Modern living with an expanding family

You’ve all seen me post about it – it’s time to revamp the nest to suit an expanding family. The first area to get a spruce up is the living room! For us, it’s the heart of the house. It’s where we will watch the kids play, sit around with cups of tea (am I…

Top 5 Cushions for Your Back Deck

Looking to decorate the back deck? The team at Brisbane Weekender have searched high and low to find the perfect cushions to brighten up the back this Autumn. 1.The Colourful Contender Gold Coast based company These Walls has won our hearts with their i​ndoor/outdoor range. ​De​rived from the saying ‘If these walls could talk’, founder…

Ploughman’s Scones

When you think of a picnic in the sunshine it’s hard not to instantly envision a little bit of British charm. Capture a little bit of each in these delectable little Ploughman’s Scones. Fragrant with the scent of rosemary and bright with the colours of some classic British ingredients, these savory scones are perfect accompaniments…


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