Monthly Archives: August 2014

Big reveal week on The Block

Big week this week. It’s stairs, laundry and powder room time. But I must say I was left feeling very disappointed. Michael and Carlene This was a room the judges were very impressed with and I just can’t see why. Sure it was a very nice room but to me ... Read More »

Master Reveal

Although I have been moving, I have still been getting my regular fix of the Block…albeit a taped version several days after the fact. It does mean I have to put my fingers in my ears and say “la la la” if anyone talks about it though. Master bedroom reveal ... Read More »


Well we skipped off the grid for a week as we did the big move from our house to our home for now. To be honest this has been one of the most stressful moves I have ever done. It wasn’t necessarily because I had a toddler in toe either ... Read More »

Bathroom Porn

Ahhh…I can picture it now. The beautiful ensuite in my new home. I am soaking in the deep tub, fully stretched out. The scent wafting through the air…I am not sure if it is the bath oil or the scented candle perched on the window sill…whatever it is, it’s amazing. ... Read More »

Twice as bad on The Block

Now that the couples have settled in on The Block – wham! Here take two rooms and deliver them in a week! You know every week I watch the first couple of episodes for the week which have the couples standing around, thinking about what needs to be done and a ... Read More »

Bathroom week on The Block

I love a good bathroom. I particularly love seeing some fresh bathroom ideas and The Block always delivers on bathroom week. This week was no exception with some really clever design ideas. So luxurious and stylish. Simon and Shannon I know the guys put in some very high end fixtures ... Read More »

Being grateful

This last year or so has been somewhat of a life overhaul for me. I’ve been doing a lot of work on myself and kind of rediscovering who I am. I have always been a big fan of personal development but the stuff I have been doing is by far ... Read More »

Shame on you Ikea

Yes, I will say it again…shame on you Ikea! What am I rambling on about you ask? Well I was browsing on the Ikea website today. But before you can do that you need to select your location. So I look at the map….mmm…. …something not quite right about this. ... Read More »

The Block is back

The Block is black with the biggest renovation to date – The Glasshouse. It takes place on High Street in Melbourne’s trendy Prahran and this season sees 5 teams transform a run-down former factory into multimillion-dollar apartments. But OMG, is this the slowest start to The Block in the history of ... Read More »

Everything and the kitchen sink

My friend is in the process of building a house and is thinking about her kitchen. She was asking my thoughts on a sink in an island bench. It’s funny that she contacted me at that moment because I had only that day been thinking about my own kitchen layout ... Read More »