So much has been going on around here, we have been sidetracked on our pool project. Now the cooler weather has hit, we are wondering if we actually need to have a pool, afterall the kids are all teenagers with the youngest already 13. However there in lies the whole reason we would like to…Continue Reading
I have nearly always worked, I returned to work when my first was about 3 years old and only took 6 months off with my second. This has meant my kids have always been in childcare, always. There have been times when this was really, really difficult for them and most definitely for me, but…Continue Reading
Let me say from the outset, we value health & safety very highly on our Fernbrooke Homes job sites. My thoughts today are a reflection of what we have seen as small business owners, employers and consumers and I have to be honest, I really think some of what I have seen sucks!
It is not secret that I love gardening although I have not always had a green thumb. The same can be said about my efforts to keep indoor plants alive, though I have found a few varieties that seem to be a little kinder to my greeny brown thumb. I love to keep plants indoors,…Continue Reading
Recently we have been involved in quite a few conversations about project management, and who is responsible on a building site. There seem to be many answers to this question, depending on who you are speaking with, however I felt it was time we offered ours, as builders.
I have been looking for the perfect plant to add to our ensuite. I think a pop of fresh green will really add to the space. I have plants in just about every other room of my home, but am struggling to find the right one for my bathrooms. I spent my Pinterest time this…Continue Reading
One of the first things we noticed that our home lacked was a fireplace. I still cannot fathom how the original family keep warm in our old Queenslander. Queenslanders are notoriously cold and drafty and a fireplace can do so to not only heat a room but make it feel warm. One of the first…Continue Reading