Hello, my name is Heidi and I am an accidental mostly-vegetarian sometimes vegan. Its been a year since I broke up with meat and you know what? I think I’m better off without it. I’d fantasised about the breakup but never really thought I’d go through with it. But our relationship had been unhealthy for … More Happy Veggie-versary – how hard was year one as a mostly vegetarian?
There are so many ways you can make Christmas more sustainable and more fulfilling. Rather than mindlessly buying plastic trash, choosing some beautiful and meaningful decorations or even making your own is so much more satisfying! The story of my nanna’s Christmas tree Refelcting on how to improve my Christmas attitude, I’m reminded of my … More How to have a sustainable Christmas (part 2) – sustainable decorations
Christmas is creeping up quickly. Really quickly. If you’re determined to have a more sustainable festive season, the sheer volume of marketing telling you to buy plastic pieces wrapped in more plastic decorate your plastic tree (to then put piles plastic presents under) can be overwhelming. But surely there can be another way!? Too right … More How to have a sustainable Christmas (part 1)
So you live in a small space but still want to grow your own food? Don’t despair, the vertical veggie garden could be your saviour! If you have a north facing-ish wall (in the southern hemisphere – flip this if you live north of the equator) that gets sun throughout most of the day, then … More Vertical vegetable gardens – the ultimate small space veggie solution
Review of Vinnies op shop, Belconnen … More Canberra op-shops: Vinnies Belconnen
No matter how small your yard (or balcony) is, you really can grow food anywhere. You don’t even need to be an experienced gardener, you just need to start simple. Strawberries are so hardy and easy to grow so long as you have room for a pot and a bit of sun so they’re a … More Growing food in a small space garden – strawberries
There’s something about Thursdays that can be a bit ho-hum – so close to the weekend but not as much of a celebration day as Fri-yay when you can really switch off and relax. BUT add the element of thrift to your Thursday and suddenly their fun factor can sky rocket. If you go for … More Thrifty Thursday Op Shop Review – Red Cross, Woden, ACT