Green Living

Here’s some suggestions and tips for sweet green living ideas, like some lovely recycling ideas to take up less space in your rubbish bin, save energy, and save cashiola.

Organic Ways to Control Insects and Pests

Garden

If you’re growing vegies you’ll have problems with bugs. It’s hard to know what to do when you discover insects or pests eating away at your vegetable garden, other than go to the shop and buy some hardcore poison. Except don’t do that. I have a few family recipes that I use when the bastard […]

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Fire Wood Expedition

Green Living
Homemade Sausage Rolls

As our house is on solar power and therefore any thought of electric heating is laughable, we have many expeditions out and about to collect firewood. Friends and family have loved our invitations to come and get involved in the firewood expeditions. Although I must admit it is usually the men that turn up most […]

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The Family Home. Greece.

Dining Out

About ten years ago my dad decided to buy a piece of land on a small island in the middle of the Aegean in Greece. It’s become a refuge for family and friends to meet while traveling Europe and a place that holds so much of what we are creating here in Australia. The vast […]

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Healthy Shopping: Should I Buy Organic or Regular?

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Which fruit, vegetables and produce should we buy organic? Ever crunched into a delicious home grown carrot? Then you’ll know anything home grown and organic tastes better. A lot better. And if food is grown without being sprayed with poisonous pesticides, or hit with chemical fertilizers, it’s a better story for our body – no […]

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Free Range Eggs – A Guide

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Egg sandwich with herbs and tomato soup

When it comes to eggs, is free range really free range? How should we choose which eggs to buy? Here’s a few pointers to help you decide between free range, cage, organic and barn laid eggs. Let’s start with some facts on battery farmed eggs so we can make informed decisions on whether or not […]

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