On our trip to Melbourne recently which we absolutely loved, there were a few things that really bothered me about this coffee ‘snob’ culture in Melbourne that we had heard so much about and I would love to talk about it. There were two more things that made my eyebrows lift with slight shock and they were the amount of homeless people on the streets of Melbourne and the absolutely huge amount of people who were smoking! I will discuss the latter two in another blog as ‘coffee talk’ can go on forever….lol Continue reading No Coffee Snobs Allowed, Just Give Me My Bloomin’ XX ‘HOT’ Latte…
Rick and I have thought for a long time now that if we decided on some beautiful acres somewhere out bush with rolling hills, where all you could see would be the cows, horses and wildlife roaming free and how wonderful would that be to design your own home out of shipping containers. These are blank canvases for you and your imagination, how amazing these could look if we sat down and thought about it. But not only that, how much cheaper the whole process would be compared to having a house built or buying an existing home. As they are becoming more and more popular amongst our culture, the simplicity of the whole process would work well for us, just so long as the local council within that area would approve them. We have seen them for sale already manufactured as a dwelling and which is about 4.8 metres x 6.0 metres all decked out with bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and lounge room with timber floors for about $28,000. Still cheap as chips! Continue reading Ever Thought About Building A Home Out Of Shipping Containers?
Less laundry, less time spent cleaning, less standing in front of the closet trying to figure out what to wear, less rushing, less bills, more money and the list goes on…
But at the same time that we want less, we grasp for more. (this is true for most of us)
Somewhere along the line we bought into society’s way of thinking that EXCESS = SUCCESS; which is totally not true at all..
Continue reading What Is The #1 Thing Holding You Back from a Simpler Life?
After recently spending 10 days in the stunning city of Singapore, I was totally blown away with many of its attributes. I had only ever been in transit in Singapore due to traveling to other Asian countries but never actually set foot outside Changi Airport. Continue reading SINGAPORE – Through My Eyes!
G’day mate! Australia is a land worth celebrating and when it comes to our lifestyle and homes, there’s a lot to love. Continue reading 8 Sights To Make You Proud To Be An Australian..
I am not an expert on marriage but I can proudly say that I have been married to the same man for 41 years, so I guess that gives me some credit speaking and sharing on ‘how to strengthen your marriage’. I’m not saying our marriage is perfect, but in my eyes, it’s pretty close!…lol. Continue reading SIMPLE TIPS TO STRENGTHEN YOUR MARRIAGE