Saturday, October 16, 2021
Home Life Lessons

Life Lessons

lessons we learn in like

This post has been written in Collaboration with Robert Duhig Dental Plumbers are notorious for creating smells while they work. Whether cutting into a sewer for a new connection or disconnecting a toilet or grey water pump that has remnants...
In the last 6 weeks, I have had very little time to spend with God reading His Word and reading books on faith that encourage me and lift me up. Heck, I haven’t had much time to read my...
As we count down to the new year, I'm sharing the best toilet paper memes of 2020.  If there was one thing we all survived this year, it was the toilet paper crisis of 2020. While we can laugh about the...
Every year, I’m always grateful for the readers of my blog. What started as a diary of sorts sharing what happened on plumbing jobs, to now morphing into a lifestyle blog with a side of plumbing, I’m grateful for...
With the gorgeous autumn days and winter on our doorstep, I’ve made an effort to walk the girls to and from school. It’s a lovely stroll to school… providing we’re not late. I enjoy the walk and even though...
This time last year when I was heavily pregnant with Magdalene, I had big dreams and plans for what I wanted my life to be. It evolved around the needs of being a great wife and mum and creating...
Whenever I hear a tragic accident involving a baby or child on the news, my heart skips a beat. I’ve had a few scares with my girls that have caused my heart to drop into my stomach and panic...
I want to live undaunted and fearless. I don’t want to second question a person’s reaction to me, I don’t want to fear failure or the consequences of what might be. Undaunted and fearless should be a mantra all...
Yesterday, I had a doctor’s appointment that brought relief to the question of ‘what if?’ in my mind. Around a month ago, I decided to get a health check with blood tests to see if I was lacking in anything...
I’ve been so thankful for our air conditioned home this weekend. Well actually, I’m grateful for our cool home throughout summer thanks to our ducted air conditioner. Brisbane has been hot and humid all weekend and the temperatures are...
On Father’s Day we had a special speaker at our church service and hands down it was probably one of the best sermons I have heard this year. Maybe ever. It’s a big call, because I’ve heard thousands of...
I love to travel and I love nothing more than working out my outfits, packing a bag and heading to the airport to fly and experience a new location. Flying with children adds another dimension to the experience and...
Lately, I’ve been ashamed to admit that being a mum has been a little overwhelming for me lately. Let's just say I've been struggling for most of this year. The struggles have been overtaking my thoughts, my emotions and pretty much...
Most people are now working from home with kids during coronavirus and have set up a home office of some sort. I’ve worked from home for many years, and most of the time it’s been with kids at home. If...

Open Home

The other day I opened my home to a lady that I hadn’t met. I had been challenged to open my home to others to bless them and I decided to randomly allow this lady into my home. The moment she...
After a few big weekends of parties and going out with friends, Jacob and I decided to have a slower Sunday (with a much needed sleep in) and head to church on Sunday night. After spending two nights watching...
This week was a week of nerves and tension headaches as I had my first experience on the phones taking customer calls. My new work role will have me on the phones for the entire shift when I work...
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The Last Post

My dad has been playing the Last Post for Anzac Day and Remembrance Day for 48 years. He plays an Antique World War I English Bugle that my grandparents brought back from their trip to England many, many years...
There were four types of tradesmen I encountered when I was an apprentice. There were the tradesmen that enjoyed my presence onsite and couldn’t wait to tell their wives/girlfriends at dinner about how they worked alongside a female tradie. How...
Struggles are a normal part of life. They favour everyone and their timing can be rarely predicted. But right now, I know many family and friends are struggling with issues they never saw coming. I don’t know what it...
This year has been the year for finding solutions to problems, or rather trusting God to find solutions to our problems. This time last year, my mum was planning a family trip to America. A blessing of finances to my...
This is the follow up post from my trip to Africa that I went on with my fiancé (now husband) 10 years ago. To catch up, read this post and then follow on reading Building an orphanage in Uganda. I...