August Planting Guide

Augustplanting guide

August is one of the biggest months in my garden as I am getting ready for summer planning and planting. For those in the tropics and sub-tropics it is time to start thinking about watermelons, rockmelons, pumpkins, cucumbers, zucchini’s. For those in a frost prone area, start your seedlings in … Read More . . .


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Six Ways to Recycle Used Envelopes

I wanted to share with you one of my favourite ways to recycle. Of all the things that come into our homes I have a few handy uses for used envelopes. We all still get bills in the mail, along with a few other random letters, here and there. From when I was a little Read More . . .

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Easy BLAT w Feta Salad

All of a sudden I have loads of tomatoes ripe on my bench. After picking 18 kilos from the farm before we left they have slowly been ripening and now there is far too many needing some love. Most people would suggest I get stuck in and make some passata, relish or chutney. Well, my Read More . . .

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COMPETITION: SHARE A PHOTO OF YOUR FOOD BUBBA TO WIN

This past week I have experimented with Isla's meals as eating doesn't come naturally or is she very clean. With a little inspiration from FAST & FRESH Baby Food by Jacqueline Burt Cote I have managed to create some homemade fish fingers, quinoa veggie fritters and almond butter cereal balls which all went down well Read More . . .

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Cherry Coconut Crumble Cake Recipe

I have been crowned the official lunch maker with Roy now working a 9-5 job. I think of it as a challenge and all lunch boxes need something a little sweet in them. So each Sunday I am baking up something to go his lunchbox for the week. While we were packing up the kitchen Read More . . .

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Preparing Your Soil (How to Guide)

Starting a veggie garden? Want to grow amazing blooms and luscious fruits? Before you begin you need to address your soil and get it ready for planting. Make your soil rich with good microorganisms guarantees healthy and abundant harvests which gives your plants the perfect start to life. Soil preparation is important because: - Retains Read More . . .

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Festival Camping Checklist | Free Download

Here in the Byron Bay Hinterland folks are getting ready for Splendor in the Grass. Masses of music lovers come from the cities to spend the weekend camping out and boogieing each night.Then before too long it will be festival season with the weather warming up and we will be getting ready for Woodford. Each Read More . . .

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Spiced Pumpkin & Freekeh Salad Recipe

I am loving my new kitchen. I am very inspired to create some new recipes and after my first attempt at making a dish and photographing it in my new space. I have never been happier. Honestly the lighting is fantastic and for food photography it makes my life so much easier. With some friends popping Read More . . .

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Our New House

It's been just over a week now and there are still a few boxes left that need unpacking and a few more things to buy to furnish the place. I have hung out on Gumtree this week to find a change table for Isla, bar stools for the kitchen and lastly an office desk for Read More . . .