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Take a Punt at Networking: Partners in Plumbing Lunch for Melbourne Cup

When I first started working full time at age 19, I had little idea about the Melbourne Cup. It wasn’t until I was in my second office job that we decided to dress […]

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From 1970’s Drab to 2016 Glam: An Honest Account of What Can Happen During a Bathroom Renovation

When I went to Problogger a month or so ago I met the woman behind the brutally honest and hilarious blog, Hugzilla. I told Hugzilla when I met her that I […]

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An Unexpected Blessing

I never expected my friendship groups to change so much since having children. While motherhood can be isolating and sometimes lonely, I’ve found there are always opportunities to make new […]

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The Block Reveals Hallway, Laundry and Powder Room

It was interesting viewing on The Block last night, with a number of teams choosing not to finish their rooms for judging. The teams had to present their hallway, laundry […]

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Why I Write The Plumbette

To share why I write The Plumbette, I have to go back 10 years ago. You see, 10 years ago I took a risk and decided to become a plumber to […]

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The Best Gimmicky Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Dad That Has Everything

It’s Home Improvement Thursday and usually I’d have a blogpost about plumbing or improving your home or something home related. But today I’m going to break the rules. Instead, I’m […]

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How to do a Facebook Live Video With Little Kids

Last Tuesday was a busy day for me. I felt a bit like the main character from that movie “I don’t know how she does it” because I was heading […]