Could you survive on $21 a week?
Feb01

Could you survive on $21 a week?

I subscribe to a newsletter focused on frugal, simple living. I love upcycling, buying second hand (hello, eBay and your smorgasbord of designer dresses), recycling and composting. Ok, I make my husband do the composting. But you get the idea.  I’d really like to minimize my footprint on this earth in some tangible way. Live green. Be sustainable.  We’re not there yet, but we’re mindful and enthusiastic. What I like...

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I’m dreaming…
Sep26

I’m dreaming…

Just floating away over here. Call me when you’re ready to apply this to my wall please. If you want to apply it to your own you’ll have to enter HERE...

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Create a space with Muffin & Mani’s GIVEAWAY!
Sep22

Create a space with Muffin & Mani’s GIVEAWAY!

Canadian illustrator Terry Fan has created the most inspirational murals to transform ordinary spaces into creative and magical treasure troves – I am not ashamed to admit that I spend a good hour scrolling, gawping and gaping at the artwork you can now install – and I will be utterly and entirely jealous of the winner of this gorgeous giveaway! Australian brand Muffin & Mani have adopted Terry’s stunning...

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My pinterest child’s wardrobe…
Sep21

My pinterest child’s wardrobe…

Does NOT look like this. When this popped up in my newsfeed, I went MMMM. And then felt like an utter failure. You know what? Her wardrobe actually does look something like this. There are lots of baskets, there is a hanging rack (with lots of dresses). There are neatly organised cloth nappies, blankets, clothes for next season and games/activities she is yet to grow into filed up top. Want to know where her WORKING wardrobe is? In...

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Fancy DIY?
Sep16

Fancy DIY?

The nesting instinct has descended upon this household with a level of frenzy some people reserve for Boxing Day sales. I left it late with the other two peanuts (babies), thinking that surely five weeks would be plenty of time to whip things into order. What’s the expression? Know better, do better? Hm. This time I’ve pulled out all the stops. Knowing how difficult it is to tile bathrooms with pelvic instability and a 36-week...

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