Musings

Gone AWOL

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 »

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 »

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 »

Packing

With only weeks till we move out of our house, we are living among many boxes at the moment. Packing is always a good way to cleanse. I feel like I need a major cleanse right now. Too many items remind me of times in the past. Besides, it’s the future ... Read More »

Always an audience

No matter what I do or where I go I always seem to have an audience of two. Gone are the days of sitting on the toilet in private. As soon as I head to the bathroom I hear Ruby call out “mumma….mumma” with a voice like those creepy kids you see ... Read More »

Addicted to Pinterest

Tonight, as Ruby drifts off to dreamland, I spent a little more time than I would like to admit browsing Pinterest. I read somewhere that Pinterest has been described as digital crack for women. I agree, it is a highly addictive substance. What drives me crazy is I get one ... Read More »

The younger you

Have you ever wondered what the younger you would think about the present you?  I was reading an article about it the other day and it asked the question of what would the younger you think about the present you. What would make 14-year-old me delighted, if not  disbelieving?  It ... Read More »