Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Builder and Why a Good Nights Sleep is So Important

The Builder and Why a Good Nights Sleep is So Important

This post is sponsored by Sleepmaker. The Builder works long, hard days, 8-12 hour physically challenging days. There is no air-conditioning, it’s very often hot and dirty, conditions are not great. It involves carrying heavy timbers, balancing all manner of tools and materials on his head, arms or any way possible. The Builder only everread more →

Christmas Gift Guide for The Handyperson of the House

Christmas Gift Guide for The Handyperson of the House

Just because a tradie wouldn’t really want Christmas presents that are trade or work based, doesn’t mean the home handyperson wouldn’t love a whole sack load of tools from Santa. Here are our top go to tools that will make your life so much easier and are guaranteed to excite the home handyperson. 10 Mustread more →

Christmas Tree Inspiration-Inspired Space

Christmas Tree Inspiration-Inspired Space

Most of us have our Christmas trees up by now, goodness ours was up in November just so I could write a post about it One of my favourite things to do is to sticky beak into the lives of others and see how they dress their trees. Care to have a look? Here isread more →

Christmas Craft for Kids-Home Improvement Thursday

Christmas Craft for Kids-Home Improvement Thursday

We love Christmas in our house, and Christmas craft is high on our list of things to do in the lead up to Christmas. This year though, we wanted to branch out and do some different things. I put the call out to my blogging buddies, and I must say they did not disappoint! Iread more →

Safe Driving and Protecting Myself

Safe Driving and Protecting Myself

This is a sponsored post for Firths The Compensation Lawyers. I have been fortunate enough in my time, to not require the services of a lawyer for anything other than positive reasons. Having said that, there was a time, when I thought I was going to have to engage the services of a lawyer, toread more →

A Christmas Gift Guide For A Tradie

A Christmas Gift Guide For A Tradie

I’ve thought long and hard about this post, and originally it was going to be very typical, you now get the tradie a new tool, or get the tradie a new girly calendar, but the truth is, most if not all tradies really don’t want stuff for work for Christmas they want something exciting, theyread more →

7 Amazing Christmas Wreaths-Inspired Space

7 Amazing Christmas Wreaths-Inspired Space

In the spirit of all things Christmas and after sharing my own Christmas wreath last week, today I am sharing another 7 wreaths I have found and love. Wreaths come in all shapes and sizes and many are really easy to make yourself, why not consider one as a DIY Christmas project with the kids?read more →

Designing a Multi Functioning Laundry Space-Nuts and Bolts

Designing a Multi Functioning Laundry Space-Nuts and Bolts

Our Interior Designer Angela from Interior Solutions Brisbane is joining us this week with some handy tips on designing a multi functioning laundry space. If you are planning on designing your laundry any time soon, then these tips are essential. Designing a multi-function Laundry Space Two projects I’m currently working on involve the redesign ofread more →

Christmas Wreath Showcase

Christmas Wreath Showcase

We are well and truly in the thick of the Christmas season, and as usual we as a family will be working on some Christmas craft, as much to keep the kids entertained as to give our decorations a bit of a spruce up. Somewhere in the move last year, we lost a Christmas boxread more →

The Builder’s Wife DIY Christmas Tree Part Two

The Builder’s Wife DIY Christmas Tree Part Two

We’ve given you the step by step instructions to create your own Christmas tree base, now to the fun bit. The gathering and decorating. One of the most important parts of that first Christmas as a new family, was making sure everyone felt involved, therefore when designing our new DIY tree we needed to findread more →