Simple Living

Help Me!

May 6, 2010
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I have been living with no internet connection for the most part of a week. Let me tell you, it sucks.  I can quite happily go tech free for weeks at a time when we’re camping. At home it’s different though. There a lots of things I need to be distracted from here.  Like ironing. [...]

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The Food Garden

October 26, 2009
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Now that the weather’s warmer more often than it’s cold, we’ve been tempted out to the food garden.  At the moment we’re not getting much in the way of food, although hopefully that will change in the next eight weeks or so. We have been pinching some leaves off our little iceberg lettuces for salad.  [...]

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Smiley Saturday

July 19, 2008

This week we received the Diggers Club magazine, chock full of vegetable seeds. We’ve all been flicking through the magazine trying to decide which vegies we should put in our new vegie garden. The kids think beetroot, cauliflower and broccoli would be good. I’d like to try pumpkins, cucumber, lettuce and beans. The Thinker wants [...]

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5 Retro Tips for a Simpler Life

July 17, 2008

I read somewhere recently that the key to a simpler life was to live like it was 1940. If you ask me, life in the 1940′s was pretty tough compared to today’s standards – none of the conveniences that we have today. I’m sure if I was to live entirely like I was a 1940′s [...]

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Achieving goals – June

July 2, 2008

It’s time to report in and see how well I’ve done in achieving the goals I set for June. I have to say that knowing I’d be writing about my goals here, for all to see, has really made me focus. Blogging Write a series of posts to schedule if I am away. I’m into [...]

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Sewing projects

June 11, 2008

I’ve finally finished sewing two little for Cinderella and The Little Mermaid. It was very simple sewing and each skirt only took around an hour to make. Me being me, I made one and then went on to do something else while the other one languished in it’s cut out state on the sewing table [...]

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