How to: Make Candles Burn Longer

I am addicted to candles. I can't get enough of them and I usually have one burning every day. Today I thought I'd share some tips on how to make sure candles burn as long as possible without any wax going to waste. Trim Wicks Snipping the wick is one of the most effective ways to lengthen a candle's life. If you don't trim them before each time you burn the candle they smoke up, shed black ... [Read More...]


We love cricket

Summer is well and truly here at our place. I know this because we've all gone cricket mad. Actually I think we're loving cricket this year more than we love footy (did I just say that!?). My husband is coaching the ... [Read More...]


10 tips when building a new house

Building a new house is a huge investment and emotionally it can be one of the most stressful things you'll ever do. Luckily I love the process! I've built three times and renovated a few times so learning how to stick ... [Read More...]


Around here lately…

I've been a little unsettled lately. I haven't had enough to do, I think. I have been wandering too much. So, I have been purging the cupboards a little bit (as I always do!). And taking photos of every corner of my ... [Read More...]


How to: Freshen your towels

Don't you hate it when your towels just don't smell fresh? It's not usually until you start to dry yourself when you realise they need re-washing! Maybe you want to freshen up some old towels, or you'd like to really ... [Read More...]


Free online photo editing tools

Is your blog photo ready? I think it's important to put effort in to how your photos look on your blog. For me, I always think about how I will use my photos across all of my social media channels when I write a blog ... [Read More...]


Grey weatherboard house colours

I get asked about my house colours all the time. Every week I think! So I thought I'd put a post together for those who are interested :) The weatherboard has been painted SHALE GREY. I used Taubmans Endure (we ... [Read More...]