6 Affordable ways to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

6 Affordable ways to add Color to your Kitchen

Kitchens are often designed with functionality in mind. Workspace, storage and ease of cleaning are usually top of the list, but an element that’s often forgotten is personality. Here are some easy and affordable ways to add color to your kitchen. I love a bit of colour so when we renovated our kitchen I incorporated some bold design elements to…

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Dog Coats Australia shopping guide

Stylish Dog Coats for your Pampered Pooch

As the weather cools down and we don our coats for crisp morning walks, don’t forget to pop a warm dog coat on your pup. I’ve rounded up a selection of the coolest and most stylish dog coats available for Aussie pooches. I must admit, I’m not a dog owner, but I do enjoy seeing well dressed canines on their…

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Homemade laundry powder in a glass jar

Save Money by making your own Homemade Laundry Powder

Save money by making this super easy washing powder recipe at home. With only a few inexpensive ingredients, that you can pick up at your local supermarket, this DIY Laundry Detergent makes a big batch that cleans just as well as any commercially available laundry powder I’ve used in the past. I’ve been  curious about making my own household cleaning…

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Homemade Liquid Hand soap recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap is so easy to make from old unwanted bars of soap. Not only will you save a ton of money, but you’ll reduce plastic waste when you refill your empty pump bottles. As part of my efforts to reduce our plastic consumption, I’ve been going to a local bulk supply store and refilling our hand wash…

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Succulent planting ideas

11 Clever Succulent Planting Ideas – No Pots Required

In an effort to add some more life to my outdoor space recently, I’ve been trying my hand at growing some succulents in containers. I’m pretty lucky that I have a ready supply on hand from my parents’ garden. My dad is a pretty lazy gardener so years ago he replaced all his high maintenance plants with drought tolerant succulents…

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Chinese New Year Home Decor - Year of the Dog - mypoppet.com.au

Paw-some Dog Themed Decor for your Home this Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! As people all around the world usher in the Year of the Dog with festivities, parades and delicious meals with friends and family, it’s also a great opportunity to bring some doggie good fortune into your home. If you were born in the years 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 you’re a Dog, and according to the Chinese…

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