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Home from holidays – hints and what to pack…

  • Posted on July 21, 2011 at 10:14 AM

School holidays are over now…

Julia and her family recently enjoyed an interstate family holiday. Staying in a self-contained holiday rental house, here is a list of hints and essential items that Julia has compiled over many years of family holidays!

A sensible way to deal with bills and other paper…

  • Posted on December 11, 2010 at 5:49 AM

Not very festive but nevertheless, the bills must still be paid at this time of year!

Online Shopping – Top 10 Sites

  • Posted on October 9, 2010 at 3:08 PM

The Sensible Sisters are huge fans of online shopping.

It would be sensible to start thinking about Christmas shopping if you have not already. Online shopping is a good way to reduce stress in the lead up to the festive season.

Here are some of the Sisters’ favourite online shopping sites.

Doing the Laundry

  • Posted on August 21, 2010 at 10:44 AM

The washing machine. An essential appliance in any home! Closely followed by the dishwasher but that is another post…

A timely post as Julia has just had to book a service call for her washing machine.

The Present Box…

  • Posted on August 2, 2010 at 7:19 AM

The Sensible Sisters remember when they were growing up their mother often talked about the ‘Present box’…

What don’t you use in your kitchen?

  • Posted on July 25, 2010 at 5:28 PM

We all have those appliances that we have purchased with the best of intentions and thought ’oh what a good thing – I would use that all the time!’

Sensible Sisters’ Anti-Lavender Stance…

  • Posted on July 8, 2010 at 6:10 AM

Lavender is a very pervasive fragrance. Especially the synthetic variety which is so prevalent at the moment in all sorts of cleaning products from washing powder to toilet cleaner and disinfectant to hand wash. One can even buy lavender scented products to use on his or her person…

The Sensible Sisters do not like the lavender fragrance.

Sensible Sisters Sage Advice – 10 Tips

  • Posted on July 6, 2010 at 6:30 AM

Here are a few every day tips that each sister uses to make life a bit easier. The sisters do have different methods and will discuss and share what works for them.

Winter is well and truly here!

  • Posted on July 2, 2010 at 6:06 AM

This last week has been particularly hard. It has been very cold and caught quite a few people by surprise. In Sydney we are hearing statistics such as ‘coldest June morning in 23 years’ and ‘coldest June day in 27 years’ with outlying areas enduring sub-zero temperatures over night.

Rowena: “My fiance has had the man flu already this year, so I thought I would share a few home remedies that I use when a person is sick in my household.”

School Holiday Fun – 10 Suggestions

  • Posted on June 28, 2010 at 7:05 AM

School holidays are fast approaching, in NSW at least.

The Sensible Sisters thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of holiday suggestions. They live in Sydney so some of the activities are geared toward specific Sydney sights.

During July the weather can be quite wet so it is a good idea to have some specific indoor activities planned for those rainy days.

The Sensible Sisters have come up with a list of 10 suggestions for School Holiday Fun.

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