Why I’m Glad We Chose a 7 Seater SUV over a 5 Seater Sedan

Why I’m Glad We Chose a 7 Seater SUV over a 5 Seater Sedan

This post has been written in collaboration with NRMA When I found out I was pregnant with Phoebe, I knew a new car was on the cards for our family. […]

My block winner predictions were wrong

My Block Winner Predictions Were Wrong. Sort of.

I was wrong in my predictions for who would win The Block last night. Sort of. I did think Jason and Sarah’s house would have had a chance of winning […]

where to find female tradies in your area

Where to Find Female Tradies in Your Area

If you’re wondering where to find female tradies in your area, this post will hopefully answer your question. One of the questions I often get asked on my blog is […]

Esther's New Bedroom - Girl's Bedroom Makeover

Esther’s New Bedroom – Girl’s Bedroom Makeover

This year, we decided to make over Esther’s room for her Birthday. She has been infatuated with TV shows like House Rules and The Block, I thought it would be […]

the things I've missed because I'm a creature of habit

The Things I’ve Missed Because I’m a Creature of Habit

Whenever I do Maggie’s Kindy drop off, I’m always in a rush to get to the car. The longer I stay, the more difficult it is to pull Phoebe away […]

Christmas gift ideas 2017

Corporate Christmas Gift Ideas – Christmas Gift Ideas for Clients

October is the best time of year to consider corporate Christmas gift ideas for clients. One of my jobs on the Christmas school holidays as a teenager, was making Christmas […]

Why Men Should be Furious About the Gender Pay Gap

Why Men Should be Furious About the Gender Pay Gap

For the purpose of this article, I am going to use a stereotypical situation of a husband and wife or family situation with dad being the breadwinner and a mum […]

Christmas gift ideas 2017

10 Combined Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Christmas is now only 10 Friday’s away. Hopefully last week’s post inspired you to get gifts ready for Teachers. The next group gift guide I want to tackle is the […]

when to make a change

When You Know You’ve Got to Make a Change

I was sitting in front of a very good friend for breakfast a couple of weeks ago, to talk about life and current circumstances and things I needed to do. […]

Predicted Kitchen Trends for 2018

Predicted Kitchen Trends for 2018

Last week I shared what the predicted bathroom trends will be for 2018. Today’s post is all about the the kitchen trends for 2018. Escapism was the word for bathrooms, […]

Christmas gift ideas 2017

Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers 2017 – Let’s Get Organised for Christmas

Last night while I was browsing Facebook, I was reminded that there are only 12 Fridays until Christmas (11 now). WHAT?! Didn’t we just start 2017?! In the efforts of […]

Tradie's Lunchbox - Tangelo, Brie and Spinach Salad

Tradie’s Lunchbox – Tangelo, Brie and Spinach Salad

If you’re looking for a salad that’s a little different, you need to try my Tangelo, Brie and Spinach Salad. A week ago, when I did my grocery shopping, Woolworths […]

how I use my shakti mat to relieve tension

How I Use my Shakti Mat to Relieve Tension

A week or so ago, I shared a photo on Facebook of myself standing on my Shakti Mat and it received a bit of interest and questions about the mat. […]

bathroom trends for 2018

Bathroom Trends for 2018 – The Designer Predictions

Around this time every year, I put together a list of the bathroom trend predictions for the following year. I compile the list simply through my own research, by compiling […]

a life well lived by Nanna her passing

A Life Well Lived – What Does That Look Like?

This week we celebrated the life of Jacob’s Nanna, Ethel Pansy Senyard. Known as Pan to friends and family, but nanna to us. I had just had a lovely breakfast […]

the block laundry reveals 2017

What Was With The Block Laundry Reveals Last Night?

The Block laundry reveals were quite interesting last night. A lot of things that I thought could have been done better, were glossed over by the judges. Whenever I write […]

Our New Rug from IKEA

I Can’t Pronounce The Name of Our New Rug, But it Looks Good. Thanks IKEA

We’ve had a lot of our furniture since before we got married. Most of our furniture was purchased from Super Amart. As a wedding gift, my grandparents bought us a […]

Indoor Plants I've Kept Alive (And The Ones That I Let Die)

Indoor Plants I’ve Kept Alive (And The Ones That Didn’t Survive)

One thing I have slowly introduced to our home is live plants. Indoor plants are known to remove toxins from the air in your home as well as bring some […]

The Block kitchen reveals 2017

The Block Kitchen Reveals 2017

I watched tonight’s episode of The Block in anticipation that maybe Jason and Sarah would be heading home. But they hype was just another ploy to draw us to watch […]

thoughts on being a mother and a plumber

I’m a Contradiction – Thoughts on Being a Mother and a Plumber

There was a time where I was anti-women getting into trades. I was an end-of-third year apprentice, had just finished my Diploma in Fashion Styling and I was about to […]

5 Ways You’re Inviting More Stuff Into Your Home

5 Ways You’re Inviting More Stuff Into Your Home

Since watching shows and reading blogs about Minimalism, I’ve become a lot more conscious about my purchasing habits. I don’t see myself as a minimalist devotee, simply a person who […]

The Block Master Bedroom and Ensuite Reveals Plus my Thoughts on When Teams Lose the Plot

The Block Master Bedroom and Ensuite Reveals Plus my Thoughts on When a Team Loses the Plot

So many of you were right about last night on The Block. No one got sent home. The ads were simply to hook in viewers.  But how intense was it […]