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The Stress Of Christmas

The Stress Of Christmas

Just yesterday the Builder and I had a tough chat about what could reasonably be achieved by Christmas, every year is the same. So many builders and tradies are in the same position, so much so I felt it would be beneficial to share with you, the stress of Christmas for a tradie, it might…Continue Reading

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My First Homewares Pop Up Shop

My First Homewares Pop Up Shop

Regular readers will remember that a few weeks back, I mentioned I would be hosting my first ever pop up shop!! I’ve been selling homewares in my blog shop for about 2 years now, but I had neglected that space. When my good friend Kirsten contacted me and asked if I would like to join…Continue Reading

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Back Deck Revamp – Pen Y Llechwedd

Back Deck Revamp – Pen Y Llechwedd

It has been ages since we’ve done any real work on Pen Y Llechwedd, other than regular repairs and maintenance. We actually made a decision to do nothing on the house for a period of time, as the Builder was going through a difficult time, and needed to focus on his health. Taking the time…Continue Reading

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Popular Curtain Styles For Your Home

Popular Curtain Styles For Your Home

I love the way curtains can completely transform a room. Not only do they have an impact on the heating and cooling of your home, but they can also add drama and flair to any space. Curtains or drapes are a tool often used by interior decorators to complete a room. There are many different…Continue Reading

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9 Easy To Grow Herbs

9 Easy To Grow Herbs

Spring is warming up here in Brisbane and it always has me wanting to spend more time in the garden. I love to get my hands dirty and encourage my kids to do the same. We have big garden beds down the back yard that we plant out each season, but…Continue Reading

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The Hidden Cost Of Advice

The Hidden Cost Of Advice

I have been overwhelmed in the last few months, with emails, messages and even phone calls asking for my professional opinion. You might think this is a good thing, and indeed when it began many years ago with the occasional question, I did too. But this trend of asking for my advice never comes with…Continue Reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Builder

A Day In The Life Of A Builder

The third of our 5 children is graduating from high school in a few short weeks. As all grade 12 students are presented with the uncertainty of what is to come, we have been struck by how difficult the big decisions around this time are. When recently looking at options for our boy, he began…Continue Reading

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