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15 Trees

15 Trees

We have a big family, and as parents of this big family, we try to be very thoughtful about the choices we make and how those choices impact the environment. We want to do our bit to leave a better world for our children. Recently we decided to look further into how we could work…Continue Reading

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That Moment

That Moment

I’ve had a moment, a moment when I’ve realised we are just not going to get through as much of our renovation as we hoped, before we moved in. There may have been a few tears, some self-indulgent words, and a pout. I really didn’t want to move our 5 kids into a building site.…Continue Reading

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And we are In!

And we are In!

That’s it, we made it…..just. Whilst not a difficult move, after the last few weeks it was really taxing. We have only just begun to surface, well sort of. There are boxes everywhere, and a million things not yet done, but all Adam and I can see, is a home we love. I have never…Continue Reading

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Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

This one used to confuse me all the time, I would get them mixed up and around the wrong way, which would lead to much confusion between Adam and I. What is the difference between bearers and joists? What do they do?

What Are Bearers and Joists?

Bearers are the timber or steel that attaches directly to…Continue Reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away!

Rain, Rain Go Away!

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On the weekend we were finally blessed in South East Queensland with some beautiful soaking rain. I could hear the barren earth quietly singing as the gift from above nurtured its soul, and I could also hear tortured husband/builder…Continue Reading