GOING CAMPING. SHARE YOUR ADVICE PLEASE.

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With only three weeks to go until we head to Woodford Folk Festival our camping equipment is getting piled up. However this year we are taking a little lady who will be 8 months old with us. Roy and I have our standard bits and pieces in the pile but … Read More . . .


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Garden Share Collective : December 2014

What a month! Here in South East Queensland the weather has really been putting us to the test with extreme heat of 43'c+ days  and then wild hale storms.  We were lucky to have missed all the hale however we have recorded over 80mm this past week. Which is great for all my cucumbers, melons Read More . . .

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DIY: Rustic Christmas Star Ornaments

Do you get your craft on? Many years ago I use to have craft nights at my house we would all sit around cutting, drawing, gluing, tying and creating. Generally many bottles of wine were also involved, those where the days of art school. I wish I got the chance to be more creative I Read More . . .

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Hatching Chicks from an Incubator

This past month I have played mother hen with 35 eggs and now I have 20 chicks chirping merrily. I bought an incubator to ramp up our production of making our own chooks. After spending $12 each on our last lot I was very unimpressed that four of them turned out to be roosters. For that Read More . . .

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Cinnamon Sugar Star Biscuit Recipe

I month to go until Christmas! Wowsers where has this year gone, I sit here wondering what I have done for the year and what my goals for next year should be. Should I finally give myself a good kick up the backside and get those workshops finally happening. So many questions. In the mean Read More . . .

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Going Solar for Our House*

Next year Roy and I are embarking on our biggest project yet, our home. We have been fiddling with designs, ideas and collecting pictures of our dream house. One thing that we have agreed on so far is that the house is going to have stand-alone solar. Two years ago we lost power for a Read More . . .

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Make Your Own Sun Dried Tomatoes

With the weather on the weekend being ridiculously hot and dry it turned out to be perfect for making sun-dried tomatoes. Every now and again I have excess tomatoes which I usually use to make a relish or a passata. With way too many cherry tomatoes I cut them all in half and left them Read More . . .

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Time to Get Fit

Yes they are pink shoes! For those of you who know me well now very well there is no way in hell I would buy pink shoes. Well this is all they had in downtown Nambour in my size. So bright pink shoes with bright yellow flashy bits on the sole for extra obnoxiousness. These Read More . . .

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Bookworld Giveaway

The fabulous folks at Bookworld are kindly offering two lucky readers of Strayed from the Table the chance to win a copy of either 1-Minute Gardener: The 70 Skills You Need for Growing Food in Small Spaces OR a copy of Taming the Feast: Ben Ford's Field Guide to Adventurous Cooking. Both of these books look fantastic and would make Read More . . .