All through winter as a I chomped through piles of mandarins, oranges, tangelos and lemons. Each skin went into the bin because they definitely aren’t a favourie in the worm farm. Then, just in the nick of time, I found a recpie for an all natural home made cleaner made from citrus peels … More Home made citrus peel cleaner
I did a survey recently which calculated that my lifestyle would require 2.1 earths to sustain it. Ouch! In other words, Over a year of consumption, I would run out of resources on June 25. And that is AFTER I have started making changes including moving toward a more minimalist lifestyle, a vegetarian diet and … More My lifestyle needs 2.1 Earths!
Public service announcement! I have found a product that cleans your face using only water. No plastic bottles of cleanser required. No soaps, no oils, no anything. What could this be you ask? It is called the FaceHalo and I think it should wear a halo itself because of its angelically planet-friendly approach to keeping … More Clean face, clean planet!
I’ve tried and FAILED miserably to get a successful compost heap up and runnninng on a few occasions. When we moved to our new place, there was one of those static compost bins lurking in a corner of the yard so, glutton for punishment that I am, I tried again. On this occasion, the compost … More Worm farm basics
Temora is a located in country New South Wales, an easy two and a half hour drive from Canberra. Its home to a handful of op-shops which, in the true style of most small town op-shops, have absolute bargain basement prices that put some of the boutique style city op-shops to shame. There are two Salvation … More Op-shop review: The Salvation Army Family Store, Temora, NSW
As a teenager and in my early twenties, I was a borderline obsessive op-shopper (if you are checking in from overseas and wondering what I’m talking about, an op-shop is a thrift store). Mum and I would do the rounds of our favourite op-shops every Saturday morning and I loved the thrill of finding something … More The glorious joy of op-shopping
I had this pile of bananas that looked well and truly like the final survivors of a horrifying apocalypse. They had turned totally black and the skin had wrinkled and wilted. A couple even had tiny patches of mould on the skin. Despite their not so enticing exterior, I was wracked with guilt about throwing … More Fight food waste: bin ready bananas = beautiful banana bread (recipe)