My workstation is minimalist, versatile, and modern: Home office must-haves

I’ve created a wonderful workspace in our new place that is both functional and inspiring. Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time researching and upgrading my home office,

Fear: The best motivation

In today’s world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the constant stream of negativity in the news. Instead of dwelling on these troubling events, I want to share my personal

My disappointing $3,000 experience with this luxury brand: A warning to potential buyers!

I’m sharing a frustrating experience with one of the world’s most recognisable luxury brands on Collins Street, Melbourne. As an admirer of this brand, I never expected to encounter such

Dazzle Dry: A nail polish system for healthy, long-lasting beautiful nails

I enjoy sharing with you the experiences I have with products that exceed expectations. So, here’s a nail polish system I can’t stop raving about to my family and friends. 

Using ChatGPT for blog writing – Pros and Cons

If you haven’t yet heard of ChatGPT where have you been hiding? This incredibly fascinating, brilliant, scary chatbot has made its way into my everyday life. I’ve started to ask

Canberra bushfires – How we saved our home

It’s strange to think this month marks 20 years since my experience of those devastating Canberra bushfires. Yet, it wasn’t until I stumbled across this photo that some vivid memories

A premium Melbourne hotel ideal for work or a family staycation!

I want to thank the Pullman Melbourne on the Park for putting us up for a three-day stay in exchange for this sponsored post of our experience.  With its recent

Buying and selling online – Part two

Since 2003 I’ve bought and sold items from online marketplaces to give my things a second life while making extra money. I can also accumulate top-quality items for a fraction

My ‘buying a home’ checklist. 7 things I considered when buying our 5th property

It’s both exciting and nerve-racking when buying or selling a property. So I’d like to share a list I put together that helped us purchase our recent home near the

I swallowed a tampon-size gastric balloon to fill my stomach. This is what happened…

Reducing my body mass index (BMI) over the past two years has been challenging. In this personal blog post entry, I discuss the ‘success’ experienced after paying several thousands of

Life and Design in a Post Pandemic Future

Check out these fascinating highlights from the “Emergence Future 2021” report by IDEO (a multi-disciplinary company of designers, researchers & scientists). This fascinating 100+ page report outlines the changes to

‘Hopefully’ I can say goodbye to my blepharitis and dry eye!

I’ve experienced relatively healthy eyes for most of my life. However, I had a slight change in my eyesight after giving birth to my first child. The difference was enough

Fancy a Little Black Book for….

When you think of a Little Black Book, you probably think of something a little bit naughty and nice. Well, rest assured, this is nice but without the naughty. Introducing

20 small space design ideas

It’s lovely when other motivated creatives reach out and offer their insights and passions that I know my readers would appreciate. Here is one such post that the talented Laura

First Pregnancy vs Second pregnancy

I want to share the differences between my first and second pregnancy now that we are done with babies. After reading this, please feel free to leave your experiences in

Why I used a car buying advocate to buy our car

Researching and finding a car to buy can not only take up a lot of time, but it can also be stressful and expensive. Now that I have a young