Our Latest Golf Vacation

We just came home from two weeks of great food and great golf in China. We love to golf vacation because it’s a passion we both share and we always seem to meet the loveliest people at golf resorts. China is just the last word in golfing holidays because of its variety, great food and just how interesting the destination is culturally. Read the rest of this entry »

I Found Great Storage in Melbourne

I had to relocate to Brisbane for work but only for the year. My company were happy to find me a furnished apartment rather than have all my things relocated and then relocated back but I then had the problem of what to do with everything. I was going to keep a lot of stuff at my folks place but rather than inconvenience them, I had a look at storage options. Read the rest of this entry »

A Draftsperson A Day

We hire our draftsperson by the day, sometimes by the hour. We can also hire them by the job, which is usually the way to go but the main thing here is the added convenience of bringing someone in for a limited period without the hassle of recruitment, training, payroll etc. Read the rest of this entry »

Car Service Melbourne that Comes to You

I am notoriously late to get my car serviced and I never really thought that was much of a big deal until recently. Not being prompt about these things can really lead to damaging your vehicle, affecting resale and warranties. I guess I had never really thought about that but my dad was really on my case. Read the rest of this entry »

What a weekend away with Yarra Valley wine tours!

The Yarra Valley is an absolutely stunning region of Victoria and was the gorgeous location for my friend’s recent wedding. We made the most of the long weekend by spending time on an Out and About Yarra Valley wine tour the day after the wedding and it was the perfect way to cap off a wonderful weekend away. Read the rest of this entry »

A Cabinet Maker in the Knick of Time

I needed the cabinets in our kitchen finished in time for the painter but I was really unhappy with the work being done by the guys we were using. I was just going to deal with it and hope for the best but I decided I would really regret it. When I called the kitchen design centre I actually didn’t expect them to be able to get the job done in the time frame we had.

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Make your move easier and buy cheap packaging boxes

What is the one thing that you always need when moving houses but never know where to get them? That’s right…packaging boxes. This time when I moved I decided to come prepared with everything that we needed to move, from Warrigal Rd Packing Supplies. Read the rest of this entry »

Beautiful Beach House Phillip Island

We spent a long time tossing up between the countryside or the coastline. In the end Phillip Island tipped the scale for us with the beautiful beach house in Phillip Island that we found. There are some really beautiful properties out here just perfect for a sea-change. For us it represented everything we were looking for in a new life away from the big city and we have just loved getting settled into our new home and community. Read the rest of this entry »

Kitchen Renovations Melbourne, Who and When?

There are lots of reasons it might be time to finally get that kitchen renovation. Over 60% of Australian home owners identify their kitchen as an area of their home that most needs attention. Investing in your property can be a valuable tax windfall, a great way to increase value before a sale or just a way of improving the feel and functionality of your home. Read the rest of this entry »

Where’s Your Corporate Housing in Dallas

If you know Dallas at all you will have heard of Southlake. I’ve always considered it one of the most desirable areas to live and do work. I grew up in Dallas and ended up studying on the east coast where I eventually set up my life. I do travel back to Dallas for a bit of work and a bit of family/friend time. Read the rest of this entry »