I think most European people are pretty frugal (to put it in a nice way). They kind of had to be. Especially during and after the world wars, you had to turn 10 cents into 10 potatoes or you would be dying. Without a last supper. So it’s kind of in my blood to pull … More A guide to buying groceries
Katie’s shirts were starting to look pretty scruffy by the end of winter, half of them had stains and the other half were faded. I didn’t want to buy her a whole new set of shirts, being mindful about the production process of them. And I’d already blown through the budget of buying from … More Tie Dyeing with nature
I’m so annoyed that I didn’t know how easy it is to make your own washing powder! We’ve been buying the ecostore laundry powder for a couple of years and thats been great but theres just so many ingredients and things in even the natural ones. Plus of course it comes in packaging and is … More Easy peasy washing powder
Photographs from http://www.slingbabies.co.nz Babies have been worn in variations of wraps and slings for thousands of years, all over the world. They varied in styles, depending on the climate and the needs of the parent. In hotter climates, babies were more often worn on the front to allow frequent breastfeeding to avoid dehydration, like the … More Babywearing rocks. But why?
If you haven’t gotten onto turmeric lattes yet, you are missing out! For one, they taste like being cuddled by the Dalai Lama but (apparently) more importantly, they have a million health benefits! Turmeric contains phytochemicals with medicinal properties. The main group of these are called curcuminoids and the most beneficial of them is curcumin. … More Turmeric lattes are the bomb diggity
This is literally the easiest crumble ever. It take 5 minutes to prepare and about half an hour in the oven. Perfect for those winter night cravings that can’t wait. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Coconut oil 1/4 Cup water 1.5 Cup + 3 Tbsp Rolled oats 1/3 Cup Raisins 3 Large Apples 2-3 Large Stalks Rhubarb 1/3 Cup … More Vegan Apple & Rhubarb Crumble (“Sugar Free”)
Getting started with zero waste can seem overwhelming. You’re supposed to go from like buying whatever you want to not getting anything that might involve putting something in the bin?! But that’s not really how it works (most of the time…). It takes little steps. Every journey begins somewhere, and the journey to zero waste … More Getting started with zero waste
Zero waste refers to an economy that doesn’t exist. One where our rubbish doesn’t end up in landfill. One where we don’t create rubbish. One where we work with the earth instead of against it, to sustain it, to allow it to sustain us. In Australia, about 41 million tonnes of rubbish is created each … More Zero waste: What is it? Why do it?