Each day just from 'crunch and sip' time we get nearly a full icecream container of banana peels, apple cores and so on that are enjoyed by our chooks. It also gets the kids thinking about other ways of dealing with food waste rather than it going to landfill.
Some books enrich your life and you need them with you, for reference, or comfort, or joy, for stages of your life, or possibly your whole life. I just want my bookshelf to contain only those books that I will actually read, and those I have read that I will return to again.
I'm on my way to embracing a simpler life, tilting towards minimalism and wanting to live more frugally. Here's how I'm interleaving those values into my life as a voracious book reader.
Our 'living windowsill' may not look pretty, or decluttered, or minimalist, but that doesn't matter to me; it is probably the most productive space in our entire home. So much happens here in the sun's warmth.
Thank you, old dishwasher, for working hard for us. We didn't replace you lightly.
Combining eggs from our chickens, passionfruit from our vine, bulk-store sugar and paper-wrapped butter, this simple recipe is as delicious as it is low-waste.
As the nights and mornings are getting cooler, we take time to notice changes in our home and yard. Even the flowers are pulling up blankets...