Category Archives: My Life

No Room For A Tree

No Room For A Tree

Our big Christmas tree, that touched the ceiling of our last big house it was so ridiculously tall, remains at the back of the shed this Christmas! It’s just too big for our compact urban dwelling this year, so I have been looking at ways of doing the tree thing without doing a tree asContinue Reading

Back To The Real World

Back To The Real World

Well, I’m back home! … and I am in that post-travel/jet-lagged haze in which you find yourself asking, ‘did all that really happen?’ What a whirlwind of a week! It’s only just sinking in. I have just had the trip of a lifetime, doing things that I would never have dreamt of, or not even knownContinue Reading

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

 This Bloggerati Getaway is proudly sponsored by Dubai Tourism. Well, I got to tick another amazing life adventure off my bucket list last night … an Arabian Desert Dinner Safari and the chance to drink in/inhale/savour/cry over an Arabian sunset. It is all that it is cracked up to be … and more! I cannot expressContinue Reading

Touchdown Dubai

Touchdown Dubai

 This Bloggerati Getaway is proudly sponsored by Dubai Tourism. So, I left as the sun was setting in hometown Brisbane … …after kissing my angels good-bye … … and touched down in Dubai, 15 hours later … …. at that very moment the sun was rising! Heartstopping. After a very early check-in to my hotel (thank you soContinue Reading

An Uncluttered Mind

An Uncluttered Mind

There’s nothing like a deadline to sort your life out. I would never have achieved what I have achieved in the last week if the Bloggerati Dubai trip wasn’t looming. I set myself some pretty lofty goals a few weeks ago … and met them all. I can honestly say that uncluttering your life of tasks,Continue Reading

My Top 10 Travel Tips

My Top 10 Travel Tips

Time to pack for Dubai! I have been adding bits and pieces to the ottoman at the end of my bed, for the past week or so, as I come across things I would like/need to take with me. Time to sort it all out and cull! It’s no secret that I like to travel as lightContinue Reading

How Cool Is This?

How Cool Is This?

    I have just over one week to go before I head off to Dubai. So while I am preparing for my auction next weekend, arranging furniture installs for real estate listings in the week that I get back, taking phone calls from family members about Christmas presents for nieces and nephews (Christmas? what?Continue Reading

My Boy and Dubai

My Boy and Dubai

When my beautiful lad is not at his desk studying 24/7, this is what he gets up to! He won the Brisbane Roar Pre Season Youth Juggling Competition a couple of weeks ago. Dude! I am so proud of my boys. AND …. don’t forget to get your entries into the Nuffnang ‘Dubai Dreams’ Competition,Continue Reading

My Footballing Gymnast

My Footballing Gymnast

My little gymnast got into the Football School of Excellence Program at his new high school for next year! He got through! There were only 25 places and he was a bit worried that they would not consider him as he does not play for a club any more, due to his gym-ing 4 x week.Continue Reading

A Highlight Reel, If Ever There Was One

A Highlight Reel, If Ever There Was One

Such an exciting week around these parts! Firstly, my beauty at 46 Park Terrace Sherwood went under contract, after 3 days on the market. My delighted sellers and buyers put me on such a high to start the week. Next, my sweet boy not only took out the subject prizes for IB (International Baccalaureate) FrenchContinue Reading

This Week. The Best Bits.

This Week. The Best Bits.

Hanging out with great people in the homes I am selling. iTunes Radio! My new balcony fairy lights. The paintings in a beautiful home I visited this week. My Friday Haloumi at Justine’s …. … and my coffee shop ‘counsel’, who always set me on the right track for the next week. It takes a village!Continue Reading

Monday Nook

Monday Nook

A few days back I wrote a blog post on my thoughts on console styling, as I had 3 consoles to consider in the next home I was staging and styling for sale. This is the living room console nook, created for my property for sale at 46 Park Terrace in Sherwood, here in Brisbane.Continue Reading

Cape Cod Designs Lighting Sale And Other News

Cape Cod Designs Lighting Sale And Other News

Good morning! I’m scheming … a bigger stock shed. When my current staging stock eventually comes back to me, I will have no room in which to store it. Things have expanded rapidly. So to celebrate my impending move into an additional, glorious, 15 square metres, I am clearing some of my Cape Cod DesignsContinue Reading

All The Bells And Whistles

All The Bells And Whistles

Beautiful Princess Street is open tomorrow! Come join me, ‘Frank Sinatra’ (on the sound system) and my minions serving coffee … … and drink in her beauty. Saturday 20th September, 10am. 17 Princess Street, Camp Hill. More details, HERE. See you there! A-M xx

Cape Cod Residential

Cape Cod Residential

My new Real Estate website, Cape Cod Residential, is now live … as of 5 milliseconds ago! Hooray! Another beautiful Katrina creation. Thank you Katrina! It’s the reason I haven’t been around here much. Lots to do behind the scenes. You can see it HERE. Back soon with more news! A-M xx