Awesome gifts for men and teenage boys who are hard to buy for

Teenage boys and men are the hardest to buy for (sigh!). I like to give gifts that are fun, a little different and one that hopefully the recipient will love. Iv found some great online gifts that you can send to your family and friends in Australia.

How to DIY Reupholster your old bar stools to look new again

If you have leather bench stools like these that are cracking and aging you can recover them in 30 minutes. Here's how.

Inspirational DIY wall art for your home

I have had the same art canvas hanging on my wall since I moved into our house eight years ago. Many people, after complimenting me on our much they liked it, asked me if it was an artwork that I had done myself. So this got me thinking.... why don't I try my hand at... Continue Reading →

Being frugal is better for you pocket, the environment and your wellbeing. Here’s how…

Being frugal, environmentally aware and health conscious all tend to come hand in hand. Here are some things that I have done or do, or intend to incorporate into my lifestyle...

How I laid my Gerflor vinyl floor tiles- vinly floor with a wooden appearance but quiet underfoot

I'v had some nice feedback and a lot of traffic on my  post about Gerflor floor planks. I love them!       I recently had a real estate agent value our house and he was so impressed with the floor he felt that it was an excellent investment and added a great deal of value... Continue Reading →

Remove ink and mildew stains from clothes with eucalyptus

It was lucky my daughter was not home when I found this ink stain on her school dress. Once again she had left a pen in her pocket which had snapped inside the washing machine. I'v thrown out clothes like this before but my new frugal self had me googling for ideas.   First I tried... Continue Reading →

The many uses of sorbolene cream

Sorbolene cream is a moisturising cream that acts as a barrier to the skin. After suffering many years with dermatitis, I found Sorbolene cream to have many more uses than merely a body lotion. It is especially good for repairing dry and damaged skin and was recommended to me by my dermatologist. I have gradually... Continue Reading →

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