Category Archives: Project

Making a Sheet (or Book) Bag – Part 1

I finally managed to secure some day care so that I could get back to (part time) work, which is a huge relief for me as the budget was starting to get a bit scary. Unfortunately it was not my preferred option of home based Family Day Care, but in a long day care centre.

The Front Yard Veggie Patch Project

We’re very lucky to have a reasonably sized suburban block, with our house pretty central on the block.  Our front yard was once fenced (we have the old gates left under the house), but a previous owner decided it was best to remove this low fencing. This means that for our lifestyle, it is hard

A Day Out, Some New Projects – Green Heart Fair

Today a fair was held by Brisbane City Council to encourage people to live more sustainable lifestyles.  We were lured out by the promise of free trees (which we didn’t end up getting because they ran out. We did end up spending a surprise amount of money, mostly on products we had talked about getting

A Project Coming Soon…

We have a three bedroom house. One room is our bedroom, one is a computer room/study, where I’m sitting right now (down by the kitchen), and the third bedroom, near ours, has been the guest room. It will be re-purposed. Into a nursery. Despite the temptation to pick out furniture, themes and paint schemes as

Dilemmas and Decisions

We were fortunate enough to be able to buy a fairly modest (by today’s standards) house sited pretty centrally on a 600+ square metre block. This means we have decent sized gardens the whole way round the house, which is somewhat daunting when while most of the gardens are fine, they do need a lot