Sustainability

If you want a dictionary definition, sustainability is the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. Put more simply, sustainability is a way of living to avoid or minimise our impact on the earth. it is an intrinsic part of our lives today & affects every aspect of … Continue reading Sustainability

Plastic-free July

Last Plastic-free July, my Report Card would have read somewhere between "flashes of brilliance" & a few ticks in the "room for improvement" column. First of all, we want to REDUCE. Continued habits which I'd love you all to take on board, when you consider the world population is estimated at 7.6 billion people... Switch … Continue reading Plastic-free July

Conscious travel

We have been extremely fortunate to be able to visit family in Europe five times in the last 8 years. Over the last few visits, I have been more aware of our environmental impact as well as aiming to decrease it. We have brought our ONYA recycled plastic produce bags which are brilliant for everything … Continue reading Conscious travel

Cornflake cookies

GLUTEN FREE | NUT FREE | LUNCHBOX FRIENDLY| VEGETARIAN ME. WANT. COOKIE. Although I think the Cookie Monster's flavour of choice might have been choc-chip, I've done a few rounds of taste testing of these cornflake cookies & think they might pass the test.... SIX SIMPLE INGREDIENTS 150g butter (if you've got a good butter … Continue reading Cornflake cookies

GUT FEELINGS

One year ago my son was diagnosed with a stomach parasite called Dientamoeba Fragilis. I didn't realise at the time but this parasite is way more common than I could have imagined & thanks to littlies & their still-developing learning to wash hands when going to the loo, this parasite is transmitted frequently in daycares, … Continue reading GUT FEELINGS

Cauliflower mash | vegan

It's probably already out of fashion now but cauliflower mash, I took a while to get to meet you but now I have, it's true love. My gorgeous friend Maria-Elena (check her out on Insta @thewellnessfountain) made me the most delicious cauliflower mash a few weeks ago & I swore I would try it at … Continue reading Cauliflower mash | vegan

Moving towards a plastic-free life

Thankfully more & more celebrities are bringing to light the frightening impact of single-use plastic on our planet - to animals, our waterways, & the chemicals leached from them into our bodies. Sadly, I don't understand why so many people will only follow an action once a 'celebrity' spruiks a cause. Don't get me wrong, … Continue reading Moving towards a plastic-free life

2018 Intentions

I had great aspirations for 2017 of how productive I would be. The reality was that 2017 hit me for six. I kicked off the year with a 2 month old, 5 year old & 7 year old. I wasn't back at work (my paid job) until April. I felt like I was chasing my … Continue reading 2018 Intentions

Embracing an ethical, sustainable, enviro friendly Christmas

I embrace the mantra that every cent we spend is a vote for what products we want this world to create. I also embrace minimalism so my gifts are often services (massage vouchers from a local business are a favourite); disposable (soap, candles, organic tea) or a product I feel has a positive environmental impact … Continue reading Embracing an ethical, sustainable, enviro friendly Christmas