From rags to riches: a beloved old t-shirt finds new life when The Kid upcycles it into a flower headband. Rag bag treasure!
When refrigerated pasta dough unexpectedly forms a hard crust, can it still be used?
Our 2017 Advent Calendar was made up of 24 'things to do' in the lead up to Christmas, printed on reused paper and tied on with the tags (made from cereal box cardboard haphazardly decorated with Christmas stickers, plus kitchen string), kept from last year's Advent Calendar. We put them all in vase on the mantelpiece.
We've been rolling our own oats for six months or so now. Freshly rolled oats go into porridge, obviously, but also homemade muesli and granola, bircher muesli, oaty pancakes, crumble toppings, and into baked goods like banana oat bars, breads and muffins.
This is a pretty typical week for us - mainly plant-based wholefoods, as local as possible, preferably organic / biodynamic, with eggs from our chickens, some dairy and a little grass-fed, free range, preferably organic meat.
I share pics of some of the coolest animals we saw on our recent travels in Sri Lanka. It's not a comprehensive list by any means, more of a highlight reel.
Our recent family holiday in Sri Lanka was wonderful. Once again our low-waste, plastic-free living goals were challenged, as they are whenever you're away from the safety net of home. Here's a reflection on how we did, including our top 5 plastic-free, low-waste drinks and snacks in Sri Lanka.