House and Home

Things I learned while camping

October 25, 2013

      We’re back from another homeschool camp. I LOVE these camps for lots of self affirming homeschooly reasons but I always seem to come home with the same sort of epiphanies about life in general. And I usually want to trade in everything for a big caravan and live on the road. Here […]

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The best toys

October 15, 2013

  Talk at our place is turning to christmas lists. The kids are giving me ideas of the stuff they would like and I’m giving them more realistic ideas of the stuff we can afford-so the three 64GB iPads they are after are probably not a realistic option at this point but the gift cards […]

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Little victories

July 22, 2013

  Do you have a mental list of little victories? Some random stuff that always makes you feel like you’re winning? Here are some things that please me greatly. Right or wrong.       Home made playdough. Nothing makes me feel like a great mum than not only having all the ingredients on hand […]

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These Autumn days I am

May 6, 2013

  Do you read Foxs Lane? Not only do I love this blog I also stalk Kate at the farmer’s market for apples and beetroot. I saw her post last week called “These Autumn Days I am” and loved it so much I asked if I could do my own. She said yes so here […]

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ecostore Healthy Home Bucket giveaway!

March 20, 2013

  This is what my view is from the kitchen sink this morning. Long before I ever even had a blog or knew what a sponsored post or partnership was it looked the same. Different house perhaps, but I’ve been using ecostore for years.   Since having kids I’ve been really aware of choosing products […]

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My favorite and best

February 25, 2013

    Hi. So you’re here, welcome. Maybe you’re new here or maybe you’re an old time reader.  Have a look around. Get comfy. Why not check out some of my favorite and best posts? Maybe you want to know a bit about  Unschooling/Natural learning? Try Unschooling 101 Not Back to School Am I an […]

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5 Simple Ways- Reuseables

January 31, 2013

Sometimes it can be hard to feel that the little changes can make a difference-but they do. It can be easy to be put off the little things because some would have us believe that the only way to say that you are helping the environment is if you wear only clothes upcycled from op shops, […]

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Positive action

January 17, 2013

    We had green grass a couple of weeks ago. It’s been so damn hot here that the grass has burned away. I stepped outside before to water my seedlings and check on the animals. I could hear the whirring of the air conditioners in the surrounding houses and smell the hose water from gardens close […]

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