Things are hotting up in Brisbane. September is one of my favourite months - it's hot without being too hot. It's an in between month when the sun shines all day but it's not too hot to sleep yet, and the overnight chill has definitely disappeared. . . . Keep Reading
Do you feel like parenting is the best, and the hardest, job in the world?
(This post contains some affiliate links to things that I love). I love being a mum. It's a job that I wouldn't trade in for anything in the world. But it is hard too. Fitting in school, homework and activities, cooking healthy dinners, working, refereeing fights, making everyone share - I constantly feel like I'm battling to stay balanced and, like all parents, it's easy to wonder whether I'm doing enough. Whether I'm making the right decisions. Whether I'm teaching my kids everything they . . . Keep Reading
Create your own BBQ pizza grill: From BBQ to pizza oven!
One of the things I love most about Australia is that we have bbqs all the time. This was the sort of lifestyle that we dreamed of having in the UK - having the weather to be outdoors and cook outdoors whenever we felt like it.We have at least one bbq a week, often more. If you follow my migration Instagram account, you'll see that I love nothing more than firing up our Weber while watching the kids splash around in the pool. And I've been secretly lusting after a pizza oven/pizza grill . . . Keep Reading
Do YOU want to run an online business and work from home part-time?
I've been self-employed for about 12 years now, and since my boys arrived I've been a work at home mum. Knowing I was expecting twins definitely shifted my career focus. This was for two reasons: I realised just how expensive a day of nursery care for two babies was going to be, and I also knew that I wanted to be around to see my babies grow as much as I possibly could. Now, I work from home part-time, which means I can still do school runs and be there for special assemblies and sports days. . . . Keep Reading
Get inspiration for your home-based business: 9 digital entrepreneurs worth following
Since moving to Australia, I've become immersed in the world of online business creation. It all started when I began freelance writing for an entrepreneur just after we arrived, and then before I knew it I was hooked on the idea of building a business online. Over the last couple of years, I've spent hours doing paid online courses and free online training. I've probably joined hundreds of Facebook groups and added myself to more email lists than I can count. The idea of online learning is so . . . Keep Reading