Remember when weekends were all about sleeping until 11am and doing little to nothing? At some point, I think it was shortly after my first child ;), weekends became more about washing, groceries and changing bed linen. Fun times!
I love stainless steel appliances! The only down side is that they are easily marked with fingerprints and water marks. Here are 6 ways to clean stainless steel so it sparkles!
I seem to spend a lot of time on the phone. Often on hold! It seems such wasted time and it got me thinking about what I could multitask while I wait. Here are some simple things you can do while you wait.
Over the last week our kitchen has been invaded by ants. They are everywhere! It’s like the come from the walls (and the floor and the ceiling). I’ve tried spraying them but they just keep coming back.
I’m quite a fan of routines. I’m not talking about strict minute by minute or even time based routines, but rather set things that you do each week to get through everything. More or less flexibility will be needed for each individual depending on your family and life but on the whole, a simple routine can really make life easier.
I have discovered baby wipes have many useful purposes, other than wiping the baby. Their effectiveness as cleaners do raise some questions about their suitability for bottoms, but they are great for many other purposes!
Smells have a powerful influence over our minds. Certain smells can elicit strong emotions or bring back particular memories. Fragrance can be used to relax or refresh and it is easy to make your own air freshener at home for a fraction of the cost of store bought.
This week is so far not off to a good start for me. I’m sick, the boys are sick and the house is a bomb site. I REALLY don’t feel like tidying up and as a result, the chaos is getting out of hand. Yesterday I decided I needed to start somewhere and just do it.
With all the wet weather that we’ve been having in Sydney, mould is becoming a bit of an issue for many homes. Here is a quick guide on how to get rid of mould naturally, without bleach or nasty chemicals.
When I recently asked on Facebook what household job got most easily out of control, laundry was top of the list. Unlike many other household tasks, washing builds up whether you are home or not. Even if you are out of the house for 18 hours of every day, you still wear clothes… and need […]
With housing prices becoming increasingly unaffordable, particuarly in captital cities, more families are living in smaller homes. Here are some tips for making the most of your small home.
I know you all love a good freebie, so just because I love you I’ve designed a few FREE kids room wall prints. They are totally free, fully sized wall printables with no watermarks or logos.
We live in quite a small duplex (thanks crazy Sydney house prices!) Upsizing isn’t an option so we decided that the best idea might be to move the boys into a shared room and convert the other bedroom to a play area.
This past week I decided to do a bit of veggie gardening. It was partially about something to do during the holidays and partially about trying out a new technique to get Mr 4 to try some new vegetables. Here is a list of vegetables to plant in autumn and that are easy to grow at home, even in containers.
Anyone who hangs around my blog for long, knows how much I love labels. They give order, they look neat and I find them motivating when it comes to storage and organisation. Here are 15 ideas for using your label maker to organise your home,