Once again in my quest to reduce plastic in the household I tackled the good old muesli bar. I pondered hard how to still have them while ditching the plastic. That lead me to making my own muesli bars. The recipe I tried was really yummy and can be found in the faithful NZ Edmonds… Read More Homemade muesli bars
I was over at my parents place during the week and Mum had found my first ever cross stitch. A very simple design but the memories it came with were fun 😀.
Over the last five years I have been heads down, tails up completing my GradDipTheo so haven’t had much time to break out the paint brushes! Since I finished study in December and have officially graduated it was time to rescue the paint brushes from the cupboard and create. I’m pretty happy with my first… Read More Bring forth the paint brush
Don’t you just love the idea of a community garden? Where community or council owned land can be used to grow food for the community. Community gardens are a growing trend in NZ. If you have any thoughts on starting one the following article has some good tips 🙂 How to start a community garden… Read More Community Gardens
This Christmas present has provided hours of fun for the rainy days of summer we have experienced this year. The hard part was putting the black and white puzzle together. The time consuming part has been colouring in the completed puzzle.
The cathedral window patterns strikes again. Really enjoy using this simple pattern to create beautiful cushion covers for my nearest and dearest :). All that is required is time, materials and a lot of hand sewing! No short cuts on this one are available but its well worth the effort.
On a mission to reduce the use of plastic in my household I have had to deal with my love of crackers and cheese! Both items come wrapped in plastic with the crackers out weighing the cheese in the amount of plastic per gram. I don’t understand why crackers that come in a box are… Read More The cracker dilemma