Category Archives: Being Green

Alys you’ve done it again!

Some of you will have noticed that I ordered The Edible Garden by Alys Fowler. It arrived in late April and I have devoured the book at least twice. I’m so inspired to grow my own salads this year and … Continue reading

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Time for a Creative Outlet

I’ve been so wrapped up in deadlines and keeping up with urgent things that I had completely forgotten how amazingly fun and relaxing it is to lose yourself in creativity. Relaxing and reading a good book has become my go-to … Continue reading

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Feeling the need to minimise?

Cleaning and Organising┬áChallenge We might be heading into the cooler weather here in Australia, but I know a number of people who have been cleaning out and organising their homes. To that end I want to share Brick Road Creative … Continue reading

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100 Things challenge – could you live with it?

I go through stages of de-cluttering that range from must-keep-everything to get-rid-of-everything-now. So you can understand that the ‘100 Things Challenge’ caught my eye with a lot of interest. Can you imagine only having 100 things to your name?? I … Continue reading

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Tips for surviving a family day at the beach

Most of the year the beach is a serene and peaceful place. But when summer hits and its time to take the kids for a beach time holiday it becomes a full-blown, all day, Olympic event in stamina, patience, and … Continue reading

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Holiday activities for kids (summer edition)

Summer is the best time to get outside and enjoying this warm weather. Here are some ideas of activities you can get up to with the kids this summer:   Float paper boats in puddles Ride bikes Pick flowers from … Continue reading

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Frugal, Thrifty, Economical, Skimpy, call it what you will but this year

I’m changing some bad habits and creating some good ones. I’m on a ‘spending fast’ for 12 months as of December 1, 2014.┬áComing up with a funky name is suppose to help it feel more fun than it is in … Continue reading

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Life is an Adventure

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New ideas getting off the ground!

The Little Free Library project is all about community. A group of individuals create these boxes in their┬ámagic workshop in West Sussex, they are then decorated by local artists, and placed throughout the area for free book sharing. They had … Continue reading

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I’ve got it!

Can we want what we already have? Is it possible to have enough? Is the grass always greener on the other side? You might feel like you need more, or that someone else always has the one thing that you … Continue reading

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