Do not cross the line!

The one thing I wish I had designed truly differently in our home was to make our kitchen bench longer. This way I would have less of a gap between it and the other wall so that I could put a safety gate across. This would assist in preventing a number of things… Having to […]

Origami Tableware – How to Make a Napkin into a Flower

Today’s post is just to show you this quick and totally fab way of making boring napkins look really smart. Tonight we are having friends for a Japanese Sushi dinner and I thought a little something special on the table would be a great talking point (not to mention just because I’ve always wanted to […]

For the love of Ikea…

I’m very excited that Tassie finally gets an official Ikea delivery service (only 1st July – 31st August at this point it seems)… (We’ll ignore the fact that they have forgotten their “Tasmanian Cousins” for years while people here have called for a store, or at least a direct shipping option…) If you can get […]

Tips To Organise Your Pantry

Something that’s been long overdue in my house! Last weekend I took the opportunity whilst Miss Z was asleep (because frankly – that girl can rip stuff apart faster than you can fix it!) and started on the two main offenders: I pulled everything out, cleaned, sorted and arranged and did a good job of […]

Homemade Moth Repellants (Moth Balls)

I’m sure no one wants to admit they have crawlies in their cupboards (God no – me?? Never!). However – just in case of emergency I have come up with an utterly frugal way of keeping them all at bay.  Not wanting tons of chemicals in the house, I did a bit of research and […]