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Making small changes to live a more sustainable life doesn't have to be expensive and we'd love to show you how.

Natural egg dye

Easter Holiday Fun

07 April 2020

How to dye eggs naturally with the whole family This Easter we are not permitted to gather with loved ones and friends but we can still enjoy the rituals around Easter. Chocolate galore, hot cross buns and virtual gatherings instead (now we can really appreciate Facetime or Skype or some of the other platforms that…

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gluten free hot cross buns

Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

02 April 2020

Delicious gluten free hot cross buns, are YUM and paelo to boot! Hip, hop Easter is on its way and these are a favourite in our house . After many test batches (happily eaten by the boys) we have perfected the recipe and would like to share it with you. Ingredients 1 cup (70g) psyllium…

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Fresh Autumn apples

Embracing Autumn Changes and more

28 March 2020

Autumn has brought us a very welcome reprieve from  the summer heat with cooler mornings and evenings and some lovely sunny days – perfect for gardening and enjoying nature-based walks and activities. We are enjoying the crunch of new season apples bought directly from the grower at one of our monthly markets. And how excited…

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Cauliflower Soup

16 March 2020

As the weather begins to cool after a long hot summer I’m celebrating the change of season with a delicious nourishing cauliflower soup.   Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1-2 litres of bone broth 1 tbp of coconut oil 1 tsp salt Pepper to taste Cream and parsley to serve   Method 1. Chop the…

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Keeping Your Reusable Water Bottle Clean and Healthy

07 October 2019

When was the last time you cleaned your reusable water bottle? This is a gentle reminder to clean your water bottle regularly because from your first sip of water each time you use your bottle whatever was on your lips or in your mouth leaves traces in your remaining water. Yes even bits of food…

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beeswax bag

Vegies Love the all New Bee-Tastic Produce Storage Bags 

03 September 2019

We meet conscious consumers all the time — people trying to do the right thing for their health and the planet. It’s inspiring to meet others sharing our journey and we often have an ah ha moment when we realise that they are experiencing the same challenges as we are. One of these ah ha…

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Squeaky Clean

30 July 2019

Sometimes a cleaning cloth is just not enough and I like to be able to reach for a great all-purposes cleaner. It been years since I have bought a pre-made cleaning product and over time I have experimented with different combinations to tackle a range of problems around our house.   The supermarket shelves are…

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A warm winter salad of roast vegetables

Warming Winter Salad

16 July 2019

After a chilly and windy Brisbane winter’s day I was looking for inspiration for a dinner to warm us all up. I try not to waste food and hate throwing out food that’s gone off at the back of the fridge so I was excited to find a small square of feta cheese tucked away…

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Shampoo Bars NOT Bottles

03 May 2019

A while ago I gave my shampoo bottle the evil eye in fact plastic bottles of all sorts have been banned in my house for quite some time. So how do I wash my hair? I could head to my nearest bulk food shop and refill my old shampoo bottle but there aren’t any near…

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Is your reusable better than disposable?

02 April 2019

Last Friday I was lucky enough to snatch a few hours to myself and decided to catch up with my sister.  Chatting over our favourite brew at my local coffee haunt the topic of stainless steel products came up – pegs, lunchboxes, water bottles and more. In particular the idea that an eco-friendly, sustainable product…

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