I’ve always been a bit careful of cooking with herbs and spices. Truth be told, I’m a bit scared of them – as I don’t know how they fit together and how each herb and/or spice reacts with and compliments others or how the tasty flavours are made￼. But… Continue reading »
Its been a damp drizzly cold morning, so I decided to drag out the sewing machine and knock up a few things with some “leftovers”. First up was a pair of old cotton curtains that have seen better days, and are not longer of use in keeping the heat/cold out… Continue reading »
. Today I thought I’d post a couple of easy changes you can make, to simplify your life. So – without further ado, here are 30 Simple Life House Spouse simple life hints!
. I pretty much try to single-task these days, just so that I can be more present with whatever it is that I am doing. I know as a species we’re often quite impressed with ourselves, when we can do a myriad of chores at once, and we convince ourselves… Continue reading »
. Who gives a crap?
. I love it when I can make a meal stretch out to feed us a few times. Not only does it help save food in the end, but
One of the things that I’m getting back into the swing of doing, is going to ‘op shops’. For the uninitiated – these are shops where you can buy pre-loved goods. These can be anything from building materials, to clothing, to kitchen ware, to electronics, to furniture – pretty much… Continue reading »
Today I had my very first go at dehydrating – pretty exciting stuff I tell ya!! Ok, so it might not be what gets your average Joe or Jill excited, but I can think of endless possibilities with being able to successfully dehydrate stuff. One of those is not running… Continue reading »
As I’ve said before – I’m at the point in my Life now where there’s some things that have taken on more importance than others…one of those things is my OWN happiness. I’ve worked at my current job for almost 9 years now, and have worked my way up about… Continue reading »
This morning I’m making a chicken curry. When I’m making this particular one, I think the flavour is improved by using roast chicken – but (a) I don’t have the time or patience to pre-roast chickens at the moment, and (b) buying a roast chicken from the supermarket every time… Continue reading »
There’s no two ways about it…I’m a coffee junkie!! A usual day for me is at least 4 cups — 6+ if I’m at work. BUT – I very rarely buy takeaway coffee. Theres two reasons… I make a great cup of coffee – even if I do say so… Continue reading »
Back in the middle of last year, we bought 1.5ac in the foothills outside of town, in a beautiful part of the northern Queensland Tablelands. You can read about that over at the Strigidae Farm blog, so that I’m not wasting time by rewriting about it here. 🙂 So –… Continue reading »